The Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, will visit Denver to address the worsening drought and wildfire conditions. The biggest area of concern is the deep drought on the western slope. Haaland will be in Grand Junction Friday talking about wildland fire preparedness and response. On Saturday, Haaland will be in Ridgeway discussing Colorado’s outdoor recreation economy.
- The Spectrum: Lake Powell is five feet away from being unusable because of drought
- Daily Sentinel: Low streamflow in Colorado River spurs emergency water buy
- Standard-Examiner: The American West is at a drought tipping point