Lake Powell

  • Locations: News Published

    Feds demand unprecedented cuts to Colorado River water use

    UPDATE

    Sopris Sun correspondent Olivia Emmer interviewed KUNC’s Water and Environment Reporter covering the Colorado River Basin, Alex Hager, about the Bureau of Reclamation’s recent demand to users of Colorado River water. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.

    Would you briefly summarize the recent edict fromread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    The Colorado River is sending us a message

    By Gary Wockner

    Writers on the Range

    It feels like an apocalypse in the Southwest – wildfires, floods, drought, heat, smoke. This was not the norm when I moved to Colorado 35 years ago. Climate scientists may have predicted the arrival of these extreme events, but many… read more →