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The Latest: New Colorado governor vows to defend public land

The Latest: New Colorado governor vows to defend public land

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 election’s impact on the outdoor industry (all times local): 1 p.m. Colorado Gov.-elect Jared Polis is pledging to protect the state’s public lands and promote its outdoor recreation industry. Polis, a Democrat, spoke Thursday at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Denver, […]

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Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

Navajos head to polls in potentially historic county race

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah (AP) — Tammie Nakai lives under a vista of red-rock spires and purple sunrise sky that offers arguably some of the United States’ most breathtaking views. But her home lacks what most of the country considers basic necessities: electricity and running water. “It’s been that way my […]

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Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races

Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia jumped into two competitive Senate races Friday, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company called its first foray into elective politics. The company described Tester and Rosen as champions of public lands and the outdoor […]

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Democrat, United Utah Party candidate, GOP incumbent debate

Democrat, United Utah Party candidate, GOP incumbent debate

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Democrat and a United Utah Party candidate in the state’s 1st Congressional District squared off against incumbent Republican Rep. Rob Bishop at the Utah Debate Commission’s debate. Bishop’s opponents, United Utah Party candidate Eric Eliason and Democrat Lee Castillo, attempted Wednesday to paint the Republican […]

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Lawsuits challenging downsizing of monuments to stay in DC

Lawsuits challenging downsizing of monuments to stay in DC

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is denying the U.S. government’s request to move lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s downsizing of two Utah national monuments to Salt Lake City. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan said Monday the lawsuits will stay in a federal court in Washington, D.C. She […]

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Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year in a move that angered conservation and tribal groups and triggered lawsuits. The Bureau of Land […]

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Utah judge: Group owes county legal fees for Bears Ears case

Utah judge: Group owes county legal fees for Bears Ears case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge is ordering an advocacy group to reimburse San Juan County for the costs of a lawsuit that accused local officials of improperly meeting with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke before he cut the size of Bears Ears National Monument. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that […]

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