Category Archives: Land Use News

The Heavy Hand of the Federal Government: Five Charged in Recapture Canyon Protest Ride — by Brian Maffly

The BLM drops the hammer on several people it is accusing of organizing and participating in the Recapture Canyon ATV Protest Ride back in May, 2014. According to an article…

Utah’s Public Lands War with Federal Government is Just Getting Started

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says the state has a “monumental” fight on its hands in the public lands war with the federal government. In an article originally published on…

Law Enforcement and Public Lands

We were pleased to note former Millard County Sheriff Ed Phillips on a recent episode of The County Seat, a regular half-hour TV show covering issues facing counties in Utah. Mr….

Where Do You Stand on Land-use Issues, including Public Lands Management?

The Pahvant Post and people associated with it are catching flack for rocking the boat in a variety of ways in Millard County.  This whole thing started out based on…

Cowboy Express to Go Nation-wide

Cliven Bundy isn’t the only rancher having serious issues with the BLM. As originally published in the Elko Daily Free Press, cowboys and ranchers across the West are supporting other ranchers…

BLM Charged with Insanity, Provocation and Retaliation

According to an article originally published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the BLM has also been accused of insanity for its handling of the Cliven Bundy situation, and has been…

BLM Also Accused of Gestapo-like Tactics

County officials tell U.S. House panel that federal law enforcement officers are uncooperative, refuse to coordinate. In a piece originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune (http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58221221-90/blm-county-federal-law.html.csp), it has been…

Experts say wild horses ‘eating themselves out of house and home’ — by Amy Joi O’Donoghue

Wild Horses are quickly exhausting available forage resources. SALT LAKE CITY — According to an article written by Amy Joi O’Donoghue, published on ksl.com, multiple Utah entities that include the…

Western Distrust of the Federal Government — Where Did it Come From? — by TJ Lovato

So, where did this distrust of the Federal Government in the West, come from? Is there any real truth to it. Could the seeds of that distrust have been sown…

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Wild Horse Battles Heat-up — from the Elko Daily Press

According to an article in the Elko Daily Press (http://elkodaily.com/news/blm-files-motion-to-dismiss-wild-horse-lawsuit/article_8c5d71aa-fcd1-11e3-b1e4-0019bb2963f4.html), the federal government is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the BLM’s management of wild horses.   This is an issue…