Category: Other News

VAIL DAILY: In Vail, U.S. secretary of the interior talks to western governors about cooperation

VAIL — While protesters nearby — but out of sight — voiced their displeasure, United States Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and a dozen western governors talked about how to cooperate. Bernhardt was the first main speaker at this week’s meeting of the Western Governors Association, being held this year at Vail’s Hotel Talisa.…
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THE COLORADO SUN: Interior Secretary Bernhardt came home to Colorado — and the swamp monsters were waiting for him in Vail

Protest highlighted conflict over public lands policy as decision on where a new BLM agency HQ might land looms PUBLISHED ONJUN 10, 2019 6:02PM MDT Jason Blevins@jasonblevins The Colorado Sun — jason@coloradosun.com VAIL — Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is looking at every job in the Bureau of Land Management to determine two things: Is the role…
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DeFrates column: Get involved in Glenwood

by Lindsey DeFrates A massive strip mine looming over our valley. Another bank elbowing small businesses out of the downtown core. Endless construction on Seventh Street. A dearth of locally sponsored events. Affordable housing options long-extinct. Constant parking struggles, crumbling canyons and so, so many potholes. All of these stories have been written across the…
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POLITICO: Colorado mine’s ties to Interior secretary unsettle tourist town

The mine’s array of powerful allies is inspiring deep unease among leaders in Glenwood Springs. By BEN LEFEBVRE 06/11/2019 05:10 AM EDT The Mid-Continent quarry has sat for decades in the hills of western Colorado, where kayakers paddle the Roaring Fork River and tourists soak in the natural hot springs. But now a proposed expansion of…
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