As a headwaters state, Colorado provides much of the water that allows cities and farms in the desert southwest to bloom. But the state’s own population is projected to soar, and now water managers are starting to discuss ways to pipe water back into the state. One of highest profile and most controversial ideas right now is a proposal to build a 550 mile pipeline between the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in southwestern Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range.
Noise pollution may not be the only the concern for those living near airports. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder believe airplanes may be affecting the local weather.
The high cost of ambulance service in Greeley has city officials looking at options for providing its own service, but that could end up costing Weld County taxpayers. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Jeff Nuttall, publisher of the Northern Colorado Business Report, about some of those options.