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Colorado National Monument

I'm With Stupid: A Dumbed-Down Definition of 'Monumental'

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.05.2015 | Denver
Todd Hartley

I've been doing a bunch of research recently on Browns Canyon National Monument, which many of you may not realize is now a thing. It's over on the other side of Independence Pass from Aspen, on the far side of the Arkansas River between Buena Vista and Salida, roughly.

The Wonders Of Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

U.S. Route 6 runs clear across the United States through some spectacular landscapes. It also touches areas, some remote, where brilliant and brave engineers and construction workers risked their lives to build a never-before-seen marvels.

LISTEN: John Otto, Colorado National Monument History

Posted 07.26.2011 | Denver

It's been a century since the breathtaking red rock canyons of western Colorado became the Colorado National Monument. The man who lobbied to get them...

Park Service Puts Brakes On Bike Race Through Monument

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The National Park Service is still saying "no" to staging a portion of the Quiznos Pro Challenge bicycle race in the Col...

Could Colorado Get Another National Park? | Judith Kohler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. -- On the eve of the 100th birthday of Colorado National Monument, supporters are pushing for the landmark to be upg...

A Fabulous Christmas Present

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

President Obama, save that lovely bearded man some work and be our Santa: turn the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge into a national monument.

Colorado National Monument Could Be Designated

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | AMY HAMILTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

What's in one little word? Well, if it means changing the name of Colorado National Monument to Colorado National Park, the effect of those four lette...

More Bikers Worry Colorado National Monument Officials

Durango Herald | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT - The exhilaration of racing downhill amid red rocks is drawing a burst of bicyclists to Colorado National Monument, but of...

Under-The-Radar National Parks And Monuments: Where To Go To Avoid The Crowds This Season

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As the weather gets (gradually) warmer and memorial day approaches, the region's national parks will inevitably start to swell with visitors. Nearly ...

Steven Clay Romero Indicted For Dragging Dog To Its Death

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Two people were indicted late Monday by the federal grand jury in Denver for the death of a dog and subsequent cover-up. Buddy, a German shepherd mix,...

Colorado National Monument Dog-Dragger Petition Seeks Harsh Penalty

Grand Junction Sentinel | PAUL SHOCKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Thousands of people have signed off on an online petition seeking a harsh punishment for a Fruita man accused of dragging a dog to death last week on ...