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.
Donations Being Accepted For Wildfire Victims
Denver7 is hosting a telethon on Monday.
PHOTOS: How The Fires Have Burned in Rocky Mountain National Park
The Cameron Peak Fire and East Troublesome Fires have burned inside Rocky Mountain National Park.
2 People Reported Dead in East Troublesome Fire
86-year-old Lyle Hileman and 84-year-old Marilyn Hileman had refused to evacuate the fires.
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 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: