Gathering Newspaper Article
10 Jul 1992 20:38:03

I saw this short blurb in Friday's Rocky Mt. News. The road blockcade
was on the west side of towards Paonia. I don't believe there was one
on the east side towards carbondale.

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A traffic-enforcment policy criticized by Rainbow Family followers as
"mass blackmail" was neither unfair nor discriminatory, a federal
prosecuter said. By Thursday, US Forest Service officers had issues 50
citations on forest roads leading to the family's gathering near
Paonia. Those cited had to pay $75 in cash or face arrest and
transport to Grand Junction. The goverment later modified the policy,
but US Attorney Jerry Cooper said those who paid can contest the ticket.

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