Category Archives: August 2013

Sacred Images

Print this articleArtist Lewis Williams finds a spiritual connection with the landscape of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument A religious icon, from the Greek “eikon,” meaning “image,” is traditionally associated with the Eastern Orthodox Christian Byzantine church. Icons are … Continue reading

Published in August 2013

Letter draws criticism from board

Print this articleA P&Z member had criticized the board for granting a variance for an illegal deck A member of the Montezuma County Planning and Zoning Commission who criticized the county commissioners in a letter to local newspapers got a … Continue reading

Published in August 2013

County mulls road-takeover resolution

Print this articleA fiery resolution asserting Montezuma County’s ultimate control over Forest Service and BLM roads – and demanding that all physical obstructions on those roads be removed – is under consideration by the county commissioners. Bur their apparent initial … Continue reading

Published in August 2013

Trying to tip the scales toward health for Navajos

Print this articleA coalition pushes the Navajo council to tax junk food The largest Native American tribe in the United States could be headed toward extinction if more action isn’t taken to combat the spreading scourge of diabetes. That’s the … Continue reading

Published in August 2013

Impact of Apache County resolutions is disputed

Print this articleAs Montezuma County officials consider whether to assert control over the roads in the San Juan National Forest, some are looking to Apache County, in northeastern Arizona, for guidance. That’s because in the fall of 2011, Apache County … Continue reading

Published in August 2013