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18,000 sandbags later, Lake City flood fears diminish even as rivers rise across southwestern Colorado

LAKE CITY — Epic amounts of snow blanketed nearby peaks and unprecedented spring avalanches pushed entire hillsides into the river valleys outside their town, but Lake City residents are no longer panicked that their town will be washed away in a flood. They’re preparing for the worst-case scenario from Mother Nature, but more than anything […]

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Colorado lawmakers strike deal on transportation funding | Miami Herald

After years of explosive growth and legislative inaction combined to choke Colorado’s roads with congestion, top state lawmakers on Monday announced a deal to spend upwards of $3 billion on transportation projects over the next 20 years. If approved, the legislative breakthrough would represent the largest transportation funding measure in the state’s history, but still […]