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4:42pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Water

What the Drought Means for Future Water Storage

Horsetooth Reservoir Outside Ft. Collins.
Charkesw Flickr/CreativeCommons

Each year Colorado lawmakers pass a bill to fund water projects, but last session the measure almost failed after it became a casualty of a Republican filibuster on civil unions. The Governor and lawmakers ultimately passed the measure during a special session.

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4:32pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Wildfires

High Park Fire BAER Team Releases Report

Spot fires erupt in the High Park Fire burn zone June 27th, 2012
USDA CreativeCommons/Flickr

The High Park Fire Burned Area Emergency Response – or BAER team has released a treatment plan for restoring the more than 87-thousand acres that burned last month northwest of Fort Collins. 

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2:10pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Parks & Rec

National Parks Popular Despite Hot Weather and Wildfire Risk

Smoke from High Park fire as seen from Rocky Mountain National Park
Dave Dennis KUNC

Many tourism-based businesses in Colorado have reported a dip invisitors this summer due to the busy wildfire season. But officials with Rocky Mountain National Park aren’t complaining.

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11:13am

Thu July 19, 2012
Health (and Batman...)

Study Asks WWBE?

7:14am

Thu July 19, 2012
Business

Drought Forces Cattle Sales

Cattle grazing near Stillwater, CO.
Photo Bobil Flickr - Creative Commons
  • Jackie Fortier speaking with Terry Fankhauser, Executive Vice President of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association

Corn and hay production have been hit hard by the drought and so has Colorado’s cattle industry, who rely on those staple crops to feed their animals.

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