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.
Despite Heavy Snow, Cameron Peak Fire Has 3 Smoke Hotspots
A Tuesday aerial reconnaissance flight found smoke visible in three specific spots despite there being more than a foot of snow across the fire.
How Colorado’s Fires Still Burn Despite Snowfall
Up to two feet of snow dumped over the Cameron Peak and East Troublesome fires, but officials say it won't be enough to fully extinguish the flames.
Donations Being Accepted For Wildfire Victims
Denver7 is hosting a telethon on Monday.
Driver Extricated After Sunday I-25 Crash Near Loveland
Crews were able to get the driver out about 30 minutes after arriving on the scene.
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.
Rocky Mountain National Park Closed Due To Fires
Rocky Mountain National Park has announced that it is closed to all visitors on Thursday (Oct. 22) in a press release.
Watch Apocalyptic Time Lapse of Cameron Peak Fire From Lake Loveland
The fire is now the first in Colorado history at more than 200,000 acres.
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.
Cameron Peak Fire Grows Over 120,000 Acres, Containment Lost
As ash rained down heavy once again on Northern Colorado, the Cameron Peak Fire was spreading throughout nearby terrain.