International Dark Sky Association

Western Slope Skies - Seven Stargazing Tips

Oct 1, 2021
Joyce Tanihara - Black Canyon Astronomical Society

Crisp, clear Autumn nights are some of the best nights for stargazing here in western Colorado. As you head out to enjoy the view, remember these seven tips to help you make the most of your stargazing experience.

Kate Redmond

  • COVID transmission in Delta County now 'substantial'
  • Delta County Schools returning in-person with no mask mandate, despite CDC recommendations
  • Cedaredge trustees select retail marijuana vendors
  • USDA endorses Colorado proposal to grow hemp industry
  • State investigation of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters could lead to criminal charges
  • Curecanti Rec Area designated dark sky park
  • Kate Redmond catches up with Julia Kumari Drapkin who launched I See Change at KVNF

  

Hubble Telescope

  • Hotchkiss mayor Larry Wilkening announces retirement of Marshal Dan Miller, arrest of Deputy Marshal Kelsey Shumway, termination of Deputy Marshal Chad Lloyd
  • Governor Polis announced first winner of Colorado Comeback Cash on Friday, but the Denver Post reports the program has not sparked a surge in new COVID vaccinations
  • Eric Galatas reports Colorado health agencies are bringing COVID vaccines to disabled people who are unable to travel to vaccination sites
  • Kate Redmond reports Nucla and Naturita have been designated as international Dark Sky communities

One man's mission to protect dark skies in Lake City

Sep 24, 2020
Michael Underwood

The small mountain town of Lake City now hosts an International Dark Sky Park. One man’s love for astronomy and his desire to protect his community’s dark skies made the dream a reality. For KVNF News, Laura Palmisano reports.

Michael Underwood

  • Mesa County approved for final phase of COVID reopening
  • Cory Gardner makes surprise visit to Confluence Park in Delta 
  • Colorado forcing state workers to take unpaid days off due to budget shortfall
  • Migratory birds dropping dead across the region, submit data here
  • Laura Palmisano: Lake City now hosts an International Dark Sky Park

  

Local Motion: Dark Skies

Dec 31, 2019
www.lightpollutionmap.info

The International Dark Sky Association was founded in 1988 with the intention to protect the night skies for present and future generations.