Cache la Poudre River

Volunteers on the Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Join A ‘Day Of Service’ And Help Keep Poudre River Clean

CBS4 is partnering with Xcel Energy to provide nine different wildland restoration projects next month. It’s called a “Day of Service” and one of those projects is on the Poudre River.


Cache la Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Proposals Could Mean Big Change For Colorado Water

An opponent of hydraulic fracturing south of Denver is leading an effort to have voters decide on two proposals that critics say would change the way Colorado has handled water rights since 1876.


Rafters brave the rushing water in Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Rafters Cancel Trips After Injuries, Death

Rafters are canceling their trips on the Poudre River following five injuries and a death.


The Poudre River Trail is closed in Greeley because of flooding. (credit: CBS)

Poudre River Spilling Over Banks In Greeley

The Cache la Poudre River is spilling over its banks and causing some flooding in Greeley. Sections of the Poudre River Trail are closed because they are too dangerous.


Cache la Poudre River (credit: CBS)

Coroner Says Kansas Rafter Died Of Drowning On Poudre River

The rafter who died on the Cache la Poudre River Thursday afternoon died of drowning and complications of heart disease. He was identified as Frank Diskin, 69, from Parsons, Kansas.


Flooding in Seamboat Springs on Monday (credit: Mike Dwire)

Hot Weather Prompts More Flood Warnings Across Colorado

Monday was the hottest day of the year in the state, prompting flood advisories and warnings for parts of northern and western Colorado, officials said.


A friend loads a container into the back of a pickup truck at the home Andy George, in the blue shirt, rents at Saddle Mountain Ranch west of Steamboat Springs. George and his family woke up to water in their home, called friends and evacuated the residence as quickly as possible. George expects the home to be completely flooded as the waters from the Elk River  continue to rise around the home. (credit: John F. Russell/Steamboat Pilot)

Flooding From Snowmelt Unlikely In Denver

State water managers say flooding in Denver from the state’s record snowmelt is unlikely.


A resident in LaPorte fills sandbags. (credit: CBS)

LaPorte Residents Warned Of Flooding Risk

An emergency meeting was called Wednesday evening for LaPorte residents and those who live along the Cache la Poudre River in Larimer County. They were told to prepare for possible evacuations due to flooding.


(credit: CBS)

Experts Predict Not 1, But 2 Waves Of Flooding In Colorado

Experts predict there will be two waves of flooding in Colorado, with the first one this weekend. This year’s record snowpack it more than three times normal levels in the South Platte River Basin.


Homeowners fill sandbags in Laporte (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Along Rivers Get Early Jump On Flood Preps

Homeowners are working now to prevent problems later along the Poudre and Big Thompson rivers.