Rivers & Lakes
The project could divert 86,000 acre-feet from Lake Powell to the retirement community of St. George.
From the Animas to Washington wildfire, here are the stories that our readers spent most time on in 2015.
In today’s ‘new normal,’ there is simply not enough water to maintain both Lake Powell and Lake Mead.
Its defenders won a long fight over water with Los Angeles. Now, drought is raising new questions about its future.
A drought plan in one of the West’s most forward-thinking watersheds reconciles salmon and agriculture.
The obscure Paradox Valley Unit keeps the Colorado River’s salinity levels in check for farmers, but causes quakes upstream.
- Mark Rozman on How bigotry is woven in with our Western roots
- Larry Glickfeld on This year’s weird Alaska winter should make us very, very nervous.
- Laura Jean Schneider on Ranch Diaries: The risks of ranching on a wild landscape
- Ed Morrow on How bigotry is woven in with our Western roots
- Ed Morrow on This year’s weird Alaska winter should make us very, very nervous.