Colorado

9:40pm

Fri May 18, 2012
Wildfires

Hewlett Fire: Day 6 & 7 Updates

May 19 Fire Infrared Flight Map
U.S. Forest Service

Firefighters made progress on Friday containing the Hewlett Fire, which has been burning in the foothills northwest of Fort Collins since Monday. So far the blaze has scorched more than 7600 acres

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8:47am

Fri May 18, 2012
Wildfires

Hewlett Fire: Day 5 Updates

May 18 Fire Infrared Flight Map
U.S. Forest Service

2:28pm

Thu May 17, 2012
Post Office Closures

Colorado Mail Processing Centers Stay Open, For Now...

Jo Amelia Finlay Flickr-Creative Commons

The US Postal Service announced Thursday which of the 140 mail processing centers [pdf] they’ll be closing between this August and February of 2013. All six of Colorado's locations have been spared from the first round of cuts.

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10:00am

Thu May 17, 2012
The Two-Way

Feds: Fire Season Off to Slow Start Even As Wildfires Rage in Southwest

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 12:11 pm

Raging wildfires are burning tens of thousands of of acres in Arizona, Nevada and parts of New Mexico and Colorado. But federal agencies overseeing the response say they're not worried — by this time last year, there had already been more fires that destroyed more acres.

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8:12am

Thu May 17, 2012
Wildfires

Hewlett Fire: Day 4 Updates

Cropped photo of the Hewlett Fire from the incident website posted on Wednesday.
Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service

Editor's Note: The Hewlett Fire was reported on Monday 05/14/12 on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest. Our updates on the fire from Monday are archived here, coverage and updates from Tuesday (5/15) and Wednesday (5/16) have been archived here. Friday's (5/17) coverage of the fire can be found at this post.

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