Gail Binkly

Gail Binkly is a career journalist who has worked for the Colorado Springs Gazette and Cortez Journal. She is currently a freelance writer as well as the editor of the Four Corners Free Press, based in Cortez.

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Colorado’s wildlife managers are being sued over a controversial plan to kill bears and mountain lions in two parts of the state.

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The Navajo Nation is being sued over its delay in creating an Amber Alert system that some believe might have saved the life of an 11-year-old girl.

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Regional environmental groups are cheering a federal judge’s refusal to halt the implementation of the Bureau of Land Management’s new methane rule.

Anne Hillerman, daughter of best-selling mystery writer Tony Hillerman, continues her father's popular book series with her books based on the adventures of characters Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee, and Bernadette Manuelito as they solve mysteries set in the American Southwest. KSJD's Gail Binkly spoke with Hillerman about her transition from journalist to fiction writer, and how she creates new stories based on her father's books.

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As the oil and gas energy industry declines in our area, local leaders are looking for ways to fill the economic gap. But to do that, they need data.