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The president of the Navajo Nation has vetoed a bill that would have put a question on the November ballot asking whether the tribe’s 110 chapters should be consolidated into 24 regional governments over a four-year period.

NASA-JPL Caltech

When scientists first discovered a methane hot spot over the Four Corners, it was so large they assumed that their satellite detection technology had malfunctioned.


The Mancos Creative District

Aug 22, 2016

The town of Mancos was recently designated as one of six newly certified creative districts in Colorado. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Joy Horvath Imel, the administrator of the Mancos Creative District, about how the project hopes to create a vibrant and sustainable economic hub that will benefit the artists, businesses, and citizens of the Mancos Valley.

United States Navy

Sailors with the USS Mesa Verde will travel to Mesa Verde National Park on August 25th to support the centennial birthday celebration of the National Park Service.

Colorado Preservation, Inc.

The Durango School District 9-R is seeking to leave the San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services, or BOCES.

Austin Cope / KSJD

The small town of Mancos has never seen a violent attack on its school campus, but its school board members said during their Monday meeting that because of other attacks and school shootings recently, they want to be proactive.

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Rico Town Manager Mike England has been terminated, effective immediately.

Ethereal Music Festival Facebook Page

The Dolores County commissioners have given the go-ahead to a much-scaled-down Ethereal Music Fest August 19th through 21st at the Lone Cone Mountain Resort.

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A teenage boy who reported being sucker-punched and robbed on Durango’s Animas River Trail on Monday has admitted he made up the tale.

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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument's thousands of acres contain many archaeological sites that have not been thoroughly studied or documented. In this episode of Canyon Chronicles, host Mike Woodrow talks with Vince MacMillian, a BLM archaeologist, about how research is being directed at Canyons of the Ancients, and how it may shed new light on the history and prehistory of the area.