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Dinosaur Contributes Millions To Local Economies

Dinosaur National Monument contributed more than $20 million to local economies in 2016, that according to a new report from the National Parks Service.  More than 304,000 people visited the park in 2016, and they spent over $18 million in Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Visitation At Dinosaur National Park Increases

The number of people visiting Dinosaur National Monument increased last year. According to the National Park Service more than 304,000 people visited the park in 2016 which accounted for more than a 4% increase over 2015’s visitation numbers. The 4% visitor increase Continue reading

Visitors Restricted at Grand Junction Hospitals

seasonal-flu-300A hospital in Grand Junction is limiting visitors because of a serious flu outbreak. Anyone who is sick is asked not to visit patients at St. Mary’s Hospital and no visitors under 18 are being allowed in the Emergency Department or patient rooms. People who are showing symptoms of being ill will be asked to wear a mask while in the hospital. The Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s community living center still is not accepting Continue reading