Colorado saw the return of monsoon weather patterns this past week, bringing welcome precipitation to the Arkansas Basin.
Recent weather patterns have proven detrimental to the water outlook for the Arkansas River Basin with warm temperatures, minimal precipitation and high winds combining to reduce snowpack to 31% of median.
With a 2-1 vote, Chaffee County Commissioners determined BlueTriton Brands to be in compliance with the terms of its 1041 permit following a public hearing.
Anyone who’s driven Highway 285 from Salida to Buena Vista has seen the Hill Ranch as they pass under steel pipes, descend the big hill toward Nathrop and enjoy the view of Mt. Princeton.