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Aspen Daily News
Elected officials’ spending spreehave embarked on a wild spending spree. Some capital projects and other expend
Aspen Daily News / Posted an hour ago
have embarked on a wild spending spree. Some capital projects and other expenditures are warranted, such as the Basalt underpass, employee housing and the creation and maintenance of the valley’s bike, trail and transportation systems.... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Aspen, Carbondale adjust construction work hours for detourdo some extra police patrols there," he said. Not on board with the relaxed co
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
do some extra police patrols there," he said. Not on board with the relaxed construction work hours, at least not yet, are Basalt and Snowmass Village. "We have discussed the possibility of extending construction hours, but they're already pretty... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Lack of food forcing bears into trash, homesissues a "bear report" every day that compiles all the bear calls received from
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
issues a "bear report" every day that compiles all the bear calls received from Aspen, Pitkin County, Snowmass Village and Basalt. Dispatchers have received between six and nine calls per day for the last week, according to the reports. Some of... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Carbondale trustees talk regional housing authorityjoin the housing authority are Pitkin and Garfield counties, Eagle County where
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
join the housing authority are Pitkin and Garfield counties, Eagle County where it crosses into the Roaring Fork Valley, Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and New Castle. The city of Aspen and town of Snowmass Village are not interested in... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Carbondale trustees talk regional housing authorityjoin the housing authority are Pitkin and Garfield counties, Eagle County where
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
join the housing authority are Pitkin and Garfield counties, Eagle County where it crosses into the Roaring Fork Valley, Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs and New Castle. The city of Aspen and town of Snowmass Village are not interested in... Read more
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FOX News
Trump tries his hand at selling insurance“On this day in 1799, during Napoleon Bonaparte’s Egyptian campaign, a French s
FOX News / Posted yesterday
“On this day in 1799, during Napoleon Bonaparte’s Egyptian campaign, a French soldier discovers a black basalt slab inscribed with ancient writing near the town of Rosetta, about 35 miles north of Alexandria. The irregularly... Read more
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Vail Daily
Aspen human-bear encounters up this year with lack of natural food sourcesissues a "bear report" every day that compiles all the bear calls received from
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
issues a "bear report" every day that compiles all the bear calls received from Aspen, Pitkin County, Snowmass Village and Basalt. Dispatchers have received between six and nine calls per day for the past week, according to the reports. Some of... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Aspen area seeing serious bear problem recently as animals break into cars, homes looking for foodissues a “bear report” every day that compiles all the bear calls received from
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
issues a “bear report” every day that compiles all the bear calls received from Aspen, Pitkin County, Snowmass Village and Basalt. Dispatchers have received between six and nine calls per day for the past week, according to the reports. Some of... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Bear-spray mishap waylays Bells-bound RFTA busand law enforcement responded to the call of numerous people being exposed, and
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
and law enforcement responded to the call of numerous people being exposed, and ambulance crews from Snowmass Village and Basalt were also dispatched. The driver has since been released back to duty. The bus “had to pass the smell test” after it... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ripe future for winemakingRoss Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Roa
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Ross Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Road and Wallace Lane, each set on rich basalt soil from the volcanic slopes of Mount Canobolas between 600 to 1100 metres above sea level. One of Australia’s... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Ripe future for winemakingRoss Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Roa
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Ross Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Road and Wallace Lane, each set on rich basalt soil from the volcanic slopes of Mount Canobolas between 600 to 1100 metres above sea level. One of Australia’s... Read more
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The Courier
Ripe future for winemakingRoss Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Roa
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Ross Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Road and Wallace Lane, each set on rich basalt soil from the volcanic slopes of Mount Canobolas between 600 to 1100 metres above sea level. One of Australia’s... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Chatham Islands: Look to the East2009. German missionairies built the charming historic Stone Cottage. A littl
