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.

Eric Bader / 416 Fire Facebook Page

The 416 Fire north of Durango is more than 4,000 acres in size and is still just 10 percent contained.

416 Fire Facebook Page

The 416 Fire in the Hermosa area north of Durango has grown to more than 2900 acres.

Gail Binkly

Rosa Sabido marked a year living in sanctuary at a Mancos church with an observance called a verbena on Saturday.

Austin Cope

Officials with Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez unveiled the facility’s $32 million expansion project to the public Monday night.

Tribal Emergency Management & Preparedness Facebook Page

The Navajo Nation and Bureau of Indian Affairs are reportedly investigating the cause of a wildfire that broke out in the Sawmill Chapter near the Arizona-New Mexico border, just south of Canyon de Chelly.