Tag Archives: Monument

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Owyhee Ranchers Still on Pins & Needles About what Obama Might Do Before Leaving Office — Especially After Bears Ears and Gold Butte

This personal message from Our Land, Our Voice, and the Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition:  Visit http://ourlandourvoice.com/ Friends: My great-grandfather came to Malheur County from the Basque Country when he was…

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Politicians & Public Officials Debate “Public Lands Initiative”

The national head of the Bureau of Land Management testified Wednesday before a congressional committee in Washington, DC, that his agency could not support a massive public lands bill for Utah…

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Fact & Fiction about Support for Bears Ears

According to a recent Op/Ed in the Salt Lake Tribune, new poll shows that the majority of Utahns oppose the president naming Bears Ears region as a new national monument. Coincidence…

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Garfield County, Utah Declares Unique State of Emergency

  Garfield County commissioners officially declared a state of emergency based on declining school enrollment, an issue they say reflects a larger problem that has been threatening their communities for…

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The Mary Bulloch Story and Other Related Issues in the Long Trail of BLM Abuses — by Todd Macfarlane

The recent Hammond Case has stirred a great deal of outrage and disbelief, but it is just the latest drop in the bucket in a long trail of abuses by…

Public Lands Initiative in the Works — Contrasting Recent Experiences

SALT LAKE CITY — Public lands in eastern Utah are at a crossroads. Ahead lies a field of options that range from oil and gas development to wilderness designation, the…