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September Flooding

A damaged oil tank in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Oil, Gas Regulators Say Next Flood Could Be Worse

The nearly 92,000 gallons of oil and polluted water that spilled from storage tanks during last fall’s catastrophic Colorado flood have washed away without a trace, but future floods could be more damaging, state regulators said Monday.

03/17/2014

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US Highway 36 Closing For Blasting

State and federal highway officials plan to close U.S. Highway 36 west of Pinewood Springs near Estes Park on Monday for blasting, which is part of a flood reconstruction project.

03/17/2014

Left to right: Sgt. Justin Hill, CW2 Brennan Avants; Capt. Alec Finlay; Maj. Eric Carlson (credit: Colorado National Guard)

Fort Carson Soldiers Proudly Serve At Home When Disasters Strike

Usually the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade flies combat missions overseas but when it moved to Fort Carson in 2013 the soldiers knew they could find themselves on missions much closer to home.

03/17/2014

An image from the announcement on Friday (credit; CBS)

Colorado Gets $199M More For Flood Recovery

Colorado is getting an additional $199 million from the federal government to help communities devastated by September’s historic floods, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Friday.

03/14/2014

Boulder Creek swells in size after three days of heavy rainfall September 12, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

Dozens Of Flood Damaged Sites Need To Be Fixed Before Spring Runoff

It’s a race against the clock for Boulder County as six months after the historic floods there are still dozens of flood damaged sites that need to be fixed before the spring runoff.

03/12/2014

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Tax Aid For Disaster-Destroyed Homes Advances

Colorado residents who lost their homes in last year’s floods and wildfires could get property-tax relief under a bill advancing in the state legislature.

03/12/2014

Chief Recovery Officer Molly Urbina (credit: CBS)

State’s Chief Officer Gives Status Of Flooding Recovery

It’s been 6 months since the devastating flooding hit parts of Colorado and a lot of areas will never be the same. Chief Recovery Officer Molly Urbina stopped by CBS4 studios to talk about the continuing recovery effort.

03/11/2014

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Irrigation Repairs Needed Before Spring Runoff

This week marks the six month anniversary since the floods devastated Colorado, and while the state has seen recovery there is still a lot to do.

03/10/2014

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Flood Debris Fire Starter Sought In Boulder County

Deputies in Boulder County are searching for the person who set fire to a pile of flood debris.

03/07/2014

Rock Creek flooding washes out Dillon Road on Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Man Rescued During September Floods Looks To Sue Rescuers

A man who was saved in a dramatic rescue last September during Colorado’s historic flooding has filed papers indicating he may sue his rescuers.

03/04/2014

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