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Westcliffe – Sliver Cliff Certified as International Dark Sky Community

The International Dark Sky Association certified the neighboring towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff in southern Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley as the world’s ninth Dark Sky Community. Stars stretch from horizon to horizon on a clear night in the Wet … Continue reading

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Two Colorado towns preserve starry nights

Two southern Colorado towns, Westcliffe and Silver Cliff, have applied to become the state’s first designated International Dark Sky Community. If approved they’ll join only eight other communities and 29 parks worldwide to achieve this designation. “When the Milky is … Continue reading

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