May 24 - 30, 2012 

Larry J. King stands behind his house in Church Rock, N.M., and talks about the site where Hydro Resources, Inc. intends to mine.
Courtesy of Red Rock Pictures

Environment

Navajo Group Fights Aquifer Mine

By Christie Chisholm
The Navajo Nation outlawed uranium mining and processing in 2005 in response to high cancer rates. Yet Larry J. King is one of many members of the tribe who are fighting plans to mine uranium from an aquifer.

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A 700-year-old residence in the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
Elizabeth W. Hughes

Get Out!

Gila’s Monster Fan

By Elizabeth W. Hughes

State Route 15 is a remote drive with twisting switchbacks and piney mountaintop lookouts. After a full five hours, I made a right turn onto a dirt road about four miles south of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument toward my destination, the hot springs camp.

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Council Watch

DA Talks Cop Juries

By Carolyn Carlson
District Attorney Kari Brandenburg stopped in to talk to the Council about the investigative grand jury process police officers go through after they shoot someone.
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Answer Me This

By Marisa Demarco
What do you know about last week?

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Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.

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Letters

The readers write.

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