Filming planned for ranch

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Embattled network drawn to seclusion

The Trinity Broadcasting Network plans to use the Little Papoose Ranch, located on County Road 8 near Ridgway, as a shooting location for its televangelism empire. Drawn to the location in part for its seclusion and beauty, TBN bought the ranch for $10.9 million last fall. Plaindealer photo by Erin McIntyre
OURAY COUNTY A 259-acre ranch near Ridgway is the new home of a shooting location for the world’s largest Christian TV network, which chose the location partially for its seclusion and the beauty of the San Juan Mountains. The purchase of the private ranch came only 15 months after a California jury awarded $2 million in damages to a granddaughter of the network’s founders, whom she accused of…

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