State latest to target BLM’s Uncompahgre plan, alleging improper procedures, illegal appointment of acting agency director | Local News Stories

William Perry Pendley was serving illegally as the Bureau of Land Management’s acting director when the agency’s updated resource management plan for the Montrose area was approved, thus, the plan should be voided, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office contends in a lawsuit.

The suit, filed Friday, also alleges the plan’s approval was at odds with state programs and policies designed to protect big game and sage-grouse and largely ignored the

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Column: Need Wi-Fi? How San Diego’s libraries are bridging the digital divide

Even before they shut down last March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of San Diego’s libraries were always about more than books. So when the city announced on March 14 that it would be closing the Central Library and its 35 branch libraries, staff members worked hard and fast to get their many resources to the patrons who could not get to them.

There were “Stay-In-Storytime” readings on

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UT Knoxville requiring students living on campus to take weekly saliva COVID-19 tests for spring semester

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE)– University of Tennessee students living on campus will have to take weekly saliva COVID-19 tests during the spring semester.

UTK Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the change Friday during the first COVID-19 update of the new semester.

“It is required of students living in university housing to participate in the community testing programs,” Plowman said.

That includes sorority and fraternity housing.

The testing requirement comes in addition to

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online resource attracting more people to the Iron Range

VIRGINIA, MN — Over the years, the number of people moving to northeastern Minnesota has dropped.

Shawn Herhusky, workforce strategy consultant for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, said it can be difficult for employers on the Iron Range to find the right people to hire.

“We know that our population is going down,” Herhusky said. “We know that we have Baby Boomers exiting the workforce, and we

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Pamplin Media Group – Unified approach to our local parks

Prineville is definitely growing, and we need to be prepared for what comes next

I don’t know about you, but I like to keep an eye on the real estate market. I’m always intrigued by what’s for sale, how much it costs, and what’s being built. Have you noticed how expensive houses in Prineville have become? As I click around on various listings, most of them have a pending notice

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