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1 year 11 months ago

Chilly weather keeps water use low

COLORADO SPRINGS - Snowy rooftops in April, if even just a trace, are a good sign when it comes to the drought. There may not be enough moisture to actually help irrigate the lawn, but the freezing cold temperatures have kept most of us from turning on the sprinklers. ...

4 years 6 months ago

Water deals drying up Arkansas River land

The Pueblo Chieftain reports that deals transferring water out of agriculture eventually could dry up one-third of the historically irrigated land in the Arkansas River basin. The newspaper says that transfers from 1950 to the present could take water off nearly 150,000 acres out of 450,000 historically irrigated acres...

4 years 6 months ago

Pot plants found in forest near Deckers

Authorities have destroyed about 4,400 marijuana plants growing on the Pike National forest in central Colorado. The U.S. Forest Service and Douglas County sheriff's office removed the plants near Deckers Wednesday. Authorities say four men were seen fleeing the area as officers arrived. Officers didn't find the men. ...

4 years 9 months ago

Colorado woman drowns trying to rescue dog

A woman who drowned in a northern Colorado irrigation canal while trying to rescue her dog has been identified as 23-year-old Brittany R. Schult of the Eden Valley area west of Loveland. The Larimer County coroner ruled Sunday that Schult's death was an accident. Loveland Fire Rescue officials...

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