The Town of Paonia updated residents on a water emergency the town has been experiencing since Monday. Residents have not been getting water through their pipes, and any water left in the system could be contaminated, leading to a boil order.
According to the Delta Montrose Electric Association, a failed piece of equipment at a substation caused the outage. It started a little before 9:30 Wednesday morning.
Colorado Mesa University released a study Tuesday which shows the university brings in nearly $470 million every year to the Western Slope, student spending bringing in the largest chunk of that total amount.
CLAWS says many of the cats are ready to find permanent homes.