Month: July 2016

Keeping food safe during power outages

Refrigerated items are safe if the power is off for no more than about four hours. If the power has been off for more four hours: • Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed. • Open the refrigerator as little

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The Nederland Area Sort Yard will be open starting today

The Nederland Area Sort Yard will be open starting today: July 13, 14, 15, and 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logs, slash, and timber can be dropped off for free. Check the website for more details about what is accepted.

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Disaster Assistance Center opening in Nederland today at 9am

The Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services (HHS) will be opening a Disaster Assistance Center at Nederland High School (597 Eldora Rd.) beginning at 9 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 13. Case managers will be on hand to meet with

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Media Tour Scheduled for Wednesday, July 13 – RSVP by 10:30 a.m.

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Evacuated residents from the Cold Springs Fire can start to return home – Wednesday, July 13

NEW: Residents of the Saint Anton Highlands and Falls Pointe neighborhoods will be allowed to return to their homes at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13 and remain. Other residents within the burn perimeter will be allowed temporary access to their

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Evening Update

The containment line caps the west end of the fire. There are still several pockets of unburned areas around the southern and eastern ends. There will be fewer aircraft in the air tomorrow, with attention to safety for the residents

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Latest Fire Size and Activity Update

The #ColdSpringsFire is now 25% contained and has been resized to 528 acres. The slight reduction in size is a result of more accurate mapping that takes into account the “islands” not impacted by fire within the perimeter.  

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Volunteers not needed — not yet

We know many community members want to help their neighbors and emergency personnel. However, volunteers are not needed at this time. (Also, do not drop off in-donations, goods or anything else at any location.) Volunteers are not needed at this

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Disaster Assistance Center opening in Nederland tomorrow

The Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services (HHS) will be opening a Disaster Assistance Center at Nederland High School (597 Eldora Rd.) beginning at 9 a.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, July 13. Case managers will be on hand to meet with

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Additional Destroyed Structures Identified

A Damage Assessment Team was once again escorted by the Incident Management Team to survey damage identified by ground crews. The DA team completed their survey at approximately 3 p.m. The land survey resulted in identifying three additional homes that are

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