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Press Release: BLM Moab Field Office

July 29, 2016
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News Release Moab Field Office, Utah July 28, 2016 BLM Seeks Input on Rio Algom Groundwater Monitoring Project Moab, Utah—The Bureau of Land Management Moab Field Office is seeking public input on a proposal to modify a mine plan for the Rio Algom Mining LLC Groundwater Monitoring Project in San Juan County, Utah. In...

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Letter from Devin Bayles Hancock About Potential Land Grab From The Federal Government

July 29, 2016
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This letter is written by Devin Bayles Hancock, Native and Devoted Advocate of San Juan County: San Juan County, Utah is undergoing a potential land grab from the Federal Government. 1.9 Million acres are at stake of becoming a National Monument. These mountain acres are of the most prime and beautiful land in the...

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Press Release: Lee, Herbert, Bishop Issue Joint Statement After Bears Ears Hearing

July 28, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 28, 2016   Lee, Herbert, Bishop Issue Joint Statement After Bears Ears Hearing   BLANDING, UT—Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Gov. Gary Herbert, and Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) issued the following statement after today’s Energy and Natural Resources field hearing on the potential Bears Ears monument designation:   “We have...

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Links to Bears Ears Hearing Video

July 28, 2016
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Copy and paste this link into your browser: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/DM9TY/RW1pbHlfbG9uZ0BsZWUuc2VuYXRlLmdvdg==

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New Head Of Utah Highway Patrol Named

July 27, 2016
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New Head Of Utah Highway Patrol Named

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The retiring head of the Utah Highway Patrol is passing the reins over to a new colonel. Colonel Michael Rapich was named the new head in a ceremony this morning. Rapich has served in the UHP for nearly 25 years following in the footsteps of his dad who was...

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Climber Falls, Perishes In Maple Canyon

July 25, 2016
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(Maple Canyon, UT) — A woman doing some rock climbing is dead after falling more than 50-feet in Sanpete County. Saturday, Melissa Raue was climbing with her husband and a friend in Maple Canyon when the mishap occurred. The Sanpete County Sheriff’s office says Raue had over 15-years experience as a rock climber.

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Bureau Of Land Management Publishes Moab Area Development Strategy

July 21, 2016
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Bureau Of Land Management Publishes Moab Area Development Strategy

(Moab, UT)  —  The federal Bureau of Land Management says its new plan for energy development in the Moab region is environmentally friendly.  In Yesterday’s publication, the BLM offices said the federal government has an environmentally balanced approach for nearly 800-thousand-acres in San Juan and Grand counties to be developed for oil, gas and...

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Press Release: Interior Releases Blueprint for Responsible Development in Moab

July 20, 2016
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MOAB, Utah— The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Canyon Country District today released a proposed plan designed to guide mineral development in and around Moab, Utah while also protecting important cultural and recreational sites. The Moab Master Leasing Plan and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendments/ Final Environmental Impact Statement (MLP/FEIS) are the culmination of...

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Fallen Officer’s Son Raises Money To Fit Patrol Cars With Bulletproof Windshields

July 20, 2016
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(Centerville, UT) — The son of a fallen Utah County officer has a project to retrofit law enforcement cruisers with bulletproof windshields. Shae Wride began a foundation to raise funds for the bulletproof windshields after his father, Sergeant Cory Wride died from a gunshot through his vehicle’s windshield two years ago. The glass installed...

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Humane Society Structure Burns To The Ground In Logan

July 20, 2016
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(Logan, UT) — A new 4-H pet training structure in Logan has gone up in smoke. The extension project associated with Utah State contained various devices used by young 4-H members to send their dogs through competitive steps in preparation for dog shows. Jill Romo with the Cache County 4-H Dog Program says they...

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