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2009-03-24 10:30:00

RIFLE, Colo., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritage Development Group of Basalt has filed documents with the City of Rifle for RimRock at Rifle PUD, a 350-acre master-planned community at the north end of Rifle. Designed to meet growing housing and commercial needs in the center of Colorado's energy and I-70 corridor boom, RimRock, www.rimrockatrifle.com, is Rifle's first master-planned community. "RimRock offers fresh ideas and a innovative, sustainable living concept that is entirely new to...

2008-08-18 15:01:03

DENVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver based Cordillera Energy Partners II, LLC, Cordillera Texas, L.P. and Cordillera Energy Canada ULC today announced a series of transactions to sell its assets held in Texas and Oklahoma and all of its stock in a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary. Each of these sales is subject to normal closing conditions with closings scheduled for September 30, 2008. Tristone Capital, LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. provided financial advisory services to...

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Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

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