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Opinion: Tribal Nations must be at the table to find the West’s water solutions

Collaborative solutions are possible — if indigenous and state governments can work on a sovereign-to-sovereign basis

Opinion Columns

Colorado heads into snowpack season with low reservoirs — but a twinge of hope

La Niña winter could mean dry winter for southern Colorado, but conditions better than this time last year.

Environment

The water supply of the San Luis Valley faces pressure as never before

Buffeted by drought, court orders, climate change, and Front Range diversion plans, crisis looms for southern Colorado economy.

Outdoors

Farmers on Rio Grande in New Mexico face early water cutoff for second straight year

The Oct. 1 shutoff means winter crops are at risk

Climate

Rafting season is ready to launch, but coronavirus worries are running high in Colorado

Rafters are betting Colorado’s “safer-at-home” rules will ease as people flood outfitters with reservation requests. But will the water last?

Outdoors