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052211vacRodeo1

Rodeo way is often the only way in the valley

By Patrick Bahr

The root of the rodeo is cowboys and cowgirls taking skills and practices from the ranch and bringing them to the competitive arena. Some of the current rodeo events include tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, ...


052211vacMesaVerde1

New hikes to take, sites to see in Mesa Verde National Park

By Emily Shockley

Exploring each cliff dwelling open to the public in Mesa Verde National Park is a near-impossible feat to accomplish in one short visit. This summer, achieving that task will become even harder as more cliff dwellings will be open to the ...


052211vacAgritourism1

It’s a growing paradise in the valley

By Patrick Bahr

The Grand Valley has everything it takes to successfully grow crops, but peaches and grapes especially thrive here and make the area a favorite with those who know their fruit and wine. The Orchard Mesa and Palisade areas are full of local ...


052211vacCNMbiking2

Coloraodo National Monument celebrates a century of majestic scenery

By Melinda Mawdsley

Colorado National Monument will soon undergo a noticeable change. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the monument’s establishment as part of the Antiquities Act, and officials plan to commemorate the occasion with improvements, ...


VL Ouray 1

VAC: A two-hour drive to Ouray is a great way to cool down

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When temperatures tickle the triple digits in the Grand Valley this summer, a two-hour drive to Ouray is a great way to cool down while taking in some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Temperatures in this town cradled in the ...


VAC: Goblin Valley is a two and a half hour drive from Grand

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A chocolate Easter Bunny, a wizard and a melting ice cream cone stand guard over campers who may struggle to set up tents in the roaring wind. It’s the same often relentless wind which helped carve the magical and whimsical sandstone ...


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