An Evans community destroyed by floods last year is becoming a potential health risk as the ruins have still not been cleaned up.
For the third time, FEMA has extended temporary housing assistance for Colorado flood victims who haven’t been able to find more permanent housing.
As recovery work continues statewide after last month’s flooding, hundreds of victims who are still out of their homes are getting an extension from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally returned to their mobile home parks in flood-ravaged Colorado to find that there was little left to salvage — not the water-damaged cars, not the old family pictures and not the sheds carried away by the rushing waters.
A motorcyclist who crashed into a parked car in Aurora in early September has died from his injuries.
A total of 27,000 gallons of oil – the equivalent of about two storage tanks – have been spilled into the South Platte River from flood-damaged tanks as of Monday.
When the South Platte River spilled out of its banks in Evans early on Sept. 13 Sara Warner had to hang on to a stop sign for dear life as her home crumbled.
Thousands of flood victims are waiting for word on when they can return home while others are learning their home is gone and hundreds of other homes are being condemned.
Go ahead and flush the toilet after the no-flush order in Evans has been lifted. The order lasted eight days. Now most residents and businesses can use all their facilities without restriction.
The federal government is ready to help flood victims but some people are reluctant to apply for it because they are in the country illegally.