Northern Colorado


Thu February 13, 2014
Colorado Flood

FEMA Responds To Evans Mobile Home Clean Up Request

Piles of trash and debris outside an abandoned mobile home in the Eastwood Village mobile home park in Evans.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

On the heels of a plea to the Federal Emergency Management Agency by the city of Evans for funds to clean up two flood damaged mobile home parks; a statement from the agency outlines millions of dollars in past assistance to the city, but does not pledge additional funds.

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Wed February 12, 2014
Colorado Flood

Flooded Mobile Homes Languish As Evans Struggles For Clean Up Funding

County inspectors entered Eastwood Village, Jan. 30, 2014 and found trash and household hazardous waste throughout the neighborhood.
Weld County

There are 208 private mobile homes in Evans seemingly frozen in time. Ravaged by the September flood and now abandoned, the city was counting on Federal Emergency Management Agency money for clean up. The agency turned down that request in a letter sent in November.

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Fri February 7, 2014
Big Thompson

VIDEO: Ice Dam Breaks On The Big Thompson Along U.S. 34

Screencap from the video showing the Big Thompson seen along U.S. 34 after an ice dam broke and released additional flows downstream.

The Colorado Department of Transportation reported the ice dam break Thursday, briefly causing concern and emergency notification downstream. Later tweeting that no problems were reported in the Big Thompson Canyon, the Larimer Sheriff canceled the notifications.

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Thu January 30, 2014

Bus Rapid Transit May Be Best Bet For Northwest Commuter Corridor

Community members gather for a meeting to discuss the Northwest Area Mobility Study in Longmont.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

In 2004, voters hoped to relieve traffic clogged roadways in Northern Colorado by approving the Northwest Rail Line. Eagerly anticipated by the city of Longmont, it now appears the 41 mile stretch of rail is decades away. In the interim, the Northwest Area Mobility Study is exploring other options for traffic relief.

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Tue January 28, 2014

Fort Collins Realigns Bus Routes To Connect With MAX

Grace Hood KUNC

Bus rapid transit is coming to Fort Collins, and that means proposed changes to some of the city’s existing bus routes. Jan. 28 marked the first of several outreach meetings aimed at showing off a new MAX bus, and the proposed route changes throughout the city.

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