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Pinon Canyon

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Army Wants Large Drone Training In Colorado Canyon

The Army wants to close airspace over Pinon Canyon so it can train with drones and other new equipment.

03/26/2014

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Pinon Canyon Expansion Fight Nearing End

The Defense Department is repealing a 2007 land-aquisition waiver for the Army to try and add 418,000 more acres to the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado.

11/25/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Eyes Legislation To Restrict Army Pinon Site

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says he’ll introduce legislation next week to restrict the Army’s ability to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado.

11/16/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Army Weighs Step To Limit Colorado Training Site

The Army said Tuesday it will consider cancelling one of several clearances that Fort Carson would need to expand a training site in southeastern Colorado.

08/13/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall, Army To Discuss Pinon Canyon Training Site

Sen. Mark Udall says he’s meeting with an Army official to discuss the future of a southeastern Colorado training site that has put nearby ranchers on edge for years.

08/10/2013

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Gardner Defends Pinon Canyon Amendment

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner is defending his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that requires a congressional vote before the Army can ever expand its Pinon Canyon training site.

07/03/2013

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Pinon Canyon Vote Has Colorado Watching Defense Nominee

A Colorado lawmaker says he’s worried that President Barack Obama’s nominee for defense secretary might revive plans to expand a southeast Colorado Army training site.

02/01/2013

Fort Carson (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Pinon Canyon Could Soon Be ‘Fort Carson South’

Fort Carson officials say they are considering changing the name of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site to Fort Carson South.

09/21/2011

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Comment Deadline Arrives For Pinon Canyon Plan

The comment period is ending for the Army’s request to bar mineral development at Fort Carson and a southeast Colorado training area for another 15 years.

09/06/2011

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BLM Holds Hearing On Pinon Canyon

Opponents of a proposal to expand the Pinon Canyon Army training site gave federal officials an earful during a hearing on whether to allow the Army to continue using the current training site.

08/03/2011

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