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.
PHOTOS: CSU Rams Fall 38-17 in 2020 Season Opener
Marcus McElroy and Trey McBride scored touchdowns for the Rams.
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.
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.
Cameron Peak Fire Explodes To About 200,000 Acres
More than 1,500 are currently working on the flames that now span more than 60,000 acres more than any other fire in Colorado history.
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 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:
11 Colorado Kids Reported Missing Since Sept. 1
Anyone who spots or has information about the whereabouts of any of these children is asked to call 1-800-843-5678.