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Aurora, Colorado Springs own water near Leadville. They may need to redraw a wilderness area to access it.

Aurora and Colorado Springs want to siphon more water from Homestake Creek, even if it requires slightly shrinking the boundary of the Holy Cross Wilderness to build a new reservoir.  The cities’ request to drill test holes to better study the viability of a new dam below their Homestake Reservoir comes as Colorado’s congressional delegation […]

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White House threatens veto of CORE Act, the massive Colorado public lands bill splitting the state’s congressional delegation

President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday threatened to veto the CORE Act in a statement that said the massive Colorado public lands bill puts the Western Slope economy at risk. The White House also said that not enough local input has been addressed when it comes to the legislation, which is expected to get a […]