The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.
More than 200 pets separated from their families in the floods are now living at the Longmont Humane Society. The shelter welcomes the pets but the facility is over capacity and operating on a paper-thin budget.
After days of cleanup and repairs, transportation officials have reopened several state highways in the aftermath of powerful floods that ripped bridges and roads in northern Colorado, severely restricting travel in populated areas.
Construction crews and National Guard troops are working furiously to repair highways to mountain towns cut off by unprecedented Colorado flooding.
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.
In the midst of all the destruction a homecoming football game was a welcome sign of at least some normalcy.
Colorado state lawmakers toured Lyons for themselves Friday to view the damage.
Colorado transportation officials say they hope to ease traffic congestion in areas devastated by last week’s floods with the reopening of some roads that have been closed since the disaster hit.
Everyone has been accounted for in Boulder County and right now the focus is turning to clean up.
Just west of Longmont and Lyons the town of Pinewood Springs sits along Highway 36.On Friday some homeowners got a second chance to get out of town.