Gov. Bill Ritter Tuesday announced an agreement to end the dispute between two commercial rafting outfitters and a private landowner along Colorado’s Taylor River that prompted a heated legislative battle this past session.
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A controversial commercial rafting bill – one of the most contentious issues of the just-completed legislative session – sank in choppy waters this week, launching an almost certain push for a citizen-driven ballot measure or two and giving rise to…
The stories have reached almost rural-myth status in Colorado’s high country: rocks being thrown at paddlers, wires strung across rivers at head height, even occasional shots fired. The problem? Some private landowners really don’t like it when rafters or kayakers float through their property.