More Flood Articles

  • Readiness emphasized during evacuation drill in Colorado Springs neighborhood

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Jim and Leta Van Meter came to the evacuation shelter Saturday morning knowing it was just a drill. They had attended an informational session earlier in the week, received a reverse 911 call from emergency officials Saturday morning with the caveat that it was only a test and knew...

  • Boulder County seeking millions for flood repair

    Associated Press
    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    BOULDER — Boulder County's Parks and Open Space Department wants $7 million included in next year's county budget to continue making repairs after September's 2013 flood damage to county-owned land. Parks and Open Space director Ron Stewart told the Board of County Commissioners on...

  • Stormwater panelists find something to agree on

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    The four panelists at a stormwater discussion Thursday night seemed to disagree on everything related to the ballot measure. There were questions raised about how money would be allocated to municipalities and organizations in the agreement, the potential projects that could be...

  • Manitou Springs sets a record that businesses can appreciate

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Manitou Spring's record-breaking summer continued in August, with a 17 percent sales tax revenue increase from the previous month. The $362,293 sales tax revenue total for the month was an increase of more than $50,000 from July, which had been the city's highest total. It was also...

  • Colorado Springs rainfall: One for the records

    BY lisa walton and Stephen Hobbs The Gazette -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    A fall deluge brought on by remnants of Hurricane Simon wreaked havoc across the Pikes Peak region Thursday, flooding streets, stranding motorists and prompting a string of warnings, watches and advisories across the state. In Colorado Springs, 2.6 inches of rain was reported at...

  • Hickenlooper issues flood recovery report

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Recovery Office have released a review of the recovery efforts for the September 2013 floods. The report covers lessons learned and continuing recovery efforts. State officials say the flooding took 10 lives, forced more than 18,000...

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