Category Archives: September 2020

Hoping to bring people together: Commission candidate Samulski has expertise in land-use planning, public policy and fire prevention

In these days of conflict nationwide, Rebecca Samulski, who is running as an unaffiliated candidate for Montezuma County commissioner, hopes to be able to help pull people together. Continue reading

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Water in the desert: Nonprofit works to distribute sanitary washing stations to Native communities

Print this articleBy Morgan Craft Flagstaff, Ariz. – The village of Oraibi sits on a dusty mesa high above the desert floor, two hours northeast of Flagstaff, the unofficial capital and historic heart of the Hopi nation. Occupied since 1150 … Continue reading

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Cortez residents receive a state archaeological award

Print this articleThe Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society has announced that Robert and Diane McBride have been awarded the prestigious Ivol K. Hagar Award for 2020. Named after a well-known Colorado avocational archaeologist, this award is given by … Continue reading

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An increasing rape culture?: Incidents in San Juan County, Utah, are sparking locals’ concern

Print this articleAn easily pictured and positive stereotype of southeast Utah’s teenage population might include youths bursting with the physical health that comes from an active rural lifestyle and instilled with a respect for decency that comes from religious teachings … Continue reading

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Ute Mountain Tribe garners historic-preservation funding

Print this articleThe Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has received a grant of nearly $100,000 for historic preservation from History Colorado’s State Historical Fund. The nation’s largest preservation program of its kind continues to fend for Colorado’s future. History Colorado’s State … Continue reading

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It’s election time — political signs are disappearing

Print this articleOn Aug. 8, Rebecca Samulski, an unaffiliated candidate for the Montezuma County Commission, had her campaign yard signs available for pickup in Dolores, Cortez and Mancos. Since then the green-and-white signs have sprouted up around the county, as … Continue reading

Published in September 2020