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Category: River Systems :: San Juan River
Last updated: Nov 18 2019 23:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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9 of Colorado’s best winter festivals 18.11.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Colorado boasts a bevy of winter festivals to draw you outside in celebration of all things winter. Here are the best ones.
9 of Colorado’s best winter festivals 18.11.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Colorado boasts a bevy of winter festivals to draw you outside in celebration of all things winter. Here are the best ones.
Group wants grizzly bears restored to Colorado, other U.S. states 28.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to more Western states following the animals' resurgence in the Northern Rockies.
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Indiana woman killed in San Juan River rafting accident identified 28.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities have released the name of a woman who died in a rafting accident on a guided trip on the San Juan River in southwest Colorado.
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Death toll on Colorado rivers is rising because of heavy spring snowmelt 25.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The deaths of two women in the Gunnison River on Friday brought the death toll in state waterways to five, and officials across the state are warning people to take caution when in the water because of heavy spring runoff.
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Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings in Littleton 22.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain.
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Tubing banned on St. Vrain River in Boulder County; swift waters cause safety concerns 22.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Swift, hard-running waters, primed by rain and high country snowmelt, has resulted in a tubing ban on the Saint Vrain River, and its creeks, in Boulder County.
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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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Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths 4.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials say a charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway.
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Colorado mountain snowpack still lags, at 72 percent of the norm 26.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado mountain snowpack still lags, at 72 percent of the norm, and federal forecasters project drought will persist across much of the southwestern United States, threatening agricultural producers.
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High Country News visits Bears Ears 27.11.2017 Current Issue
Editorial takes a trip, our holiday party gets closer and welcome new staffers!
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PHOTOS: The day in pictures — November 25, 2017 26.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A selection of today’s photos from around the world Saturday, November 25, 2017.
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Coal. Guns. Freedom? 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How the Trump administration has seized mythologies around coal.
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Inspector general clears EPA in investigation of Gold King Mine disaster 13.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general says no wrongdoing led to the Gold King Mine disaster, but that the EPA had no rules for dealing with blowout-prone toxic mines.
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Why we should fight against Utah’s war on public lands 18.5.2017 Writers on the Range
And where to submit your comments to protect Bears Ears National Monument.
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Final EPA analysis on Gold King Mine spill says there were no long-term water quality effects 7.1.2017 Denver Post: Local
The Gold King Mine spill did not have a long-term impact on the water quality of the Animas and San Juan rivers, a final Environmental Protection Agency analysis of the disaster's effect released Friday has found, adding that aquatic life does not appear to have been immediately effected.
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What is Bears Ears? Take a look inside Utah's new national monument 29.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Before an inter-tribal coalition attached the name Bears Ears to what has become the most debated national monument proposal in a generation, not many used that name for the archaeological sandstone wonderland bounded by the San Juan and Colorado rivers west of Blanding. Read the full story about today’s announcement, and see how Utahns are reacting. <freeform>Nominally speaking, the Bears Ears are the twin buttes rising from Elk Ridge as it climbs from Cedar Mesa, so named for their re...
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National Park Service features Hovenweep 10.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Hovenweep National Monument is one of those out of the way destinations that is easy to miss, especially in the midst of southeastern Utah where national parks such as Canyonlands and Arches, Monument Valley, the San Juan River and Cedar Mesa offer a myriad of recreational options. Located partly in Utah and partially in Colorado, the monument preserves some wonderful ancient ruins in an out-of-the-way beautiful place. Its small campground is seldom crowded and the monument is so far from any ci...
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Navajo Nation files $160 M claim with EPA over mine spill 6.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Window Rock, Ariz. • The Navajo Nation has submitted a claim of more than $160 million in damages to the federal government over last year’s mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three western states. A cleanup team led by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency triggered the August 2015 spill while working at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. The 3-million-gallon blowout tainted rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah with tons of toxic heavy metals including arsenic, mercury and l...
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Durango to get all winter water from Animas River 21.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
The Animas River will be the sole source of winter water for the city of Durango because of work at Lemon Dam.
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