Rafters in Western Colorado Reach Agreement with Developer

· Jun. 15, 2010, 5:44 pm

Rafters in western Colorado can keep on paddling...for now. After months of negotiations, two rafting companies near Gunnison have reached an agreement with a private developer to continue floating along the Taylor River this summer. The developer wanted to ban rafting on a stretch of river that flows through his land, which ignited a storm of opposition at the state capitol. Bente Birkeland has the story.

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