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Get there before it’s hot!

By Bill Haggerty

The seasons changed again last week. Before it happens once more and temperatures hit 100, now might be a good time to race up to Colorado National Monument for a five-mile loop hike between Monument and Wedding Canyons. Or, if you’re ...



By Bill Haggerty

“You may not share my point of view, or see the world the way I do, I hope it doesn’t matter much to you.”  — Raul Malo, Sinners and Saints, 2010 From my point of view, the San Rafael Swell is, well, ...

Old Spanish lecture

By Dave Buchanan

The lure of the Old Spanish Trail continues, more than 150 years since traders worked their way across some of the most barren stretches of the American West, including parts of western Colorado near Grand Junction. Tonight at 7 p.m., ...


No Thoroughfare Canyon offers great hikes, splendid views

By Bill Haggerty

If a thoroughfare is a road from one place to another, No Thoroughfare Canyon at the southern flanks of Colorado National Monument is aptly named. There are no roads here. Yet, a primitive and remote backcountry trail winds its way up from ...

BLM announces winter road closures to protect wildlife

By Staff

Beginning Saturday, the Grand Junction Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management will close a handful of roads for the winter to protect big-game herds. A BLM spokesperson said Wednesday the seasonal closure affects specific BLM roads from ...

BLM offers Christmas tree-cutting permits

By Staff

Permits for cutting Christmas trees on Bureau of Land Management lands within designated areas of the Grand Junction Field Office are now on sale. Permits are $10 per tree and may be purchased at the Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, ...

BLM extends comment period for Bangs Canyon trails

By Staff

The Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period through Dec. 22 on more than 21 miles of new trails proposed for Bangs Canyon. Under the proposal, the BLM would design and construct eight trails available for ...


Haggerty: Wonderful Juanita Arch

By Bill Haggerty

According to The Natural Arch and Bridge Society, Juanita Arch is a respectable adult. The society’s website says this arch, located south of Gateway, “is an adult meander natural bridge cut by Maverick Canyon through a meander of ...


Craving for Knowles: Canyon takes you to the middle of nowhere

By Bill Haggerty

In search of desert solitude, I thought of a famous Edward Abby quote as I ambled down BS Road toward Knowles Canyon: “Benedicto: May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your ...

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Changing moon improves fishing at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,619 asl Water Temperature 69-74 F http://www.wayneswords.com PAGE, Ariz., Oct. 9 – The full moon has faded and fishing success is responding accordingly. Stripers were absent from anglers creels in the southern lake ...

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