The Poudre River is full of melted snow — so much so right now that levels are well above average in Larimer and Weld counties, spilling over banks, and flooding homes and businesses.
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.
A 26-year-old woman became the third person to die in the Poudre River in less than two weeks.
Rescue crews pulled an unconscious woman from the Cache La Poudre River on Wednesday.
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.
Except for the Big Thompson fly fishermen and tubers lolling down Boulder Creek, most residents of the Front Range usually pay little mind to the small rivers that trickle by on their way from the mountains to the plains.
As people came down from the flooded foothills of the Colorado Rockies, they brought tales of dramatic rescues, heartbreaking loss and neighbors coming together to protect their families and homes. Here are a few of their stories:
The Colorado Department of Transportation is spending millions of dollars to protect Highway 14 from mudslides.