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Wednesday, September 22,2010

Tickets for Fourmile Fire benefit concert sell out

By David Accomazzo
The four members of jam band legends Phish, plus some prominent Boulder area bands, will play a benefit for the Boulder Mountain Fire Relief Fund on Saturday, Oct. 9 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield.
Thursday, September 16,2010

Rogue firefighters sneak to save homes

Police make one arrest, issue three DUIs at checkpoint

By Jeff Dodge and David Accomazzo
So when Koehn heard the property was on the edge of the Fourmile fire, he knew he couldnt stand around idly and let his beloved ranch burn down. Police had already closed down most of the roads into the ranch, but for Koehn, that just meant he had to get creative.
Thursday, September 16,2010

Smoke signals, via Twitter

By Mitchell Byars
As the flames raced through northwest Boulder on Labor Day morning, concerned residents naturally jumped on their computers in search of news on the fire. But those who scoured through news sites found very little in the way of live coverage and updates.
Thursday, September 16,2010

Gold Hill Elementary needs help to survive fire

By Heather May Koski
Although the historic two-room schoolhouse did not suffer visible fire damage, its program continuance is at risk due to its traditional local financial support.
Thursday, September 16,2010

A glimpse into firefighter camp

By Quibian Salazar-Moreno
ore than 915 firefighters from around the nation joined the fire fight in Fourmile Canyon last week, with a good handful of them volunteer firefighters. In the first few days of the fire, volunteers from 35 regional fire districts jumped in, trying to save homes and contain the fire.
Thursday, September 16,2010

County opens distribution center

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Relief for the victims of the Fourmile Canyon fire and aid for the firefighters has poured in since smoke first started billowing from the hills, and it has taken many forms, from shelter for humans and pets to donations of food, water and supplies.
Thursday, September 16,2010

Psychiatrist: Victims need to stay active, keep talking

By Jefferson Dodge
Emily Bucy, a psychiatrist at Boulder Community Hospital, told Boulder Weekly the classic model of the five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance) created by Elisabeth Kbler-Ross can be applied to a disaster like the loss of a home in a wildfire, but with some differences.
Thursday, September 16,2010

Survival stinks

Even the lucky ones still face the prospect of smoke damage

By Oakland L. Childers
Families all around them have run through their mental lists of all they lost in the Fourmile Canyon fire: the family photos, the irretrievable data on melted computers, the teddy bear that lulled a child to sleep every night, the house where so many of those family memories were made, and so much more.
Thursday, September 16,2010

The Fourmile fire

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Cmdr. Phil West of the Boulder County Sheriff s Office told Boulder Weekly that there are still a number of interviews left for his office to complete before it is ready to make its final recommendation on whether charges should be filed.
Tuesday, September 14,2010

Fourmile Fire watch: Fire is 100 percent contained, investigation continues

By BoulderWeekly.com
Boulder County officials have announced the the Fourmile Canyon fire is 100 percent contained. There are still some dangers in the burn area but most if not all residentsshould be allowed to return to their homes by Wednesday.