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Colorado GOP makes noise in Western lands battle

DENVER — Colorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands. The state Senate gave...


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GrassRoots: Some Northern Utah Republicans not conservative

OGDEN — Some Davis, Weber and Box Elder county lawmakers have been given failing grades by a GrassRoots conservative group for their vote record during the...


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Political newcomer joins Sunset City Council

SUNSET — A political newcomer has been appointed by the Sunset City Council to fill the vacancy created by the recent resignation of councilman Chris R....


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Big money in politics emerges as a rising issue

At almost the same time last week that a Florida mailman was landing a gyrocopter in front of the U.S. Capitol to protest the influence of the wealthy on politics,...


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Summit threatens Wolf Creek sewer district with eviction

EDEN — A landlord-tenant dispute has erupted between Summit Mountain Holding Group and Wolf Creek Water and Sewer Improvement District involving land occupied...




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Odd Pleasant View subdivision posing a governance problem

PLEASANT VIEW — A subdivision still in the planning phase has council members in a quandary regarding how to handle road improvements. Chatelain...


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Development battle rages over sensitive land in Layton

LAYTON — The battle over sensitive land rages after a rare five-hour Layton City Council meeting where the developer, city staff, hired engineers and...


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How to irrigate Syracuse farmland cut off by housing?

SYRACUSE — How can farmers still irrigate small parcels of land in Syracuse City that become cut off from open ditches because of residential development?...


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Funeral Saturday for former Utah Gov. Norman Bangerter

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah leaders will gather in West Jordan on Saturday to attend funeral services for former Gov. Norman Bangerter. Bangerter died Tuesday...


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Love raises $440K in first months in Congress; Bishop $167K

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love raised more than $440,000 in her first three months in Congress, according to the newest batch of fundraising...


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