BedRock Depot marks 10 years as Highway 40 oasis

DINOSAUR I To drivers in a hurry to consume the arid stretch of highway between Craig and Vernal, the small shop along Highway 40 is a blur of color, a punctuation mark of flags and awnings amidst beige and sage. To those with a more leisurely mindset and a moment to linger, the BedRock Depot, […]

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.

Increased visitation at national monument

DINOSAUR I “Since the opening of the new Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall in October, Dinosaur National Monument has experienced an increase in park visitation over 2010’s numbers,” announced Superintendent Mary Risser.

Christmas Bird Count Saturday

DINOSAUR | The Dinosaur/Jensen Christmas Bird Count will be held on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31.

Birders’ Christmas wish list

DINOSAUR I With the holidays approaching, thousands of bird watchers are preparing to take to field and forest for the longest-running citizen science project in American history.