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Federal Judge Blocks Key Part of Proposed Village at Wolf Creek

Environmental groups have scored a win in the long-running battle over a controversial resort proposed on Wolf Creek Pass.

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The Utah Attorney General’s Office has filed charges against San Juan County, Utah, Sheriff Rick Eldredge in connection with a 2016 incident in which he allegedly pointed a firearm at one of his employees.

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The Montezuma County Commissioners have set a public hearing for June 19th to consider extending the current closure of County Road X in the Sage Hen area.

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This year’s release of water from the McPhee dam into the Lower Dolores River brought boaters from across the country. But it wasn’t only recreational boaters who came to the river. A group of scientists also monitored the effects of the high flow on the river's course and its ecosystems.

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Mancos Valley Resources is accepting donations from anyone who wants to help people who lost their jobs because of the Monday fire that destroyed the Western Excelsior plant.

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The City Council for Cortez, the municipality closest to Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, has opted not to weigh in on the monument’s status.

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Environmentalists are cheering the U.S. Senate’s decision Wednesday not to rescind an Obama-administration rule requiring less waste of the potent greenhouse gas methane.

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Cortez Fire Chief Jeff Vandevoorde and Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Bittle talked with KSJD's Austin Cope on Morning Edition about the Western Excelsior Plant Fire that started in Mancos on Monday afternoon. 

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In final segment of a three-part series on River Radio about the 2017 spill on the Dolores River out of McPhee Dam and the relationships between various Dolores River stakeholders, host Sam Carter talks with local boater Scott Spear about his thoughts on the boating community centered on the Dolores River, his experiences floating the lower Dolores River this year, and why communication is the key to building strong relationships around water management.

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An overheating fan motor likely caused the fire that destroyed the Western Excelsior plant in Mancos on Monday.


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Though Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke met for one hour with tribal leaders on the Bears Ears Commission during his visit to Utah, some tribal members felt excluded from discussions about the Bears Ears National Monument.



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