Category Archives: January 2011

Still bogged down over roads and travel in Boggy Draw

Print this articleRelated: Chappell says county is concerned about locals It was a cautiously cordial meeting Dec. 20 in Dove Creek between two sets of local county commissioners and several San Juan National Forest officials, but at the end the … Continue reading

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Chappell says county is concerned about locals

Print this articleRelated: Still bogged down over roads and travel in Boggy Draw Now that representatives of Montezuma and Dolores counties are meeting regularly with San Juan National Forest officials, Montezuma County Commissioner Steve Chappell is hopeful that the counties … Continue reading

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Artist Keith Hutcheson’s vision of the outdoors

Print this articleKeith Hutcheson is a contented artist today. His retrospective painting exhibit at the Anasazi Heritage Center is an opportunity to survey decades of his own visual art work hanging as a portfolio in its entirety for the first … Continue reading

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Will the wolverine be restored to Colorado?

Print this articleColorado’s wolverine population has grown recently. It’s up to a total of one. In 2009, a male wolverine trapped and collared in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming journeyed 500 miles to Colorado and took up residence in the … Continue reading

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‘Two Spirits’ will get a national airing on PBS

Print this article“Two Spirits,” the award-winning documentary about the murder of a gay Cortez teen in 2001, will gain a national audience this summer when it is broadcast on PBS. The film is scheduled to be shown June 14 on … Continue reading

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Medical marijuana on federal lands: What are the regulations?

Print this articleThe use of marijuana for medical purposes has become legal in three of the Four Corners states, but because the drug is still banned federally, it remains illegal on national- forest land, in federal housing and on some … Continue reading

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Helping Native Americans to be heard

Print this articleEver since the advent of the reservation system, Native Americans have struggled with poverty, unemployment and alcoholism. Art Neskahi of Cortez believes that some of those problems can be traced to the disconnection between Indians and their historic … Continue reading

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