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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A cold front approaching from the West will mean strong winds and high fire danger in lower elevations of west-central and Southwest Colorado on Tuesday.

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Local leaders continue to struggle with future funding for state-mandated boat inspections for invasive zebra and quagga mussels.

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A controversial application for a high-impact permit next to a biking and natural area drew an overflow audience to Thursday’s meeting of the Montezuma County’s Planning and Zoning Commission.

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A former associate director of the Durango-based environmental group Great Old Broads for Wilderness is facing criminal charges related to an incident in San Juan County, Utah.

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A sharply divided Cortez City Council opted Tuesday not to comment to Montezuma County on a high-impact permit application involving a number of possible industrial uses adjacent to the city’s George Geer biking area.