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.
Boulder Climber Rescued After Rocky Mountain National Park Fall
He had taken a 15-20 foot roped fall while climbing the Englishman’s Route on Hallett Peak.
Fort Collins Firefighters Headed To Help With Hurricane Dorian
The group of specially-trained first responders are serving as part of a Colorado Task Force aiding emergency efforts with the impending Hurricane Dorian.
Passenger Was Extricated in Thursday’s Timberline/Drake Crash
19-year-old Payton Spahn of Cheyenne was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies with serious injuries.
Rocky Mountain National Park Hiker Struck By Lightning
A 31-year-old Thornton man was struck by lightning on Saturday (Aug. 17) in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Former Greeley Youth Center Worker Sentenced For Sexual Assault
Jorge Lechuga, 23, was ordered to serve 21 years to life in prison.
11-Year-old Fort Collins Girl is Missing
Amoreah was last seen around lunchtime on Wednesday. She was riding a pink bike with a white basket near Lemay Ave. and Lincoln Ave. in Fort Collins.
Injured Boulder Teenager Fell More Than 300 Feet
Rocky Mountain National Park rescue uses a Colorado National Guard helicopter.
Body of Missing Poudre River Rafter Found
David L. Smith had gone missing on June 29.
9 People Rescued From Poudre River on the 4th
One of the displaced rafters was transported by helicopter. One received CPR. Bystanders phoned emergency authorities about the situation after witnessing the distress.
Fort Collins Rafter Missing on Poudre River
The missing man was part of a group of three rafters.