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Tag Archives: National Parks

The price of a national park fee hike

When Kitty Benzar bought her house in Colorado’s San Juan National Forest 30 years ago, federal law prohibited land-management agencies from charging people to use […]...

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January 9, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

How not to forget the West’s past atrocities

This story first appeared in High Country News.  Why are we drawn to monuments that commemorate evil, darkness and death? What compels us to remember […]...

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March 17, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Coloradans favor clean energy, federal regulations and national parks

A bipartisan poll from Colorado College debunks stereotypes about Coloradans’ attitudes toward federal land and energy production. It’s easy to get caught up in the […]...

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January 13, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix
Utah nuclear power push worth ‘great risks,’ freshman Rep. Chaffetz says

Utah nuclear power push worth ‘great risks,’ freshman Rep. Chaffetz says

No matter how much water it takes to cool a proposed nuclear power plant near Green River, Utah – the topic of thorny debate in […]...

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January 13, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Judge rejects global-warming defense in Utah BLM auction-fraud case

Judge rejects global-warming defense in Utah BLM auction-fraud case

Tim DeChristopher, a University of Utah student who last December allegedly won 13 Bureau of Land Management oil and gas leases for $1.7 million he […]...

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November 17, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics
Fun with Uranium: coming soon to a national park near you

Fun with Uranium: coming soon to a national park near you

Nothing says Wild West, summer road-trip, vacation with the kids quite like dipping a gold pan in a chilly Rocky Mountain stream, taking a burro […]...

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May 21, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Nuclear boom leads to uranium claims near proposed wilderness area

Nuclear boom leads to uranium claims near proposed wilderness area

A spike in uranium prices in recent years has sparked a mining-claim rush near a proposed Colorado wilderness area – a situation that would be exacerbated by a federal energy bill that may include nuclear power in a national...

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May 11, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Salazar cheers Department of Interior on 160th birthday

Salazar cheers Department of Interior on 160th birthday

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar invoked both President Roosevelts -- Teddy and FDR -- in a speech celebrating the department's 160th birthday at Interior headquarters in Washington Tuesday afternoon. "When faced with a crisis, Americans always build a path...

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March 3, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Mesa Verde among national parks threatened by EPA air-pollution rule change

Mesa Verde among national parks threatened by EPA air-pollution rule change

Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the mountain range it protects were named for the natural fog that often enshrouds its peaks on the North Carolina-Tennessee border. But in recent years the nation’s most visited national park is called “Great...

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November 22, 2008 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Locked and Loaded: Bullets New Addition to National Park Experience?

Locked and Loaded: Bullets New Addition to National Park Experience?

If the Bush Administration, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and 47 U.S. Senators get their way, you might be able to take a loaded gun […]...

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February 25, 2008 Politics

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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Cash dropped so far in Colorado’s governor race blows away 2010 and 2014 spending records – combined

With one week to go until the primary, spending in Colorado’s 2018 governor’s race has shattered records – even for spending in general elections in […]

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