Screencap from the video showing the Big Thompson seen along U.S. 34 after an ice dam broke and released additional flows downstream.
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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.
About 47 million Americans, 1 in 7, received assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 2013 fiscal year.
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When President Obama signs the long-overdue Agriculture Act of 2014– the new farm bill – into law Friday, both farmers and food stamps advocates will be sighing in relief. This farm bill process was fraught with ups and downs and the loose coalition tying nutrition and farm programs seemed barely able to survive.
Wrapping up 2013 with positive news, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has posted a $295 million fourth quarter profit. That’s the company’s first profit following a two year turnaround plan executed by company leaders.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in the red squares of this map of Boulder County.
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The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive Asian beetle that has decimated American ash trees in the United States has been in the city of Boulder between three and four years according to the results of a new study conducted by a collaborative EAB incident command team.
The gun debate that riveted the state capitol in 2013, once again took center stage Monday. Fewer people came to the capitol to testify on a key gun bill than the last round, but emotions were still strong.