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Durango train receives $2 million grant to replace bridge 24.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has received about $2 million to help pay for the replacement of a bridge over the Animas River, south of Silverton.
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Water shortages in western United States more likely than previously thought 16.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
There's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025, jeopardizing the steady flow of Colorado River water that more than 40 million people rely on in the American West.
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Booming Front Range cities take first steps to build $500 million dam, reservoir near Holy Cross Wilderness 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora and Colorado Springs are planning to flood these wetland fens and replace natural storage with a man-made system: a $500 million dam and a reservoir that may require changing wilderness boundaries.
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New Engineering Report Finds Privately Built Border Wall Will Fail 3.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. It’s not a matter of if a privately built border fence along the shores of the Rio Grande will fail, it’s a matter of when, according to […]
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Grizzly Creek fire: Flames burn through Glenwood Canyon, triggering rockfalls along I-70 corridor 18.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Grizzly Creek fire in Glenwood Canyon is the top firefighting priority in the United States after burning more than 25,000 acres and closing Interstate 70 for a week.
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U.S. West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now 14.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future.
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Drought continues to expand as the monsoon in the Southwest has been largely a no-show 9.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Dry westerly flow over Southern California has kept moisture to the south and east

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'So many bodies ... I lost count': The grim business moving Latino coronavirus victims as death toll spikes 2.8.2020 LA Times: Health

As Latino COVID-19 deaths spike, a tireless stream of bodies

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A Privately Funded Border Wall Was Already at Risk of Collapsing. Hurricane Hanna Made it Worse. 1.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. Intense rain over the weekend from Hurricane Hanna left gaping holes and waist-deep cracks on the banks of the Rio Grande that threaten the […]
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Tesla, posting a crucial profit, unveils Austin factory plan 23.7.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Tesla's $104 million second quarter profit came from the selling of pollution credits, not cars.

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Man’s aggressive cough toward woman on Aspen trail prompts misdemeanor charge 14.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
After an older woman asked the man to step aside on the trail, the man got in her face and coughed.
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Trump accelerates border wall construction ahead of election, despite pandemic 30.6.2020 LA Times: Health

In Arizona and Texas, border wall construction has sped up over the objections of residents and environmentalists

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Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River 26.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.
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Colorado weather: Overnight snow expected in the mountains, freeze warning posted 9.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Snow is expected tonight in areas of the Colorado mountains above 9,000-feet in elevation and a freeze warning is posted for extreme northwest and southwest parts of the state.
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Cuban doctors and nurses seeking asylum keep border clinic running during pandemic 25.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

Trained overseas, Cuban doctors treat fellow migrants on the U.S. border, which is effectively closed during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Colorado water roller coaster leads to drought, fire risk and weaker-than-average streamflow 11.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
One of Colorado's driest springs on record has led to diminished mountain streamflow and snow at 76% of the norm for this time of year as warmer temperatures accelerate melting.
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As a dying Salton Sea spews harmful dust, Imperial Valley water wars heat up again 23.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

An election in Southern California's farming mecca could have ramifications across the American West.

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Angler drowns after boat overturns in the Colorado River 22.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
A man has drowned in the Colorado River after he fell from a boat while fishing near Grand Avenue Bridge east of Grand Junction, authorities said.
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United Airlines pilot files lawsuit against DIA Westin hotel 5 months after settling wrongful arrest for being naked 21.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A United Airlines pilot in a wrongful arrest case stemming from a now-dismissed indecent exposure charge in September of 2018 has filed a lawsuit against The Westin Denver International Airport.
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Climate warming may hit Colorado River Basin farmers hardest as shrinking snowpack leads to less irrigation water 21.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado River Basin farmers will be hardest hit by climate warming, along with food growers in Central Asia and the southern Andes, due to high dependence on shrinking snow as a source of irrigation water, new research has found.
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