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Colorado Parks Seeks Opinions on Elk Management

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If you want a voice in how Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages the Sangre de Cristo and Grape Creek elk herds, your time has arrived.

The agency has planned a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. October 11 at the Lake Pueblo State Park Auditorium, 640 Pueblo Reservoir Road in Pueblo. The hearing is part of the process of revising the herd management plan that will guide CPW for the next 10 years.

Everyone is invited to participate including hunters, ranchers and the general public.

Annual Photo Contest Focuses on Colorado Agriculture

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From rolling green fields and helpful pollinators to patriotic cowboys and cattle in the morning light, the beauty of Colorado agriculture is evident. It's once again time to capture the "spirit" of Colorado agriculture through pictures. The 20th annual "Colorado...it's AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state's agricultural heritage. 

Another Minor Earthquake for Colorado - 9 in September

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The United State Geological Survey recorded the ninth earthquake of the month for Colorado following a weak quake that occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

Friday's quake measured 2.0 on the Richter Scale and occurred about one-half mile beneath the surface. It was centered about 3 miles south of Paradox in Montrose county along the Colorado-Utah border.

Just before 9:00 a.m. Thursday, the same location was the site of a magnitude 1.9 quake. Another 2.0 quake was recorded in the area September 2.

Fort Hays State University Awards Scholarships

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Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

This final listing includes some students who have won additional scholarships since being recognized earlier in the year for awards presented to them at FHSU Student Recognition Programs.

Colorado students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Those in eastern Colorado:

5 Earthquakes in Colorado this Week - Latest Near Rangely

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After a series of earthquakes in April, Rangely, in Rio Blanco county, is again the site of a series of quakes that began Thursday morning.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the first quake, measuring 2. 5 on the Richter scale, occurred just before 3:00 a.m. Thursday. It was centered 2.5 miles north of Rangely at a depth of two miles.

The second earthquake was centered in the same area at a depth of about 3.5 miles. It occurred just before 2:00 p.m. and measured 2.4 on the scale.