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Chasing Light: San Juan sojourn

  A couple of weeks ago, my 16-year-old son and I trekked to the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado to interview Chris Landry, director...

Groups hold out hope for HD Mountains in 10th Circuit Court...

The HD Mountains in southern Colorado were reportedly named after an old cattle brand, not the more contemporary “High Definition” television brand. But a plan by BP America and other oil and gas companies to drill natural gas in the low-elevation roadless area has brought into crystal-clear focus the debate over drilling for gas on public lands deemed “roadless” by the Clinton administration in 2001.

Gold, silver mining plan makes Ouray County commissioners nervous

Ouray County commissioners are wary of a plan to conduct exploratory gold and silver drilling in one of the most scenic areas of Colorado...

All We Are Is Dust In The Wind

Politics isn't the only thing kicking up dust in Colorado.Human activity in the West over the past 200 years has made the region 500...
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