For example, despite his busy schedule, Secretary Zinke stopped his motorcade when he saw a group of 300 locals gathered at Centennial Park in Blanding. For half an hour he mingled with local tribe members, ranchers, schoolteachers, pioneer descendants, and people from all walks of life. It was amazing to see a community come together in such unity. The crowd took pictures and shed tears. They were thrilled that the federal government was finally listening to their concerns.
While the Bears Ears issue is yet to be settled, the possibility of a rescinded monument has given hope back to San Juan County.
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