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Is a water war brewing on the Colorado River?

Officials from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico recently sent a letter to counterparts in Arizona, hoping to avert a crisis. The problem, if unresolved, […]...

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April 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, H2O Radio, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

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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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: Federal Bureau of Land Management wants to move its headquarters to a state out west

“Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and local officials are welcoming confirmation that came Thursday about the Interior Department’s plans to move the Bureau of Land […]

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