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  1. How a $1.8 million dinosaur skull went from Montana to Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    ... would be his greatest discovery. "It dawned on him what was sticking up out of the ground -- it was the tip of two [dinosaur] horns," said Cliff Linster, an amateur dinosaur hunter who excavated the fossil. Due to a lack of resources, the fossil ...

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  2. From the vault: Apatosaurus tail vertebrae discovered near FruitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Grand Junction Free Press

    ... for children and $24.50 for immediate family groups Editor's note: "From the vault" features fossils and other dinosaur-related historical artifacts currently stored at Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita, Colo. The tail vertebrae of an Apatosaurus ...

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  3. Elmer Riggs' bone treasure may actually be brontosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    More than a century ago, Elmer S. Riggs backhandedly consigned brontosaurus to paleontological oblivion using bones he dug out of what is now called Dinosaur Hill, which overlooks Fruita. Those bones, however, might indeed have been those of a brontosaur.

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  4. Colorado Rockies' hot start, minor league system the subjects of Purple Dinosaur Podcast No. 40Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Purple Row

    The Darren Holmes edition of PDP brings to you talk about the Rockies' 7-2 start, prospect discussion and more. It's probably safe to say that no one expected a 7-2 start from the Rockies with two road series sweeps, but hey, here we are.

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  5. Flaming Gorge Pipeline: Denver scoping sessionRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... about how he got the idea for the pipeline by observing the 40 mile or so oxbow of the Green River upstream of Dinosaur National Park and the shortfall between supply and demand identified by the Statewide Water Supply Initiative earlier in the ...

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  6. Grand Valley Performances: Week of April 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Grand Junction Free Press

    ... E. Aspen Ave., Fruita) will host a Funky Brew Boogaloo on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. It will feature DJ Baby Dinosaur, and DJ Alsosprach. The show is free and open to all ages. The Student Chamber Ensembles will perform on Wednesday, April 22, ...

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  7. Seven Days to LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... little smarter, if also more tipsy. Tonight's Talk Nerdy to Me guest Anthony Maltese, curator of the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, explains how to locate and prepare fossils. Better yet, Fossil is releasing the second generation of its ...

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  8. HawkWatch birders on Dinosaur Ridge continue to track hawk highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Denver Post

    ... topography, weather patterns and the birds' migratory paths make the Front Range of Colorado a hawk highway. Dinosaur Ridge , part of the Dakota Hogback and renowned for its dinosaur fossil beds, is among North America's premier spots to view hawks. ...

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  9. Welcome to Purple RowRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Purple Row

    ... in what will surely be some of the best, most thought-provoking work of the season. Don't miss those. Purple Dinosaur Podcast. Tyler Maun (ESPN Denver, MiLB.com) and Anthony Masterson (Fox Sports) are back for their second year of shenanigans! The ...

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  10. Man killed in police shooting near Dinosoar had meth in his blood, autopsy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | KSL-TV

    ... a trespassing report that involved a white Ford Explorer parked on private property north of U.S. 40 near Dinosaur, Colorado, authorities said. The vehicle belonged to Damon and Hand, who were armed with a 9 mm handgun and a BB gun, according to ...

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  11. Autopsy: Man killed in police shooting near Utah, Colorado border had meth in his bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Deseret News

    Investigators with the 14th Judicial District's critical incident team process a crime scene on March 10 near Dinosaur, Colorado, where authorities say two officers were disarmed and taken hostage by a Mississippi couple. James Brent Damon, 46, was killed by one of the officers and Georgie Lousie Hand, 43, was arrested.

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  12. Coroner: Suspect killed by officer in Moffat County was high on methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... "two to three times a day, if not more," Hand told investigators. The encounter, which happened near the town of Dinosaur along a desolate stretch of U.S. 40, lasted just 10 minutes, according to the affidavit. The wildlife manager, Nathan Martinez, ...

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  13. High levels of meth found in man who took officers hostageRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A coroner's report shows that a man who briefly held two officers hostage in northwestern Colorado had a large amount of methamphetamine in his system. Authorities say James Brent Damon disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a Moffat County sheriff's deputy and held them at gunpoint near the Utah-Colorado border on March 9. The wildlife officer eventually overpowered Damon, took back his gun and shot him to death near the town of Dinosaur.

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  14. Man who held officers hostage was high on methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | TheDenverChannel

    A coroner's report shows that a man who briefly held two officers hostage in northwestern Colorado had a large amount of methamphetamine in his system. Authorities say James Brent Damon, and his wife, disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a Moffat County sheriff's deputy and held them at gunpoint near the Utah-Colorado border on March 9. The wildlife officer eventually overpowered Damon, took back his gun and shot him to death near the town of Dinosaur.

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  15. BLM updates oil and gas drilling plan for Piceance Basin in northwest ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Summit County Voice

    A new master leasing plan proposed by the Bureau of Land Management for public lands surrounding northwestern Colorado's Dinosaur National Monument aims to reduce oil and gas drilling impacts to wildlife, archaeological treasures and other resources in the region. The plan could work if it's implemented effectively, according to some public land watchdog groups, but doesn't do much to address the larger issue of trying to move away from fossil fuels.

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  16. BLM gives its guidance on PiceanceRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... proposed management plan amendment for oil and gas also includes adoption of what is known as the 422,600-acre Dinosaur Trail Master Leasing Plan, which is intended to guide oil and gas development. It also addresses leasing in greater sage-grouse ...

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  17. Drill rules set for Dinosaur areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Denver Post

    A federal government plan for drilling in energy-rich northwestern Colorado released Friday includes increased protections for public land near Dinosaur National Monument. The proposal also would ease limits on what time of year drilling rigs can operate if energy companies consolidate well sites to minimize environmental disruptions.

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  18. Colorado drilling plan safeguards DinosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Denver a A federal government plan for drilling in energy-rich northwestern Colorado released Friday includes stepped-up protections for public land near Dinosaur National Monument. The proposal would also ease limits on what time of year drilling rigs can operate if energy companies consolidate well sites to minimize environmental disruptions.

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  19. Exploring The Last Major Colorado River Tributary Without A Dam To Get In Your WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... unfettered by a dam and surrounded by wilderness. Look towards northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah. That's Dinosaur National Monument , with the Green and Yampa rivers. By April and into May the winter snows deep along the Flat Tops ...

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  20. James Damon Dead, Georgie Hand in Custody After Alleged Hostage TakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... and both have extensive criminal histories. Their run ended on Monday, March 9, about eight miles east of Dinosaur, Colorado, not far from the Utah border. About 2:18 p.m. on that day, the Craig Daily Press reports, Deputy Brent Shock of the Moffatt ...

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