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Patrick Brower talks why “Killdozer” operator was no hero

In his new book, “Killdozer,” Patrick Brower recounts the 2004 bulldozer rampage that left 13 buildings in a Colorado mountain town badly damaged or razed, including that of the newspaper office where he worked. He talks about writing Killdozer and why some people wrongly persist in seeing the dozer operator as a hero. Continue reading

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Getting clarity at Grand Lake on a murky water problem

Congress specified that the Colorado-Big Thompson project was not to sully the scenic attraction of Grand Lake. But each summer the water becomes murky. Continue reading

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How Congress made micro-hydro easier for mountain towns

The Colorado town of Grand Lake has installed a micro-hydro system on water flowing into its treatment plant, a process Congress several years ago made easier. Continue reading

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