San Juan County Photographer Documents Dying Junipers

One of the icons of a southwestern landscape is mysteriously dying across the Four Corners.

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Gage Skidmore

The U.S. Senate race in New Mexico may see a familiar name join this year’s election: former state Gov. Gary Johnson. 

Plateau Fire Complex Tops 3,000 Acres During Burnouts

Jul 30, 2018
San Juan National Forest

The Plateau Fire Complex grew to 3,244 acres as it continues burning north of McPhee Reservoir. Drifting smoke settled as far south as Cortez and created a haze lasting until mid-morning Monday. 

EPA Requests Dismissal of Gold King Mine Lawsuit

Jul 27, 2018
Jay Canode

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit on the Gold King Mine spill that polluted the Animas and San Juan Rivers in 2015. 

Gail Binkly

It’s been over a year since Rosa Sabido entered the Mancos United Methodist Church to escape deportation. Today, trapped in sanctuary and unable to leave the property, she viewed photos of her mother’s casket. 

Plateau Fire Complex Increases in Size, Closures

Jul 24, 2018
U.S. Forest Service

The Plateau Fire Complex has grown significantly in size because of continuing burnout operations. 

Austin Cope

Recently released documents by the Department of the Interior show a conversation neglecting the benefits of national monument preservation. They were retracted a day later and republished with redactions, but not before the Washington Post had a look and published a story. 

Fires Start Burning North of McPhee Reservoir

Jul 23, 2018
San Juan National Forest

Two fires burning north of McPhee Reservoir grew from recent lightning strikes, according to a release from San Juan National Forest personnel. 

Shortly after a New York Times columnist reported on Navajo Nation’s bid to buy gun manufacturer Remington, President Russell Begaye said the offer was made without his office’s approval.


Residents in southeastern Utah are experiencing issues with phone and internet services after an oversized truck severed a fiber-optic cable in a crash. 

Kimberly Greenwell/Strawberry Milk

“Blue Corn Chips.” “Blood Orange.” A whole aisle of options for menstrual products in pastel colors and strange names overwhelm the star of a Denver director’s new short film.


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