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CMC Breckenridge students to stage climate strike on Sept. 20

September 18, 2019

Students at Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge will stage a protest march on Friday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m in solidarity with the global “climate strike” movement. The peaceful protest intends to demand action, build solidarity...

US Forest Service has 900 temp job openings

September 13, 2019

The Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. Forest Service is hiring for 900 temporary jobs for the 2020 field season, according to a news release. The jobs include fire, trails, forestry, timber, silviculture, range, engineering,...

Breckenridge deploys electric buses

September 7, 2019

The two new electric buses that Breckenridge has been testing since August are now ready to be added to the transit route. This is part of the town’s sustainability plan as the buses eventually will...

Colorado River talk is Sept. 18 in Frisco

September 7, 2019

FRISCO — Colorado State University research scientist Brad Udall will discuss the future of the Colorado River in a changing climate from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge, 621...

$1 million grants available to promote forest health

September 6, 2019

The Colorado State Forest Service is accepting proposals from homeowners associations, community groups, local governments, utilities and nonprofit organizations that are in need of funding to restore forested areas, improve forest health and reduce wildfire...