Running the rapids with Skippie

"The longtime, charismatic local, by his own estimation, has run the Upper Animas – an unmatched river trip known for its remoteness, beauty and danger – somewhere in the ballpark of 60 to 80 times since he was introduced to the whitewater gem in the late 1990s."

Source: www.durangoherald.com

Posted on: August 19, 2019

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river

"This Department of Agriculture station outside Greeley and other sites across the Southwest are experimenting with drones, specialized cameras and other technology to squeeze the most out of every drop of water in the Colorado River – a vital but beleaguered waterway that serves an estimated 40 million people."

Source: www.usatoday.com

Posted on: August 18, 2019

Marble-area residents seek solutions to crowds

"In the Marble area, off-highway-vehicle traffic is on the upswing, bringing noise, dust and safety concerns for those driving the steep, narrow four-wheel-drive road to the onetime mining town of Crystal — now a small collection of historical homes occupied by summer residents."

Source: www.gjsentinel.com

Posted on: August 18, 2019

Shoemaker: Yanking the rug out from under terrorists

"The Garfield County Commissioners are lobbying so hard for approval of the Jordan Cove LNG export facility that Commissioner Jankovsky personally journeyed to Coos Bay for a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hearing to express his enthusiasm for the project."

Source: rfweeklyjournal.com

Posted on: August 18, 2019