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Road repair work in Coal Creek Canyon on Nov. 4, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Coal Creek Canyon Residents Frustrated By Continuing Closures

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.

11/05/2013

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Portion Of Hwy. 34 In Big Thompson Canyon To Reopen To Residents Only

People living in Drake or who own property in that area will be allowed to return via Highway 34 this weekend.

10/18/2013

The National Weather Service’s Bob Glancy talks with CBS4's Alan Gionet (credit: CBS)

The Floods Leave A Legacy In Colorado

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.

10/14/2013

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Colorado No Stranger To Flooding, Extreme Conditions

Looking for a silver lining from last month’s historic and devastating floods that struck Colorado may be hard but scientists are using the disaster as a learning experience.

10/11/2013

A displeased Gov. John Hickenlooper at a news conference on Monday (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Calls Federal Lawmakers ‘Knuckleheads’

The federal government is the state of Colorado’s largest employer with approximately 40,000 people on the payroll. In Colorado the effect of a partial government shutdown would be felt by different people in different ways.

09/30/2013

Patricia Goodwine (credit: CBS)

Coworkers Devastated Over Flood Victim’s Presumed Death

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.

09/24/2013

Evelyn Starner in a family portrait that was found floating in the Big Thompson River after flooding destroyed her house (credit: Starner Family)

Officials: Woman, 79, Found Dead In Big Thompson Flood

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.

09/23/2013

Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith at the meeting (credit: CBS)

No Simple Answers At Larimer County Evacuation Information Meeting

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.

09/21/2013

Paul Sterling's riverside deck being washed away in the flooding Big Thompson River (credit: Paul Sterling)

Man Who Escaped Big Thompson Flooding Returns To Massive Damage

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.

09/21/2013

Damage on Highway 36 after Sept. 2013 flooding (credit: CBS)

CDOT Must Hurry To Get Roads, Bridges Repaired Before Winter

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.

09/20/2013

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