NEWS, JANUARY 26TH WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration says new rules to
manage nearly 200 million acres of national forests will protect
watersheds and wildlife while promoting uses ranging from
recreation to logging.
The new rules, to replace guidelines thrown out by a federal
court in 2009, are set to take effect in early March. Agriculture
Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the rule change ...
NEWS, JANUARY 25TH ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Colorado tourism Director Al White is apologizing for disparaging remarks he made about New Mexico to the Wall Street Journal. After the paper ran an article about New Mexico's efforts to
boost tourism through a rebranding campaign, Colorado tourism
director Al White responded, “So how about this for a theme: ‘New
Mexico…just south of ...
NEWS, JANUARY 24TH Silt–The Garfield County Board of Commissioners agreed to give the town of Silt 1 million dollars for infrastructure improvements. Town officials asked for 4 million dollars but they say the money will help spruce up the area in hopes of attracting more commercial businesses. The money will come from ...
NEWS, JANUARY 23RD VAIL, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a 13-year-old skier has been
killed in an avalanche on Vail Mountain. The Eagle County coroner identified the skier as Taft Conlin of Eagle. The paper says the avalanche occurred yesterday afternoon on an expert run that is on a closed area. A backcountry avalanche warning was in effect for ...