Rocky Mountain Foothills

In this Sept. 13, 2013 file photo, water rushes through her destroyed home as resident Holly Robb, left, and her neighbor Pam Bowers salvage belongings after storms that raged through the Rocky Mountain foothills in Lyons, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Colorado flood towns may come back less diverse

LYONS, Colo. (AP) — The storms that raged through the Rocky Mountain foothills instantly remade the landscape and disrupted thousands of lives. They may have also changed the character of the funky mountain hamlets that […]

09/24/2013

Local residents, left to right, Levi Wolfe, Miranda Woodard, Tyler Sadar, and Genevieve Marquez help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Flooded Colo. towns clean up as rescues continue (Photo Gallery)

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened to reveal cabins toppled, homes ripped from their foundations and everything covered in a thick layer of muck. […]

09/16/2013