User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Policy
Last updated: Nov 20 2019 23:32 IST RSS 2.0
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Wildlife refuges suffer under budget cuts and staff shortages 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The key mission of the Refuge System — to protect and restore wildlife habitat — may be falling by the wayside.
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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New apartment tower is final big piece of Denver’s Central Platte Valley, a neighborhood that barely existed 30 years ago 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It won't be the last building erected in the essentially built-from-scratch Central Platte Valley neighborhood that has risen behind Denver Union Station over the few decades, but its the last big delivery that is imminent.
Denver weather: Tuesday will be warm but a storm is on the way Wednesday 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Get ready for some colder temperatures and wet weather after Tuesday's 69 degree high.
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Denver weather: Week begins with warm temperatures before rain, snow move in on Wednesday 18.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Metro area residents will have sunny and warm weather to begin the week but by Wednesday snow could be falling, according to the National Weather Service.
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Legendary Pioneer Inn closes as uneasiness grips Nederland 18.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
A recall. A lawsuit. A political resignation. Near-daily blasting in the canyon. And now the closing of a local landmark.
Glenwood Springs commits $1.25 million to fight quarry 17.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The leader of a western Colorado community that relies on tourism is vowing to do everything he can to stop the proposed expansion of a nearby limestone quarry.
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Unknown illness hits a second western Colorado school 17.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Another western Colorado school is getting a thorough cleaning after a number of its students got sick.
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Denver weather: Warm day gives way to gusty, cooler night 16.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A warm November day will eventually give way to gusty winds and colder temperatures by late afternoon and into the evening.
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Police find 26 kids behind false wall at Colorado day care 16.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police who went to a Colorado day care after receiving complaints that the business was housing more children than its license allowed say they found 26 kids behind a false wall that hid the entrance to a basement.
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Letters: If you can’t impeach …; Erosion in our society; No need to know whistle-blower; Fans are victims of greed; more responses (11/15/19) 15.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
If you can’t impeach … Well, bribery and extortion aren’t working for the Dems, and quid pro quo died an agonizing death, so I have a suggestion: Go with first-degree murder. President Donald Trump admitted four or five times on national television that he is responsible for the death of al-Baghdadi. Boom, guilty. Kirk Jamison, […]
Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep advocates sue over plans to build Vail worker housing on animals’ habitat 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Lawsuit seeks re-do after Vail officials approved construction of housing where herd of bighorn sheep forages during winter
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In Denver’s migration patterns, Weld County and the Windy City share top spots 15.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
The draw of the big city lights can prove almost irresistible, especially for young people living nearby in smaller cities and rural areas.
Palisade High School shut down by widespread illness; health investigation underway 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A Western Slope high school has been shut down by wide-spread illness and it's not expected to reopen until Monday, school and health officials said.
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Editorial: Limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs is far too risky 15.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We understand there is a balancing act between developing our natural resources and protecting them. The proposal to expand a limestone operation near Glenwood Springs, however, strikes no such balance.
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Colorado commissioners approve land request for solar farm 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado county commissioners have approved a land-use application for a 18,000-panel solar facility to help promote green energy.
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Glenwood without springs? Mountain town mobilizes against mine expansion 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A plan to vastly expand a limestone mining operation on the northern edge of Glenwood Springs will set this West Slope tourist town back a century, destroying its burgeoning tourist economy and clogging its streets with hundreds of trucks a day, critics say.
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Citing sage-grouse ruling, Colorado BLM yanks federal oil, gas leases from December sale 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Oil and gas leases proposed on about 4,200 ares of public land in Colorado have been yanked from a sale planned for December because of a court ruling on federal conservation plans for greater sage grouse.
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Woman shot in Green Valley Ranch, suspect at-large 14.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Police Department responded to a shooting in Green Valley Ranch.
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Editorial: Denver must stick to its guns to protect Park Hill open space 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Allowing development on land protected by both a conservation easement and recreational zoning is too dangerous a precedent to set, regardless of how amiable the developer is, how direly we need affordable housing or how many “stakeholder” meetings are held.
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