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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The Cortez City Council has signed on to a letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions voicing concern about recent changes to federal policies regarding marijuana.

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The Trump administration would like lawsuits challenging the President’s downsizing of two Utah national monuments to be heard in that state rather than in federal court in Washington, D.C.

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As the lucrative Outdoor Retailer show swings into gear Thursday in Denver, a group of outdoor industry leaders and conservation organizations plans to project a “countdown clock” on the McNichols Civic Center to protest President Trump’s decision to reduce the size of two national monuments in southern Utah.

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National parks and federal agencies in the Four Corners have resumed normal operations following a three-day government shutdown.

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A 27-year-old Durango man who died Sunday in an avalanche near Silverton, Colorado, has been identified.