Austin Cope

The Bridge Shelter Has Less Than One Month to Find a Temporary Home for the Winter

The Bridge Emergency Shelter in Cortez must vacate its premises by mid-May.

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Montezuma County

The Montezuma County commissioners agreed Monday to designate May 12th as a free day for all individual county residents at the landfill. However, in a change from past years, they will not allow Cortez trash trucks in for free.

James Adakai

The Democratic nominees for county commissioner in two of the three newly redrawn voting districts in San Juan County, Utah, will be Native Americans.

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Native American tribes will see more money for many services and projects from the spending bill that became law last week. The bill includes a 10 percent increase for the Indian Health Service and a 7 percent increase for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education.

David Lewis / Creative Commons

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a $3,000 reward for information regarding the shootings of two eagles left at the headquarters of the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry in the Navajo Nation.

Santeri Viinamäki

La Plata and Montezuma counties have the lowest rates of seat belt use in Colorado. That’s according to a 2017 study by the state Department of Transportation.

Austin Cope

About 250 people marched in Cortez Saturday as part of a nationwide effort to support greater gun safety.

Eric Tanner / Dolores Water Conservancy District

As spring begins in the Four Corners, the Dolores Water Conservancy continues to monitor weather and snowpack in the San Juan Mountains to try to predict how much water will make it into McPhee Reservoir this summer. KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with DWCD General Manager Mike Preston to get an update on current forecasts and conditions. Click below to listen.

Raleigh Burleigh

Not only do local yucca plants provide an edible fruit; the fibers can be used as cord, the leaves as needles, and the roots as shampoo. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh visited the Ute Learning Garden in Grand Junction to learn more about traditional applications of local plants.

photo courtesy of Utah Dine Bikeyah

The national debate about the Bears Ears National Monument has quieted somewhat since President Trump announced plans to cut its area by 85 percent in early December. But the conflict is far from over.

City of Cortez

Cortez City Manager Shane Hale is leaving to take a job as town manager in Windsor, Colorado.


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