KSFR News has partnered this year with Solutions Journalism Network. The collaborative Small Towns, Big Change project reports on rural communities challenges -- and solutions that are manifesting positive actions. 

The elementary school on Santa Clara Pueblo was formerly the Santa Clara Day School. After a two-year planning process, the  K-6 school has come under tribal control, and became Khapo Community School this July. Ellen Berkovitch reports.



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This morning the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its methane rule. The rule marks one of the last Obama administration rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas production on public and tribal lands. The San Juan Basin has the highest concentration of methane in the US. Environmental experts attribute the emissions to leaking wells and consider methane to be a potent greenhouse gas implicated in climate change.

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Today is a National Day of Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. For an update on the situation in North Dakota, News Director Ellen Berkovitch turns to Santa Fe civil rights attorney Jeffrey Haas.

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