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Briefs: OA Monument Stars April 03, 2009

By Staff

The Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series presentations are under way with the first outdoor presentation taking place Saturday, April 4, at the Saddlehorn picnic area parking lot. “Galileo Evening Under ...

OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes Column March 29, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

If you hike through the hiking section of a bookstore and you find a new hike, does it count as exercise? I’m still moving a little slow and not hiking the way I want, but that’s OK. I drove to the Colorado National Monument ...

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OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes Column March 22, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

“With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early western United States. Nowhere in the pages of history can one find a greater champion of ...

Youth hunters offered chance at spring turkey hunt

By Dave Buchanan

Thanks to support from private landowners, the Colorado Division of Wildlife is offering three youth hunters the opportunity to participate in a private-land spring turkey hunt near Meeker. The hunt is April 25 and 25. Any interested youth may ...

Outdoor Junkie BLOG March 03, 2009

By Ann Driggers

By Ann Driggers | Feb. 26 6:15 p.m. There is always something slightly surreal about starting the day surrounded by red rock canyons, and then recreating in nearby snowy mountains for the remainder. But that is part of the reason why I feel ...

Take advantage of less-crowded Lunch Loop

By Bill Haggerty

As I left the doctor’s office the other day, sporting two beautiful pre-cancerous burn spots along my rapidly receding hairline, I knew hiking in the sun was probably not in the picture for that day. I still needed a hiking column, ...

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By Bill Haggerty

“How was your hike?” asked Tamarie Smith, vet tech extraordinaire at Amigo Animal Clinic. One of her bosses, Dr. Brian Wiseman, and I trekked into the San Rafael Swell the other day — in the middle of the week — while ...

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OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes February 07, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

OK. This is NOT a joke. There’s now a directional sign at the parking area for the Fisher Towers Trail that points to the “Photo Area” ahead and the “Trail” to the right. The Bureau of Land Management had to ...

OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes January 31, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

As Sen. Edmund Muskie asked his colleagues in urging an override of President Nixon’s veto of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 17, 1972: “Can we afford clean water? Can we afford rivers and lakes and streams and oceans which continue to ...

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OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes January 24, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

“Before I leave,” said Bridgette, “let’s go skiing one last time.” Our daughter was headed for Copenhagen for a semester abroad, and Glenda and I were a bit weepy. So, we donned sunglasses, and off we went to the ...

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