Poudre River

11:12am

Tue July 19, 2011
Poudre River

Inner Tubes, Small Rafts Allowed Back on Poudre River

by Kent Kanouse Flickr

As sweltering temperatures continue along the Front Range, Larimer County authorities have lifted restrictions barring the use of inner tubes on the Poudre River.

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1:42pm

Tue June 28, 2011
Local

Poudre Rafting Outfits Report Less Business

Mountain Whitewater Descents in North Fort Collins is sending fewer customers up the Poudre Canyon this year for rafting adventures. Owner Brad Modesitt says business has decreased at least 25 percent,
Grace Hood

Some rafting companies along the Poudre River in Fort Collins say business is down. That’s despite having some of the best water in years.

Mountain Whitewater Descents in North Fort Collins is sending fewer customers up the Poudre Canyon this year for rafting adventures. Owner Brad Modesitt says business has decreased at least 25 percent this year. He says media coverage over high runoff and last week’s downing death has led some customers to believe the river is too dangerous to float.

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9:54pm

Wed June 1, 2011
Local

Larimer County Officials Discuss Flood Planning in LaPorte

Hundreds gathered in LaPorte to discuss possible flooding in the coming weeks. This resident reviews a flood plain map to determine if his home in danger.
Grace Hood

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department and other agencies met with LaPorte residents last night about possible flooding along the Poudre River. But there are a lot of unknown variables that are making planning difficult.

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