Category Archives: March 2012

Forest Service rejects Boggy-Glade appeals (Web only)

Print this articleThe Forest Service has rejected all appeals of the Boggy-Glade Travel Management Plan and expects to implement its provisions this spring. According to a press release from the Durango Interagency Dispatch Center, 25 appeals of the plan were initially sent … Continue reading

Published in March 2012 Tagged

Seeking funds to fight fire

Print this articleFire and rescue services are a type of community insurance that help mitigate life’s inevitable disasters. For the Cortez Fire Protection District, safeguarding a growing population comes with rising costs, prompting a proposed increase in the group-coverage rate. … Continue reading

Published in March 2012

Sunflower crops are here to stay

Print this articleDespite the closure of the San Juan Bioenergy plant in Dove Creek, Colo., two years ago – and its uncertain future – sunflower and safflower crops appear to be here to stay. Between southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah, … Continue reading

Published in March 2012

A battle over Utah Navajos and redistricting continues

Print this articleA dispute over access to recordings of meetings of the San Juan County, Utah, commission was resolved in February when county officials turned over some requested recordings to the Navajo Nation. However, the long-running disagreement over redistricting that … Continue reading

Published in March 2012

The race for county commission heats up

Print this articleIt’s a grand old time to be a Republican in Montezuma County, with a slew of candidates vying for votes in primary races for two slots on the county commission, and no threats on the general-election horizon from … Continue reading

Published in March 2012