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4 years 1 week ago

No sign of missing hiker near Vail

Colorado authorities are searching for a Chicago hiker who hasn't been heard from for a week. The search for James Nelson resumed Monday at the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. A Colorado National Guard helicopter dropped off a search team and another helicopter was looking for...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Rep. Polis introduces wilderness bill

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has introduced a bill to protect land in Colorado's mountains. The bill involves nearly 166,000 acres in Summit and Eagle counties. Polis says it was introduced late Wednesday night. The land would be designated as wilderness or special protection areas.

4 years 11 months ago

Bigfoot hunters turn to rugged W.Va. wilderness

A team of Bigfoot enthusiasts is hoping to find the legendary creature in the bogs and barrens of a West Virginia wilderness area. Members of Sasquatch Watch of Virginia went camping in the rugged Allegheny Mountain highlands of the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area with GPS navigators, cameras, voice recorders and...

4 years 11 months ago

Rep. Salazar proposes federal wilderness bill

Congressman John Salazar has introduced a bill to designate about 61,000 acres in three southwest Colorado counties as federal wilderness. The Colorado Democrat says the measure would protect lands and mountains that define the state's character and spirit. The proposal includes land in the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison and San...

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