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Water restrictions

  • Aridification in the West is putting pressure on drinking water supplies. Add in a water main break and the situation can be catastrophic. Caitlin Tan reports for the Mountain West News Bureau on one area that’s already under water restrictions. And Justin Higgenbottom from Moab about why The U.S. Department of Energy is building up the country's strategic uranium reserve.
  • There is a new program launching across the state, including here on the Western Slope, called the Colorado Healthcare Corps placing 100 Americorps service members at nonprofit health providers. Gavin Dahl speaks with Maria Fabula from the Community Resource Center, based in Denver. Plus, Kate Redmond has a short piece about the multi-generational Paonia Players who will be part of Cherry Days this summer.
  • Rick Stockton, musician, KVNF DJ, cofounder of Mountain Harvest Festival, has diedRidgway joins Hotchkiss & Paonia enacting voluntary water…
  • Jerry Greene, co-founder of KOTO radio in Telluride has diedAmber McReynolds, ex-director of Denver elections, nominated to USPS board of governorsBLM…
  • Despite rains, extreme drought persists; Paonia, Crawford and Hotchkiss still under water restrictionsTown of Paonia comments on Delta County draft land…
  • Updated COVID-19 numbers for the regionBureau of Land Management dispute with conservation groups headed to courtRetired Black Canyon National Park…
  • Grand Junction sets mandatory outdoor water restrictionsTown of Hotchkiss looking at low water storage, considers optionsWestern Slope Resources Reporting…