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You Never Thought You'd Do This... Until You Went On Vacation

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

People travel for many reasons. Some want to escape, to live life as they never would in their day-to-day existence. Others want to channel who they r...

'Unprecedented Water Crisis'

weather.com | Posted 08.20.2013 | Green

More than a dozen years of drought have begun to extract a heavy toll from water supplies in the West, where a report released last week forecast dram...

Devastating Boat Crash Leaves Mom Dead, 2 Women Still Missing

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Crime

KANAB, Utah -- A Utah man driving a motorboat on Lake Powell was apparently distracted by his young passengers when he hit a houseboat and flipped the...

I'm With Stupid: I Know It Was You, Fido

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I have a friend who just got a puppy and named him Fredo after the traitorous brother of Michael Corleone in the "Godfather" movies. I might have to ask him if I can borrow the name.

10 Lakeside Getaways

Lynn O'Rourke Hayes | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Lynn O'Rourke Hayes

The simple pleasures of life can be found at lakeside retreats. Float, fish, swim, sail. Or simply relax with a good book. Here are 10 lake locations to consider.

Lake Powell to Lake Powell: The Journey Down the Colorado Begins

Zachary Podmore | Posted 08.26.2012 | Denver
Zachary Podmore

As we take our first steps towards the sea in a landscape almost as wild as it was in J.W. Powell's day, the thrill of the journey ahead, the thin mountain air and the landscape all leave me exhilarated.

Cancer's No Match For A Joyful Girl

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Jenny doesn't seem terrified of this thing that is so far beyond us, this thing that none of us can now see. This same cancer took her mother, and she knows what lies ahead.

Lake Mead Water Level Reaches Alarming Threshold

The New York Times | Felicity Barringer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Nev. -- A once-unthinkable day is looming on the Colorado River...

In the West, Climate and Energy Policy Is Water Policy

Dan Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Dan Grossman

The extended droughts of the past may become the norm of the future. So what should we do about this bleak situation?

Colorado Snowpack Deficiencies Could Lead To Severe Droughts In Summer

Aspen Times | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS - A Colorado River expert is warning that there may be serious water shortages here and further west next summer, if the Colorado hig...

Ken Salazar To Release Water Into Grand Canyon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interior secretary Ken Salazar is calling for the Colorado River to be flooded in order protect habitats and archeological sites in the grand canyon. ...

Red Snow Warning: The End of Welfare Water and the Drying of the West

Chip Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chip Ward

We are now dangerously close to the limits of what the Colorado River can provide, even in the very best of weather scenarios, and the weather is being neither so friendly nor cooperative these days.

Exploring the Grand Canyon: Only the Brave and Hardy

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

One hundred and forty years ago this summer, a one-armed Civil War veteran, John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), led the first full exploration of the Grand Canyon.