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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Print this articleMontezuma County undecided about renewing with American Lands Council A year after joining, the Montezuma County commissioners have not yet renewed their annual membership in the American Lands Council, a controversial group that lobbies for transferring federal public … Continue reading
Print this articleThe idea of transferring public lands from the federal government to the states remains a hot topic in Montezuma County. Ever since the county commissioners voted in March to give $1,000 to the Utah-based American Lands Council, a … Continue reading
The taxpayer money that fuels federal land transfer demands: How the behind-the-scenes lobby group American Lands Council gets funding
Print this articleKindra McQuillan May 15, 2015 Since 2012, the American Lands Council has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to advocate and lobby for the transfer of federal lands to states. Such a move could dramatically change how these … Continue reading