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Snowmelt causing havoc around Colorado

Torrential spring runoff has washed over north central and northeast Colorado, wiping out bridges, flooding homes and swelling waterways. In Boulder County, a bridge where crews had been clearing debris partially collapsed and bike paths along Boulder Creek have been closed. A dive team is on call in case...

4 years 5 months ago

Water rising rapidly in Colorado

Coloradans are continuing to keep a nervous eye on rising rivers as a late spring heat wave melts snow quickly, swelling waterways, wiping out bridges and flooding some homes. The high water has prompted some rafting companies to halt guided trips. In Estes Park, hundreds of sandbags were...

4 years 5 months ago

Homes flooded as Colorado rivers swell

Colorado rivers and streams swollen by quickly melting mountain snow flooded homes, roads and bike paths Monday, prompting flood warnings and advisories across the state. In Eagle County, a few homes in Gypsum and Vail suffered minor flooding damage. Bike and recreation paths along the Eagle and Gore rivers...

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Colorado woman drowns trying to rescue dog

A woman who drowned in a northern Colorado irrigation canal while trying to rescue her dog has been identified as 23-year-old Brittany R. Schult of the Eden Valley area west of Loveland. The Larimer County coroner ruled Sunday that Schult's death was an accident. Loveland Fire Rescue officials...

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