An earthquake occurred in Greeley for the first time in more than forty years, and now seismologists are taking a close look at the oil and gas development in the area.
The Poudre River is full of melted snow — so much so right now that levels are well above average in Larimer and Weld counties, spilling over banks, and flooding homes and businesses.
As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.
A geophysicist from the University of Colorado is hoping to settle the question of whether a small earthquake last weekend near Greeley was caused by wastewater injection wells.
The threat of flooding is not over for people living in Weld and Larimer Counties.
The flooding at Island Grove Park in Greeley only tells part of the story. The Cache La Poudre River is over its banks in several places, and as temperatures rise and more snow melts, flooding is increasing in Larimer and Weld counties.
Students and teachers will gather at Greeley Central High School Tuesday evening to remember two recent graduates killed in a car crash.
Water levels near Greeley are expected to recede and drop below flood stage over the coming days.
A breach along the Cache la Poudre River sent rushing flood waters into Greeley on Monday and prompted voluntary evacuations into the evening.
An earthquake rattled the Greeley area and was felt by many residents, but there were no reports of any problems.