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.

Christmas bird count Dec. 31

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

Monument grand opening Oct. 4 scheduled

DINOSAUR I “On Oct. 4, 2011, staff at Dinosaur National Monument invite the public to celebrate the grand opening of our new Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser.

Plowing begins on Harper’s Corner Rd.

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DINOSAUR I Staff at Dinosaur National Monument are working on opening Harpers Corner Road for the year.

Dinosaur native makes WSC graduation speech

Chandra A. Sheridan presented the student address at WSC.

DINOSAUR I Dinosaur native Chandra A. Sheridan presented the student address at the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) Winter Commencement on Dec. 18.

Four-year-old boy accidentally shoots his younger sister in Dinosaur home Oct. 4

DINOSAUR I A 2-year-old girl who was accidentally shot by her 4-year-old brother is out of the hospital. “She’s been released and is in good condition,” said Lt. K.C. Hume of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the shooting. “She’s a lucky little girl.” The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Oct. […]

Class in Dinosaur

DINORSAUR I Towing a horse trailer converted into a high-tech mobile library and communications station, 21 Whitman College students and their professor will roll through Dinosaur this week.

Obituary: Ester Miner

DINOSAUR | Ester Miner, 70, a resident of Dinosaur, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went to be with Jesus on Feb. 16, 2010. She was born in Pine Creek on March 8, 1939, to George and Grace Terry. She moved to Salida, where she was later was graduated from Salida High School.

‘Wild Fire’

Grasses dried By the summer’s hot sun. Ignited By the white hot heat

Obituary: Judith Beard

Judith D. Coates Beard, 68, of Dinosaur passed away July 27, 2009, at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker. Judith was born July 5, 1941, in Scottsville, N.Y., to James M. and Lois Elizabeth (Ely) Coates.