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The iffy fate of the Colorado River

On paper, the Colorado River is just fine. In reality, maybe not. It all has to do with the water levels in two reservoirs that […]...

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August 27, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Water deal aims to keep city faucets flowing

  FRISCO — An $11 million dollar water deal announced last week could help keep faucets and sprinklers flowing in big western cities in the […]...

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August 6, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix

As flood waters recede, ski areas step up cloud-seeding efforts

FRISCO, Colo. -- humans for millennia have implored their gods to deliver rain and snow -- not catastrophic week-long downpours, but life-giving, field-soaking, stream-replenishing precipitation....

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October 16, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth
High snowfall brings good and bad to Colorado

High snowfall brings good and bad to Colorado

All you have to do is look toward the mountains to know something unusual is happening. It's pushing June, and Colorado high country remains decidedly white. It's not unusual to see snow on the mountains any time of year. What...

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May 25, 2011 Environment/Energy, Top Stories
In the West, it’s always about the water

In the West, it’s always about the water

“We have to get serious about water,” Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes said during a debate Saturday. When the Colorado Independent asked Democratic nominee John […]...

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September 28, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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