Residents debate mountain living amid wildfire concerns
September 27, 2020
RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. (AP) — Amanda Harmon spent years dreaming of living in Colorado's mountains.
And she worked for it, too. Seven days a week, Harmon waited tables at a golf course and cleaned vacation rentals here, a remote community of 400 people west of Fort Collins that locals quietly speak of as a hidden gem without the glitz of Aspen or the popularity of Estes Park.
When she finally saved enough to buy a house in the Poudre Canyon, Harmon thought she'd never move back to the bustling Front Range.
"I feel like I played all my cards right," she said. "And then one day, everythin...