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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...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.
Jan 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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Voices for and against Bears Ears designation
Elected officials representing the area impacted by the National Monument came out with a solid wall of opposition to the designation.
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SJ County Commission statement on monument
“Today San Juan County mourns after President Barack Obama gave into pressure from extreme environmental groups, out-of-state tribal leaders, and corporate interests by designating the 1.35 million...
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Monument trust land may be swapped out
The proclamation creating Bears Ears National Monument directs the Secretary of the Interior to explore, within 30 days, a land exchange with the State of Utah.
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