Dinosaur National Monument expanding services for summer

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.

A REVIEW: ‘Evolution of the National Parks;’ Dinosaur could be a lake

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 woman gives back by working at food bank, thrift store

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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.

BedRock Depot marks 10 years as Highway 40 oasis

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Monument holds night sky viewing

DINOSAUR | Dinosaur National Monument is excited about the kick-off of its summer’s night sky program. From now through August and into September, the sky-gazing and informational program will be held every Wednesday and Saturday, beginning at 9:45 p.m. at the south end of Split Mountain Campground in the national monument.

Obituary: Marvin Wayne Jackson

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Marvin Wayne Jackson, 73, passed away in Dinosaur, Colo., on June 5, 2013.

Bears close two Dinosaur camps

DINOSAUR I Superintendent Mary Risser of Dinosaur National Monument announced Friday that the two backcountry campsites at Ely Creek, located along the Jones Hole Trail, are closed until further notice due to black bear activity in the area.

Home of: Joseph and Darcy Flores

DINOSAUR | Joseph and Darcy Flores of Dinosaur are this week’s “home of” honorees.

Fraternity team cycling for people with disabilities

A team of cyclists participating in the 25th Journey of Hope, arrived at the Dinosaur Baptist Church after a 90 mile ride from Duchesne, Utah and explored Dinosaur National Park after dinner. The Journey of Hope is a program of Push America, the national philanthropy of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, which raises funds and awareness for people with disabilities.

DINOSAUR I A team of cyclists participating in the 25th Journey of Hope, presented by KRG Capital, arrived in Craig Thursday, June 21 as part of a nine-week, 4,000-mile cycling event across the country to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.

Bear killed at campground

DINOSAUR I An aggressive black bear that was conditioned to human foods and habituated to people was shot and killed by Dinosaur National Monument staff in the park’s Gates of Lodore campground on Sunday, May 27.

Home of: Jerry and Kim Stewart

DINOSAUR | This week’s “home of” honorees are Jerry and Kim Stewart of Dinosaur.

Obituary: Lawrence “Larry” Wayne Adair

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Lawrence “Larry” Wayne Adair, 50, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, in Craig, Colo.