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San Juan Mountains

Go Behind the Scenes in a Colorado Ghost Town

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser Looking south across the ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado, in the San Juan Mountains. We took you to the long-abandoned mining...

Telluride Bluegrass Festival Lineup

Posted 06.04.2013 | Denver

Bluegrass music and mountain fans are nearing their annual pilgrimage to the San Juan Mountains of Telluride for the summer solstice. June 20th wil...

Climbing for Unity on 9/11

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Stacy Bare

On this 9/11, ask yourself what you can do to not just reach back and find the unity we felt in the days following September 11th, but how just standing in the wild places and parks of our nation, we can build a more perfect unity for generations to come.

For Some, Earth Day Is Every Day

Mike Matz | Posted 06.23.2012 | Green
Mike Matz

These four locations are the focus of legislation moving through Congress, were the subject of a recent Senate hearing, and have bipartisan support. There are unsung heroes who work day after day to promote protection for these wild lands.

Celebrating Earth Day

Mark Udall | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Mark Udall

Working together we can keep our wild lands wild, and our air and water clean. By accomplishing this, we will ensure our children too can enjoy the opportunity provided by the geography of hope -- the great gift of the American West.

Durango's Old-Fashioned Charm

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.13.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

With the town's long history of tourism, you'd think the 200-plus stores along Main Avenue would look, well, kind of touristy. They don't.

PHOTOS: Which Colorado Locales Were Named 'Best Wild Places' By Field And Stream?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Trout Unlimited and Field & Stream have teamed up to name the 'Best Wild Places' in America. All of these Western locations are unique in their beaut...

Norwood Solar Power Plant To Be Nation's Largest In Electric Cooperative

The Watch Newspapers | Gus Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WESTERN SAN JUANS -- The San Miguel Power Association announced last week that the rural energy-providing cooperative has signed an agreement with Sun...

Interior Department Leaks Memos Indicating Possible Creation Of New Protected Areas In Colorado

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Colorado Avalanche That Killed Skier Was 'Human' Triggered

The Denver Post | Kieran Nicholson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A backcountry avalanche that killed a skier and injured another was "human" caused, triggered by skiers above the two men who were swept down the moun...