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A controversial group that advocates for the transfer of federal lands to the states, the American Lands Council, is losing members.

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The Montezuma County commissioners' concerns about an eagle's nest on BLM lands and how it came to be there seemed to be somewhat mollified Monday after five officials from the Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios Field Office joined the commissioners at the table.

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Colorado State Senator Ellen Roberts, who represents eight counties including Montezuma and La Plata, is resigning at the end of the year.

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An unusual controversy has arisen over the presence of a golden eagle’s nest on BLM land east of Cortez. The land has been proposed for an expansion of the Phil’s World bike trail system, but biologists say the trails need to be routed around the protected bird’s nest. Recently, Montezuma County Commission Chair Larry Don Suckla, who supports the expansion, has questioned the validity of those concerns.

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Donald Trump is planning a visit to Colorado’s Western Slope.