A federal court ruling issued on Wednesday directs U.S. officials to consider the effect of climate change from leasing 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas drilling.
They may also move the headquarters of its U.S. Geological Survey — best known for monitoring earthquakes and publishing detailed topographical maps — to Denver.
The monument, which straddles the Utah-Colorado border, is the 12th Utah location and the fifth in Colorado to earn dark sky designation.
Colorado River basin states want congressional approval by April 22 so that Mexico also will contribute water starting in 2020.
The other six states in the Colorado River basin have agreed to plans that recognize a long-running drought, the dwindling supply of water and how they intend to cope with it.
Half of the nation’s 3.2 beer market was in Oklahoma and an additional 20 percent was in Colorado.
Four decades ago, Denver snubbed the Olympic committee. Today, the committee snubbed back.
A deal was supposed to be signed by the end of 2018, under threat that the water levels on the river would push the federal government to impose its own restrictions.
Amy Irvine imagines having a conversation with the writer in her book, 'Desert Cabal.'
The Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition said it would not be financially practical.