Colorado River Reservoirs Too Low, Government Postpones Publications

The level of Lake Powell is currently at an elevation of 3,523 feet, 177 feet below capacity. The inlets that allow the water running through the dam to generate hydroelectricity are at 3,490 feet. Hydropower is partly beneficial in maintaining the stability of power grids because the amount of electricity produced can be quickly changed […]

Grand jury to investigate election equipment tampering in Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Prosecutors said Thursday they will investigate allegations of tampering with election equipment and abuse of official power in the state of Colorado, where the clerk is being investigated for alleged security breaches of election equipment. Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and Mesa County District Attorney Dan Rubinstein said in a joint […]

Biden Consoles Residents in Fire-Destroyed Colorado

Mr Manchin said there are “very good things” in climate investments in legislation this week, but added that talks with the White House over the entire package have stalled. Mr Manchin said rising inflation was among the reasons for his reluctance to support the package. The President’s $1 trillion infrastructure package, passed with bipartisan support, […]

Kruger Rock Fire in Colorado Kills Someone

Authorities said this week that a fast-moving fire in northern Colorado killed a pilot fighting the fire and started a wave of evacuations, highlighting research showing wildfires grew more intensely and occurred year-round. Late Wednesday, about 40 miles northwest of Boulder, near the southeast end of Estes Park, the Kruger Rock fire burned 145 acres […]

Two Years Later, A Tire Was Removed From An Elk’s Neck In Colorado

On Saturday night, while Patrick Hemstreet was checking his email in his home office in Pine, Colo, his wife called him upstairs and told him to look out the front window. Amongst the pine trees and aspen, Mr. Hemstreet spotted a herd of about 40 deer, including a large bull crowned with a hairy antler […]

Colorado, Mesa County, voting equipment breach: FBI joins criminal

DENVER — The FBI said Wednesday that its agents are participating in a criminal investigation into an alleged security breach of a voting equipment in rural Colorado. Agents working together Mesa County FBI spokeswoman Courtney Bernal said in a statement that prosecutors will determine if there has been a criminal violation. The federal investigation comes […]

In A First, USA Announces Trouble in Colorado River, Forced Water

As climate change and prolonged drought continue to wreak havoc on the Colorado River, the federal government for the first time declared water shortages in Lake Mead, one of the river’s main reservoirs, on Monday. The declaration triggers cuts to the water supply, which for now will mostly affect Arizona farmers. Starting next year, they […]