Deadline approaches for western states to reduce use of Colorado River

Deadline approaches for western states to reduce use of Colorado River

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The banks along parts of the Colorado River where water once flowed are now nothing but hardened mud and rock, as climate change makes the western United States hotter and drier. More than two decades of drought have done little to stop the region from diverting more water than it … Read more

Southwest faces water cutoff deadline as Colorado River hits drought tipping point

Officials warn that a forecast downpour that has some 7 million people under flood watch will not be enough to avert the need for drastic water cuts as depleted Colorado River reservoirs collapse to near-zero levels. crisis. Driving the news: As the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for an area covering from … Read more

Woman who died after Kenny Chesney concert at Mile High Stadium’s Empower Field identified

Woman who died after Kenny Chesney concert at Mile High Stadium’s Empower Field identified

Colorado authorities have identified the woman who plunged to death after Kenny Chesney’s concert in Denver. Jimi Goodman, 48, died after falling from an escalator at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado just before 11 p.m. on July 30. Police say Goodman was sitting on the railing before he fell. She was … Read more