Category Archives: January 2021

Empire Electric plans a new rate structure

Print this articleCustomer/members of Empire Electric Association will soon be facing some decisions on how and when to use electricity to minimize their monthly bill. EEA is creating a new rate structure for its customers that will result in fairer … Continue reading

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A shot in the arm: Native American tribes create their own plans for COVID-19 vaccinations

Print this articleAs sovereign nations, Native American tribes can decide whether they receive COVID- 19 vaccinations through the Indian Health Service, an arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or through the state of Colorado. The Ute … Continue reading

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Local recalls have had mixed success

Print this articleRecall elections in Montezuma County have had mixed results over the years. The most recent such election – prior to the current one involving a member of the Montezuma-Cortez School District’s board of directors – also involved a … Continue reading

Published in January 2021

Effort to unseat McDaniel continues: Criticism of the school-board member brings attention to a lunch club

Print this articleA recall election against Lance McDaniel, a member of the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board of directors, is on pace to take place Feb. 16. Organizers were reportedly gathering signatures on petitions to nominate a replacement for McDaniel … Continue reading

Published in January 2021

Back and forth?: Trump shrank Bears Ears. Will Biden return it to its original size?

Print this article“As President, Biden will take immediate steps to reverse the Trump administration’s assaults on America’s natural treasures, including by reversing Trump’s attacks on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Bears Ears, and Grand Staircase-Escalante.” That’s what the Biden-Harris Plan … Continue reading

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