The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is bullish on the idea of increasing water storage at Chatfield Reservoir, plunging ahead with a reallocation project that its planners believe will help meet future water needs across the metro area without diverting more supplies from the Western Slope. But a lawsu ... More >>
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We've all experienced the excitement of hitting the road for a much-deserved trip into the high country, followed swiftly by the disappointment of getting stuck in a traffic jam as a result of endless construction delays. To help drivers avoid such nightmares, the Colorado Department of Transportati ... More >>
Update: In response to requests from some groups to extend the public comment period for the proposal to increase water storage at Chatfield Reservoir -- a project that's raised several environmental concerns, as detailed in the original story below -- the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just annou ... More >>
Picture your favorite part of Chatfield State Park. Now keep reading -- because plans to reallocate 20,600 acre-feet of the Chatfield Reservoir to prepare for Colorado's growing population could create noticeable changes in that summer staple. Outlined in an environmental impact statement by the U.S ... More >>
Harry Shearer's new film uncovers what really happened in New Orleans. Harry Shearer may be best known as the comedian who voices a litany of characters on The Simpsons and makes mockumentaries like This Is Spinal Tap and A Mighty Wind, but his new documentary is completely serious. The Big U ... More >>
Million's lined up users for his pipe dream.As we noted in a November feature, Fort Collins entrepreneur Aaron Million plans to solve some of Colorado's water woes courtesy of a 550-mile pipeline that would pump water from the Green River in Wyoming to thirsty water users along the Front Rang ... More >>
A photo from the StimulusColorado.org website. StimulusColorado.org, a new website co-sponsored by Associated General Contractors of Colorado, the Colorado Association of Mechanical and Plumbing Contractors, Colorado Contractors Association, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Metro Denver ... More >>
Local coverage of Barack Obama's selection of Colorado Senator Ken Salazar as the next Secretary of the Interior has mostly been rah-rah, sis-boom-bah. Take the Denver Post editorial "Salazar a Wise Choice for West, Nation." But as noted in a National Public Radio story, assorted environmental gro ... More >>
Well, it’s not exactly the 100-year flood, but the overflow on the Cherry Creek near downtown sure felt that way to people who use the path everyday. Because of recent rains, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been releasing water out of Cherry Creek Reservoir south of the city. So far, no cau ... More >>
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