News Roundup
Just how large is 1.9 million acres?
The proposed Bears Ears National Monument, at 1.9 million acres, would constitute 38 percent of the entire landmass of San Juan County. San Juan County is the largest county in Utah and one of the ...
Aug 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor's Native American Summit
Saylor Dandy of Monument Valley, with Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, at the 11th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit held at Utah Valley University in Orem. Saylor sang the national anthem in Navaj...
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Senator Lee hosts standing-room only hearing on PLI
It was standing room only on July 27 as US Senator Mike Lee held a field hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The meeting focused on the Public Lands Initiative and the pro...
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An interview on the Bears Ears with Utah Senator Mike Lee
Question: What do you think of 1.9 million acres? Answer: It’s big; it’s huge. Yosemite National Park, a crown jewel of the national park system, is only 1.3 million acres. So this would be that mu...
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Lee to chair Bears Ears hearing in Blanding, Herbert and Bishop to testify
On Wednesday, July 27 at 3 p.m., Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will chair a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee field hearing at San Juan High School in Blanding regarding the potential Bears E...
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Federal officials tour jewels of San Juan County
The public lands in San Juan County were the focus of intense scrutiny in the past week as a high-level contingent of federal officials, led by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, toured the area.
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Senate hearing is July 27 at 3 p.m. at San Juan High
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will conduct a field hearing at San Juan High School in Blanding on July 27 at 3 p.m.
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Congressmen release past-due Public Lands Initiative
In the past week, the long-awaited Public Lands Initiative (PLI) was introduced to Congress by Utah Representatives Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz.
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Federal delegation meets with county commissioners
A host of federal officials from the Interior and Agriculture Departments met with San Juan County Commissioners on July 14 at the Hideout Community Center in Monticello. Approximately 150 county r...
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Secretary of Interior to visit county this week, holds public meeting in Bluff on Saturday
A contingent of high-ranking officials from the federal government will visit San Juan County this week on a fact-finding tour to investigate public land proposals, including the proposed Bears Ear...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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