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Opinion: Amache presents a new national park opportunity to preserve an important part of our history

Every national park has a story to tell. We are fortunate to have 12 of these special places designated in Colorado alone. They not only protect natural landscapes and unique ecosystems but also share our history, including some of its darkest chapters. Parks have the power to represent a full and inclusive history of America, […]

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10-year-old Glenwood Springs girl “overwhelmed” after climbing Yosemite’s El Capitan

By Olga R. Rodriguez, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A 10-year-old Colorado girl scaled Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan and may have become the youngest person to climb one of the most celebrated and challenging peaks in the world. Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, completed the 3,000-foot (910 meters) climb of the vertical […]