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Rob Schultheis

Rob Schultheis is the author of books about the American West (Fool’s Gold), wars in Afghanistan and Iraq (Hunting Bin Laden), and the cutting edge of extreme sports (Bone Games). He wrote about the fight to protect Bears Ears National Monument for Alta Journal 6.

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The Drought

A road trip along the diminished Colorado River reveals the hot, dry, and terribly inevitable future of the western United States.

Dec 21, 2022
A sandstone tower in the Valley of the Gods, with Cedar Mesa in the background. President Trump’s executive order removed both areas from the Bears Ears National Monument.

Deep in Bears Ears Country

The sacred site where nomads once hunted woolly mammoths and Native Americans survived the Long Walk is under siege from the federal government

Jan 8, 2019
Hearst Editorial

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