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Renaming of Gore Range gathers local support

An Irish hunter visited Colorado’s high country in 1854 and left his name on a mountain range, a canyon and more. But are there more worthy figures to remember? Continue reading

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Negro Bill Canyon stays just that

Moab again debates whether “Negro Bill Canyon” does a disservice to the memory of cattleman William Grandstaff. Some say “Negro” is just a stand-in for an older, racially charged word. Continue reading

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