KZMU News: Monday June 29, 2020

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As Utah experiences a large upswing in confirmed COVID-19 cases, Grand County reports two new positives since Friday, bringing the local total to 14. The Grand County Council will be considering mandatory face coverings, which the Governor recently allowed for Salt Lake and Summit Counties. And later, a lightening-caused fire in the Manti-La Sal National Forest is still burning today. Public land managers say that COVID-19 is influencing their approach to fire this season. And finally, our radio partners report on the U.S.-Mexico borderland, where progress on a wall has not slowed for coronavirus. But that’s not the case for a small stretch of tribal land on the Colorado River. Tune in.

KZMU News · Monday June 29, 2020

The Colorado River, west of Yuma, Arizona, before it reaches Morelos Dam on the U.S.-Mexico border. (Luke Runyon/KUNC)

Show Notes

Southeast Utah Case Counts
Utah COVID-19 Info
The Salt Lake Tribune: Coronavirus in Utah; A staggering week culminates in 472 new cases, 31 new hospitalizations…navirus-utah-new/
Grand County Council 6/30 Agenda…06302020-1214
The Times Independent: County council will discuss requesting mask mandate in Grand, restructuring travel council…ng-travel-council/

Utah Wildfire Info

Arizona Public Media: No border wall for Arizona tribe’s Colorado River stretch…ado-river-stretch/

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