Category Archives: Land Use News

The Liberty City: a New Concept for Self-Governance

  What if it were possible to use government at the local level to protect, instead of infringe upon, the liberty of the people? According to the Texas Public Policy…

The Federal Government’s Heavy Hand Gets Heavier — Jury Finds San Juan Commissioner Guilty of Conspiracy

  SALT LAKE CITY — Minutes after a federal jury found Phil Lyman guilty of illegally riding an ATV in a closed southern Utah canyon as a protest against the…

More BLM Grazing Disputes in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Under indisputable drought conditions — during which the BLM is doing little to curb the overgrazing of massive numbers of wild horses throughout the West– the BLM and environmental groups…

Recapture Canyon Protest Trial

  SALT LAKE CITY — A San Juan County commissioner and others “crossed the line” when they drove off-road vehicles into a closed southeastern Utah canyon as a protest against…

The Bundy Stand-Off Revisited — A Year Later

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Bundy Stand-off.  Before republishing our original piece about the Stand-off, below, we’re going to make some quick observations about what has happened…

States Starting to Wake-up and Take Action to Reject Agenda 21

According to recent reports, nine states have taken action to pass laws rejecting Agenda 21 and its influence within their borders.  Not surprisingly, Oklahoma, a bastian of conservatism, has led…

Private Property — the Great Problem Solver — Part 2 — by Morris & Linda Tannehill

This is Part 2, in a multi-part article by Morris & Linda Tannahill about the societal issues and problems that are solved by private property ownership. Private Property — the…

Private Property — the Great Problem Solver — Part 1 — by Morris & Linda Tannehill

This is Part 1, in a multi-part article by Morris & Linda Tannahill about the societal issues and problems that are solved by private property ownership. Private Property — the…

Emergency Wild Horse Round-up

  The Bureau of Land Management has announced it will conduct an emergency roundup of wild horses causing public safety concerns along State Route 21 (running from Milford to Garrison)…

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…