Glenwood Springs–Over seven years in the making, The White River
National Forest Travel Management Plan was finally released to
the public yesterday. The plan calls for closing or decomissioning
over 12-hundred miles of trails and roads to motorized vehicles.
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Springs City Council will discuss
medical marijuana dispensary licensing during a 5 O’clock work session
today. That will be followed by a full agenda for tonight’s regular
meeting that will include discussion of the Roaring Fork Watershed
Plan and the fundraising effort for the Fourth of July fireworks show.
Golden–Compared to the crowd that showed up in Rifle on Tuesday,
only a handful of people attended yesterday’s B-L-M oil shale
hearing in Golden. One Shell Oil company executive says it would
be a mistake to delay exploration.
Salida–The Colorado Wildlife Commission will discuss
a proposal to ban the hunting of bears in their dens.
State Capitol–House lawmakers approved a bill that eliminates
a law to collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers.
Lawmakers say it makes Colorado an unattractive place for
online retailers to do business.