Tag Archives: PREPARE

Prepare For Floods And Fires

This is a good time of year for residents to learn about flood and wildfire risks in Colorado, and to make plans for what to do in the event that a fire or flood occurs. 64 counties in Colorado and more than 250 cities and towns with a population of over 250 thousand people are located in flood-prone areas.  Since the year 2000, Continue reading

Time To Prepare Vehicles For The Winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation is preparing to battle adverse conditions this winter and is encouraging drivers to do the same.  Drivers are being encouraged to make winter preparations, by ensuring their vehicle is properly winterized, including making sure Continue reading

Beware Of Mountain Lions

mountail-lion-300x300Hiking Trails in Northwest Colorado take you through beautiful areas, but it is important to remember that you are recreating in the natural habitat of predatory animals. While mountain lion attacks on people are rare, it is important to stay alert when you are in their environment. When hiking, do so with a partner, and keep your children Continue reading

Prepare Now To Fight A Hangover

ALCOHOLIf your plans to bring in the New Year may include a little to much alcohol. There are things you should know, and do, or not do, to help make you feel better in the morning. Be aware that a hangover is a bunch of symptoms not just one, so be sure to treat the right symptom. A headache or upset stomach each require a different treatment. Continue reading

Committee Passes Fire Mitigation Cooperation Bill

FEMA-250The Senate Appropriations Committee included language in the Homeland Security appropriations bill yesterday instructing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to devise a strategy with the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management to better Continue reading