There's more bad news for employees of Oxbow Mining, LLC in Somerset. The Elk Creek Mine which had seen 150 laid off in October, now will be "temporarily idled" according to company officials.
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Photo by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Wild turkeys
it's already time for Thanksgiving...whatever happened to August? And Thanksgiving means having a turkey dinner.
Photo by Al Schneider www.swcoloradowildflowers.com Pasque FlowerPasque Flower
The storm has moved on, leaving a bright blue sky. From our dining room window I can see the shining white of snow on Craig Crest.
I've been concerned with the identification of these small raptors for months, in hopes that when they appear in our valley for winter I'd be more adept at identifying the sexes. And here they are — I counted seven on the way to town.
What grows on our dry slopes and plateaus? Well, often it looks like nothing much! But there are "basic bushes" and most of them are saltbrush.
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