EPA’s Wood-Burning Stove Ban Has Chilling Consequences For Many Rural People

According to this article in Forbes Magazine, it seems that even wood isn’t green or renewable enough anymore.  The EPA has recently banned the production and sale of 80 percent…

Interesting Find at Great Basin National Park

According to a recent article on ksl.com, there has been in interesting find at the Great Basin National Park. GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK — Great Basin National Park employees are…

A Wolf Story — From Our Own Backyard

Up to this point, Utah has largely been spared any major role in the wolf debate that has been raging for the past 20 years or so in Idaho, Wyoming,…

This Day in History — U.S. Army Massacres Indians at Wounded Knee — by TJ Lovato

When I was in college, I was politically alert and studied history.  What my friends and I noticed, among many other things, is how history books depict things.  When it…

Public Lands Christmas Reality Check — Opinion/Editorial — by Ken Ivory

December 24, 2014 This morning, as I worked on the last minute preparations for Christmas and the upcoming new year, I felt a little sad. Not that it had anything…

Wyoming Files Suit to Force BLM to Manage Wild Horses

Wyoming is the latest to join a growing list of outspoken voices who say wild horses are out of control, and the BLM is failing in its responsibility to manage…

Why Grand Juries Don’t Indict Cops — Because the Fox is Guarding the Henhouse — by Seth Morris

In a recent article in the Washington Post, Seth Morris explains why grand juries don’t indict cops, and what would need to be done to change that. According to Mr….

State Economic Study Regarding Transfer of Public Lands is Now Available

This week, the State of Utah has released its economic study regarding the proposed transfer of public lands. This is just in from the American Lands Council: For years, opponents…

Personal Liberty Requires Personal Responsibility — by John Myers

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”                                                          — George Bernard Shaw According to this thought-provoking piece from Personal Liberty Digest, Personal Liberty Requires Personal Responsibility. It…

The All Seeing Eye? — Self-Surveillance is a Blind Spot for Government

Who watches the watchers? In an era of mass phone surveillance and the ubiquity of the all-seeing digital eye, the FBI apparently can’t even put eyes on its own evidence…