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A child in El Paso County on Colorado’s Front Range has become the state’s first flu-related pediatric death since 2013. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that no identifying information was released about the child, but the county’s medical director said he or she had not been vaccinated against the disease.

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Does the city of Cortez have a high sales-tax rate? That question has come up following a remark made by Montezuma County Commissioner James Lambert. In a recent interview with KSJD’s Austin Cope, Lambert said he’d heard that Cortez has the second-highest sales-tax rate in Colorado. It turns out that isn’t true, but earlier corrections we posted on the KSJD web site also contained some inaccuracies.

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The Native American coalition that supported the creation of Bears Ears National Monument in Southeast Utah is opposing a bill that is intended to resolve lingering controversies surrounding the protected area.

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The Assessor of San Juan County, Utah has been removed from his position due to certification issues.

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Environmental groups and the Federal Government are once again at odds over protection of a Colorado species.