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May 25, 2021

Flood Zones and Spring Thaw

When spring thaw begins, it may lead to flooding, landslides, debris flows, and even dam failure. For property owners, knowledge of the warning signs, adequate preparation, and emergency planning can make the difference between a total loss and keeping your head above water.

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May 24, 2021

Updates from the Hail Capital

Colorado often receives 3-4 big hailstorms annually, each one totaling up to $25 million in insured damages, at minimum. Why are the hailstorms of the Centennial state so extreme?

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May 23, 2021

Connecting Water Districts through CoWARN

CoWARN is Colorado’s Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network. It is open to any public or private water or wastewater provider within the state and its mission is to promote the exchange of goods and services between utilities during times of crisis.

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May 23, 2021

Environmental Pollution and Your Liability

Avoid environmental pollution by keeping an eye on water reservoirs both above and below ground.

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May 21, 2021

Mitigating an Insurance Catastrophe

In Colorado, catastrophes are almost always natural, due to the severe weather the state often encounters. This article covers what constitutes an insurance catastrophe, and how to prepare for the worst.

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May 18, 2021

The Future of Colorado’s Wildfire Season

How climate change and other factors contributed to Colorado’s 2020 wildfire season, and indications of what to expect in future.

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May 16, 2021

Fighting Megafires

Fighting the East Troublesome fire, and indications for Colorado’s future fire seasons. Featuring an interview with Grand Fire’s Assistant Chief.

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October 23, 2019

Words Matter: PTSD vs. PTSI

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 3.5% of people have suffered a PTSI. Read about our decision to use PTSI instead of PTSD in our recent article about psilocybin mushrooms.

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October 23, 2019

Hope in Unlikely Places

Denver residents voted this year to decriminalize psilocybin, also known as magic mushrooms. These and other non-traditional drugs are showing great promise in complementing psychotherapy as treatment for post traumatic stress, anxiety, and depression. Here’s what all that means for Colorado residents and first responders.

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July 18, 2019

Animal Attacks, Safety Concerns Increase in Colorado

Wild animals are part of the shared natural heritage of everyone in Colorado. But as cities grow and habitats shrink, encounters have become more frequent. Find out how to respond if you wind up in one of these situations.

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