COLORADO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COLORADO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kragthorpe: Pac-12 South’s elite teams showing weaknesses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58421093-89/usc-south-teams-ucla.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58421093-89/usc-south-teams-ucla.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Pac-12 South’s elite teams showing weaknesses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T14:58:11.158-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 02:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">USC lost to Boston College, with the Trojans’ defense being exploited. UCLA needed a series of clutch plays to overcome Texas. Arizona State allowed a bunch of yards to Colorado. The top half of the Pac-12 South appears vulnerable, even if those three teams are ranked No. 17 or higher in the AP Top 25. Much more evidence about Utah is needed for anyone to make a case that the Utes can contend in the South, but it is fair to say those divisional opponents look less intimidating than they did befo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421093@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:58:11 MDT Editorial: Utah, Colorado share a lift as Vail era begins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407665-82/ski-utah-vail-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407665-82/ski-utah-vail-park.html.csp">Editorial: Utah, Colorado share a lift as Vail era begins</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:49:09.008-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just like that, more than half the economic muscle in Utah’s ski industry falls under one corporation, and it’s from Colorado. To anyone who has followed the ski industry in the American West, Vail Resorts’ purchase of Park City Mountain Resort is the marriage of ’60s children. Stretch pants and cable bindings were de rigueur when Vail opened in 1962 and Park City in 1963, and both featured enclosed gondolas to carry skiers. That was a more upscale experience than the chairlifts at Alta and As...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:49:09 MDT Moab man dies in fall from ledge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58400603-78/ledge-flannigan-goose-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58400603-78/ledge-flannigan-goose-island.html.csp">Moab man dies in fall from ledge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T15:07:38.78-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Moab man died near the Colorado River after he apparently fell from a rock ledge while taking photos of waterfalls created by Tuesday’s rain storms. The body of 65-year-old Patrick Flannigan was found about 6 p.m. in a pool of water beneath a waterfall southeast of Goose Island Campground on State Road 128, Grand County sheriff’s deputies wrote in a statement. Flannigan had been photographing waterfalls a half hour earlier near Big Bend Campground, about 6 miles from Goose Island, and investig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58400603@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:07:38 MDT Recreational pot eclipses medical pot in Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58399776-79/recreational-pot-state-marijuana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58399776-79/recreational-pot-state-marijuana.html.csp">Recreational pot eclipses medical pot in Colorado</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTEN WYATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T07:45:24.153-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 07:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Colorado is now selling more recreational pot than medical pot, a turning point for the newly legal industry, tax records released Wednesday show. The state sold $29.7 million worth of recreational marijuana in July, the most recent data available. That was slightly higher than the $28.9 million worth of medical marijuana sold in the same month, records from the state Department of Revenue said. The change came despite Colorado having more than double the number of medical marijuana dis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583997762014-09-11T07:45:24.153-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T07:45:24.153-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399776@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:24 MDT Colorado finds one man’s debris is another man’s treasure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390754-68/debris-flood-river-wood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390754-68/debris-flood-river-wood.html.csp">Colorado finds one man’s debris is another man’s treasure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Electa Draper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Denver Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:10:02.212-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Longmont, Colo. • While area landfills still are receiving flood debris a year after the storms, some water experts believe too much might have been cleaned up and could in time hurt the rivers. The piles of muck-coated possessions of residents hit hardest by the September 2013 floodwaters mostly are gone from view, but every big rain that scours a river channel pries loose more debris. Shards of metal, splintered wood, fractured drywall, ripped carpet, fence pickets and tattered plastic still c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390754@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:10:02 MDT Video shows 1,200-pound pumpkin floating the Colorado River — kind of http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58378100-226/pumpkin-video-1200-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58378100-226/pumpkin-video-1200-colorado.html.csp">Video shows 1,200-pound pumpkin floating the Colorado River — kind of</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:44:47.724-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some adventurers on Thursday posted a video of them gutting a giant pumpkin and then floating it down the Colorado River near Moab. How well it went is in the eye of the beholder. The video shows the pumpkin riding low in the water. The final shot suggests the vessel met its end on some rock. On the other hand, getting a 1,200-pound fruit to float at all is an accomplishment.