Category Archives: December 2014

Remembering the sacrifices of First Americans

Print this articleSupporters are seeking $10 million for a memorial to honor Indian war veterans Window Rock, Ariz. – Native Americans have taken part in every war the United States has fought, and Stephen Bowers and Vietnam veteran Jefferson Begay … Continue reading

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Navajo president’s race in limbo

Print this articleThe date for a special election to determine the next president of the Navajo Nation was still undecided as of press time. At issue is a recent decision by Richie Nez, senior hearing officer of the Navajo Nation … Continue reading

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A new book recounts stories of the Nuclear West and its people

Print this articleFollowing its victory in World War II, the United States government seized the moment to beef up an arsenal of newly invented nuclear weapons. The new atomic industry was built of resources extracted and tested in the Four … Continue reading

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Poaching-ring head is sentenced to prison

Print this articleGrand Junction-area outfitter maimed animals to ensure successful hunts On Feb. 1, 2008, Nicholaus Rodgers, a seasonal hunting guide from Oregon, and Caitlin Loncarich, also a seasonal guide, treed a mountain lion in rugged territory on the Utah-Colorado … Continue reading

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County seeks dismissal of CO2 company’s lawsuit

Print this articleMontezuma County Attorney John Baxter filed a motion in District Court Nov. 11 asking for the dismissal of Kinder Morgan’s lawsuit against the county’s limitations on its plans for a billion-dollar expansion of its CO2 operation in the … Continue reading

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Friends and foes

Print this articleSecond of a two-part series Part 1: Strained Relations Like an old married couple, Montezuma County and carbon-dioxide giant Kinder Morgan sometimes squabble. . . . . . but they really can’t get along without each other. The … Continue reading

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