By Amy Joi O’Donoghue for DESERET NEWS The war on beef in the West Public lands grazing for livestock is under growing pressure When Colorado Gov. Jared Polis declared March 20 as “Meatout Day,” urging residents to consume an alternative protein to meat, he provoked a bull market on theContinue Reading

By Marianne Goodland Colorado Politics Coalition fights back against ballot measure that seeks to limit standard livestock husbandry practices A coalition of agriculture supporters are fighting back against a ballot measure that they say will criminalize commonly-accepted veterinary and animal care practices in Colorado. The ballot measure, filed on Feb. 22Continue Reading

CO proposes animal cruelty initiative would impact animal ag Western Livestock Journal Anna Miller, WLJ managing editor A proposed 2022 ballot measure in Colorado would devastate animal agriculture as we know it. The Protect Animals from Unnecessary Suffering and Exploitation (PAUSE) initiative was introduced in late February and would alterContinue Reading

From the Interior Department Press Release BLM Headquarters Office Media Contact: August 10, 2020   The Bureau of Land Management’s Headquarters Officially Established in Grand Junction, Colorado  Relocation of staff resources enhances the Bureau’s ability to serve the American public   Grand Junction, Colo. – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed Secretary’s OrderContinue Reading

Rural America Live joins wildlife and ranching experts with Big Game Forever for an important program about the consequences, costs, and dangers of misguided efforts to introduce wolves into settled landscapes throughout the West and beyond. Please take the time to watch this enlightening and troubling presentation. See more atContinue Reading

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PRESS RELEASE The Colorado Stop the Wolf Coalition Grand Junction, CO – January 8, 2019 – The Colorado Stop the Wolf Coalition was recently formed by concerned sportsmen, farmers and ranchers, businesses and individuals to fight the effort to release wolves in Colorado. The mission of the Coalition is toContinue Reading

  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 to southeastern Utah. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes told reporters that Utah, Colorado and New Mexico, both individually and collectively,Continue Reading