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Veterans in the Four Corners area are facing challenges that many of us may not be fully aware of. In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia of local VFW Post 5231, and Montezuma County Veterans Service Officer Rick Torres about how veterans can claim the benefits that are due to them, and how these claims can improve the local economy.

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In May, the state of New Mexico filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill. Now, New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado.

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Soaring temperatures, gusty winds and dry lightning have contributed to a number of small wildfires across the region, and a new report says the San Juan Basin emitted the most methane per well in the country in 2014.


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Recycling has become more and more common in households across the country, but many do not understand how it can benefit our economy and environment. KSJD's Tom Yoder and Pandora's Box host Joanie Trussel discuss the ways that recycling helps fight climate change and contributes to a healthier society.

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Montezuma County commissioners delayed a decision Monday about putting a sales-tax question on the November ballot, and authorized cost negotiations for a section of a trail between Mancos and Cortez.

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Long-distance endurance racing can be a grueling physical ordeal and it is critical that racers prepare themselves properly. in this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Kellie Pettyjohn talks with Dustin Partridge, owner of Zuma Natural Foods and long-distance endurance racer, about the nutrition required for endurance races, and why it is critical for good race performance and staying healthy.

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The mountains of New Mexico comprise vast areas of beauty and opportunity for adventure. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Lee Ungnade, the author of "Guide To The New Mexico Mountains", about why she decided to update the book that was originally published by her father 50 years ago.

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The Cortez City Council agreed Tuesday to nominate the old City Hall at 210 East Main Street for listing on the City Register of Historic Structures.

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Luke Mehall is a self-professed dirtbag climber and author, whose latest book "American Climber" tells his story of how climbing saved him from his depression and struggle with addiction. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Luke about how he got started climbing, and why writing about his experiences has been an important part of his path to happiness.

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