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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

'Fake National Monument'

Rep. Stewart eyes Grand Staircase, conservationists take a stand.
When Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, proposed a new national park, you’d think the state’s pro-public lands faction would have cheered with glee. You’d be wrong.

Friday, December 8, 2017

‘Unstoppable’

Utah firefighters aid in California wildfires.
After three strike teams consisting of 98 crew members departed Utah on Thursday, one team of 22 from Unified Fire Authority and West Valley City was assigned Friday to the Lilac Fire, north of San Diego.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Final Race

West Valley City’s Rocky Mountain Raceways will soon be no more.
For those who used RMR for racing through the years, they will have to start looking elsewhere.

Moving the Needle

U. student hopes to spread message on air quality, personal responsibility.
Personal responsibility can go a long way to improving inversion impacts.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Anti-Trump Protests: 'An Arm Here and There'

President’s visit, national monument reduction spurs Utahns to make a statement.
Despite the hundreds of people voicing their opposition to shrinking the monuments, a few dozen showed up wearing Trump paraphernalia and held signs supporting the president’s decision.

Trump in Utah: ‘A Very Historic Action’

President signs order reducing two national monuments.
Moments before President Donald Trump signed a proclamation gutting Utah’s two largest national monuments, he raved about the state’s stunning landscapes.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Big Fight Ahead

Thousands gather ahead of Monday's expected Bears Ears announcement.
Robbie Bond, a guest speaker at Saturday’s pro-national monument rally, had to stand on a chair to reach the lectern microphone as he addressed the sea of demonstrators at the Utah State Capitol.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

On the First Amendment and Free Speech

ACLU of Utah hosts “Know Your Rights” session.
Clarifying that she wasn’t offering legal advice, Leah Farrell, a staff attorney with the ACLU of Utah, led the group through a broad view of the First Amendment while detailing some often overlooked nuances of the law.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

‘There Are People Who Care’

LGBTQ youth summit announced.
An LGBTQ community center headquartered in conservative Provo is hosting a daylong event and welcoming all youth to join in an inclusive summit.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

XX Marks the Spot

Panel focuses on importance of women in politics.
In partnership with Alliance for a Better Utah, it was the first in Impact Hub’s line up of events for its inaugural Women’s Week.

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