Daniel Rayzel

Renew Board Members Face Calls for Resignation, Reform

Members of Renew’s board of directors had several heated exchanges during a tense open board meeting Tuesday.

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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.

Jacqueline Poggi

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., co-sponsored a congressional bill that would bring additional funds to national parks across the country. 

Burro Fire Nears 100 Percent Containment

Jul 16, 2018

The Burro Fire reached 95 percent containment after recent rainfall and increased humidity benefited firefighting efforts. 

Navajo Generating Station Has a Potential New Owner

Jul 13, 2018
Credit: Alex Proimos

Navajo Nation is in discussion with Avenue Capital and Middle River Power about continuing operations at the Navajo Generating Station. 

San Juan National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions

Jul 13, 2018
Austin Cope

San Juan National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions following an increase in area rainfall. The decision factored in a lower risk for fire behavior, increased humidity and overall weather patterns favorable to combating fires. 

Meet New Cortez City Manager John Dougherty

Jul 12, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

John Dougherty is wrapping up his first week as Cortez city manager shortly after the council unanimously agreed to hire him in late June. 

Austin Cope

It’s been over a month since former Colorado State University extension director Tom Hooten was blocked from entering his new office in Montezuma County. He still doesn’t have a clear explanation why. 


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