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Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Bright blue-green algae scum spans a channel at Windy Point in Montezuma. The decomposing algae blooms continue to emit an awful smell around Grand Lake. Local, state and federal officials are attempting to find short- and long-term solutions to water quality issues that hamper the lake.

Related online story:
The awful smell emitted from the algae in the lake likely isn't harmful to humans unless they are directly exposed to the water by activities such as jet skiing and tubing, a state health official said. [More]
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