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378100@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:44:47 MDT College football: Colorado St. rallies past Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354179-77/colorado-state-hart-rams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354179-77/colorado-state-hart-rams.html.csp">College football: Colorado St. rallies past Colorado</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Pat Graham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:56.402-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Transfer Dee Hart rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his Colorado State debut to help the Rams rally for a 31-17 win over Colorado on Friday night. Colorado State’s Treyous Jarrells finished with 121 yards, giving the Rams two 100-yard running backs in a game for the first time since 1996. After Colorado State trailed most of the game, Garrett Grayson put the Rams on top for good with a 16-yard TD pass to Rashard Higgins early in the fourth quarter. Hart extended the lead minute...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583541792014-08-29T23:28:56.402-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T23:28:56.402-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58354179@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:56 MDT US official airs ‘myths’ on Colorado River water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353884-68/castle-colorado-river-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353884-68/castle-colorado-river-million.html.csp">US official airs ‘myths’ on Colorado River water</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:49.406-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle told the “Business of Water” conference in Las Vegas that there is no one-step way to avoid the possibility of cuts in water deliveries in the next few years to states including Arizona and Nevada. With the crucial Lake Mead...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583538842014-08-29T23:28:49.406-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T23:28:49.406-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353884@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:49 MDT Pac-12 picks: Mountain West opponents will fall Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350832-89/colorado-state-arizona-unlv.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58350832-89/colorado-state-arizona-unlv.html.csp">Pac-12 picks: Mountain West opponents will fall Friday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T04:35:02.238-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Other than forgetting Rutgers' move to the Big Ten and underestimating the Scarlet Knights' offense, I came through with some solid insight on the opening night of the Pac-12 football schedule Thursday.Not that Utah or Arizona State did anything extraordinary in beating Big Sky Conference opponents by a total of 73 points. Meanwhile, Rutgers' 41-38 win over Washington State at CenturyLink Field in Seattle was surprising. It took some cooperation from the Cougars, who led 38-34 before fumbling a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58350832@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:35:02 MDT U.S. official airs ‘myths’ on Colorado River water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352079-79/castle-colorado-river-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352079-79/castle-colorado-river-million.html.csp">U.S. official airs ‘myths’ on Colorado River water</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:36:01.664-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne Castle told the “Business of Water” conference in Las Vegas that there’s no one-step way to avoid the possibility of cuts in water deliveries in the next few years to states including Arizona and Nevada. With the crucial Lake Mead r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520792014-08-29T12:36:01.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T12:36:01.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352079@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:36:01 MDT Friday’s TV/radio sports programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349024-77/round-tgc-espn-tour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58349024-77/round-tgc-espn-tour.html.csp">Friday’s TV/radio sports programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T15:49:49.137-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto Racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Oral-B USA 500, 12:30 p.m., FS1 •NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Great Clips 300, 2:00 p.m., FS1; final practice, 3:30 p.m., FS1 •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Oral-B USA 500, 5:00 p.m., FS1 •IndyCar, qualifying for MAVTV 500, 5 p.m., NBCSN College Football • BYU at UConn, 5 p.m., ESPN • UTSA at Houston, 7 p.m., ESPNU • Colorado St. vs. Colorado, at Denver, 7 p.m., FS1 • UNLV at Arizona, 8:30 p.m., ESPN Golf • Europe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58349024@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:49:49 MDT Woman in Short Creek wants kids back, demonstration possible http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58338880-191/allred-hoole-flds-jeffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/58338880-191/allred-hoole-flds-jeffs.html.csp">Woman in Short Creek wants kids back, demonstration possible</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T12:55:32.419-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In June of 2012, FLDS leaders told Sarah Allred to repent, according to her attorney. She was sent out of the community without her six children. Sometime later, says attorney Roger Hoole, Allred’s husband was told the same thing. The children remain with members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. And Hoole says if the