• California delta's water mysteriously missing amid drought

    By SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — As California struggles with a devastating drought, huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta — and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations. A state investigation...

  • So what's the 'Big Idea?' That would be CC student's charging-station company

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Kadi Energy has been generating more than just electricity in the past 10 days. Started in 2013 by Colorado College junior Paul Miki Akpablie, the company is generating buzz after winning two major local business plan competitions in less than two weeks. Kadi Energy has developed and...

  • Dry March has Colorado water watchers worried

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Colorado Springs water users are likely facing a summer without watering restrictions, while the southern and southwestern parts of the state are girding for what could be a dry summer. Western Slope reservoirs that provide water to Colorado Springs Utilities are comfortably at...

  • Rocky Mountain snow offers scant encouragement to California

    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Drought-weary Californians can't expect much encouragement from mountains elsewhere in the West: Snow that fills the Colorado River is lagging, too, officials said Friday. The snowpack in the Colorado and Wyoming valleys where the river originates now ranges from 51 to...

  • Colorado's low snowpack raises water supply concerns

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    DENVER — A dry March has taken a toll on Colorado's snowpack, raising concerns about low streams during the summer and a potential strain on the water supply. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/9BafLM ) the dry spell melted the statewide snowpack from 87 percent of average at the...

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