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Top Story: Boulder Wildfire

View from Arapahoe and Foothills looking west at 9:15 pm.

If you live in or around Boulder, you already know that the top story today is the wildfire that broke out in Four Mile Canyon west of Boulder Monday morning.  BJN knows of at least one of our contributors among the thousands evacuated from areas west of town.

With Rosh HaShanah beginning tomorrow night, this is already a time of deep reflection in our community. If you have opened your home to evacuees (people and/or pets), thank you for reaching out.  If you are in need of assistance, the Jewish community is here to help. The “Find” tab on the right side has links to community-wide organizations and to synagogues.  Whether you are looking for a place for Rosh HaShanah dinner or a place to attend services, there’s a place for you here. Please connect.

Here are some links to more information about the fire and how you can help:

Ways you can help

Daily Camera Coverage

9 News Coverage

View from Arapahoe and Foothills looking west at 9:15 pm.

Our prayers are with all of those affected by this disaster.

About Editor

I'm David Fellows, and I've served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and I've written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I was also a professional photographer from 1978 to 1988 (although you never really stop...). I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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