D.A.R.E. got duped by anti-pot satire. The anti-drug crusaders printed in their newsletter that nine people died in Colorado from eating edibles. You’d think that someone might have mentioned that earlier. Via The Washington Post.
Colorado will be testing out a new scheme for generating power using runoff water from flood irrigation. The cost: $235 million. Via The Denver Post.
The massive Christian nonprofit Compassion International just announced it’s laying off 5 percent of its workforce despite a growth in revenue, reports The Gazette.
Autism activist and animal scientist Temple Grandin won Colorado State University a webby award for her Ask Me Anything session on Reddit. Via Westword.
Toxic, burning, metallic smells wafted through the air near Whitewater, reports The Grand Junction Sentinel. The culprit: a waste pit at the Deer Creek Wastewater Disposal Facility.
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