On December 31 2020, the newsrack service will be shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it is time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

If you need to access any data, email me: subbu at newsrack.in

 
User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: River Systems :: Colorado River
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 04:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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High Country News in the ’80s 1.11.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Resentment from environmental regulations and the Sagebrush rebels ramped up in the ‘decade of greed.’
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As Colorado wildfires burn, fears that climate change is causing “multi-level emergency” mount 25.10.2020 Denver Post: Local
The record-breaking forest fires burning in Colorado even as winter sets in are the latest sign climate change is hitting the West hard, causing scientists to up their rhetoric and warn it is past time to move beyond planning and start aggressively acting.
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High Country News in the ’70s 1.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The HCN community reflects on the ‘Me Decade.’
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Energy dominance or climate action: Trump, Biden and the fate of public lands 1.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
In Grand Junction, Colorado, the presidential election is a choice between two distinct energy futures.
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“Either you’re willing to risk it or you’re not”: As the Cameron Peak fire burns, residents debate the future of mountain living 20.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Despite the blackened forest and a persistent anxiety about being forced to flee at a moment's notice, many residents of Colorado's northern mountains say that's just the price of living in picture-esque wilderness.
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Killing the Vegas Pipeline 18.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Nevada’s attitude toward water is changing.
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Dispatch from an irreversibly changed New Mexico 16.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Laura Paskus’s new book examines wildfire, drilling on the Navajo Nation and climate grief.
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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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Letters: Big thanks from Alaska heroes (9/14/20) 14.9.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Big thanks from Alaska heroes As the Alaska Type 1 Incident Management Team departs Colorado, we would like to extend thanks to the residents of Eagle, Glenwood Springs and surrounding communities in the Colorado River Valley who were impacted by the Grizzly Creek Fire and our presence fighting it.
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Six states threaten lawsuits if feds fast-track the Lake Powell Pipeline 14.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump Administration’s plan to expedite review of Utah’s diversion project undoes decades of collaborative agreements between the states that rely on the Colorado River.
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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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Feds to increase monitoring after Grizzly Creek fire raises risk of catastrophic landslides in Glenwood Canyon 28.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Wildfires burning away trees and shrubs along the Interstate 70 corridor through Glenwood Canyon, perennially plagued by falling rocks, have raised risks of catastrophic landslides -- prompting federal geologists to install more monitoring sensors.
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Climate change hits home in Colorado with raging wildfires, shrinking water flows and record heat 19.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Climate scientists emphasized that average temperatures will continue to increase for decades due to humans burning so many fossil fuels -- coal, gas and oil -- in the past. That means impacts including wildfires, aridity, depleted streams and rivers -- with some variability -- likely will intensify.
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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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Colorado wildfire updates: Latest information on Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek, Cameron Peak and Williams Fork fires 15.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Four wildfires are burning wide swaths of Colorado as high temperatures and low humidity contribute to prime burning conditions across the state.
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Denver weather: Smoky, hazy and still very hot 15.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Smoke and haze from Colorado's numerous wildfires will continue to be felt on the Front Range on Saturday, as the weather remains hot and dry.
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Grizzly Creek fire update: Wildfire forces more evacuations as it continues to spread through Glenwood Canyon 14.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A fire burning in Glenwood Canyon grew to 14,663 acres, forcing more evacuations and leading fire commanders to advise residents in North Glenwood Springs to be ready for rapidly changing conditions.
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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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Grizzly Creek fire update: Wildfire outside Glenwood Springs grows to 6,250 acres 13.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Grizzly Creek fire outside Glenwood Springs grew to 6,250 acres Wednesday night as Interstate 70 remains closed.
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Contested water settlements inflamed the Navajo Nation’s health crisis 11.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Colonial laws and federal neglect created a worse-case scenario during a global pandemic.
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