News Roundup
Controversy, confusion over energy exploration in Bears Ears area
The possibility of energy exploration activities within the prior boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument is becoming a national issue, even while many local residents question if there are actu...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daniel, Sue Anderson named Monticello Citizens of Year
Daniel and Sue Anderson were honored for their years of service to the community when they were named the Monticello Citizens of the Year by the Monticello City Council.
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Attorney General appeals Sheriff ruling
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has appealed a ruling that dismissed charges against San Juan County Sheriff Rick Eldredge and Deputy Alan Freestone.
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As promised, lawsuits filed over monument changes
As promised, a host of lawsuits have been filed in federal court after the December 4 decision by President Donald Trump to reduce Bears Ears National Monument.
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Boundaries of new monuments still vague, details becoming clearer
Preliminary maps are still all that are available, but the boundaries of the new monuments are starting to be understood.
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Change in monument status may bring changes to Friends of Cedar Mesa
The December 4 executive order by President Donald Trump to rescind Bears Ears National Monument and create two smaller monuments may trigger significant changes for a Bluff-based nonprofit organiz...
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Utah Navajo Health Systems, Blue Mtn Hospital win health honors
Blue Mountain Hospital (BMH) and Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. (UNHS) were honored at the Rural Health Association of Utah’s annual conference, on December 1 at Dixie State University, in St. Geo...
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President Trump cuts Bears Ears by more 85 percent
For the second time in less than a year, a presidential signature has made significant changes to San Juan County. On December 4, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that changed Be...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boundaries of Bears Ears cut by more than 85 percent, now two units
There are significant management changes for more than one million acres of public land in San Juan County after a presidential proclamation by President Donald Trump on December 4.
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Text of Commissioner Benally’s speech
Rebecca Benally was a featured speaker at the Utah State Capital Building when President Trump signed the executive order. Her speech follows:
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