Category Archives: December 2018

Bogged down: User groups sue the Forest Service over the Rico travel plan

Print this articleMore than a decade after Forest Service officials began working on a travel-management plan for the sprawling Rico-West Dolores area of the San Juan National Forest, the effort remains mired in controversy and tangled in litigation. In September … Continue reading

Published in December 2018

Agriculture on the edge: Drought is rattling Southwest Colorado’s dryland farmers

Print this article“Beans don’t ask for much,” muses Denise Pribble, in between selling small souvenir bags of pinto beans to the occasional curious tourist. She owns Adobe Milling, one of three bean elevator companies in Dove Creek. The town bills … Continue reading

Published in December 2018

And then there were two: San Juan County prepares for its first-ever Native-majority commission

Print this articleFor the first time in its history, San Juan County, Utah, will seat a Native American-majority county commission in January. In an historic victory, after colossal grassroots and legal efforts, Willie Grayeyes won his bid for the District … Continue reading

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