"Not only does the Citizens Alliance want to stop the growth of the quarry, but they also accused the company, RMR Industrials, of extracting product from outside their permitted area."
"The roads built in the mountains have done much to connect human communities across the Continental Divide. However, those same roads wind up fragmenting wildlife habitat, cutting off access to food and water, and disrupting migration patterns."
"Conversations in the Colorado River basin about impending wide-ranging water shortages has created an anxiety in pockets of the West."
"Depending on the river, peak flows are likely to hit this week and next, said David Costlow of the Colorado River Outfitters Association."
"The spillway at Morrow Point Dam is open and water is roaring over for just the 5th time ever."
"Anderson said that in some years the releases are coordinated with the goal of raising peak flows to beneficial levels, but this year the peak flows were high enough it was decided that the reservoir water instead could be used to prolong those flows."
"One particular area of concern for city staff was that of Veltus Park."
"It was tough work because of the high concentration of deadfall and the risk of standing, dead trees falling."
" ... the decision represents a key victory for left-leaning groups, such as the Colorado Fiscal Institute, who are testing as many as 19 strategies to dismantle TABOR and other restrictive constitutional amendments that they view as detrimental to public services."
"The Colorado Sun is now a Public Benefit Corporation, which means we are legally recognized and bound by the state as existing to serve the public interest."
" ... the report warns that extreme floods are also possible, and notes the spectacular damage done to the spillways at Glen Canyon Dam in 1983 and California's Oroville dam in 2017, during high water years."