Wolf Story Update

This article is a follow-up on a previous article we published on this subject. According to several media sources, including the St. George News, the wolf shot in Beaver County…

CONSIDERATIONS & SUGGESTIONS for Lawmakers Regarding Raw Milk Cow-Shares

  As Utah lawmakers consider what to do with HB 104, the proposal to re-legalize raw milk cow shares, I want to offer a few considerations and make some suggestions…

FEAR FUELS THE UTAH RAW MILK COW-SHARE DEBATE

  The Utah State Legislature is currently considering a proposal to re-legalize raw milk “cow shares.” In response to increasing consumer demand for raw milk, Representative Marc Roberts (R, Utah…

Letter to the Editor — Regarding Transfer of Public Lands — by William Smith, Professional Engineer

Greetings, I downloaded and began reading the report entitled “An Analysis of A Transfer of Federal Lands to the State of Utah“, dated November 2014. As a consulting Professional Civil…

RIGHTS vs. ENTITLEMENTS: A Case in Point — by Todd Macfarlane

Some interesting discussions have been occurring in recent Millard County Commission Meetings.  It has been very refreshing to see others in Millard County who care enough about issues that are…

How Wide-Spread is Government Surveillance of Reporters?

According to this Fox News Article, Former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has sued the Justice Department over the hacking of her computers, officially accusing the Obama administration of illegal…

The Romance and Reality of Federal Lands — by Trent England

  This is the second in a five-part series about federal lands by Trent England of the Oklahoma Council for Public Affairs – www.OCPAThink.org. Before Horace Greeley and Lewis and…

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,…