Student Finds Significant Fossil Site

The fossils had been sitting there for millions of years, passed up by generations upon generations of geologists studying in Fremont County.

But last month, someone finally noticed them — and he was only interested in geology as a hobby.

Lakota Goebel, a welding student at Pueblo Community College’s Fremont Campus, discovered a rare trace fossil in Phantom Canyon this December as part of a field trip for his introductory geology class.

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