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Journal Record

Date: 10/11/2019 9:12:00 AM

Even though redistricting won’t begin in earnest until late next year, when the 2020 census is complete, legislative leaders already are mapping (pun, intended) strategy, assembling their teams and

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Groups Oppose Plans to Dam AZ’s Little Colorado River

Public News Service

Date: 10/11/2019 12:06:00 AM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Conservation groups say a proposal to build dams along Arizona's Little Colorado River could trigger an environmental disaster. A Phoenix-based company has filed for a permit to

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Environmental groups push for removing Colorado River dam

The Herald-Standard

Date: 10/10/2019 6:39:00 AM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Environmental groups that have long pushed to bring down a huge Colorado River dam along the Arizona-Utah border are suing the federal government. They say in a lawsuit filed

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Proposal to dam Little Colorado River would affect Navajo

E&E

Date: 10/9/2019 3:38:00 AM

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Proposals would dam Little Colorado River for hydropower

Washington Post

Date: 10/8/2019 7:51:00 PM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Little Colorado River cuts across the northeast corner of Arizona, emptying its waters into the much-larger Colorado River after a more than 330-mile journey. Few people wander

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• River: Colorado River
• Length: 40 Miles
• Surface Area: 7,260 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 221 feet
Lake Granby is the third largest body of water in Colorado.

It was created by the erection of Granby Dam, completed in 1950, as part of the Bureau of Reclamation's Colorado-Big Thompson Project. Water from Lake Granby is pumped via the Farr Pump plant though a pipeline that empties into a canal connected to Shadow Mountain Reservoir. The Bureau of Reclamation owns Farr Pump plant while Northern Water operates it. On its own, Lake Granby contains approximately 40 miles of shoreline. The lake is popular with anglers and is continually stocked with Trout and Kokanee Salmon.

The Lake is also home to the Lake Granby Yacht Club. At 8280 feet, LGYC is one of the highest-elevation yacht clubs in the world.
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