Nine months after fleeing last fall’s historic floods, a Glen Haven family in this small mountain hamlet is returning home.
It’s been a deadly couple of weeks on both Clear Creek and the Cache La Poudre River, and until Saturday there hadn’t been a death on a commercial rafting trip in Colorado since 2011.
While some residents in Larimer County say they are surprised the Poudre River is still open for recreational activities, some rafting companies have taken extra safety steps.
A 53-year-old man is being treated at the hospital after a police officer shot him when the man allegedly threatened the officer with a knife.
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.
Demolition crews in Larimer County are rushing to tear down flood-damaged homes before another round of possible flooding could push them downstream.
The identities of a teenage boy and his uncle who died after being swept away in the Cache La Poudre River west of Fort Collins on Monday have been released.
Two people died on the Cache la Poudre River when they fell in Monday afternoon.
Rescue crews are searching for a 14-year-old boy who fell into the Cache La Poudre River Monday.
County leaders have closed several roads near the Poudre River because a flood warning is in effect until Wednesday as the river continues to rise fast.