DINOSAUR I Current hours of operation at the Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. On weekdays, visitors drive their own cars directly up to the Quarry Exhibit Hall until May 21. On Saturdays and Sundays, a free shuttle runs to the quarry every 15 minutes. The Canyon […]
DINOSAUR I An autopsy report released this week indicates that James Brent Damon, the man who took a Colorado Parks and Wildlife district wildlife manager and a Moffat County deputy sheriff hostage on March 9 between Dinosaur and the Utah border, had high levels of methamphetamine in his body at the time of his gunshot […]
DINOSAUR I On March 9, Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager Nathan Martinez of Rangely told investigators that around 2 p.m. he was off Highway 40, approximately 10 miles east of the Utah border issuing a road kill permit when he took note that Moffat County Deputy Sheriff Bhrent Shock was just […]
DINOSAUR I On Monday afternoon, Highway 40 was closed in both directions approximately 8 miles east of Dinosaur in response to an officers-involved shooting incident that left a man dead.
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating three additional incidents of illegally killed bull elk in high-quality hunting units in Northwest Colorado, adding to three high-quality bulls illegally killed in Game Management Unit 10 in early November, near the town of Dinosaur.
DINOSAUR I On Wednesday, a group of fraternity men will be in Dinosaur as a stop on the journey of their lives. The 26 cyclists and nine crew members are participating in Push America’s Journey of Hope, a 3,600-mile cycling event across the country.
DINOSAUR I “With the arrival of spring, Dinosaur National Monument will offer expanded services for visitors. We are seeing more people enjoying the monument everyday with the warmer weather and we are looking forward to a busy season ahead,” acting monument superintendent Mark Foust announced Friday.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a review of author Robert Keiter’s book “To Conserve Unimpaired: Evolution of a National Park Idea.” It takes a wide look at the National Park Service’s beginnings and the changes in the mindset within the organization from its inception to the present day. For example, if the NPS had its way, […]
DINOSAUR I Sometimes getting help can be the stimulus to pay it forward down the line. That’s what happened to Dinosaur resident Valerie Page, who left Rapid City, S.D, in February with 17-year-old daughter Makayla to come to Colorado. The circumstances of their move forced them to arrive in Dinosaur with almost nothing.