Category Archives: January 2014

Montezuma rocks!

Print this articleA new documentary depicts the local music scene It takes more than just a few venues, some groovy bands and visions of rock ’n’ roll festivals to establish a music scene that transforms a community into a destination … Continue reading

Published in January 2014

Pot sales begin, but local law officers have fears

Print this articleSheriff, police chief say legalization raises many unanswered questions   While libertarians, potheads, and critics of the nation’s “War on Drugs” celebrate the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado, Montezuma County law enforcement officials have some … Continue reading

Published in January 2014 Tagged

Fat is in

Print this articleFat bikes, that is! Enthusiasts say they can extend the cycling season Mountain-bike lovers have typically mourned the day snow covers their favorite trail, doomed to wait until the weather warms and the trail emerges from the ice. … Continue reading

Published in January 2014

Navajo Nation buys coal mine from BHP Billiton

Print this articleIt will be managed by the first wholly-owned Diné natural-resources company The people of the Navajo Nation got a big lump of coal for Christmas – but that’s a good thing, according to officials. However, critics say the … Continue reading

Published in January 2014

Sweeping new public-lands plan nearly final

Print this articleNumerous protests filed over water, oil and gas, and other issues Officials with the San Juan National Forest and BLM Tres Rios Field Office are hoping to have their sweeping new management plan in place by spring of … Continue reading

Published in January 2014