Residents in the flood-ravaged town of Lyons have voted against a plan that would take away some open space to provide for affordable housing.
Flood and wildfire awareness week continues across Colorado with today’s message taking a closer look at flood events that last anywhere from several hours to several days.
A snowstorm moving into Colorado could bring up to three inches of snow for the Front Range on Presidents Day and some much needed snow to central Colorado ski areas.
During the historic flooding of September 2013, the town of Lyons lost somewhere between 90 and 100 homes, washed away by the overflowing St. Vrain River.
There’s still plenty of rebuilding to be done in Lyons, but over the weekend a sense of renewal was in the air.
Coloradans are being asked to mark the anniversary of last year’s flooding with a day of service.
In the disaster zone left behind after the September 2013 flood, there are still numerous side roads and rural driveways that need to be repaired.
Trails that run along the St. Vrain River between Lyons and Estes Park are getting much-needed repairs after last year’s devastating flooding.
Fighting for his political life, Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall marked the one-year anniversary of last year’s devastating floods by visiting two battered villages northwest of Denver while his re-election campaign continued to attack his Republican challenger for backing the government shutdown after the deluge.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is visiting recent flood and fire sites to see how they’re recovering from the natural disasters.