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Outside briefs, June 4, 2016

By Staff

Tips for avoiding cougar attacks Sightings of mountain lions are becoming more common in Colorado as more people get outdoors. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says that although attacks by cougars on people are exceedingly rare, the agency ...


GJ ranger wins BLM award

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management Ranger of the Year for 2015 is Frank Stepleton, who works in the Grand Junction Field Office. Stepleton was recognized for his efforts in building multi-agency working relationships, as well as enhancing the ...

Outside Briefs, May 21, 2016

By Staff

Hanging Lake trail closed 2 days this week The Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon will be closed Wednesday and Thursday for trail maintenance by the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District. Work will involve moving large rocks and replacing a ...


GV Marathon runners brave chilly, rainy day and hills in Palisade

By Dale Shrull

It was cold and rainy, but more than 200 runners still turned out Saturday for the Grand Valley Marathon in Palisade. The race, which has full and half marathons and 5K and 10K races, started out in a steady rain but it soon let up and some ...

Outside briefs, May 8, 2016

By Staff

Hanging Lake closures scheduled The popular Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon will be closed on several dates through the spring and summer for crews to do trail maintenance. Crews from the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District involve do ...


Colorado National Monument passes now available online

By Staff

The National Park Service has launched a pilot program to sell entrance passes for Colorado National Monument online through “Your Pass Now” at http://www.yourpassnow.com. Visitors to the monument will be able to purchase — ...

Outside Briefs, April 16, 2016

By Staff

Grand Valley Marathon is May 7 The Grand Valley Marathon will take place May 7, starting in downtown Palisade. The race follows an out-and-back course along the Colorado River and through the wine country around Palisade. There will be ...

Outdoors briefs, April 9, 2016

By Staff

Angler Open House is April 19 in Rifle Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host an Angler Open House on April 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Garfield County Fairgrounds Event Hall in Rifle.  The event is for people interested in learning more ...

Outside Briefs, March 19, 2016

By Staff

See ‘River of Sorrows’ Colorado Mesa University will host a documentary film, “River of Sorrows: Inheriting Today’s Dolores River,” on April 13. The film will be shown in the University Center’s Meyer ...

Grants will help Tamarisk Coalition continue restoration projects in valley

By Staff

The Tamarisk Coalition recently received two grants from the Colorado Water Conservation Board and The Bacon Family Foundation, on behalf of the Desert Rivers Collaborative, to continue streamside restoration efforts in the Grand Valley. The ...

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