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Newly discovered “Witches’ Pantry” cave above Glenwood Springs could further complicate mine expansion

Spelunkers have discovered a new cave inside the proposed expansion of a limestone quarry above Glenwood Springs.  “We can’t say this is going to be just as big, but given that it’s nearby the Glenwood Caverns, it’s certainly a possibility that we could have thousands of feet of passage. There could be big rooms, rare […]

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In rare case, Colorado judge says permit must be reheard because of contributions to county commissioner’s campaign

Advocates for limiting contributions to political campaigns often cite the potential for large sums of money to influence decisions by public officials. But rarely do allegations of conflict of interest related to campaign cash result in action against elected officials and their donors. That changed in Colorado last week, when a judge ruled that Larimer […]