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William Moyer
Ed Chandler

Little-Known Facts About Grand Junction’s William Moyer Statue

There are plenty of things to see in downtown Grand Junction, but some of those have a significance many people don't realize. Here are five things you may not know about this statue on 5th Street...

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Garden of the Gods Colorado Springs
Zane Mathews

Where Did Colorado Get Its Name?

Have you ever wondered where in the world Colorado got its name?

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Western Colorado-Eastern Utah Home To Ancient Treasure?
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Buried Treasure May Exist Between Moab and Grand Junction

Prospector James White claimed there was a cave bearing amazing treasure somewhere on the Colorado River. Let's go on a treasure hunt.

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Paonia's Historic Bross Hotel Sold

Paonia’s Historic Bross Hotel Sold

The historic Bross Hotel after several false starts has finally been sold.

The hotel, built in 1905 and opened in 1906, has been purchased by Kevin and Karen Kropp, operators of First Fruits Organic Farms in the North Fork area...

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Grand Junction’s Legends Of The Grand Valley

Downtown Grand Junction is alive with wonderful shops and exceptional people, as well as some very cool Art On The Corner, but did you know you can also find some of the Grand Valley's legends here as well...

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Western Colorado is Home to an 'Active' Volcano
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Western Colorado is Home to an ‘Active’ Volcano

When talking about volcanoes in Western Colorado, the name Grand Mesa is going to come up in conversation. Did you know, there's a lesser known and much younger volcano near Dotsero, Colo.?

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Doc Holliday's Gun Coming Home To Glenwood Springs
Glenwood SPrings Post Independent

Doc Holliday’s Gun Coming Home To Glenwood Springs

A great piece of old west history is coming home to Glenwood Springs.

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Ingus Bajars

Snowshoe Excursion to Yankee Girl Mine More Than Winter Fun

The winter excursion to Yankee Girl Mine is more than a chance to have fun in the snow. It's also a lesson in Colorado mining history.

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Homesteading Sites Escalante Canyon
Colorado's Most Endangered Places via YouTube

Help Save the Most Endangered Places in Colorado

Colorado's most endangered places are exactly that, endangered, and in great need of assistance. Maybe you can help save some of western Colorado's historical places.

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Grand Junction Photographer’s Record of World War II

This Veterans Day, take a moment to view photos from a lifelong Grand Junction resident documenting his tour of duty during World War II.

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