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In Jamestown, a frustrated landowner took matters into his own hands over four-wheelers crossing his property to play in the national forest. Homeowners of the tiny town west of Boulder also convinced the county commissioners to close a public road because they said off-road vehicle use was threatening their water supply.The Moffatt County Commissioners have claimed 240 miles of roads on federal lands as county rights-of-way. Some of those roads travel through the Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge and Dinosaur National Monument.County commissioners in Utah have opened Bureau of Land Management Wilderness Study Areas to off-road vehicles in such popular recreation areas as Behind the Rocks near Moab; Arch Canyon, Grand Gulch and Cedar Mesa, southwest of Blanding.Counties across the country have laid claim to roadways on federal lands under an historic law passed after the Civil War to encourage settlement of the western frontier. Theyve also used it to block private property owners attempts to block access to public lands.
There are two reason why you should participate in tomorrows Glenwood Springers all-comers track meet: Its fun and it helps kids.Runners, throwers and jumpers ages 4 and under to 60-and older can sign-up for as many events as they wish according to age and gender on the track at Glenwood Springs High School.Proceeds from the track meet help offset travel and equipment for the local track club.Scheduled running include races at 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters, along with sprint and distance medley relays.Competitions in the long jump and shot put are also part of the meet. Two hurdle races have been added for this years meet.Ribbons will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.Additionally, there are special relay events for local businesses who put together a team and for family relay teams.Trophies will be give to all relay champions.Registration begins the day of the meet at 4 p.m. The first running event is scheduled for 5 p.m.
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