Category Archives: July 2019

Desert Solitaire

Thank goodness New York publishing, unlike Hollywood filmmaking, hasn’t entirely succumbed to the bland congruity of blockbuster titles, series retreads, and the same old, same old. Thank goodness a trip to your local bookstore can still yield daring works by … Continue reading

Published in July 2019, Prose and Cons

‘Acres’ is a homegrown treat

I’ve been a poetry aficionado all my life. As a kid, I devoured poems that had good rhymes and lively stories, whether or not they were regarded as work of the best order. “The boy stood on the burning deck” … Continue reading

Published in July 2019

Coping with uranium’s legacy: Workshops offer Navajos guidance about dealing with toxicity

In January 2013, a group of federal agencies in consultation with the Navajo Nation completed a five-year effort to address uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation. The effort focused on the most imminent risks to people living on the land. … Continue reading

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If you build it, will they come?: Talk of an events center sparks disagreement at town hall in Dolores

When the Montezuma County commissioners have a town-hall meeting, they generally hear comments and questions on a wide variety of topics. But the meeting they held on June 24 in Dolores turned into a discussion sharply focused on the concept … Continue reading

Published in July 2019