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Local Archaeology Firm Wins $50 Million Contract From Bureau of Reclamation

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A Cortez firm is one of three companies recently awarded a contract for cultural resource work by the Bureau of Reclamation. The contract, valued at up to $50 million, was awarded to Woods Canyon Archaeological Consultants, Inc., as well as firms in Montrose and Tucson. Among the projects involved in the contract will be the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project in northwestern New Mexico, which will bring potable water to the eastern portion of the Navajo Nation, the city of Gallup, New Mexico, and part of the Jicarilla Apache Nation.

Gail Binkly is a career journalist who has worked for the Colorado Springs Gazette and Cortez Journal, and was the editor of the Four Corners Free Press, based in Cortez.
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