Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.
Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.
Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high countryBy Jesse Paul Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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 states
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan was passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sending it to President Donald Trump’s desk
The U.S. Drought Monitor reported on Thursday that there is no more extreme or exceptional drought conditions in the state, which plagued the Four Corners region after the dry 2018 winter and summer
Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say
Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules
Arizona joins Colorado River drought plan just before federal deadline in effort to keep reservoirs from draining too low
The nightmare scenario for Arizona, California, Nevada and Mexico — which draw from Lake Mead — is a phenomenon called "dead pool," in which the level of the lake's surface falls below the gates that let water out
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation expects full agreement Thursday. If the deadline isn't met, the agency will ask states to weigh in on how the overtaxed river water should be allocated ahead of its shortage projections in August.
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