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.
If state and local governments don’t meet face to face with their citizens and become a sounding board for all their frustrations, they’ve missed a valuable opportunity. That’s one major lesson learned from the flood: Listen to your residents.
Police in Fort Collins are seeing a drastic increase in the number of homeless in the city but not everyone agrees with how officers are handling the situation.
The threat of devastating flooding along Colorado rivers is over for the time being now that peak snow melt has come and gone. The lower water levels are exactly what rafters have been hoping for.
A woman was rescued from the Cache la Poudre River in Fort Collins on Sunday.
Crews are still working to clean up an oil spill near the Poudre River.
Crews in Northern Colorado are cleaning up after an oil spill in Windsor dumped 7,500 gallons of crude oil into the Poudre River.
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.
While some residents in Larimer County say they are surprised the Poudre River is still open for recreational activities, some rafting companies have taken extra safety steps.