" Colorado's veteran population will continue to grow in the coming years, with many recruits returning to their rural home counties. Notably, three of the four Colorado counties with the highest recruitment are on the Western Slope: San Juan, Dolores and Mesa Counties, which are also among the least populous counties in the state "
" Today's addition continues the community's efforts to protect pristine, historic lands across the San Juan Islands for future generations ... The preservation of these lands along Westcott Bay will protect important recreational sites in one of America's most beautiful national parks. I was proud to work with local stakeholders to preserve nearby Mitchell Hill and keep it in the public domain. Today's new addition highlights the importance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund in preserving treasured lands across America. "