Regional News Roundup

Juggling Act at 14,000 Feet On Aug.23, Paul Hower of Gunnison issued a challenge to Roberto Milk, the CEO and cofounder of NOVICA (an affiliate of National Geographic magazine that sells fairly traded products made by artisans in poor countries). The task? Juggling a soccer ball 100 times atop Colorado fourteener Redcloud Peak to raise …

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Towns Sign on to Pact A group of Colorado towns has launched a “Mountain Pact” in an effort to reform the way the Feds collect royalty payments from the coal industry, and to offset the negative effects of climate change on their communities. Signed on to the pact are Leadville, Buena Vista, Ridgway, Carbondale, Aspen, …

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Browns Canyon Meeting Draws Big Crowd Approximately 500 people were in attendance for a standing-room-only meeting held in Salida Dec. 6 to discuss and listen to opinions from citizens, business owners and land-use representatives for the possible designation of the Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area as a national monument. As Congress has continually dragged its …

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Election Results The yards signs are gone, the glossy mailers no longer clog our mailboxes, the robocalls have ceased (for now) and the results are in. In one of the most expensive races on record for a U.S. Senate seat, Republican Cory Gardner (with a leg up from The Denver Post) defeated Democratic incumbent Sen. …

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