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Category: River Systems :: Colorado River
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Historic ranch on Colorado’s high plains now holds millions of gallons of water for Denver-area economic development 17.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The desire to expand housing, commerce and other development around metro Denver and on arid high plains once deemed inhospitable has driven an innovative urban water broker to build a $22 million reservoir on a ranch 70 miles east of the city along the South Platte River.
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Colorado farms turn to technology amid water warnings in Southwest U.S. 13.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an infrared camera to help researchers decide how much water they would give the crops the next day.
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Bear Attacks Sleeping Teen in Utah, Bites His Face: 'These Are the Kinds of Things That Keep Me Awake at Night' 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The teen was camping at a site near the Colorado River in Utah, the state Division of Wildlife Resources said.
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Two Rifle police officers on leave after officer-involved shooting Monday evening 6.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two police officers in the Western Slope city of Rifle have been placed on administrative leave pending investigation of an officer involved shooting on Monday evening.
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Bodies of two people missing since June in Colorado rivers found 2.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
The bodies of Zach Jones and Tessie Strickland, who both went missing in Colorado waterways, were recovered in late July.
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How a 'perfect storm' cut off water to this Colorado town 27.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"Water is the oil of the 21st century. People don't quite understand how difficult it is to run a water system so you have clean drinking water," the town administrator said.
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The USDA Didn’t Publish Its Plan to Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change. Here’s Where They Need it the Most. 24.7.2019 Mother Jones
The Trump administration’s department of agriculture has apparently settled on its strategy for preparing the food system for an uncertain future: ignore climate change.  This wasn’t always the agency’s tactic. Back in 2017, as Politico’s Helena Bottemiller Evich recently reported, the USDA was set to release a big plan on how to “help the agriculture industry […]
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Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier future 17.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Dry years like 2018 are the likely future — leaders must begin planning for them now.
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85 Bureau of Land Management jobs will move to Colorado 17.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Eighty-five federal jobs will move to Grand Junction and Lakewood as part of a Bureau of Land Management headquarters relocation, the agency announced Tuesday.
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Bikini-clad 69-year-old hiker goes missing in Mojave Desert during heat wave 15.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Rescue crews are searching for a 69-year-old woman who was reported missing in the Mojave Desert on Friday.

Barbara Thomas of Bullhead City, Ariz., was hiking with her husband, Robert, about 20 miles north of Interstate 40 near Kelbaker Road when they were separated around 2:30 p.m., the San Bernardino...

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L.A. theater: An American pioneer tale reframed by a female and nonbinary cast 5.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Our 99-Seat Beat column will begin its summer hiatus next week, but first we’re taking one last look at promising offerings on local stages in July. Options include Son of Semele’s gender-bent tale of Western pioneers, the most famous Shakespeare play you’ve probably never seen, “Dancing at Lughnasa”...

Coffee craving gone awry? Driver crashes car into Colfax 7-Eleven, flees scene 2.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
At this stage it's unclear why a driver slammed their car into a 7-Eleven early Tuesday morning on East Colfax Avenue - they didn't hang around to explain.
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Southbound I-25 partially blocked after semi spills sheet metal on highway 2.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Southbound Interstate 25 is partially closed just north of 84th Avenue during rush hour Tuesday morning after a semi-tractor trailer spilled a load of sheet metal onto the highway.
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Man shot in Denver dies early Tuesday morning 2.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Male died of gunshot injuries early Tuesday morning in northeast Denver.
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In Andy Ruiz Jr.’s underdog win, the Imperial Valley sees a ‘Rocky’ story of its own 30.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Ringed into the southeast corner of California by mountain ranges, deserts, Baja California and the Colorado River, the Imperial Valley has historically been regarded a little like California’s appendix: mostly quiet and forgotten until it flares up to cause a hell of a pain.

Unemployment here...

A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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Court throws out federal approval of Cadiz water pipeline 22.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A federal judge has struck down Trump administration decisions that cleared the way for Cadiz Inc. to build a water pipeline across public land in the California desert.

The ruling is a blow to the company’s decades-long effort to pump groundwater from beneath its desert property 200 miles east...

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'Banking' water surges in communities facing water stress 14.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Groundwater recharge is the latest wave in water security.
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Colorado deer struck by motorcycle on I-70 gives birth before dying 14.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A deer in Colorado gave birth to a fawn after being struck by a motorcycle.
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Snowmelt fills Colorado River and other waterways in U.S. Southwest, easing drought fears 14.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks.
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