Jacqueline Poggi

Cory Gardner Co-Sponsors Bill to Provide Additional National Park Funds

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

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Burro Fire Nears 100 Percent Containment

Jul 16, 2018
InciWeb

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. 

Ann Leppanen Elected Bluff Mayor with 3-Vote Margin

Jul 10, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

San Juan County Clerk’s office has confirmed Ann Leppanen as the winner of Bluff’s mayoral election. Two weeks of waiting for a final canvass revealed a slim margin of 74 votes for Leppanen and 71 for Marcia Hadenfeldt, according to results posted on the county's website.

Daniel Rayzel

Several days of showers and thunderstorms have brought some relief to firefighting efforts at the Burro and 416 wildfires — and a risk for flash floods from erosion. 

Ken Kistler

The Bureau of Land Management Colorado’s new Southwest District manager will make stops in the Four Corners during an open house tour. 

Fighting Fire with Fire in New Mexico’s Ponderosa Pines

Jul 6, 2018
Courtesy of Western State Colorado University

Prescribed burns are a useful tool against the increasing danger of wildfires in the Western United States. But there’s a risk. 

The Complete History of America (Abridged)/Sunflower Theatre

Sometimes the best way to deal with overwhelming politics is to look back and laugh at how we got here. 

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