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Colorado River Projected To Hit Shortage In 2020

Low water levels on the Colorado River could force water shortages in Arizona, Nevada and Mexico in 2020, according to a new forecast from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. A shortage on the river is tied to the level of its main reservoir, Lake Mead near Las Vegas, Nevada. If the lake drops past an elevation of 1,075 feet, water users downstream have to start cutting back how much water they use. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects the lake to drop below that level next year, triggering water cutbacks in 2020.

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Grand Teton Music Festival 2018 Season

Recorded live at Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village airing Wednesday nights at 8:00 p.m. on Wyoming Public Radio and Classical Wyoming. Repeats Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. on Classical Wyoming.

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Governors around the West are expressing alarm over a new Trump administration directive that lifts a rule requiring energy companies to pay for any damage they leave behind, especially in sage grouse habitat. It’s a tool long used to keep species off the endangered species list.

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Historic church bells seized in the Philippine-American War and brought back to the Mountain West may soon head back home. But Wyoming's delegation is not happy with the possible move across the ocean.

You may not have noticed, but a few months ago the Trump Administration stopped using a century-old law to fine industries when birds are accidentally killed by oil spills, power lines or wind farms.

The 2018 midterms could be the year of the woman and the possibly the independent as well - especially in Colorado.

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Did you know that Laramie has its own Wunderkammer?

Utah officials are praising a Draper firefighter who was killed while battling California's biggest wildfire, the first fatality of the massive Mendocino Complex Fire. 

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In the last couple of weeks, Republican voters in Wyoming received at least two mailers from so-called “dark money” groups. Those are political groups that do not disclose their funders. Now, state representative and Elections Committee Chairman Dan Zwonitzer is condemning those types of ads.

University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The University of Wyoming was found in violation of the Animal Welfare Act during a routine inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in early July.

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If there's a fee for either a camping site or a day use area on Forest Service land, there's probably some kind of toilet there. But solving the problem of human waste in vaulted or backcountry toilets is not as easy as flushing it out of the system.

Scorching temperatures are hitting our region’s biggest tourist attractions. On Friday, temperatures at Glacier National Park hit triple digits for the first time in recorded history.

A couple days later, the Howe Ridge fire blew up.

Lodgers and campers awoke late Sunday night to officials telling them to get out as soon as possible.


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