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Utah’s anesthesia abortion law unenforced

SALT LAKE CITY – Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Coloradans take Utah’s lesson on public lands to heart

DENVER – Members of the outdoor recreation community sent a message this week to state governments about endangering the public lands that the industry relies on. That message: Shape up or we will...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Outdoor Retailer show to consider moving out of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – The lucrative Outdoor Retailer show is again considering moving from Salt Lake City. Show organizers announced Monday they will request proposals from other cities to host three...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Forgotten rock-art panel attracting attention in Bluff

A recently rediscovered rock-art panel at the Sand Island Campground near Bluff, Utah, is now within the new Bears Ears National Monument. The ancient petroglyphs along the San Juan River were...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Utah trust lands in Bears Ears monument an issue

The creation of the Bears Ears National Monument likely will start years of contentious haggling and land swaps while the U.S. government tries to consolidate the monument’s boundaries and Utah...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Nahodishgish: A place to be left alone

By Terry Tempest Williams On Wednesday, President Barack Obama established the Bears Ears National Monument. Not only is this a beautiful gesture in the name of protecting 1.35 million acres of red...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Obama designates 1.35 million acres as Bears Ears National Monument

SALT LAKE CITY – President Barack Obama designated two national monuments Wednesday at sites in Utah and Nevada that have become flashpoints over use of public land in the West, marking the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Utah is fastest-growing state

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah is the fastest-growing state in the country, leading a cluster of Western states with populations on the upswing despite sluggish national growth, according to new numbers...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Mormon brothers pushing for medical pot in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Twin brothers, both devout Mormons, are among a growing legion of Utah residents embracing medical marijuana as a way to treat a host of ailments. Nathan Frodsham has advanced...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Utah sells Comb Ridge land to private bidder

BLUFF, Utah – The state last week auctioned off 391 acres at Comb Ridge to the little-known Lyman Family Farm for $500,000, according to Utah State Trust Lands Administration . The area is along...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Author discusses Utah canyon disappearances

Author Scott Thybony will talk about his latest book, The Disappearances: A Story of Exploration, Murder, and Mystery in the American West, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Student Union Ballroom at Fort...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Utah residents fear contamination from uranium mill

WHITE MESA – Residents who voiced concerns this week about the uranium mill outside their town in southeastern Utah are worried about two toxic spills and a new report that says toxic metals are...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News