Category Archives: April 2009

A sustainable future for Cameron?

Despite controversy over a wind farm, the Navajo chapter looks ahead Julia Curley spoke up at the February meeting of the Cameron (Arizona) Chapter of the Navajo Nation. She told her fellow chapter members the time has come for the … Continue reading

Published in April 2009

On location: Guymon’s oils show southeastern Utah’s wonders

“If you’re a retiree and want to learn something wonderful, come learn to paint,” advises Blanding, Utah, painter and art teacher Gary Guymon. He speaks slowly in a phone conversation from his home, but joy fills his voice. A public-school … Continue reading

Published in April 2009, Arts & Entertainment

The hotly debated Hovenweep waste site passes a hurdle

  A proposal to build a large and highly controversial waste-treatment facility in western Montezuma County won a unanimous thumbs-up from the county planning commission on March 26. Despite efforts by Planning Commission Chair Jon Callender to limit speakers’ time … Continue reading

Published in April 2009

Arguing over New Mexico’s air quality

  Ship Rock, a legend of Navajo culture and a classic local landmark, has become shrouded in a veil of industrial smog. The 1,700-foot sentinel rising from the northern New Mexico desert has for generations been a part of the … Continue reading

Published in April 2009