Category Archives: January 2018

The methane controversy: Is it all hot air?

“There continues to be this fallacy that natural gas is clean. But for affected communities there are a lot of impacts, of which methane is one.” — Mike Eisenfeld, energy and climate program manager, San Juan Citizens Alliance A furious … Continue reading

Published in January 2018

Turmoil and turbulence: The big stories of 2017

2017 began in turmoil and ended the same way. When Donald Trump took the reins of leadership from Barack Obama, it inaugurated a year that would be marked by marches and sign-waving, executive orders, litigation, and furious, partisan debate over … Continue reading

Published in January 2018

A green light for the AMBER alert: A system will be implemented at last on the Navajo Nation

The Navajo Nation is set to implement an AMBER Alert system that will cover the 27,000-square-mile reservation in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, making it possible for authorities to send immediate notice across Navajo Country for missing persons, abductions, emergencies … Continue reading

Published in January 2018

Beau knows Louis L’Amour

“This book may drive you crazy.” So begins Beau L’Amour’s Introduction to Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures, Vol. 1, a 500-page compendium of his late father’s unfinished manuscripts, treatments, and notes. But in this, Beau misleads. Truer to have written, “This … Continue reading

Published in January 2018, Prose and Cons

Trump throws sportsmen under the bus

By David Lien During President Trump’s first year in office he promised to be a conservation president along the lines of America’s greatest hunter-conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt. Instead he — along with his Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke — threw sportsmen under … Continue reading

Published in Guest Column, January 2018