Congress passes wilderness bill; 2 West Slope canyons protected

Dominguez-Escalante is Colorado’s third national conservation area. The others are McInnis Canyons and Gunnison Gorge.

Years of work by western Coloradans finally paid off Wednesday when new protections for the Dominguez Canyon area cleared Congress. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 285-140 in favor of…




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