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.
Cameron Peak, East Troublesome Fires Covering Over 400,000 Combined Acres
Colorado's two largest fires ever currently burn less about 10 miles apart over Northern Colorado land.
Colorado’s 3 Largest Fires Ever Have Come in 2020
Drought conditions throughout the state have allowed fires to spread like, well, wildfires.
Cameron Peak Fire Explodes To About 200,000 Acres
More than 1,500 are currently working on the flames that now span more than 60,000 acres more than any other fire in Colorado history.
Cameron Peak Fire Officials Expect It To Burn Into November
The Cameron Peak Fire is currently burning over 169,171 acres.
How The Cameron Peak Fire Grew To Become Colorado’s Largest Ever
The Cameron Peak Fire is now at a Colorado record 164,140 acres, according to a Thursday morning (Oct. 15) official report. Containment remains at 56%.
Cameron Peak Fire Hits 56% Containment, Reaches 2 Months Burning
More than 800 are still fighting the flames daily.
Cameron Peak 4,500 Acres Away From Colorado’s Largest Fire Ever
An official Sunday (Oct. 11) morning update put the fire at 134,559 acres. Here's where that ranks in Colorado fire history:
Teen Reported As Missing From Greeley
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children reports Ariana Thomas has been missing since Sept. 29.
UPDATE: Missing 12-Year-Old Found
Hunter Denny left his Livermore home around 3 p.m. on Sept. 29 after a disagreement with his family.
Cameron Peak, Mullen Fires Burning Over Combined 240,000 Acres
The fires that are less than 30 miles away from each other currently cover 244,214 acres. Officials have expressed concern that the fires may merge into a mega fire.