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2010-07-13 10:26:00

DENVER, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Mountain Club (CMC) will host its annual Blanca Fest in Alamosa, Colo., Aug. 21, 2010 in Cole Park.

2008-08-26 06:00:40

By Roger Fillion A severe hailstorm in south central Colorado earlier this month wiped out part of the barley crop that MillerCoors and Anheuser- Busch use to brew beer. A MillerCoors spokesman said the Aug. 16 storm that battered the San Luis Valley would not affect its beer production or prices.

2008-07-27 12:00:28

By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 27--ALAMOSA -- The federal government will try to secure its right to groundwater beneath the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve on Wednesday, when a three-week trial is scheduled to open in the Water Court for Division 3.

2008-07-08 12:01:07

By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 8--ALAMOSA -- The Bureau of Land Management lifted its moratorium on applications for utility-scale solar projects last week, but how the move will affect Colorado's one potential project on federal public land remains to be seen.


Latest San Luis Valley Reference Libraries

Rio Grande National Forest
2013-12-30 12:28:35

The Rio Grande National Forest is a 1.86 million acre United States National Forest located in southwestern Colorado. The forest includes the San Luis Valley, which is the world’s largest agricultural alpine valley, in addition to one of the world's largest high deserts located around mountains. The Continental Divide runs along the majority of the forest’s western border. It lies in parts of nine counties, Mineral, Conejos, Rio Grande, Saguache, Hinsdale, San Juan, Archuleta, Custer, and...

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
2013-04-17 17:19:34

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is located in Colorado in the United States. The park occurs in what is known as San Luis Valley in the far eastern areas of Saguache and Alamosa counties. The area was first established as a national monument in 1932. It was not until 2000, when Congress passed the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000, that the area became a national park. The park underwent an expansion when the government, collaborating with the Nature...

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