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Letter to the Editor

Terry Hofer


Dear Editor,

Can it be! 30 years flood again? They are predicting cold weather into mid-March. At that time of the year there will be no gradual warmup und the temperature will turn to the 70s overnight. The mountains are full of snow along with all the farmland, add a week of rain, a chinook in the mountains - instant flood.

Are you prepared? Is the city prepared? Hope so!

Thirty years ago there were three breakouts on the Coppei. FEMA fixed two and I told them about the third above me, but they said they didn’t have the money to fix it. Water has a way of finding weak or low spots, a...

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