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Federal agencies outline the next steps for Bears Ears
On January 19, 2017, before Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the federal land agencies involved in the Bears Ears National Monument released the following press...
Jan 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Juan County will be new Interior Secretary's first stop, if confirmed
San Juan County will be the first stop of the new Secretary of the Interior if he receives Senate approval for his position. Ryan Zinke, the nominee for Secretary of the Interior, made the commitme...
Jan 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blanding City Council addresses Bears Ears issues
The designation of Bears Ears National Monument on December 28, 2016 was a main topic of discussion at the January 10 meeting of the Blanding City Council.
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Monticello City Council addresses Bears Ear issues
It has been almost a month since the last meeting of the Monticello City Council, but in that time several important and controversial topics have arisen. They were discussed at the January 10 meet...
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What happens next in Bears Ears Nt’l Mon saga?
While it has been two weeks since U.S. President Barack Obama created the 1.35-million acre Bears Ears National Monument, the process is just beginning to address the next question, “What happens n...
Jan 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds turn out to celebrate Bears Ears Nt’l Mon
“It’s a great day to celebrate,” Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye told approximately 400 people who gathered at the Monument Valley Welcome Center on January 7 to commemorate the designation ...
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Hispanic parent association to be created in Monticello
The schools in Monticello are creating a Hispanic Parent Advisory Committee. The group will have an organizational meeting on Tuesday, January 17 at 7 p.m. at the Monticello High School library.
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1.35-million acre Bears Ears National Monument created in San Juan County
The Bears Ears National Monument was created by presidential decree on December 28, resulting in a massive new national monument that takes up more than one quarter of the land mass of San Juan Cou...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
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New model for monument in San Juan
With the BLM and Forest Service management, Bears Ears has a new model for a national monument in the county. The existing national monuments in the county – Natural Bridges, Hovenweep, and Rainbow...
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Tribal Bears Ears Commission, local voices will help develop management plan
In his designation of the Bears Ears National Monument on December 28, U.S. President Barack Obama called for the creation of a “a Bears Ears Commission to ensure that tribal expertise in tradition...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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