A body discovered in Colorado’s Larimer County has been identified as that of a woman who was seen swept away by massive floodwaters on Sept. 13.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says the state is working as quickly as it can to fix the damage and help the victims of the floods.
Volunteers from a national nonprofit group are giving a big boost to the cleanup efforts at a school in Loveland that was hit hard in last month’s flooding.
The government shutdown has closed national parks and monuments, including Rocky Mountain National Park, and the timing couldn’t be worse for the town of Estes Park as it tries to recover from the floods.
Interstate 70 had to be closed in both directions Friday night from Loveland to the Eisenhower Tunnel for about 45 minutes because of multiple car crashes.
People from all over want to help Colorado victims recover from the flooding. That includes volunteers from Texas who came to lend a helping hand.
Eight people are confirmed dead in the floods and only one person is still missing. Authorities believe Patricia Goodwine died when the high water rushed down the Big Thompson Canyon.
Vice President Joe Biden is in Colorado for a helicopter tour of flood damage and to survey recovery efforts.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is trying to connect communities any way possible and then work on long term solutions.
In Loveland one of many congregations spent Sunday not in prayer, but trying to salvage what’s left of the flooded church — and the minister was still preaching as he worked.