No one can get in or out of the town of Lyons after overnight flooding. The National Guard has made it into Lyons to help those trapped there.
Fire crews have 65 percent containment on the Royal Gorge Fire and the Big Meadows Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park has grown to nearly 500 acres.
Ten years ago this week the scene outside was much different. Those who lived in Denver no doubt remember the March 2003 blizzard.
The military awarded more than $400 million worth of construction contracts in Colorado in 2012, roughly in line with other years but especially significant as the state slowly emerges from the recession.
The military has placed helicopters and rescue teams on alert and dispatched medical planners to help cope with the damage from a superstorm on the East Coast.
The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
It’s a week away from Sept. 11, and this weekend Coloradans can remember those lost with a run and walk.
The Colorado State Patrol has its first female lieutenant colonel in its 76-year history.