Big Thompson Canyon
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Eight people are confirmed dead in the floods and only one person is still missing. Authorities believe Patricia Goodwine died when the high water rushed down the Big Thompson Canyon.
The body of a 79-year-old woman was found beside the Big Thompson River, authorities said Monday, bringing to eight the death toll from the massive flooding in Colorado.
A meeting was held in Larimer County for the flood victims Friday night and the community found there are no simple answers to their questions.
A man who documented his escape from the rising waters of the Big Thompson River returned to find his home severely damaged, but Paul Sterling still considers himself lucky.
It’s a battle against time and the weather for the Colorado Department of Transportation for roads and bridges that need to be repaired or replaced. The repair crews have to work fast because winter weather will be in Colorado soon.
Seven people are dead due to flooding and three people are missing and presumed dead — all in Larimer County.
Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park have reopened to visitors but it’s still pretty messy in the aftermath of flooding.
Among those missing is a woman in Larimer County who was washed away in the raging waters. The woman’s son was able to salvage one piece of family history after a friend saw a report on CBS4.
On Tuesday for the first time Copter4 was allowed up the Big Thompson Canyon and could see just how much destruction the Big Thompson River wreaked on Highway 34.