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
2009. German missionairies built the charming historic Stone Cottage. A little further west, golden pillow lava and black basalt columns stand sentinel. Forget Ireland's Giant's Causeway: the Chathams has the basalt columns. You will just about... Read more
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BBC News
Why is India drilling deep into an earthquake hotspot?white and salmon pink and dark green granite which date back to 2,500 million y
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
white and salmon pink and dark green granite which date back to 2,500 million years. Some of the rocks are topped by dark basalt from the lava that spewed out of a volcano in the region much later. "That was only 65 million years ago," says Dr... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Carbondale kayaker hits high water after spinal injurywalk to his physical therapy at the hot springs pool and with the Bridging Bion
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 days ago
walk to his physical therapy at the hot springs pool and with the Bridging Bionics Foundation. Bridging Bionics, based in Basalt, offers a unique therapeutic tool for people with injuries like White's. It's a robotic exoskeleton that allows such... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ripe future for winemakingRoss Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Roa
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Ross Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Road and Wallace Lane, each set on rich basalt soil from the volcanic slopes of Mount Canobolas between 600 to 1100 metres above sea level. One of Australia’s... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Ripe future for winemakingRoss Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Roa
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
Ross Hill Winery, 18 hectares in total, comprises of two vineyards; Griffin Road and Wallace Lane, each set on rich basalt soil from the volcanic slopes of Mount Canobolas between 600 to 1100 metres above sea level. One of Australia’s... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Death Notices, July 18, 2017are pending. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Walter Deane
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
are pending. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Walter Deane; four daughters, Leslie Newbury of Basalt; Kris Smith, Diane Rexach and Lisa Follett, all of Grand Junction; and five grandchildren. Memorial contributions to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How Mernda transformed from dairy to housing hotspotfor agriculture. "He took that prospect so seriously that he built a mill", sa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
for agriculture. "He took that prospect so seriously that he built a mill", said historian Dr Richard Ely, however the basalt plain was "very attractive visually but not tremendously productive". "It's very good for corn, grain and wheat, but... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
As one Base Village rises, a near-miss is recalledknocked down and replaced with condos) is on the left. The partners, whose loca
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
knocked down and replaced with condos) is on the left. The partners, whose local projects include the Roaring Fork Club in Basalt, once had an approved plan to build an early incarnation of Base Village. Chaffin and Light’s original plan did not... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Cool Runnings: Kansan sets course record in Aspen Valley Marathon winValley Half Marathon in 1:17:01. Injuries kept him from the full marathon — whi
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
Valley Half Marathon in 1:17:01. Injuries kept him from the full marathon — which begins in downtown Aspen and ends at Basalt Lions Park — a year ago, making Saturday's win that much sweeter. Cool, who said he has 12 wins in 36 marathons... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Carbondale kayaker hits high water after spinal injuryto his physical therapy at the hot springs pool and with the Bridging Bionics F
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 4 days ago
to his physical therapy at the hot springs pool and with the Bridging Bionics Foundation. Bridging Bionics, based out of Basalt, offers a unique therapeutic tool for people with injuries like White's. It's a robotic exoskeleton that allows such... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
RFTA delays decision on e-bikes during detourthe request came in late and was not on the agenda, Pitkin County Commissioner
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
the request came in late and was not on the agenda, Pitkin County Commissioner and RFTA board Chairman George Newman and Basalt Mayor Jacque Whitsitt wanted to wait until the August meeting when the public could have a chance to weigh in on the... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen Skiing Co. can add midvalley housing without land use reviewAspen Skiing Co. has a green light from Eagle County to add 34 "tiny homes" to
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
Aspen Skiing Co. has a green light from Eagle County to add 34 "tiny homes" to the Aspen Basalt Campground this summer without going through review of a land-use application. The county land-use code views tiny homes built on a chassis with lights... Read more
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The Irish Times
Game of Thrones: your journey starts herethis land towards Vaes Dothrak with his new bride, Daenerys Targaryen. The wind
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
