Glenwood Canyon

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    Water Warriors part two: Debris flow disasters in Glenwood Canyon

    By J.P. Frale
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Part one of this two-part story can be found online at SoprisSun.com 

    Learning to use new filtration equipment at Glenwood Springs’ Red Mountain Water Treatment Plant (RMWTP) and the Wastewater Treatment Facility was challengingread more →

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    Commuting made interesting

    With pervasive road work and more cars on the road, comes more idling and waiting for traffic to move, with the vehicle’s AC blowing (or windows down).

    Commuting is a daily necessity on the Western Slope for many, if not most, of the people here. Whether heading back… read more →

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    Wildfire and mudslides and drought, oh my!

    Intense rainfall over the last several weeks led to numerous mudslides throughout the region. The most notable events occurred in Glenwood Canyon, a direct result of last year’s Grizzly Creek wildfire, though unburned areas also experienced slides, such as Highway 133 near Redstone. 

    “The debrisread more →

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    Mudslides impact water quality

    On Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27, rain on the Grizzly Creek burn scar caused flash flooding and debris flow. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) reported that the slide on Sunday left a debris field approximately 80 feet wide and up to five feet deep.read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - April 8, 2021

    Mother’s Day
    It’s time again for mothers with babies born or adopted within the past year to schedule portraits for our special Mother’s Day edition. Call or text Mark Burrows at 970-379-4581 to reserve a photo session on April 10, 11, 24, or 25. COVID precautions will be observed.… read more →

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    A cause for pause

    The “boop boop” of the key fob was all good but the car was so iced over that I had to narf on the front door to crack the shell and get in. Inside my leaky, ancient Subaru, every window was also covered in a film of hard… read more →