New directors named to Southeastern district board

"The Southeastern District includes parts of nine counties in Southeastern Colorado. It administers allocations under the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, a transmountain diversion that annually brings an average of 56,000 acre-feet into the Arkansas Valley."

Source: Pueblo Chieftain

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Why the Aspen/KSL Takeover Is Good News for Winter Park

"Some residents of Steamboat and Winter Park are a little wary of the new players, worrying that the Gucci-padded glitz and steep prices associated with the Aspen brand are seriously at odds with the more down-home, family atmosphere of their resorts."

Source: Westword

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Despite Wet Year, We Need Conservation Across Colorado Basin

"In order for the system to be sustainable, and in preparation for the uncertainty of more bouts of lingering drought and climate change, we must all work together to support a stable and reliable Colorado River system – from the headwaters in the Colorado Rockies to the lettuce fields of Yuma and beyond."

Source: www.newsdeeply.com

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Colorado by Nature: Dinosaur National Monument’s Echo Park

"In the 1940s, as part of an enormous water-development scheme to harness the Colorado River, the Bureau proposed building a 529-foot-high dam in Echo Park that would flood most of the monument’s 'canyon country' — the gorgeous Green and Yampa canyons that the unit was meant to protect."

Source: 5280

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Vagneur: Bringing home the politics of water

"Brent Gardner-Smith has done an excellent job of detailing much of the current debate over water, particularly those issues facing the Western Slope and the Colorado River Basin, but there is more to the matter, simply because the issues affect every aspect of our lives."

Source: www.aspentimes.com

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Aspen pioneer Billy Zaugg, a man in full

"He and a handful of Victorian survivors were the old-timers who populated the steps of the old post office (Ute Mountaineer, today) in the 1950s, spitting tobacco and telling tales. In the afternoon many adjourned to the Red Onion."

Source: www.aspendailynews.com

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Sold. Again.

"Mammoth CEO Rusty Gregory met with employees at Mammoth Resorts after the deal was announced April 12 and sent letters to employees to explain the sale. A community meeting is planned in Big Bear Thursday, April 20, at 5 p.m. ... "

Source: www.bigbeargrizzly.net

Posted on: April 19, 2017