Canyons of the Ancients

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The Bureau of Land Management is seeking comments on a proposal to build a parking area near the popular Sand Canyon hiking and biking trail on Montezuma County Road G.

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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is no longer under review for possible downsizing or rescinding. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Friday that he will recommend to President Trump that the 164,000-acre monument west of Cortez remain the same.

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Canyons of the Ancients National Monument does not appear to be at risk of shrinkage or repeal. That’s according to public conversations between Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and members of Colorado’s U.S. Congressional delegation.

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The Cortez City Council voted 6 to 1 Monday to send a letter supporting Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, which lies just west of the city.

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The Cortez City Council may formally endorse keeping Canyons of the Ancients National Monument despite previously saying it would stay neutral.

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