User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
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FLC golf picked back of the pack 29.8.2014 Durango Herald
In head coach Guy Begay and assistant coach Kermitt Barrett’s first season in that arrangement at Fort Lewis College, they’ll have a big hill to climb to reach the top of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The FLC men’s golf program was picked to finish eighth out of 10 teams.The FLC women’s...
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FLC is picked to finish middle of pack 28.8.2014 Durango Herald
While national powerhouses Adams State and Western State again are the head of the pack, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference coaches again picked Fort Lewis College to finish somewhere in the middle of the pack. Adams State, the two-time defending men’s national champion, received 13 first-place votes and 195 points overall to win...
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A better way to the geyser 23.8.2014 Durango Herald
A unique geologic and pungent attraction beckons visitors traveling up the West Dolores Road in the San Juan National Forest.The newly improved Geyser Spring Trail (No. 648) leads hikers through pine, spruce and aspen forests for 1.25 miles to a warm sulphur spring. It is located two miles south of Dunton, and 19 miles from Colorado...
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Adventure of the Week: Ambition taken to a whole new level 22.8.2014 Steamboat Pilot
• If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. • It’s all in the legs (I will never forget this tip). With climbing, we think a majority of the skill comes from the upper body, and a lot of the strength does, but the legs are the powerhouse that help get you to the top. • Trust your partner. Literally my life was in McGarity’s hands and his was in mine. In order to succeed at climbing, you have to establish clear communication and positive encouragement. • Don’t give up. Like in life, when things get tough, it’s easier to think of ways to get out of a situation or make up excuses to justify why giving up would be the best option. This experience taught me to not give up but to take a deep breath and trust that I could get up the wall. • It’s not always getting to the top that is the most important thing, it’s how you get there. Rock climbing is no small feat; it’s an undertaking. One that takes ambition, fearlessness and commitment to a whole new level. Seth Godin, an American author, entrepreneur, ...
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FLC faces its adversity for a 4th-place guess 20.8.2014 Durango Herald
After a maligned offseason where the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer program lost its star player to disciplinary action and its head coach to defection, the Skyhawks, in the coaches’ eyes, will finish fourth in this year’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. RMAC coaches picked FLC to finish fourth in the...
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Lipsher: Things are different in Montezuma 20.8.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
As you drive into the funky former mining town of Montezuma, you notice a cable stretched above the road holding what looks like a military bomb.
Marine's wife found dead in California mine shaft 19.8.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Deep in a mine shaft in the California desert, the body of a pregnant wife of a U.
Starting where they last left off 19.8.2014 Durango Herald
Up three spots in the preseason rankings from a year ago, the Fort Lewis College volleyball team will look to show improvement this season.The FLC Skyhawks enter the 2014 season ranked No. 8 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll. FLC finished the 2013 season 10-18 and 10-9 in the RMAC, finishing with a winning...
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Tax dodgers' compound for sale after 2007 standoff 15.8.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire compound of a tax-evading couple convicted of amassing an arsenal of weapons and holding federal law enforcement officials at bay for months is being sold at auction — even as prospective buyers have been kept off the land because it could still be booby-trapped.
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Prep football preview: Cyprus Pirates 14.8.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Cyprus Pirates Third-year Cyprus football coach Scott Woolridge has come to love Magna’s community spirit and would like nothing better than to reward the old mining community at the base of the Oquirrh Mountains with a winning team. When the Pirates play, the large “C” at the top of the mountain that ove...
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Is Canada's massive mine waste spill a sign of things to come? 11.8.2014 From the Blogs
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Uranium from mines still a threat to Navajos 10.8.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
Decades after America's Cold War, the Colorado Plateau remains scarred, poisoning and frightening a people who still live with the radioactive residue of 521 abandoned mines scattered across their reservation's 17.2 million ...
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Goldwater Institute weighs in on Florence copper mine 9.8.2014 azcentral.com | business
The Phoenix-based Goldwater Institute has asked a court to dismiss an attempt by Florence to acquire a mine through eminent ...
Imminent tar sands mine incites civil disobedience in Utah 5.8.2014 From the Blogs
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Hundreds of Northwest Colorado residents rally for coal in Denver 30.7.2014 Steamboat Pilot
On June 2, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Obama administration proposed new regulations for coal-fired power plants. Before rules can be implemented, a series of public hearings must take place, and Northwest Colorado residents jumped at the chance be seen at a rally in Denver during those hearings. The Yampa Valley houses two coal-fired power plants — Hayden Station and Craig Station — and has three coal mines that support a large chunk of the economies in Northwest Colorado. Coal miners, power plant workers and a group called Friends of Coal headed to Denver for a rally, supporting the industry. The ride Miners and community members gathered in the Kmart parking lot early Tuesday morning to board a fleet of buses to Denver to rally in support of coal. At first there were three, then four, and by departure time, five buses that lined the lot where Moffat County residents piled into their seats, eager to get to the Front Range so that their views could represented near the hearings being ...
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EPA approves plan to curtail operations at Navajo Generating Station 28.7.2014 azcentral.com | business
EPA approves plan to curtail operations at Navajo Generating ...
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On the Wilderness Act's 50th, a backpack into the Weminuche 25.7.2014 From the Blogs
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Bill Thompson of 'Wallace and Ladmo' dies 24.7.2014 azcentral.com | Arizona Republic Front Page
Created "The Wallace and Ladmo Show" seen by children and adults for 35 ...
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Arizona inmates executed since 2000 24.7.2014 azcentral.com | news
A closer look at the crimes, the last meals and the last words of the 17 Arizona inmates executed since ...
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Free on bail, “land defenders” face numerous charges in Utah 23.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
The 21 anti-tar sands “land defenders” arrested at a future mine site on the Uintah-Grand county line were released on bail Tuesday after spending a night in jail. They face possible charges of trespassing, interfering with an arrest and conspiracy to commit escape, said Uintah County Undersheriff John Laursen. Uintah and Grand county deputies arrested most of the activists after they scaled an 8-foot fenced enclosure and secured themselves to construction equipment on Monday. U.S. Oil Sands has...
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