The first of a new column by Robin Patten.
https://youtu.be/3f_ydjMEcYQ Wiggly puppies in Chilchinbito. Video by Dudley Beck. Dudley Beck A new permanent kennel site is still in limbo. Options will be presented by Planning and Zoning soon. Then we would need a lease and a land use clearance, including access. Meanwhile, we continue using help from temporary fosters: Cookie Powell, Elizabeth Warren, Paula … Continue reading Paw Prints: February 2022
BARC Photo Foster dog care continues in and within a 50 mile radius of Bluff. Special thanks to our fosters: Leonard Lee, Heather Jemott,Georgianna Simpson, Cookie Powell, Natalie Nez, and Jessicaand Gabe Holiday. I want to also thank Lorinda Yazzie, OpheliaJoe, and Mark Oldham who I overlooked in the last BARCUpdate. Paul and Dudley with … Continue reading Paw Prints: January 2022
Lake Powell, located in southeastern Utah, drowns a portion of the Colorado River and the lower segment of the San Juan River. And, yes, you read it correctly - there is a major waterfall on the lower San Juan River below the Clay Hills BLM boatramp. While the waterfall has been widely publicized by river-runners, most everyone else has either ignored its presence, or still assumes that the San Juan flows quietly unimpeded into Lake Powell. Nothing could be farther from the truth!
By Zak Podmore Immediately following the presidential elections in 2016 and 2020, author Brooke Williams walked out the door of his house in Castle Valley, Utah, with a backpack, parka, and a few hard boiled eggs. The excursions didn’t take him far from home as the raven flies, but they allowed him to tap into … Continue reading ‘Mary Jane Wild’: Q&A with Author Brooke Williams
"How many celestial deities can dance on the head of a hoodoo?" - Paul Martini
Eds. note: This report was written on Jan. 3, but wasn't published here until Feb. 9. Dogs being fostered. Photo: Dudley Beck BARC Activity Report September 1 - December 31, 2021 The closure of our kennels in Bluff in September of 2021 due to valid noise complaints has had a tremendous impact on our ability to … Continue reading Bluff Paw Prints: BARC Report Sept-Dec
Utah Department of Health is bringing back its mobile coronavirus testing units to Utah Navajo Health System at the Montezuma Creek Clinic this Thursday & Friday, April 30- May 1, 2020 from 8:15am-4:30pm (or while supplies last). Tests are free of charge and open to anyone regardless of tribal affiliation or state of residence. If … Continue reading Free coronavirus testing returns to Montezuma Creek April 30 – May 1
Utah Navajo Health System Inc. (UNHS) and the Utah Department of Health’s Utah Public Health Laboratory (UPHL) are expanding local testing for the next several days in areas of southern San Juan County. The mobile testing currently underway is focused in areas of the county hardest-hit by COVID-19. April 13th and 14th the mobile testing … Continue reading Free coronavirus testing available this week in Navajo Mountain and Monument Valley
April 1, 2020 There are currently six San Juan County, Utah, residents -- one of whom is in the Salt Lake Valley -- who have testes positive for the coronavirus. The county's first case was reported on Friday. The Navajo Nation issued a nightly curfew on Sunday which is in effect from 8 p.m. to … Continue reading Coronavirus cases in San Juan County rise to 6, curfew implemented on Navajo Nation