this land towards Vaes Dothrak with his new bride, Daenerys Targaryen. The windswept plains of the Antrim plateau, with its basalt outcrops, was chosen to represent the Neck. This craggy landscape is where Sansa Stark learns from Littlefinger that... Read more
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The Aspen Times
RFTA delays decision on e-bikes during Glenwood Springs bridge detourthe request came in late and was not on the agenda, Pitkin County Commissioner
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
the request came in late and was not on the agenda, Pitkin County Commissioner and RFTA board Chairman George Newman and Basalt Mayor Jacque Whitsitt wanted to wait until the August meeting when the public could have a chance to weigh in on the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Why foodies will love the Isle of SkyeFountains Hall Castle in Yorkshire. In County Antrim in Northern Ireland you'l
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Fountains Hall Castle in Yorkshire. In County Antrim in Northern Ireland you'll see 40,000 interlocking columns of black basalt sticking out of the sea. According to legend, they are the remains of a causeway built by giants across the North... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Maid charged with stealing, cashing checkswith felony forgery and turned herself in at the Pitkin County Jail on Saturday
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
with felony forgery and turned herself in at the Pitkin County Jail on Saturday, the report states. The owner of the Basalt-area business called the Sheriff's Office on June 5 to report four or five checks missing from his personal checkbook,... Read more
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CBS News
Ancient stone tombs discovered in land of "dead fire"where people once lived. "While the foci of daily living and domestic activity
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
where people once lived. "While the foci of daily living and domestic activity were in secluded areas at the foot of the basaltic uplands or in the deep valleys through which wadis run, it appears that the preferential areas for the disposal of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hundreds of ancient stone tombs discovered in JordanArchaeological Landscape Project, led by Leiden University in the Netherlands,
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Archaeological Landscape Project, led by Leiden University in the Netherlands, which seeks to study Jordan's extensive basalt-strewn northeastern desert. The area is one of the least explored in the region, partly due to the inhospitable... Read more
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Evening Standard
9 beautiful places in Northern Ireland for Game of Thrones fansIslands. Set in the same quaint village is UNESCO world heritage site The Giant
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
Islands. Set in the same quaint village is UNESCO world heritage site The Giant's Causeway, an area of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns which resulted from a volcanic eruption. Visit the Fullerton Arms to find one of the 'Doors of Thrones'... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sixth mass extinction already underwayresponsible for the extinction. Triassic-Jurassic — c 200 million years ago C
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
responsible for the extinction. Triassic-Jurassic — c 200 million years ago Climate change, an asteroid impact and flood basalt eruptions have all been blamed for wiping out three-quarters of the species on Earth. Cretaceous-Tertiary — 65... Read more
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Herald Sun
Sixth mass extinction already underwayresponsible for the extinction. Triassic-Jurassic — c 200 million years ago C
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
responsible for the extinction. Triassic-Jurassic — c 200 million years ago Climate change, an asteroid impact and flood basalt eruptions have all been blamed for wiping out three-quarters of the species on Earth. Cretaceous-Tertiary — 65... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Sixth mass extinction already underwayresponsible for the extinction. Triassic-Jurassic — c 200 million years ago C
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 days ago
responsible for the extinction. Triassic-Jurassic — c 200 million years ago Climate change, an asteroid impact and flood basalt eruptions have all been blamed for wiping out three-quarters of the species on Earth. Cretaceous-Tertiary — 65... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Second fire burns above Eagle CreekIn westernmost Hood River County, a seven-acre fire continues to smolder atop a
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
In westernmost Hood River County, a seven-acre fire continues to smolder atop a basalt cliff just west of the popular Eagle Creek Trail. The fire, dubbed the Indian Creek Fire (not related to the Hood River pedestrian trail), ignited last Tuesday.... Read more
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Summit Daily News
More allegations surface in case involving two prominent Aspen familiesHecht-engineered transactions from 2006, including selling two mining claims ow
Summit Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Hecht-engineered transactions from 2006, including selling two mining claims owned by Art Pfister, his interest in the Basalt Business Center West and the sale of another Buttermilk property. The complaint claims that Andy Hecht, Nikos Hecht... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Roaring Fork Schools secure another 6 Willits housing unitsThe Roaring Fork School District will purchase an additional six residential un
