Rivers throughout Colorado, Utah and Wyoming are receiving abundant water from strong winter snowpack, easing drought fears but also pushing water over river banks.
Most of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico are experiencing severe drought, and meteorologists are expecting conditions to worsen, according to the National Drought Mitigation Center.
West Sacramento, Calif. — Utah resident Claudia O’Grady was elected to Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Board of Directors in early November.
After an intense blaze destroyed thousands of acres of Utah forest, rural Panguitch residents learned their water supply is contaminated with dangerous E. coli bacteria.
Every year, tons of discarded food makes its way to landfills around the globe. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates roughly one third of food produced annually is wasted – about 1.3 billion tons. In the United States, food waste is the single largest component sent into landfills.