Flooding

7:38am

Fri November 15, 2013
Housing

Colorado Floods Put Strain On Available Rental Housing

capl_@_washjeff.edu Creative Commons

September’s floods have increased the pressure on an already-tight rental housing market along Colorado’s Front Range. Even before the disaster forced many displaced home owners to seek rental housing, apartments were scarce and rents have been rising for several years.

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12:22pm

Thu October 31, 2013
Colorado Floods

Watch A Flood Ravaged Colorado Road Get Rebuilt In 3 Minutes

A screencap from James Balog's video showing the damage to North Cedar Brook Road in Pinewood Hills.
Youtube.

More than a month after floodwater soaked the state, washing out roads and bridges, state and local crews are rushing to get those roads reopened before the winter. Many mountain roads were hit hardest, with North Cedar Brook Road in Pinewood Hills one of many on the list.

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10:52am

Thu October 24, 2013
Colorado Flood

With Help Deadline Approaching, FEMA Reaches Out To Survivors

Image of flood damage, Sept. 13, 2013
Nurpu Creative Commons/Flickr

It’s been nearly six weeks since massive floods hit Colorado’s Front Range. Although cleanup and recovery is now well underway, emergency management officials say there’s still work to do.

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3:40am

Fri October 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

In Flooded Colorado, Immigrants' Livelihoods Washed Away

Originally published on Fri October 18, 2013 11:15 am

The Eastwood Village mobile home park in Evans was wiped out in September's floods.
Kirk Siegler NPR

In flood-ravaged Colorado, much of the recovery has focused on rebuilding roads and bridges to mountain towns cut off by last month's floods. But take a drive east to the state's rolling plains, and a whole new set of staggering problems unfolds in farm country.

Living In Limbo

A woman named Claudia, who doesn't want to use her last name because of her immigration status, is sitting on a couch in the lobby of a shabby hotel in Greeley, about an hour's drive northeast of Denver.

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12:41pm

Tue October 15, 2013

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