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NRC urges uranium miner to review all operations

Nuclear regulators are concerned that a Wyoming uranium mining company, which twice spilled nuclear waste in southeast Utah, may have a larger safety culture problem after it was issued nine...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Earthquake rattles Utah south of Bluff

A minor earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitude occurred Friday night south of Bluff, Utah, on the Navajo Reservation, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred at 10:01 p.m. A...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Rose Chilcoat charged with trespassing on Utah trust land

Criminal charges have been filed against former Great Old Broads for Wilderness associate director Rose Chilcoat and her husband, Mark Franklin, for allegedly trespassing in Utah and endangering...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Paleontology rich area left out of Bears Ears for uranium mining

BLUFF – What was left out of the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah relieved uranium miners, but is upsetting paleontologists. Paleontologist Rob Gay, of Museums of Western...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Overturning Bears Ears an uphill challenge, lawyers say

BLUFF – Utah legislators and the San Juan County, Utah, commission are urging President Donald Trump to undo the controversial Bears Ears National Monument. But at a legal forum last week put on by...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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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