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Outside one of the disaster relief centers in Boulder County (credit: CBS)

Boulder Trying To Help Flood Victims Rebuild Faster

Both the City and County of Boulder are trying to make it easier on flood victims to rebuild and get their recovery effort underway.

09/19/2013

A dog at a rescue shelter (credit: CBS)

Colorado Makes Massive Rescue Pet Friendly

Some helicopters rescuing people after massive flooding in Colorado carried more dogs, cats and fish than people. Rescuers using zip lines to evacuate people over raging rivers also risked their lives to make sure the four-legged members of families were safe.

09/19/2013

Shawn Starner looks at his family portrait after it was retrieved by a stranger in the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Portrait Takes Unlikely Float Back To Family Member

Among those missing is a woman in Larimer County who was washed away in the raging waters. The woman’s son was able to salvage one piece of family history after a friend saw a report on CBS4.

09/17/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Estes Park, Other Mountain Towns Clean Up As Rescue Efforts Continue

As Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened, shopkeepers in Estes Park worked to both clean up and remove salvageable goods from ravaged businesses for fear the swollen Big Thompson River would rise again.

09/16/2013

A horse stranded on a farm in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Texas Red Cross Workers Will Provide Aid In Colorado

American Red Cross workers in North Texas are en route to Colorado to help with the massive relief effort in a state beset by deadly flooding that’s displaced thousands of people.

09/16/2013

A home now on an island in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Colorado Agencies Cautious On Flood Victim Numbers

Colorado’s widespread flooding has led to hundreds of missing person reports, but officials say many of those people are calling in safe as phone service is slowly being restored and victims call the Red Cross to strike their names off the list.

09/15/2013

Glenn Miller took this photo  in Longmont "between Francis and the Pratt St bridge along 1st ave. around 9am" on Sept. 13, 2013.

Red Cross In Oklahoma Sends Volunteers To Colorado

The American Red Cross of Central and Western Oklahoma is sending several volunteers to Colorado to help out with flooding relief efforts.

09/14/2013

Michael Aisner captured this photo early Sept. 12, 2013, of flooding in North Boulder. (credit: CBS)

Red Cross Opens Shelters Along Front Range

The Red Cross has opened several shelters for those displaced due to flooding and severe weather.

09/12/2013

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Denver Firefighters Quickly Get Fire At Apartment Complex Under Control

Firefighters in Denver quickly knocked down a fire at an apartment complex Monday evening.

06/10/2013

Marlene Husson with the Red Cross (credit: CBS)

Colorado Woman Chosen To Help Youngest Victims In Oklahoma

A woman from Colorado has left for Oklahoma to help children affected by the tornado. She was handpicked by the Red Cross because of her experiences helping children through emotional trauma.

05/22/2013

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