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US official reiterates push to move land agency out West

US official reiterates push to move land agency out West

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A high-ranking U.S. Interior Department official on Thursday reiterated the agency’s strong interest in moving its Bureau of Land Management headquarters to the American West. The move isn’t a done deal, Susan Combs, an assistant secretary at Interior, said as she visited a northern Utah city […]

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Romney calls for early detection, logging to stop wildfires

Romney calls for early detection, logging to stop wildfires

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As wildfires ravage the U.S. West, Republican Senate candidate Mitt Romney has called for more logging and a high-tech early detection system in a plan that was met with some skepticism. Romney, a candidate in Utah, said in an essay that more logging would thin […]

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Drought forces emergency measures for US West’s wild horses

Drought forces emergency measures for US West’s wild horses

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and spurring extreme measures to protect them. For what they say is the first time, volunteer groups in Arizona and Colorado are hauling thousands of gallons of water and […]

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