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

Utah National Guard Engineers To Help Rebuild Highway 36

Members of Utah’s National Guard are now on their way to Colorado to help repair roads damaged by the flooding.

10/05/2013

Empty sidewalks in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Already Hurting Estes Park Gets Another Blow From Government Shutdown

The government shutdown has closed national parks and monuments, including Rocky Mountain National Park, and the timing couldn’t be worse for the town of Estes Park as it tries to recover from the floods.

10/01/2013

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

A "Mountain Strong" t-shirt (credit: CBS)

Numbers Down At Elk Fest As Estes Park Tries To Recover From Flooding

As Colorado recovers from devastating flooding many towns are trying to get back to business as usual, and despite major road closures, this weekend’s Elk Fest in Estes Park went on as planned.

09/28/2013

(credit: Darrell Spangler)

‘Elk Fest’ Still Happening In Estes Park This Weekend

Businesses in Estes Park want everyone to know the town is open for business despite the two main highways being closed.

09/27/2013

Heavy equipment being used to start clearing Highway 34 (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Badly Needed Flood Repairs Could Hit Major Snag

A ripple effect might be felt in Colorado if there’s a government shut down next week as road repairs could hit a major snag.

09/27/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Construction Convoy Creeps Over Colorado Mountains

A convoy of heavy construction equipment is creeping over a high-elevation highway through Rocky Mountain National Park to join a massive highway rebuilding project after the Colorado floods.

09/25/2013

Vice President Joe Biden at a news conference in Greeley on Monday after touring flooding around Colorado (credit: CBS)

VP Biden In Colorado, Views Flood Devastation

Vice President Joe Biden is in Colorado for a helicopter tour of flood damage and to survey recovery efforts.

09/23/2013

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

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

CDOT, National Guard Hustle To Repair Flood Damaged Roads

Colorado officials are aiming to meet a Dec. 1 target to complete temporary fixes to at least some roads heavily damaged by catastrophic flooding this month.

09/23/2013

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