Jacob Laxen is Townsquare Media’s Northern Colorado Digital Managing Editor. The Minnesota native moved to Northern Colorado in 2016 and plans to stay because the snow melts here. Laxen loves multi-course dining at Chimney Park, Cafe Vino and Simmer. He’s a beer geek who especially enjoys Odell, New Belgium and Funkwerks. While the former USA Today reporter has a face for radio, he works behind the scenes managing websites, social media and working on major projects.
Cheyenne Frontier Days CEO ‘Optimistic’ For 2021 Event
In the recently released 2020 Cheyenne Frontier Days report, CEO Tom Hirsig kept open the possibility of the event returning this summer after the pandemic canceled the event that had run for 123 consecutive summers in 2020.
Person Shot in I-25 Road Rage Incident Saturday
The shooting victim was taken to a nearby hospital by passengers of their car.
1 Skier Died in Colorado Avalanche on Friday
There were reports of 460 avalanches, including 110 that were human-triggered, between from Dec. 11-18.
RV Tipped Over On I-25 Sunday Near Johnstown
The fallen RV was eventually towed off I-25 and the lanes reopened to traffic.
$2.5 Billion Train Would Connect Fort Collins, Colorado Springs
CDOT estimates about 3 million people per year would use the passenger rail service.
Colorado Bow Hunter Fends Off Mountain Lion Attack
While elk hunting in Colorado, Trevor Brown found himself in a stand off with a mountain lion that was 10 feet away. The mountain lion was hissing and staring right at him.
1 Injured As Train Derails Near Wellington
There had been three crew members on the train when it derailed.
Cameron Peak Fire Full Containment Could Come This Weekend
The fire has been sitting over 208,913 acres since Nov. 2. Containment is at 92% as of Thursday's morning's official update.
3 Northern Colorado Teen Girls Are Missing Since Oct. 30
Fort Collins Police are searching for 13-year-old Ava Chance of Fort Collins and 13-year-old Isabel Romualdo of Loveland — who are believed to be traveling together. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office, meanwhile, is looking for 16-year-old Katelyn Miller of Windsor who is report…
VIDEO: Tour The Fire Damage At Rocky Mountain National Park
About 30,000 acres or 9% of the park has burned. Park staff is working on a plan to help the areas most impacted.