Big Thompson Canyon
After last fall’s flooding the Federal Emergency Management Agency gave thousands of dollars to a small Colorado community, but now FEMA says the grant was a mistake and wants its money back.
The Big Thompson flood struck 38 years ago, claiming the lives of more than 140 people.
Volunteers were out all day packing sandbags in Loveland on Friday hoping that all of the hard work will help save homes.
Heavy rain combined with the spring snowmelt is a concern in those areas that flooded last fall and caused a lot of damage.
Crews in Larimer County will start demolishing a home damaged in the flooding last September.
Crews tore down what was left of a damaged historic Colorado ranch lodge on Friday.
One of the last major highways closed by the September floods is back open.
Monday’s opening of Highway 36 following flood repairs was welcome news to many, but it has some Jefferson County residents feeling like officials are playing favorites with the priorities for the recovery.
People living in Drake or who own property in that area will be allowed to return via Highway 34 this weekend.
Rocks the size of cars pushed downstream. If you’ve ever hiked or driven along a canyon in the mountains, you wonder how many eons it took to create so much erosion. The answer may not be eons at all.