Category Archives: May 2021

Zed’s Hamper (May 2021)

Published in May 2021

Free Press wins four awards in Top of the Rockies contest

The Four Corners Free Press received four awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2021 Top of the Rockies com­petition. The contest, which is for work done in 2020, includes different types of media outlets (including newspapers and radio) in … Continue reading

Published in May 2021

Harassment charges proceed against six locals

Note: This article contains some offensive lan­guage. The cases against six suspects charged with harassing members of the Justice and Peace demonstrators last January in down­town Cortez are working their way through the court system, but as of press time, … Continue reading

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How can forest health be improved?: The Salter Y project has critics, but offers likely long-term gains

Part II of a two-part series Read Part I Sometimes in life we have to engage in unwelcome short-term behavior in order to get long-term results. To lose weight, for in­stance, we may have to give up desserts or big … Continue reading

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Empire’s new rate structure, explained

In an interview, Andy Carter answers basic questions about the coming change Bills from Empire Electric Association will have a whole new look starting in Sep­tember, as it is upgrading its rate structure and customer billing system. The new Time-of-Use … Continue reading

Published in May 2021

Cortez voters to decide broadband’s future

Believe it or not, it’s election time again, at least in the city of Cortez. On Tuesday, June 8, residents will be voting on a measure that would allow the city to enter into broadband partnerships or business. Cortez is … Continue reading

Published in May 2021