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 days ago
The Roaring Fork School District will purchase an additional six residential units at the Willits development in Basalt to be included in the district's teacher housing program. The deal, approved at a special Roaring Fork school board meeting last... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Western Colorado businesses back national monumentsof the letter were: Allyn Harvey Communications, Carbondale; Helene Gude of Alp
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 10 days ago
of the letter were: Allyn Harvey Communications, Carbondale; Helene Gude of Alpine Bank in Aspen; Anne Grice Interiors, Basalt; Veronica Chacon of Bethel Party Rentals, Glenwood Springs; John Charters, Bristlecone Mountain Sports, Basalt; Amy... Read more
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The Aspen Times
More allegations surface in case involving two prominent Aspen familiesHecht-engineered transactions from 2006, including selling two mining claims ow
The Aspen Times / Posted 10 days ago
Hecht-engineered transactions from 2006, including selling two mining claims owned by Art Pfister, his interest in the Basalt Business Center West and the sale of another Buttermilk property. The complaint claims that Andy Hecht, Nikos Hecht... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Guido Meyer Jr. found dead beside running tractor on Basalt ranchA Basalt area man died Sunday evening on his ranch in what one authority called
The Aspen Times / Posted 10 days ago
A Basalt area man died Sunday evening on his ranch in what one authority called a "confusing" incident. Guido Meyer Jr., 62, was found by a family member on the ground near his tractor, according to Basalt Fire Chief Scott Thompson. The Fire... Read more
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FOX Business
Chasing a dream? Fix your finances firstMark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25-year career in financial services. His dream, though, was to teach high school — a job that paid about $40,000 a year. When he floated the idea past his wife and... Read more
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FOX Business
Chasing a dream? Fix your finances firstMark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25-year career in financial services. His dream, though, was to teach high school — a job that paid about $40,000 a year. Continue Reading Below When he floated the idea... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Liz Weston: Chasing a dream? Fix your finances firstMark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25-year career in financial services. His dream, though, was to teach high school — a job that paid about $40,000 a year. When he floated the idea past his wife and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Liz Weston: Chasing a dream? Fix your finances firstMark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25-year career in financial services. His dream, though, was to teach high school — a job that paid about $40,000 a year. When he floated the idea past his wife and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Liz Weston: Chasing a dream? Fix your finances firstMark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25-year career in financial services. His dream, though, was to teach high school - a job that paid about $40,000 a year. When he floated the idea past his wife and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Liz Weston: Chasing a dream? Fix your finances firstMark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Howard of Basalt, Colorado, earned a hefty six-figure income during his 25-year career in financial services. His dream, though, was to teach high school - a job that paid about $40,000 a year. When he floated the idea past his wife and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Driftwood Outdoors: Colorado rivers offer summer escapeeffort is worth it. The Frying Pan River, located in Western Colorado is most
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
effort is worth it. The Frying Pan River, located in Western Colorado is most easily accessed through the small town of Basalt, which is about half way between Glenwood Springs and Aspen. A tailwater water beginning below the dam at Ruedi... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
22 free things to do in the second week of school holidays& face painting with a DJ from 2.30pm. Click the photo to register. Take a wal
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
& face painting with a DJ from 2.30pm. Click the photo to register. Take a walk through Bombo Headland, among the unusual basalt columns - it feels like you're on the moon. Photo: visitnsw Enjoy face painting, paddleboard fun and superhero... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Carbondale armed robber pleads guiltyCowen Center Convenience Store in Carbondale — but not before leading authoriti
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Cowen Center Convenience Store in Carbondale — but not before leading authorities on a two-day manhunt in the hills above Basalt. Both were arrested with injuries from exposure after spending a night in the cold. Authorities were searching for... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Lessons from ranch lifehas continued to write since, and Tuesday he'll autograph copies of his latest
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 12 days ago
has continued to write since, and Tuesday he'll autograph copies of his latest memoir at Ann Korologos Gallery in Basalt. "Cowboy Up! Life Lessons From Lazy B" details more stories from Day's ranch life, and Lynn Wiese Sneyd was his... Read more
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