Voters could decide on legal Colorado sports betting in November; tax revenue would go toward state’s water plan
If House Bill 1327 passes the legislature and is signed off on by voters later this year, sports betting in Colorado could be a thing by May 2020
Congress OKs “pain-sharing agreement” to deal with Colorado River drought, starting water-use cuts across seven statesBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials sayBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Arizona joins Colorado River drought plan just before federal deadline in effort to keep reservoirs from draining too lowBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Ouray’s iconic ice park has a plan for its future that could be a blueprint for other troubled Western wonders
Ouray Ice Park to remain volunteer-managed under new plan after a thorny proposal to shift management to the city. Fees for groups could become a model for pay-to-play in popular recreation areas.
In "Where the Water Goes," the author takes us on a tour from the river's headwaters to where it ends, in a sandy desert well short of its destination
"Where the Water Goes" author David Owen never quite found the log cabin in the Rockies he imagined, but his book brought him west to tackle the almost overwhelming issue of water
Arizona lawmakers under pressure to approve seven-state Colorado River drought plan before federal deadline
After years of work, the West is “tantalizingly close” to shoring up water supplies in Lake Powell, Lake Mead
Water users from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming should have had a pact to sign at an annual water users' conference this week in Las Vegas. They didn't.
“We all know the clock is ticking”: Colorado, other western states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan
Arizona has been the holdout, with farmers, cities, Indian tribes and lawmakers in the state set to be first to feel the pinch still negotiating how to deal with water cutback
Drought has revealed for the first time a Colorado town flooded to build a reservoir. And scientists expect to see it again.
All of the town of Iola has been revealed for the first time since it was inundated in 1966, but water experts say they expect it to happen again and again as the effects of climate change worsen
Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem
Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.
The fierce fight over an artesian spring in southern Colorado provides a glimpse of coming water wars
The state says the spring at Gillette Flats in Teller County breaks the law. Locals say they depend on it.