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Gail Binkly / KSJD News

More than 80 people marched four miles Saturday to protest operations at the White Mesa Uranium Mill between Bluff and Blanding in Southeast Utah.

Phil Darnell / Creative Commons

Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. served on the Colorado Supreme Court from 1996 to 2015. He is an expert on water law, and decided some groundbreaking cases during his tenure. But he is also a poet, an activist, and the author of various books.  He’ll be speaking at the Cortez Public Library Wednesday, May 17th at 6pm. He talked with KSJD’s Gail Binkly about his life as a justice, a poet, and the importance of water.

Cortez Public Works

Cortez’s Central Business District will soon feel more like a “downtown,” according to city officials. After Labor Day of this year, the City will install medians between Elm and Ash streets (approximately between the Montezuma County Courthouse and the old City Hall). They will also install a median and pedestrian refuge between Roger Smith and Edith streets (near McDonald's).

 

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The Utah Attorney General’s Office has filed charges against San Juan County, Utah, Sheriff Rick Eldredge in connection with a 2016 incident in which he allegedly pointed a firearm at one of his employees.


Julie Knudson / The Nature Conservancy

This year’s release of water from the McPhee dam into the Lower Dolores River brought boaters from across the country. But it wasn’t only recreational boaters who came to the river. A group of scientists also monitored the effects of the high flow on the river's course and its ecosystems.

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