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BLM completes another big wild horse roundup in Nevada

BLM completes another big wild horse roundup in Nevada

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has completed its second big wild horse roundup in northern Nevada in recent weeks, removing 887 mustangs from the range in Elko County. The agency said Tuesday the horses were gathered Sept. 19-Oct. 2 in the Antelope Valley and Goshute […]

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Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans

Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans

KANAB, Utah (AP) — The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month. The Bureau of Land Management said Thursday the open-house meetings will be held Oct. 15 and 16 in two cities near the southern Utah monument: Escalante […]

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Interior officials tours Utah city as possible BLM home

Interior officials tours Utah city as possible BLM home

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A U.S. Department of Interior leader reiterated the agency’s strong interest in moving the Bureau of Land Management headquarters to the West during a visit to a northern Utah city that is under consideration as a new home. Interior assistant secretary Susan Combs said the move […]

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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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Group calls for investigation into horse roundup in Utah

Group calls for investigation into horse roundup in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wild-horse advocacy group is calling for an investigation after photos showed a horse hitting a barbed-wire fence during a roundup in Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune reports photographer Steve Paige, an observer affiliated with the American Wild Horse Campaign, says photos he shot Monday depict one […]

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Utah highway reopened, fire moves away from Minersville

Utah highway reopened, fire moves away from Minersville

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have reopened a state highway in southwest Utah that had been closed due to threats from one of a half-dozen wildfires burning across the state. Bureau of Land Management officials said Friday firefighters made good progress overnight on the Black Mountain Fire, which is […]

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