Latest Salt River Stories

2008-08-02 12:00:23

We are all very fortunate to live in the Salt Lake Valley with majestic mountains, lakes and streams on our doorstep. But the recent ruling by the Utah Supreme Court allowing newfound access to our waterways isn't in the best interest of landowners. I live at the mouth of Millcreek Canyon, and the stream running out of this beautiful canyon passes through my yard. This yard is fenced and landscaped. I've created an environment, at my expense, for wildlife to co-exist in our urban setting....

2007-07-29 15:21:00

By Jill Redhage, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 29--Torrential rain and lightning hampered rescue efforts Saturday after a boat exploded at Apache Lake and a man drowned at Saguaro Lake in separate incidents. Motorists idled for miles along Highway 88, stranded between washes, as rescuers headed to the lakes. Apache Junction and Rural/Metro firefighters and Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies received a call at 2:27 p.m. from the Apache Lake marina, where three passengers were...

2005-08-19 14:54:10

When it's dry, it's dry all over, according to a new analysis of more than 400 years of annual streamflow in the Upper Colorado and Salt and Verde river basins. By using data from tree rings, University of Arizona researchers conclude that water supply for those western rivers fluctuated in synchrony during periods of severe drought. The study goes back almost 800 years in the Salt-Verde basin and covers waterways from the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The...

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