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January 7, 2014

By Annie Melton CU News Corps Lyons, Colo., is a great place to raise a family. It’s a great place to be a musician, an artist or a small business owner, a great place if you like the outdoors. None of its 2,000 residents ...

Boulder's treacherous journey to flood recovery and resilience

December 11, 2013

By Lars Gesing CU News Corps Meteorologists estimate that one inch of rain generally equals about a foot of snow, depending on the snow’s density, of course. That means early December’s 6-inch snowfall, inconvenient as it ...

Boulder Valley schools found strength through the flood

December 11, 2013

By Lauren Maslen CU News Corps Boulder Valley schools sustained nearly $5 million in damage because of September's flooding, and now — nearly three months after water poured through several buildings and inundated athleti...

Boulder County organic farm struggles to recover after flood

December 9, 2013

By Gloria Dickie CU News Corps The horses are at it again. Restless hooves beat sand and silt into the air. Trots evolve into canters as mustangs and miniatures dance to an impatient rhythm under a Rocky Mountain sky. “What is goi...

From Estes Park to Lyons: U.S. 36 reopens

November 11, 2013

The state opened U.S. 36 between Lyons and Estes Park, Colo., Monday, Nov. 4. Photographer Robert R. Denton took the drive between the two towns affected by heavy flooding in mid-September. The order of the photos reflect what...

Special legislative flood committee to meet Tuesday; public input welcome

November 4, 2013

By Annie Melton CU News Corps Download the agenda for the Flood Disaster Study Committee A Colorado legislative committee organized to address various infrastructure and policy concerns in the aftermath of the September floods wi...

National and local media focus their lenses on Lyons' re-population

October 28, 2013

Many Lyons residents moved back into their homes this weekend, and along with the Xcel workers who hooked up their utilities, local and national media were there to greet them. The Longmont Times-Call wrote that "hundreds" of families in the town of about 2,000 started to move back into th...

Reopening of Rocky Mountain National Park rejuvenates tourism in Estes Park

October 20, 2013

By Jessica Caballero The U.S. government is back in business, and so are many Estes Park area entrepreneurs, especially since Oct. 12, the date Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper diverted state money to open some basic functions ...

CDOT, National Guard working to re-open U.S. 36 from Lyons to Estes

October 17, 2013

By Annie Melton CU News Corps Though scheduled for a reopening on Dec. 1, the 15-mile stretch of U.S. Route 36 from Lyons to Estes Park could be ready even earlier if a Colorado Department of Transportation and National Guard c...

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