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    May 11, 2018

    PRINCIPLE vs. PERSONALITY

    Todd Macfarlane is running for Millard County Commission, Seat A. Todd is a rancher, writer, attorney, businessman and family man.  He and his family...
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    March 13, 2018

    The Current Status of Property Rights in...

    (First published in February 2017 — The saga/struggle continues.  SEE Due Process & Equal Protection in Millard County — a Case Study...
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    June 19, 2018

    UPDATE: The Millard County Primary Elect...

    UPDATED Among the other things Millard County Government has come to be known for, transparency is not necessarily one of them.  So it’s hard t...
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    June 12, 2018

    Utah Dodges the Bullet on Controversial ...

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is praising a 26-page ruling from a federal judge in Georgia that exempts Utah and 10 other states...
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    June 10, 2018

    WATER LAWYER — Whiskey’s for...

    (An excerpt from one Chapter of Todd Macfarlane’s Memoir Manuscript, Making Rain Where the Sun Shines — Lawyers are Supposed to be Golfers...
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    June 8, 2018

    Johnson Canyon Water Prophet — by ...

    (Chapter Excerpt from Making Rain Where the Sun Shines — Lawyers are Supposed to be Golfers — Paying My Dues as a Country Lawyer)  Regard...
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    June 5, 2018

    According to Senator Mike Lee, It’...

    From Senator Mike Lee’s Website  See Also Senator Lee Goes After Forest Service & BLM Law Enforcement Authority As the primary election sea...
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PRINCIPLE vs. PERSONALITY

Todd Macfarlane is running for Millard County Commission, Seat A. Todd is a rancher, writer, attorney, businessman and family man.  He and his family own and operate the Turkey Track…

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The Current Status of Property Rights in Millard County – the Struggle Continues

(First published in February 2017 — The saga/struggle continues.  SEE Due Process & Equal Protection in Millard County — a Case Study) Among other things, basic property rights are a…

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UPDATE: The Millard County Primary Election-by-Mail SAGA — by Todd Macfarlane

UPDATED Among the other things Millard County Government has come to be known for, transparency is not necessarily one of them.  So it’s hard to know exactly what is going…

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Utah Dodges the Bullet on Controversial Federal Water Rule

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is praising a 26-page ruling from a federal judge in Georgia that exempts Utah and 10 other states from a controversial…

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WATER LAWYER — Whiskey’s for Drinking; Water’s for Fighting — by Mancos MacLeod

(An excerpt from one Chapter of Todd Macfarlane’s Memoir Manuscript, Making Rain Where the Sun Shines — Lawyers are Supposed to be Golfers — Paying My Dues as a Country…

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Johnson Canyon Water Prophet — by Mancos MacLeod

(Chapter Excerpt from Making Rain Where the Sun Shines — Lawyers are Supposed to be Golfers — Paying My Dues as a Country Lawyer)  Regardless of the relatively warm acceptance…

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According to Senator Mike Lee, It’s Time to Abolish Law Enforcement Authority of Federal Land Management Agencies

From Senator Mike Lee’s Website  See Also Senator Lee Goes After Forest Service & BLM Law Enforcement Authority As the primary election season in Utah heats up, a common fixture…

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The Other Side of the Story re: Attracting Data Centers

First published on ksl.com We’ve discussed the Tech Rush and attracting Data Centers before.  SEE Lessons from the California Gold Rush and Realistic Prospects for Economic Development in the State…

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Beware of Buzzwords — by T.J. Lovato

  It’s a county election year here in Millard County and it’s interesting to sit back and watch as all the popular buzzwords come out of the woodwork. The primary…

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Senator Lee Goes After BLM & Forest Service Law Enforcement Authority

First published on ksl.com. SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, wants to rein in the law enforcement authority of the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service…

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Lessons from the California Gold Rush — Realistic Prospects for Economic Development in Millard County — by Todd Macfarlane

Applying Lessons from the California Gold Rush to the Tech Rush of the 21st Century In Millard County, with IPP’s plans to shut-down the current coal-fired power plant in 2027,…