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Shawn Starner looks at his family portrait after it was retrieved by a stranger in the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Portrait Takes Unlikely Float Back To Family Member

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.

09/17/2013

Big Thompson Canyon (credit: CBS)

Copter4 Finally Gets To View Highway 34 Damage

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.

09/17/2013

Larimer County evacuees attend a community meeting on Sunday night. (credit: CBS)

Some Larimer County Residents Might Not See Homes For Months

Larimer County officials are reassuring evacuees that they will get the help they need as they endure a long wait before they can return home.

09/16/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Estes Park, Other Mountain Towns Clean Up As Rescue Efforts Continue

As Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened, shopkeepers in Estes Park worked to both clean up and remove salvageable goods from ravaged businesses for fear the swollen Big Thompson River would rise again.

09/16/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Floods Transform Colorado’s ‘Gore-Tex Vortex’

The cars that normally clog Main Street in Lyons on the way to Rocky Mountain National Park have been replaced by military supply trucks.

09/15/2013

Flooding on the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

2nd Woman In Cedar Cove Presumed Dead

A Larimer County official says an 80-year-old woman is missing and presumed dead after her home was washed away by the Big Thompson River.

09/15/2013

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Rescuers Issue Stern Warning To Evacuees

As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.

09/14/2013

Big Thompson River flooding on Thursday (credit: Paul Sterling)

Woman Missing From Big Thompson Canyon Presumed Dead

Larimer County sheriff’s spokesman John Schulz says the home was in the Cedar Cove area, right above an area called the Narrows.

09/14/2013

John Pellouchoud (credit: CBS)

Search & Rescue Veteran Explains How He Was Saved In Left Hand Canyon

A search and rescue veteran in Left Hand Canyon had to scramble up a tree to survive the flood waters.

09/14/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Estes Park Devastated By Flooding

People could get out of Estes Park but couldn’t get back in on Friday. The infrastructure in town is devastated.

09/13/2013

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