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Colorado’s fight over wolves has a new battleground: parasitic poop

As the wolf reintroduction fight howls in Colorado, wildlife officials are fielding more reports from people who suspect they’ve spotted a wolf in the wild. A release from Colorado Parks and...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado boat sales boom as people use rivers to escape coronavirus

The rivers are rising and paddle shops and boat makers across Colorado are reporting record sales as more families dip a paddle in the state’s waterways. “It’s like strumming the perfect chord on...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kayakers, rafters blast extended closure of Clear Creek

Jefferson County, like the rest of Colorado, reopened restaurants and loosened restrictions on people’s movement this week. But Clear Creek, one of its most popular draws, will remain closed ....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warnings working to keep visitors out of Colorado high country

Police in Colorado’s mountain communities are doing a lot of educating and even issuing written warnings to violators of local and state health orders designed to slow the spread of the...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

San Miguel County suspends, then recommits to testing experiment

San Miguel County on Thursday restated its commitment to a first-of-its-kind partnership with a company providing free COVID-19 testing to anyone who lives in Telluride or the surrounding area,...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thousands of seasonal workers told to leave housing in Vail

VAIL – When Vail Resorts early Tuesday announced it was closing its North American ski resorts for the season because of the new coronavirus, hundreds of workers in Eagle and Summit counties also...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s volunteer search and rescue teams are overwhelmed

It’s been 23 years since Colorado lawmakers last crafted legislation to help the state’s now 2,800 search and rescue volunteers . And with increasing calls stressing overwhelmed volunteers, they...

DATE: March 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western Slope lawmaker tries to pump brakes on wolf reintroduction

State Sen. Kerry Donovan wants to slow the roll on wolf reintroduction. The Vail Democrat, who represents seven Western Slope counties, has crafted legislation that allows Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Survey shows wide support for reintroducing wolves in Colorado

A study released this week by Colorado State University researchers suggests a majority of Coloradans intend to vote for wolf reintroduction on November’s ballot. The online survey of 734 state...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wolf initiative supporters turn in thousands of signatures

The fight to return wolves to Colorado’s West Slope begins now. Backers of a ballot initiative delivered thousands of voter signatures this week to the Secretary of State’s Office in hopes of...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Does selling a high-priced Colorado mountain home on the big name of its former owner actually work?

VAIL – The manse on the banks of Black Gore Creek is beautiful. Tucked into East Vail, the 7,042-square-foot spread among the easternmost homes in the Vail Valley is far from the hustle of the ski...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Record number of special districts seeking voter relief from Gallagher

Call volume to the Telluride Fire Protection District has climbed 30 percent since 2017, but the busy agency's property-tax supported budget has dropped - to $119,000 next year from $250,000 last...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

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