Locals Support Keeping Bears Ears Monument in Place

Over the past few months, each Utah Chapter House (comparable to a County government) held their regular Town Hall style meetings where each member of the community was given the opportunity to vote. Not surprisingly to local residents, 98% of the local Navajos (who comprise roughly half of San Juan County’s population of 16,000 people) voted to keep existing protections for Bears Ears National Monument in place.”


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