Category Archives: July 2009

Dolores County nixes a moly mine

Print this articleCommissioners cite lack of detail in Outlook Resources’ plan A proposal to mine a molybdenum deposit potentially worth billions of dollars in the mountains east of Rico was turned down June 11 — or actually June 12 — … Continue reading

Published in July 2009

Pot-hunting frequently involves grave-digging

Print this article  Related stories Pot-hunting crackdown Arrests create uproar in Utah’s San Juan County ‘Leave them alone’ A dirty little fact about pot-hunting for Ancestral Pueblo artifacts is that it frequently involves digging up burials – grave-robbing, in other … Continue reading

Published in July 2009

‘Leave them alone’

Print this articleA modern-day Puebloan says disturbing artifacts shows disrespect Related stories Pot-hunting crackdown Arrests create uproar in Utah’s San Juan County Pot-hunting frequently involves grave-digging Ancestral Puebloan dwellings and burial sites aren’t sources of buried treasure but places with … Continue reading

Published in July 2009

Pot-hunting crackdown

Print this articleIndictments of Four Corners residents prompt cheers, anger Related stories Arrests create uproar in Utah’s San Juan County ‘Leave them alone’ Pot-hunting frequently involves grave-digging Sandy Bielenberg remembers the day in early 2007 when she came across a … Continue reading

Published in July 2009

Arrests create uproar in Utah’s San Juan County

Print this article  Related stories Pot-hunting crackdown ‘Leave them alone’ Pot-hunting frequently involves grave-digging The June 10 federal raids serving warrants on suspects in an alleged pothunting ring created a furor in San Juan County, Utah, home to 18 of … Continue reading

Published in July 2009

A feast for music-lovers

Print this articleThe Clavier Trio is among the plethora of talent that will be featured at Music in the Mountains 2009 Last year when the Clavier Trio performed at Carnegie Hall to a sold-out house, an usher came back stage … Continue reading

Published in Arts & Entertainment, July 2009

This couple makes community support a way of life

Print this article  It didn’t take Jack Schuenemeyer long to get involved in the community after arriving in Cortez in June 2001. By July he was helping to get a recreation center built in Cortez. “He wanted a place to … Continue reading

Published in July 2009