Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 5:19 pm
On Saturday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was surveying scenes of destruction caused by massive flooding in the Boulder area. He found a dramatic way to help.
His helicopter stopped to pick up two groups of people who had been stranded by the storms.
The Democrat was quick to applaud GOP Rep. Cory Gardner, who was riding with him, for spotting the residents, as well as his pilot for having the skill to make pinpoint landings.