Omnibus Spending Bill Halts Federal Action on Sage Grouse, Benefiting Oil & Gas, Mining Companies, an Industrial Info ...
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2014) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The frenzied congressional action over the weekend on the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill included a provision preventing the U.S. Department of the Interior from issuing draft or final rules on the Greater Sage Grouse, or the Gunnison Sage Grouse. That prohibition, tucked ...
On Gunnison: It?s personal
On a warm, late-November afternoon, with a declining sun casting long rays across the Gunnison River, a visitor found the river uncommonly deserted.
Wildlife director defends efforts to protect Gunnison sage-grouse
Readers of the Sentinel deserve a far more accurate and balanced presentation of the efforts involved in conserving the Gunnison sage grouse than what they were provided in Bill Grant?s Nov. 19 column ?Hickenlooper failed to protect sage grouse, so the feds must.?
Colorado Springs Airport could get a boost
Rep. Doug Lamborn has joined forces with a Democrat to help certain airports, including Colorado Springs Airport. by Pam Zubeck Rep. Doug Lamborn has joined forces with a Democrat to co-sponsor House Resolution 5766, which would help certain airports, including Colorado Springs Airport, by opening up a grant program to small, under-served facilities. Lamborn's deputy chief of staff, Justin ...
State: Grouse lawsuit coming
Colorado officials served a 60-day notice on Friday that the state will sue the federal government to prevent the listing of the Gunnison sage-grouse as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
Air-service boosters consider new sales tax in Eagle County
Air service to ski towns is proof of the old adage ?You have to spend money to make money.? People who fly into ski resorts generally stay longer and spend more money than those who drive. That makes air service critical to the economic health of those resorts. For years, Eagle County has depended on the year-to-year generosity of local businesses and governments. But an economic slump, airline ...
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Longtime Conifer resident Norman Franklin "Norm" Meyer Sr. died Nov. 21
Norman Franklin "Norm" Meyer Sr., a local icon and longtime Conifer resident known for his ranching history, picturesque yellow ranch house and a Cessna plane he flew from a homemade runway, died Nov. 21.
Amid Flurry of Ski Resort Sales, Crested Butte Makes Rare Offering
2014 has seen four well-known ski areas change ownership in the Rocky Mountain region, and the owners of Crested Butte Mountain Resort are seeking to benefit from this surge by offering 20% of the private land in the town of Mt. Crested Butte for sale. The 257-acre property, marketed as the Promontory Ranch, is listed by Mirr Ranch Group for $12.6 million. (PRWeb November 20, 2014) Read the full ...
Aurora diversion decision faces appeal
ROCKY FORD ? A decision earlier this year that sets limits on how much water Aurora can divert through the Busk-Ivanhoe system is being appealed by Western Slope groups.