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Second Federal Judge Wants Off The Recapture Case

September 8, 2015
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Second Federal Judge Wants Off The Recapture Case

SALT LAKE CITY — A second federal judge wants off the illegal ATV ride case against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman, citing a conflict of interest. U.S. District Judge Jill N. Parrish filed a notice Thursday saying she will not hear the case unless all the parties agree that she should stay on....

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Deer Creek Reservoir Fire

September 8, 2015
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Deer Creek Reservoir Fire

(Wasatch County, UT)  —  State fire officials say they are finally getting some containment on a wildfire that has burned over 300 acres in Wasatch County. Overnight, the Wheeler Fire was considered five percent contained and officials hoped to add to that as they continued working overnight.  Mike Eriksson of the state Division of Forestry, Fire...

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Police Unsure Why Man Collided With, Killed By TRAX Train

September 8, 2015
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Police Unsure Why Man Collided With, Killed By TRAX Train

(Midvale, UT) (Midvale, UT)  —  Unified Police Lieutenant Lex Bell says he’s still unsure why a West Jordan man failed to stop for a barricade before he was killed when his truck was hit by a TRAX train in Midvale.   Investigators say 80-year-old Howard Glenn Hilliam didn’t slow down yesterday, knocking a barrier arm...

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BLM To Change Name of Negro Bill Trailhead and Campground

September 3, 2015
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BLM To Change Name of Negro Bill Trailhead and Campground

(Moab/Castle Valley Utah)- KCYN-KCPX News- In what she calls, “an Administrative Process” Moab BLM Manager Beth Ransel tells KCYN-KCPX about renaming the Negro Bill Trailhead. The full interview is here:  

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BLM To partially Change Name of Negro Bill

September 3, 2015
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BLM To partially Change Name of Negro Bill

(Moab/Castle Valley Utah)- KCYN-KCPX News- In what she calls, “an Administrative Process” Moab BLM Manager Beth Ransel tells KCYN-KCPX that BLM is renaming the Negro Bill Trailhead, the “Grandstaff Trailhead. Ransell says in a previous administrative process, a couple of years ago, the campground was renamed Granstaff Campground with the mistaken spelling of the...

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Romney May Be Drafted to Run

September 3, 2015
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Romney May Be Drafted to Run

Salt Lake City, Utah- One of Utah’s favorite sons is reportedly growing concerned about the race for the republican nomination. A senior member of Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign tells New York Magazine that Romney is horrified by Donald Trumps rise among the republican field. Romney supporters, including Utah State GOP Chairman James Evans, say...

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Palin To Raise Funds For Pregnancy Crisis Center

September 3, 2015
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SALT LAKE CITY  Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will be in Salt Lake City next month to speak at a fundraiser for a Utah crisis pregnancy center. Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, will be the keynote speaker at the Oct. 2 event at the Grand America Hotel. The fundraiser is a private...

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Tribune” Reportedly For Sale; Huntsman Interested

September 3, 2015
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Tribune” Reportedly For Sale; Huntsman Interested

(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The “Salt Lake City Tribune” is reportedly for sale, and billionaire Jon Huntsman, Senior is one person interested in buying it.  The “Tribune” is reporting that talks about a possible sale have been ongoing over the past 60 days, though Huntsman is just one of the people named as...

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Utah Congressmen Demand Documents For Mine Spill Probe

September 2, 2015
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Utah Congressmen Demand Documents For Mine Spill Probe

(Washington, DC)  —  Two Utah congressmen are demanding documents from the EPA as they prepare to investigate last month’s Colorado gold mine spill.  Bob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz are preparing a joint committee hearing in Washington, D.C. on September 17th to ask the EPA about the Gold King Mine spill.  Both congressmen believe the...

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Wahweap Closed, Fuel Spill

September 2, 2015
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Wahweap Closed, Fuel Spill

(Lake Powell/Page)- Wahweap Beach is closed at Lake Powell due to a fuel spill. The National Park Service said spill occurred around 4 p.m. Monday. Rangers are investigating a fuel spill that originated from a moored boat. The spill is reported to be a bright neon substance. The spill extends an estimated 1,000 yards...

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