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File photo Painted Hand Pueblo ruins at Canyons of the Ancients National Monument northwest of Cortez. The monument has expanded by 12,000 acres sinc...

Montezuma County seeks balance of federal and public lands

When federal land agencies buy private land, they should offer the same amount of public lands back to the private sector, says the Montezuma County commission.

Noting that the county is 26 percent private...

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Researchers flock to Lower Dolores for ecological studies

An army of biologists and environmentalists is descending on the Lower Dolores River to study the ecological benefits of a rare high-volume release from McPhee...

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