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The lucrative Outdoor Retailer show is looking to leave Salt Lake City after organizers failed to reach agreement with Utah Governor Gary Herbert on public-lands issues.


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Earlier this week the eyes of the nation were on the Oroville Dam in north-central California. Quickly rising waters and erosion on the dam’s main spillway forced dam officials to use the dam’s emergency spillway for the first time in the dam’s history. The flood of water prompted an evacuation of over 180,000 people from the valley below.

 

Dolores River Boating Advocates

Even though it's only February, 2017 will likely be an exciting time for local boaters--water managers for the McPhee dam have already decided to release water on the Lower Dolores River this summer. Dolores Water Conservancy District Chief Engineer Ken Curtis says they announced their decision to have a “spill” last Friday at a meeting for river conservationists and boaters. Curtis sat down with KSJD's Austin Cope to talk more about what to expect.

Cortez Fire Protection District

The Cortez City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to the Cortez Fire Protection District for a new fire and rescue station on Washington Street.


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A local resident urged the City of Cortez on Tuesday to do better about keeping handicapped parking spaces open following snowstorms.


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