Tag Archives: utah

The Ugly Underbelly of National Monument/Park Designations and “Conservation Tourism”

  Why Little Western Towns Don’t Want to Become ‘Another Moab’ Despite its tourist boom, the town that mining, parks, and mountain biking built is straining to get by.  — by…

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…

OTHER SIDE: According to Raw Story: “Utah Ranchers Vow to Continue Bundy War”?

According to Raw Story, “Utah ranchers vow to continue Bundy war against feds despite arrests of Oregon militants.” — THE PROBLEM IS, THAT’S NOT WHAT THE RANCHERS SAID OR DID ….

SENATOR THOMAS HART BENTON — What Do You Know About Him? — by Ken Ivory

“[T]he federal government…became the  monopolizer of vacant lands in the West: and this monopoly, like all monopolies, resulted in hardships to those upon whom it acted.” Which famous U.S. senator…

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…

Utah and Other States Mull Legal Action Against the Blundering EPA & Federal Government

  SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert issued a state of emergency Wednesday, while state officials contemplate legal action over the Colorado mine spill that sent contaminated river water…

Secret Meeting to Plot New National Monument?

  THE BEARS EARS, San Juan County — Several top federal officials from Washington quietly attended a so-called “Gathering of the Tribes” put on last weekend by environmental groups and…

FARMERS MARKETS IN UTAH

  When the weather turns warm in the Beehive State, it isn’t hard to find fresh produce.  In recent years, Farmers Markets have cropped up and become very popular throughout…

Legislative Audit Shows that Water Use Data is Highly Unreliable

  SALT LAKE CITY — A legislative audit released Tuesday concludes state water managers have no real idea how much water is being used across Utah so the projection that…

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…