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In the west, battle lines over water have spread long and deep, dotted along the history of this country like a timeline
This month the industry's biggest lie -- that it can be trusted with our water -- is once again on display as another mining disaster has spilled millions of gallons of toxic mining waste and chemicals into our streams, rivers and lakes.
The Bureau of Reclamation says the reservoir is just 39 percent full.
People travel for many reasons. Some want to escape, to live life as they never would in their day-to-day existence. Others
More than a dozen years of drought have begun to extract a heavy toll from water supplies in the West, where a report released
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.
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.
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.
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 NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Nev. -- A once-unthinkable day is looming on the Colorado River Read more on The New
The extended droughts of the past may become the norm of the future. So what should we do about this bleak situation?
GLENWOOD SPRINGS - A Colorado River expert is warning that there may be serious water shortages here and further west next
Watch footage from the last time the interior department flooded the Colorado river in 2008: FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Interior
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.
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.