On Sept. 13, as floods were washing away houses, roads and crops on the Front Range, about 200 people gathered in Grand Junction to discuss a water deficit: demand for Colorado River water keeps growing, even as supplies may be shrinking.
I wasn't actually at the meeting — I was held up near Denver by landslides — but I recently caught some of the presentations on video, and so can you.
The Delta Conservation District is inviting sixth graders to take part in the National Association of Conservation District's poster contest.
The local contest is open to any sixth grade student residing in Delta County or attending Delta County schools.
Whether it is spring, summer, fall or winter, Colorado agriculture offers breathtaking backdrops for photographers. The 16th annual "Colorado . . . it's AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state's agricultural heritage.
"Delta County Farm Service Agency (FSA) wants to remind agricultural producers of the Sept. 30 deadline to purchase Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for 2014 crops. The Sept. 30 deadline is for winter wheat, spring wheat, and birds foot forage," announced Alan Bull, County Director.