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Senator Gardner Tours Camp Amache, Offers Support with NPS Project

Senator Gardner Tours Camp Amache, Offers Support with NPS Project

The National Park Service is considering taking steps to manage Camp Amache in Granada. U.S. Senator, Cory Gardner, visited the site and the Amache Museum in Granada Monday, August 21st to get a better understanding of the scope of the Camp and the private efforts that have allowed the site and the museum to be […]

Bent's Old Fort Generates $2M in Economic Benefits

Bent’s Old Fort Generates $2M in Economic Benefits

Report shows visitor spending supports 29 jobs  in local economy LA JUNTA, CO – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 31,948 visitors to Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site in 2016 spent $1,868,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 29 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to […]

Tourism to Sand Creek Massacre NHS Creates Over $300,000 in Economic Benefits

Tourism to Sand Creek Massacre NHS Creates Over $300,000 in Economic Benefits

Report shows visitor spending supports 6 jobs in local economy Eads, CO – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 5,887 visitors to Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in 2015 spent over $337,000 dollars in communities near the park. That spending supported 6 jobs in the local area. “Sand Creek Massacre National […]

Colorado Employment Situation | January 2016

Colorado Employment Situation | January 2016

Employers in Colorado added 5,200 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,583,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 4,300 and government increased 900. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased three-tenths of a percentage point to 3.2 percent. The number […]