April issue updateTo our readers and advertisers: We've decided not to publish an April issue. This will be the first time in our 16-year history that we've missed an issue. But we know that many events we would have been spotlighting have been canceled, many of our advertisers are hurting, and some outlets that carry our newspaper (the Cortez Rec Center, for example) will be closed. It just makes sense not to print a paper for this coming month. We'll continue to offer updates online. And of course you have The Journal for continuing news coverage in the local area. Let's hope that by May things will be looking better. Stay healthy, everyone!
By Gail Binkly The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the comment period for a draft environmental impact statement regarding continuing treatment of salinity in the Lower Dolores River. The San Juan Citizens Alliance, an environmental …
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Category Archives: June 2019
Print this articleThe Four Corners Free Press took four awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional Top of the Rockies competition for 2018. Zak Podmore of Utah received a firstplace award in politics enterprise reporting for his in-depth piece … Continue reading
Print this articleYou’ve got family coming from outside of the region and they want to visit Bears Ears, or perhaps they want to go to Moab, but you’re not too thrilled about that idea. They’ve let you know they want … Continue reading
Print this articleA transfer of ownership of some roads in San Juan County, Utah, from the county to the Navajo Nation has resulted in disappearing road signs, general confusion, and spreading potholes. Around October 2018, Manuel Morgan, a former San … Continue reading
Print this articleEver wondered what it takes to write bestselling novels that get turned into blockbuster Hollywood films and television series? You can find out firsthand from local author Blake Crouch, who divides his time these days between his Durango … Continue reading