Category Archives: May 2019

Bye, bye Bernie

Philip Kerr died young – too young – in March of 2018. He was the author of more than 40 books, works of both fiction and nonfiction that include his Children of the Lamp middle-grade novels (as P. B. Kerr) … Continue reading

Published in May 2019, Prose and Cons

Taking it to the people? As the Navajo-majority commission seeks to reverse course on fighting the Bears Ears reduction, there is a call for a referendum

San Juan County, Utah, Commissioner Bruce Adams – now the only Republican on the three-member county commission – is urging his fellow commissioners to put Bears Ears National Monument to a vote of the people before taking any further actions … Continue reading

Published in May 2019 Tagged

Plea agreement reached in auto-shop embezzlement; sentencing set for June

The former manager of the Midas auto shop in Cortez pleaded guilty April 18 to both felony and misdemeanor theft from the business, which has since been re-organized as America’s Auto Care center. Nathan Wilkinson, 38, was accused of stealing … Continue reading

Published in May 2019 Tagged

Hotter but not necessarily drier: The Four Corners is projected to be 5-6 degrees warmer by 2050 and to see more extreme weather events, from floods to droughts

There’s bad news but also some good news about the impending impacts of climate change on Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners, according to a researcher who gave a presentation in Cortez on April 11. The bad news is that … Continue reading

Published in May 2019