A program that took water loaned from farmers, ranchers and municipalities and put it in low-flowing streams was successful this summer. The so-called "Request for Water" initiative added water to more than 190 river and stream miles this year.
The air reeks so strongly of rotten eggs that tribal leader Wes Martel hesitates to get out of the car at an oil field on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. He already has a headache from the fumes he smelled at another oil field.
In addition to electing a president, some 30,000 voters in Adams, Weld and Morgan counties are being asked to decide the fate of a $60 million bond issue for water storage projects during next Tuesday’s election.