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Colorado National Monument Superintendent Lisa Eckert responds to a comment from a Glade Park resident during a listening session at the Glade Park Community Center in this file photo from Oct. 7, 2014.


Colorado National Monument Superintendent Lisa Eckert will take over as superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park this spring.
Eckert, who took over in 2012 as superintendent of the monument overlooking the Grand Valley, will assume her new duties at Bryce in mid-March, the National Park Service said.
An interim superintendent will be appointed for Colorado National Monument.

Teen killed in ATV accident

Law enforcement and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene of a fatal all-terrain vehicle accident at about 5 p.m. Thursday in rugged country near 22 and M roads, in north Grand Junction.



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