Hundreds of mining claims fall neatly outside the new boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument, and a Navajo town scarred by uranium is bracing for new woes.
Court battles playing out over indigenous voting rights have the potential to tip tight races in states with large native populations and to influence matters of national importance.
Overcrowding has put a strain on a park system already grappling with climate change and funding problems, leading to proposals to limit access.
The police are conducting a criminal investigation into the detention of a nurse at the University of Utah Hospital that was captured on video.
Ryan Zinke’s proposal for the Utah conservation area is being watched closely as an indicator of how the Trump administration will treat public lands.
By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM May 21, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY — Stephanie Pappas and her brothers built their roofing supply company in this fast-growing region by promising next-day delivery, but lately they’ve been forced to tell some customers that...