Residents in Manitou Springs are bracing for more possible flash flooding on Tuesday as they clean up from Monday night’s damaging mud invasion.
Heavy rains Monday afternoon in the Waldo Canyon burn area with lots of erosion brought mud down in Fountain Creek. It left mud behind on Highway 24 and throughout Manitou Springs.
Police say a body found in Fountain Creek last week was that of a 27-year-old man who had been sought by officers in December.
Federal appeals judges have upheld a ruling that says Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut doesn’t have standing to sue Colorado Springs over sewage spills into Fountain Creek, which flows through Pueblo.
Union Pacific has agreed to dismantle part of an old railroad bridge over Fountain Creek in Pueblo.