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A 32-year-old New Mexico man charged with murdering a Navajo Nation police officer made his initial appearance in federal court Tuesday.


Austin Cope / KSJD

A man has confessed to a decades-old murder in Cortez’s City Park.


Healthy Soils Tie Up CO2

Mar 21, 2017
Tim Mc Cabe / NRCS

We often only consider soil health when we talk about growing food, but some scientists believe that healthy soils are also required to tie up CO2, which has been implicated in our warming climate.  The article, "Soil and Human Security in the 21st Century," in the May 2015 issue of Science Magazine, makes the case that soil is one of Earth's most valuable commodities, and that we must develop strategies to protect this resource. 

Former BLM Ranger Reflects on Resource Protection

Mar 21, 2017
Bureau of Land Management

Fred Blackburn was a ranger for the Bureau of Land Management in 1974, when he worked at Grand Gulch, now part of the new Bears Ears National Monument. He was at Grand Gulch until 1979. Though Blackburn eventually resigned from the agency, his tenure as a ranger gave him on-the-ground perspectives about public lands management.  He talked with KSJD's Austin Cope.

Austin Cope / KSJD

A blaze that broke out shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday destroyed an auto repair shop and a granite-countertop business sharing a building on Road 24.2 in Montezuma County.


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