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Nation Aug 23Downsized Utah national monument allows for more oil and gas development
The Bureau of Land Management's plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southwestern Utah codifies that the lands cut out of the monument will be open to mineral extraction such as oil, gas and coal as expected.
Nation Jul 30Opponent of nation’s public lands is picked to oversee them
Wyoming native William Perry Pendley has, for decades, championed ranchers and others in standoffs with the federal government over grazing and other uses of public lands.
Nation Jul 26U.S. government to allow off-roading at a Utah national monument
The plan was met by immediate criticism from environmental and tribal organizations who say it will leave sensitive lands and sites vulnerable to damage.
Nation Jun 17Watchdog to investigate whether Interior Department moves on Utah monument were illegal
The Government Accountability Office will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump to leasing for oil, gas and coal development, a pair…
Nation May 10WATCH: Thousands gather in Utah for 150th anniversary of railroad
Some 15,000 people are expected to gather Friday at the remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes were hammered into the ground 150 years ago.
Nation Apr 04Mormon church repeals baptism ban for children of gay parents
The surprise announcement reverses rules that triggered widespread condemnations from LGBTQ members and their allies.
Nation Feb 01National parks still recovering after partial government shutdown
Many parks went unstaffed, while others had skeleton crews with local governments and nonprofits contributing money and volunteers.
Politics Nov 21Once a rising GOP star, Utah’s Rep. Mia Love loses seat to Democrat
Ben McAdams, a Democratic mayor of Salt Lake County, defeated Love by fewer than 700 votes in a back-and-forth race that took two weeks to sort out in deep-red Utah, according to final results released Tuesday.
Nation Oct 05Mormon Tabernacle Choir renamed in church shift
The gospel singing group will now be called The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Nation Mar 31New Asian-American, Brazilian apostles make Mormon history
The Mormon church made history and injected diversity into a top leadership panel on Saturday by selecting the first-ever Latin-American apostle and the first-ever apostle of Asian ancestry.