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Armando Pacheco of Silverthorne takes to the air Sunday as he crests a ravine in the desert off 27 1/2 Road. Pacheco and his father spent the weekend camping and riding ATVs in the desert.


Glenn Adams was out near Douglas Pass recently, ground-checking routes for public access — an enviable part of his new job — when he realized he was not alone.
“Here comes a guy, he’d driven about a mile, parked a truck, an old guy from Rangely, looking at the birds,” Adams said in an interview.

Parents worry about gifted students’ future

Parents of gifted and talented students in School District 51 say they’re worried that the elimination of sixth-grade honors literacy courses at the last District 51 middle school that had those classes — Mount Garfield Middle School — may lead to the demise or down-playing of other honors programming. Four parents affiliated with the Western Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented raised concerns about Mount Garfield cutting sixth-grade honors literacy this fall at a


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