Many Glen Haven residents still homeless months after deadly September floods

GLEN HAVEN - At the age of 73, Sonja McTeague has bushwacked 1½ miles through the woods a dozen times since September to reach her Glen Haven home.

She designed Glen Haven Strong T-shirts and is selling them to raise money for the town's ruined roads. She volunteers at the town fire station with hope and a smile. Yet four months after the town flooded, she and her husband are still taking shelter in a friend's house.

"We're living in their home on top of their things," she said. "It's comfortable, warm. No telephone yet."

But "it brings to mind a saying that has never meant so much in my life," she added. "There's no place like home."

About half the residents in this charming village near Rocky Mountain National Park share her plight.

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