Front Range

5:50am

Thu September 12, 2013
Colorado Flood

'Massive Flooding' In Colorado's Boulder County

Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 9:28 am

A city worker talks on his phone while surveying high water levels on Boulder Creek following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo. today. Flash flooding in Colorado has left two people dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities.
Brennan Linsley AP
  • From the NPR Newscast: KGNU's Maeve Conran on the flooding

A huge overnight downpour that brought 4 to 7 inches of rain to the area around Boulder, Colo., has already produced "massive flooding" in the streets there, The Denver Post writes.

Even worse:

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3:06am

Thu September 12, 2013
Colorado Floods

Thursday's Updates: Intense Rains Cause Flooding, Evacuations Across Front Range Areas

SH 72 between SH 93 and Twin Spruce Road, a portion of the highway has been washed out.
CDOT

Heavy rains have caused road closures, mudslides, power outages, gas leaks and more across Boulder County and along parts of the Front Range. We're following developments.

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4:50pm

Fri September 6, 2013
Arts & Life

The Credits Roll On Another Season At The Drive-In

Dusk approaches at the Holiday Twin drive-in, almost showtime.
Maeve Conran KGNU

At their peak in the late 1950s there were almost 5000 drive-in theaters in the U.S. Now that number is now down to almost 450, and shrinking. More and more theaters are closing every year due to a variety of economic challenges.

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7:19am

Tue September 3, 2013
Safety

Colorado's Emergency Services Facing An Urban-Rural Divide

Denver Health paramedics treat Tony Davis in an ambulance in Denver Aug. 22, 2013. Paramedics in Denver respond to about 100,000 calls per year. Medical responders in isolated and less populated areas may answer a small fraction of that number.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

When you’ve been involved in a serious traffic accident in Colorado, who comes to render aid, how much training and experience they have, and even how long it takes them to arrive will vary drastically, depending on where you are.

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8:32am

Fri August 30, 2013
Oil and Gas

A Patchwork of Notifications When Suburbs And Fracking Overlap

Drill rig nestled in the greenspace between developments in Frederick, Colo.
Jim Hill KUNC

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