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  • Locations: News Published

    Feds demand unprecedented cuts to Colorado River water use

    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 from the federalread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    CVEPA Views: The Critically Thirsty West

    At this time, 39 years ago, “federal officials scrambled to avoid one of the most dramatic dam failures in history.” Glen Canyon Dam was bursting at the seams with water and rock blasting out around its foundation while crews raced to install a rampart of plywood sheets across the top… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    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 →

  • Locations: News Published

    Village of Peace, dances for water

    For 17 years, Rochelle Norwood has nurtured a parallel life in Ghana. She first discovered the Africana Dance Ensemble while studying abroad. Captivated by the energy of traditional African drumming and dance, she regularly introduced other foreign students at the University of Ghana to the troupe. Together they danced, drummed… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Dismal water flows inspire expansive collaboration

    The Colorado River District (CRD) held its annual “Middle Colorado State of the River” meeting at the Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs the evening of May 3. Presenters predicted another hot summer with low water levels; not dissimilar to 2021. 

    From March through June, severalread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Relying on a wild river: Reflections from the Crystal watershed

    Editor’s note:
    Water supply, climate change and the Colorado River seem to be in the news constantly. The West’s major reservoirs have reached record lows and scientists have released discouraging forecasts for future supplies. This article seeks to provide local context for these headlines by reviewing the state… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Helping out the trout at Canyon Creek

    When the culvert was built in the ‘70s, planners knew it would be a problem for fish. The box culvert is two channels, each 10 feet wide and 300 feet long. It runs beneath Interstate 70 west of Glenwood Springs, connecting the cascading Canyon Creek with its final yards before… read more →

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    *REGENERATIVE LIVING with Lisa McKenzie BSN, MA

    Published

    A six-week course starting Thursday, October 21st
    thru Thursday, December 2nd

    Join Lisa McKenzie for her revised course – *Regenerative Living
    This course will cover the following topics:
    Climate Change; Soil Health; Nutrition; Water/Drought; Regenerative Consumerism and Self-Care; Global Regeneration Corp and other solutions

    UN Secretary-General António…

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    *REGENERATIVE LIVING with Lisa McKenzie BSN, MA

    Published

    A six-week course starting Thursday, October 21st
    thru Thursday, December 2nd

    Join Lisa McKenzie for her revised course – *Regenerative Living
    This course will cover the following topics:
    Climate Change; Soil Health; Nutrition; Water/Drought; Regenerative Consumerism and Self-Care; Global Regeneration Corp and other solutions

    UN Secretary-General António…

  • *REGENERATIVE LIVING with Lisa McKenzie BSN, MA thumbnail

    *REGENERATIVE LIVING with Lisa McKenzie BSN, MA

    Published

    A six-week course starting Thursday, October 21st
    thru Thursday, December 2nd

    Join Lisa McKenzie for her revised course – *Regenerative Living
    This course will cover the following topics:
    Climate Change; Soil Health; Nutrition; Water/Drought; Regenerative Consumerism and Self-Care; Global Regeneration Corp and other solutions

    UN Secretary-General António…