Gail Binkly

Gail Binkly is a career journalist who has worked for the Colorado Springs Gazette and Cortez Journal. She is currently a freelance writer as well as the editor of the Four Corners Free Press, based in Cortez.

US Forest Service

The San Juan National Forest plans to implement a forest-wide closure on Tuesday because of dangerous fire conditions.

Rusty Blazenhoff

Colorado Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican, has joined forces with Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, to make marijuana legal at the federal level in states that have approved its use for recreational or medical purposes.

416 Fire Facebook Page

The 416 fire north of Durango grew to more than 7,000 acres Thursday, but part of that growth was from deliberate burnout operations on the fire’s south and north ends.

The last day for KSJD's Morning Edition Host, Austin Cope, and KSJD's News Reporter, Gail Binkly, is June 15th. They sat down to reflect on where KSJD News has been over the past few years, and what their future holds in store.

Gail Binkly / Four Corners Free Press

May 29th marked the 20th anniversary of the shooting death of Cortez Police Officer Dale Claxton.