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Volunteer Rangers

(Photo by Robert Barossi)

by Robert Barossi

In some of this country’s enormous wilderness areas, it’s volunteers who often keep an eye on things. Monitoring activities by visitors while acting as the eyes and ears of the larger organizations and agencies who own/manage the land, volunteers are an invaluable resource.  146 more words

Robert Barossi

Debate Over Moose Hunting At Brainard Lake Is Reigniting

BRAINARD LAKE RECREATION AREA, Colo. (CBS4) – Moose hunting at Brainard Lake is once again in the spotlight.

This after a group of wildlife watchers say they saw a bull moose killed in front of them last week. 301 more words


James King Resigns as Bellingham Parks Director / NorthwestCitizen, John Servais

Sat, Oct 03, 2015, 3:47 pm  John Servais

James King is resigning as Director of Bellingham Parks and Recreation effective October 16 – two weeks from now. 123 more words


The 10th Circuit Court will hear arguments over Alta's snowboarding ban

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal appeals court has agreed to hear arguments over whether Alta Ski Area’s snowboarding ban violates equal protection claims under the U.S. 103 more words


Forest Service Approves Eldora Ski Area Expansion Plans

NEDERLAND, Colo. (CBS4) – The U.S. Forest Service announced its decision Thursday on the Eldora Mountain Resort Ski Area expansion project.

After nearly three years of planning, environmental analysis, and public input, the Eldora Mountain Resort proposal for expansion and improvement has been approved. 220 more words


Forest Service releases final Eldora Mountain Resort decision

BOULDER – The U.S. Forest Service released its final Record of Decision today, Oct. 1, for the Eldora Mountain Resort Ski Area Projects. This decision will allow the ski area to move forward with proposed improvements inside its existing special use permit boundary – such as replacing lifts, adding gladed terrain and new runs, improving snowmaking and building and renovating restaurant facilities. 423 more words


Summit County Wildfire Grows To 220 Acres, 30 Percent Contained

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (CBS4) — Summit County firefighters are battling a wildfire that has scorched more than 220 acres. There was 30 percent containment at 5 p.m. 158 more words