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February 18, 2015

Governor’s oil and gas task force must prove its mettle

By Karen Sjoberg, printed in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Feb 15th  It’s crunch time for the governor’s task force on oil and gas. This is the […]
February 16, 2015

O&G task force failing to protect health

by Leslie Robinson, Grand Valley Citizens Alliance Because of negative experiences western Garfield County residents were encountering with oil-and-gas development, the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance (GVCA) […]
November 24, 2014

Blue Ribbon team tackles oil & gas

by Frank Smith, WCC Director of Organizing Shortly before the November elections, Governor John Hickenlooper tasked a panel of experts to consider updates to Colorado’s laws […]
November 24, 2014

Optimism alive for GMO labeling

by Rachel Zatterstrom, WCC Organizer WCC joins the statewide coalition, Right to Know Colorado, in thanking volunteers and members for their dedication and hard work during […]
November 24, 2014

Rechel honored with Worley Award

Eric Rechel of Grand Junction received the esteemed Chuck & Betsy Worley at WCC’s Annual Meeting on October 12 in Grand Junction. The Worley Award, which […]
November 24, 2014

WCC welcomes new leadership

After a seven-month search process, the Western Colorado Congress Board of Directors is excited to announce David Reed as the organization’s new Executive Director, starting January […]
September 3, 2014

Here’s to the next 50 Years of Wilderness!

50 Years ago today President Lyndon B Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law & ushered in a new era of public land management. This historic bill established […]
August 1, 2014

Enter WCC’s Wilderness Photo Contest!

To honor the 1964 Wilderness Act, the 3.5 million acres of wilderness within Colorado, and our members’ tireless dedication to protecting and preserving our wildlands, Western […]
July 16, 2014

Job Announcement: WCC Executive Director

Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is hiring a full-time Executive Director based out of its Grand Junction office.  (For a pdf of this job announcement, click here.) […]
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