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. Share on Facebook

Christmas bird count Dec. 31

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

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. Share on Facebook

Plowing begins on Harper’s Corner Rd.

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

Dinosaur native makes WSC graduation speech

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

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share […]

‘Wild Fire’

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

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. Share on Facebook

Journey of hope

DINOSAUR | Push America’s Journey of Hope, consisting of 35 college student bicyclists from across the United States, arrived in Dinosaur on July 1. Share on Facebook

Hospitality Sweet: Vivian Gabrielson marks 45 years operating Dinosaur’s Terrace Motel

DINOSAUR I Much has changed since Charles and Vivian Gabrielson began operating the Terrace Motel. Share on Facebook