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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 the...

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

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Ute Mountain Utes nudge Obama on monument and water

Ute Mountain Ute leaders traveled to Washington this week to attend President Barack Obama’s eighth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.Tribal Chairman Manuel Heart and councilwoman Regina...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawyers: Searching Utah drug database should require warrant

DENVER – The case of two Utah firefighters falsely accused of prescription drug fraud shows why police should not be allowed to search any state prescription drug records database without a...

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

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Brigham Young University says feds investigating sex-assault policy

SALT LAKE CITY – Federal education officials have launched an investigation of how Brigham Young University handles reports of sexual assault – the latest fallout from female students and alumni...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Push for Bears Ears monument marks latest Western land fight

BLANDING, Utah – Laminated sheets of paper held in place by rocks rest inside ancient cliff dwellings nestled underneath a spectacular red rock overhang in southeastern Utah.“Don’t erase the traces...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Top Obama officials to discuss Bears Ears' protection

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other top officials from the Obama administration will host a public meeting in Bluff, Utah, on Saturday to discuss future management of the Bears Ears...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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How a Utah county silenced Native American voters

To understand why Wilfred Jones wanted an ambulance, you have to understand where he lives. San Juan County, in southeastern Utah, is nearly as big as New Jersey but is home to fewer than 15,000...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Towering wind turbines generate controversy, income in Monticello, Utah

It was nearly two decades in the making, yet took just a couple months to build, forever changing the landscape of the Southeast Utah high desert, and altering the culture of a small rural...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Utah enjoys record season for ski visitors

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah ski resorts recorded a 10-year high for visitors this past season, likely fueled by good early-winter snow and buzz created by Vail Resort’s merging of two ski areas into one...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News