Tag Archives: National

Free Park Entry At Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument and other Colorado Parks are celebrating National Park Week this weekend by dropping their entry fees now though Sunday. The Monument is joining other parks around the country in dropping fees this weekend, Continue reading

Roads Open In Dinosaur National Park

The Island Park and Rainbow Park roads in Dinosaur national Park reopen today for public access. The roads were closed early last month due to multiple washouts and severe storm damage in the area. Park staff along with the Uintah County Roads Continue reading

CO Receives Funds To Repair Rock Slide Damage

Colorado has been granted over $7 million from the Federal Highway Administration, to help pay for damage from the rock-slide which closed down I-70 through Glenwood Canyon, in early 2016. These funds will be critical in addressing the issues caused by the slide, and will help support the State’s Emergency Relief account, which was facing significant shortfalls. According to Continue reading

Increased Distracted Driving Enforcement

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month in the US. As part of the national effort, The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be increasing distracted driving Continue reading

Should BLM National Office Be Moved West?

Colorado’s elected leaders are spearheading an effort to relocate the national BLM office to the Western United States, and would like to see it in Colorado.  Senator Cory Gardner introduced the idea of moving the national office west during the confirmation hearing for newly confirmed interior secretary Ryan Continue reading

Dino National Monument Island Park/Rainbow Park Roads Closed

Dinosaur Monument staff and engineers from the Federal Highway Administration recently assessed the Island Park and Rainbow Park roads to determine the extent of the damage caused by flooding over the winter. The assessment was done to assist in determining immediate fixes that could allow the road to reopen and longer term solutions Continue reading

Lots Of Visitors At Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park was the fourth most visited national park last year in the United States. More than 4.5 million people visited Rocky Mountain National Park in 2016. The most popular park in the Continue reading

Road Closure In Dinosaur, Rafting Permits On Hold

The road which provides accesses the Rainbow Park and Island Park areas in Dinosaur National Park has been closed due to significant damage. Due to the closure, the Rainbow Park Campground and Boat Ramp are not accessible at this time. Because the damage prevents vehicle access, Continue reading

Snow Dumps On Craig, Not Surrounding Areas

With only two inches of accumulation expected in Craig between yesterday and today, the amount of snow that fell was a surprise. Craig residents were not the only ones caught off guard this morning as the storm also surprised the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. In what John Kyle of the National Weather Service called an anomaly, Craig received the largest amount of snow from the storm. As much as 24 inches of Continue reading

Gardner Named To Republican Leadership Team

gardnerColorado Senator Cory Gardner has received a promotion within the Republican Party.  The Republicans elected leadership for the 115th Congress yesterday, and during this process Gardner was named the National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman.  He says he is excited to expand his role in the party and is honored by the Continue reading

Domestic Violence Seminar Tuesday

stop-domestic-violence-logoAs part of Domestic Violence awareness month in Moffat County, a domestic violence community awareness event will take place Tuesday in Craig.  National and local domestic violence experts will Continue reading

No Hunting In Dinosaur National Monument

hunterWith hunting season underway, hunters in areas near Dinosaur National Monument need to be aware that hunting within the monument is prohibited. The boundaries of the monument are well marked, but hunters are responsible for ensuring they stay outside the perimeter. Killing or removing any animal or animal parts including shed antlers from Continue reading