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The incumbent president of the Shiprock Chapter of the Navajo Nation will have a chance to seek a second term.

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The Salt Lake Tribune reports the FBI is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of fugitive Lyle Jeffs.

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The much-denounced, recently-vandalized sculpture at the intersection of U.S. highways 550 and 160 in Durango is to be removed sometime after Labor Day, when traffic eases up.

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The U.S. Forest Service Office in Fort Collins, Colorado, was among six U.S. Department of Agriculture offices nationwide that were closed temporarily Tuesday because of threats.

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Tuesday is primary election day across the Navajo Nation. The Farmington Daily-Times reports voters will be choosing among candidates for chapter officials, school-board members, and other positions. 


The Mancos Public Library will be asking voters in November for a mill-levy increase of up to 2 mills.

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife is considering doubling the cost of in-state fishing and hunting licenses to help deal with what it calls “substantial budget shortfalls.”

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There is hot water under the town of Rico, but using it for geothermal development would be expensive.

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A 35-year-old Durango man, Delton Ben, was found dead near the water dock in Cortez’s City Park around 7 Thursday evening.

Suicide Among Our Nation's Veterans

Aug 26, 2016
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Suicide among our nation’s veterans has been estimated to be about 50% higher than those who have not served in the military. In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia of local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 and Albert Gomez, a readjustment counseling therapist from the Veterans Center in Farmington, New Mexico, about why vets are struggling with mental health issues, and how they can find help.