Saturday, July 4, 2020

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    Environment

    Report: ‘Utah’s snowpack is fantastic this year’

    Southeast Utah at 203 percent of average, compared to 45 percent in '18 A much wetter and snowier winter than anyone expected yielded snowpack levels that were way above...

    States sign deal to conserve Colorado River water

    Western states have inked a drought-management deal for the Colorado River. As many reservoirs are less than half full along the river, federal authorities and negotiators for Utah and six other Western states have...

    Colorado drought levels drop by half in a week

    Drought levels in Colorado dropped by half in a week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor which reports that there are no more extreme or exceptional drought conditions in the state. Just three months ago, nearly 30...

    Wet winter is ‘historic’

    Local creeks flood; EMS responds to Fisher Towers rock fall accident The nonstop rain that fell on southeastern Utah earlier this week might have made life miserable for some...

    President requests $1.3B for Fish and Wildlife Service in FY ‘20

    President Donald Trump has proposed a budget of $1.3 billion in fiscal year 2020 to fund the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s principal resource management and conservation programs. The budget includes an additional $1.5 billion in permanent...

    Congressmen request BLM oil, gas data

    GAO releases new report on enforcement deficiencies Two members of Congress Monday sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt requesting information on the Bureau of Land Management’s safety and environmental...

    Latest News

    San Juan County delays action on SITLA’s Spanish Valley plans

    San Juan County Commissioners on Tuesday tabled a recommendation by the county planning commission to approve a “preliminary community structure plan” for more than 5,000 acres in Spanish Valley...

    GOP’s Cox, Reyes move on to General Election

    If the figures hold, Cox will face off against University of Utah law professor Christopher Peterson, a Democrat, and Libertarian Daniel Cottam, a surgeon, in November’s general election.

    Man pleads guilty to double manslaughter

    He faces up to 15 years apiece for the deaths of Vilsar Camey, 45, and Camey’s 10-year-old son, Israel on Feb. 9.

    Eklecticafe was cramped but quaint. Then the virus hit

    “It’s so sad to say that, even though there’s a relief for me, but the COVID thing… I just couldn’t sustainably reopen."

    500K facemasks headed to Utah students, teachers

    The state procured the masks from H.M. Cole and Totopazi and will be distributed to school districts in the “greatest need."