The federal agency refuses to approve Utah’s clean air plans until they stop violating “good neighbor” rules by sending ozone east to the Front Range.
Railroad’s plan to haul waxy crude through Colorado’s mountains needs $2 billion in government-approved bonds
Opposition to taxpayers helping foot the bill for Uinta Basin Railway’s “massive carbon bomb” is lining up
Ugandan activist’s family awarded $10.5M for Arches National Park death
Esther Nakajjigo was living in Denver and visiting the eastern Utah park when she was killed after wind swung an untethered metal gate into her car
Joe Biden has made Colorado’s Camp Hale a national monument. Could a future president unravel it?
National Monuments have been political footballs since the Antiquities Act came to be in 1906. But so far court cases haven’t changed the president’s authority to shrink or grow them.
One Navajo community finally gets electricity after more than 10 years. It’s still waiting for water.
Westwater, a small subdivision in Utah, has run into barrier after barrier for more than 20 years as it tries to bring clean, running water to its residents.
Utah sues Biden over move to restore Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments
By Sam Metz and Brady McCombs, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah and two Republican-leaning rural counties sued the Biden administration on Wednesday over the president’s decision last year to restore two sprawling national monuments on rugged lands sacred to Native Americans that former President Donald Trump had downsized. The lawsuit over Bears […]
Utah crude trains could be rolling through Colorado after Forest Service denies objections to new rail line
It’s looking likely that heated train cars loaded with a waxy crude oil will be rolling through Colorado after the Forest Service last week rejected objections to the proposed new rail line in a section of roadless forest in Utah. “We are going to continue to fight this terrible project with every tool available to […]
500,000 acre-feet of water will be released from Flaming Gorge reservoir in Wyoming to protect Lake Powell
Blue Mesa near Gunnison is for the moment safe from letting more water go, but Colorado River Drought Operations Plan says that could change
Outdoor Retailer is leaving Denver for Salt Lake City, industry leaders promise to boycott
Outdoor Retailer is moving its twice-a-year trade shows out of Denver and back to Salt Lake City. The national outdoor trade show with a $45 million annual impact left Utah in 2017 after industry heavyweights blasted the state’s leaders for supporting the reduction of federally-protected national monuments. It will return to its 20-year home in […]
Blending politics and business threatens the future of Outdoor Retailer and the unified outdoor community
The owner of a ski company leans against a wall of his skis, arranged just so to dazzle passersby. “What am I doing? I feel like I’m wasting my time,” said Ted Eynon, the owner of Meier Skis. “Man, this ain’t what it used to be.” The Outdoor Retailer Snow Show was a shadow of […]