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4th Annual San Juan Mining Conference

The 4th Annual San Juan Mining Conference will be held in Creede, Colorado on April 24 and 25 2014!  The conference is free and open to everyone (although lunch is $10 for each day). Thursday April 24, 2014, we will be hosting two concurrent session one of which is about the Colorado Data Sharing Network […]

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Judge Allows Arizona Boy to be Treated With Marijuana Extract – Natural News

What would you do?  (NaturalNews) Last Friday, an Ariz. judge made a significant decision that could potentially revolutionize the way Americans utilize medical marijuana. Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper of Maricopa County ruled in favor of allowing five-year-old Zander Welton, who was suffering from debilitating epileptic seizures, to use cannabidiol (CBD), one of 60 cannabinoids […]

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Ever Wonder How Yucca Got it’s Name?

Ever wonder how Yucca got it’s name? Well, thousands of years ago when Palio-Indian groups began migrating into the southwest, they began testing various plants for medicinal and food value. Broud assigned the task of testing the sword-shaped leafed plant to Creb. Creb took one bite, tasted it’s pungent soapy flavor and said “yuck…uh!” Ever […]

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Camelback Mountain Summit Trail Reopens Jan. 15

By Arizona Highways– Rejoice, Phoenix-area hikers: The Echo Canyon Trailhead, and the Summit Trail up Camelback Mountain, will reopen at sunrise Wednesday, January 15. The trailhead closed in the summer of 2013 for a massive renovation project. The City of Phoenix expanded the trailhead parking area, and it now features 135 parking spaces — nearly […]

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The Wild West Began with Zebulon Pike

Imagine wandering into a territory that quite a few people tried to claim that is now Colorado; Spain, France, Mexico and the United States as well as the regions’ many native inhabitants.  Turns out that in 1803, the United States bought Louisiana from Napoleon, but the territory’s boundaries remained in dispute.  Spain originally considered the […]

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Southern Utah National Parks Pass Available

Southern Utah National Parks Pass Available

Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. Tom Smart, Deseret News ARCHES NATIONAL PARK — The 2014 Southeast Utah Group Annual Pass is now available for purchase for $25 for Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. Frequent visitors to the national parks of the Southeast Utah Group have the opportunity […]

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