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Boulder man who died free solo climbing Eldorado Canyon identified 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Boulder County Coroner’s Office on Monday identified the man who died Saturday after falling roughly 100 feet while climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park as Robert Dergay, 48, of Boulder.
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Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.
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This Month in Climate Science: Warming-driven Economic Inequality, Disappearing Alps and Plummeting Penguin Populations 20.5.2019 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Warming-driven Economic Inequality, Disappearing Alps and Plummeting Penguin Populations Comments|Add Comment|PrintEmperor penguin populations are dwindling due to climate change. Photo by Christopher Michel/Flickr Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face and explores what's to come if we don't reduce emissions at a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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16-year-old is fifth migrant child to die after Border Patrol detention 20.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died Monday at a Border Patrol station in south Texas, according to the U.S. government, the fifth migrant child since December to die after being apprehended by border agents.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that Border Patrol apprehended the...

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Road trip: Hike, fish and explore historic sites in Colorado 20.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The route: From downtown Durango, Colo., take Main Avenue to West College Drive. Turn left onto U.S. 550 south to U.S. 160 east to Pagosa Springs, Colo.

Miles: Durango to Pagosa Springs is about 60 miles; scenic detours will add 40 or more miles.

Best time: Summers can be warm; spring and fall...

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Following environmentalist Edward Abbey's footsteps in the Utah and Arizona deserts 19.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The road trip from Moab, Utah, to Ajo, Ariz., is a sunbaked ramble through about 600 miles of dreamy, lethal desert, beginning with the red rocks of Utah’s Arches National Park, skirting Monument Valley and the Colorado River, and ending in the cactus country of southern Arizona.

I did it in April...

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Some in San Diego worried as Border Patrol sends more migrants to California from Texas 19.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The U.S. Border Patrol said Friday that it would fly hundreds of migrant families from south Texas to San Diego for processing.

The flights are the latest sign of how the Border Patrol is struggling to keep up with large numbers of Central American families that are reaching the U.S. border with...

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Colorado snowpack poised for drought recovery, officials say 16.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials say Colorado’s snowpack this year could recover the state’s hydrological system following last year’s drought.
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Kayaking near Vegas on the Colorado River turns up a cave with emerald waters 14.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Lapland has the northern lights. Yosemite has a moonbow that forms over its waterfalls. Now the Colorado River near Hoover Dam claims that waters inside a small cave turn a brilliant emerald green at certain times of the day.

Vegas Glass Kayaks, 35 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, offers river tours...

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Baby Found Dead, More Children Missing After Raft Capsizes in Rio Grande 3.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"What we're dealing with now is senseless tragedy," a border patrol chief said.
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Review: ‘The River and the Wall’ is a border crossing worth taking 2.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Director Ben Masters’ compelling, gorgeously shot, super-timely documentary “The River and the Wall” should be required viewing of anyone charged with making a public case for or against a border wall between the United States and Mexico.

The movie, shot from late 2017 to early 2018, persuasively...

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Guatemalan 16-year-old boy dies in U.S. custody after crossing the border 2.5.2019 LA Times: Nation

A 16-year-old boy died in U.S. custody after crossing the southern border without an adult, the latest of several young migrant deaths that occurred in federal custody in recent months, officials said Wednesday.

The Guatemalan youth died Tuesday after spending several days in intensive care at...

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This amazing Arizona view is easier to get to, but now you have to pay to park 29.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Horseshoe Bend, Ariz., has offered astonishing views for centuries. It’s where the Colorado River makes a 270-degree turn at the bottom of a 700-foot-deep canyon.

Yet only recently has the site, northeast of Grand Canyon National Park and five miles south of Page, Ariz., along U.S. 89, become an...

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Whitewater rafting season in the West looking ‘epic’ 28.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

One hundred fifty years ago one-armed explorer and Civil War veteran John Wesley Powell led his team of nine men in four wooden boats down the Green and Colorado rivers into the Grand Canyon on one of this country’s most famous whitewater adventures.

It took another century, more or less, before...

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Former Angels pitcher Huston Street lists Texas-sized mansion in hometown Austin 28.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A year after retiring from baseball, All-Star pitcher Huston Street is wrapping up some business in the Lone Star State. His 10,000-square-foot mansion in Austin, his hometown, is up for grabs at $6.995 million.

Spanning an acre on the Colorado River, the property takes full advantage of its waterfront...

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Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack 25.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.
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Vegas visitors can shuttle to see Boulder City, Hoover Dam starting at $25 24.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For $25 round trip, visitors to southern Nevada can get off the Strip and head to Boulder City, a laid-back small town about 30 miles east that’s full of little-known attractions and one huge one.

It’s known for Hoover Dam, the massive wall of concrete completed in 1936 and designed to harness...

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Mexican Soldiers Frisked U.S. Army Troopers At Border 20.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Confusion on where the U.S.-Mexico border begins and ends led to Mexican soldiers temporarily detaining U.S. Army soldiers believing they were in Mexican territory when they were in U.S. territory.
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Imperial Irrigation District sues to block Colorado River drought plan 18.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Just as a long-negotiated agreement for how California and six other Western states will deal with drought on the Colorado River was about to cross the finish line, the river’s biggest user put up a roadblock.

The Imperial Irrigation District in southeast California filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking...

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President Signs Landmark Legislation for Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan 16.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
President Signs Landmark Legislation for Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
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