kids aren’t returned to their mother soon, he’s going to hold a demonstration in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., to draw attention to Al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338880@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:55:32 MDT Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp">Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.653-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women’s soccer • Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th. “We knew Switzerland would be a good challenge and we played good, up-tempo soccer,” U.S. coach Jill Ellis said after improving to 2-0-1 since being officially named to the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58320046@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:59 MDT Pac-12 football preview — Sefo Liufau, Colorado hope to break losing trend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58310547-89/colorado-pac-lot-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58310547-89/colorado-pac-lot-team.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview — Sefo Liufau, Colorado hope to break losing trend</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T16:45:52.596-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mike MacIntyre wore a wristband to Pac-12 media day which read "Uncommon." That's what Colorado wants to be: an uncommon football team, made up of uncommon players. Unfortunately for the Buffs, they've spent all of their Pac-12 tenure mired in mediocrity, from which MacIntyre is now trying to wrench the program. "You're still dealing with really, really young men that have a lot of maturing to do, a lot of different things," he said. "So a lot of things can happen. But we'll move up eventually. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310547@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:52 MDT D.C. United outguns Rapids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58307025-77/colorado-minute-united-shot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58307025-77/colorado-minute-united-shot.html.csp">D.C. United outguns Rapids</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:38:01.93-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Luis Silva scored twice to help D.C. United beat the Colorado Rapids 4-2 on Sunday night. United (12-7-4) opened the scoring in the 11th minute. Taylor Kemp sent a perfect through-ball to Silva, who faked Drew Moor to the ground and chipped his shot over Clint Irwin for the early lead. Colorado (8-10-6) answered in the 52nd minute when Dillon Serna’s long-range shot surprised goalkeeper Bill Hamid. Silva broke the tie in the 67th minute with a half-volley just outside of the 6-yard ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583070252014-08-17T22:38:01.93-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T22:38:01.93-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58307025@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:38:01 MDT Colorado man dies in central Utah rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301998-78/according-ching-colorado-died.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301998-78/according-ching-colorado-died.html.csp">Colorado man dies in central Utah rollover</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T22:19:22.026-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Colorado man died Friday in a rollover near Salina. Brennan R. Ching, 20, was a passenger in a black Chevrolet pickup that rolled about 6:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 70. The driver had run off the left side of the highway and overcorrected to the right, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Ching died at the scene. He was from Fort Collins, Colo. The driver, Jesus T. Paredes, 21, of Fallbrook, Calif., was taken to Sevier Valley Medical Center in Richfield with leg injuries, according to UHP....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301998@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:19:22 MDT USU picked to finish fifth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58293229-55/state-aggies-colorado-picked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58293229-55/state-aggies-colorado-picked.html.csp">USU picked to finish fifth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T13:45:02.914-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's soccer team has been picked to finish fifth in the Mountain West as determined by a coaches' poll. Two-time defending champion San Diego State was picked to win the league again with 115 points followed by Colorado College with 112 points. Colorado College is joining the MWC soccer as an affiliate this year. Boise State was third with 103 points followed by New Mexico (88), Utah State (82), Fresno State (73), UNLV (55), Wyoming (51), Nevada (37), San Jose State and Colorado State (2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293229@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:45:02 MDT Southwest braces as Lake Mead water levels drop http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58288024-68/arizona-colorado-lake-river.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58288024-68/arizona-colorado-lake-river.html.csp">Southwest braces as Lake Mead water levels drop</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T14:18:29.157-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Once-teeming Lake Mead marinas are idle as a 14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Officials from nearby Las Vegas are pushing conservation, but are also drilling a new pipeline to keep drawing water from the lake. Hundreds of miles away, farmers who receive water from the lake behind Hoover Dam are preparing for the worst. The receding shoreline at one of the main reservoirs in the vast Colorado River water system is raising concerns about the future of a net...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582880242014-08-12T14:18:29.157-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T14:18:29.157-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288024@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:18:29 MDT