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IN THE NEWS: In our opinion: Daggett County shines with public-lands compromises

30 Oct 2014

Deseret News editorial Considering all the “players” involved and “fields” in play, one needs a scorecard to track progress with ongoing public lands efforts in eastern and southeastern Utah. And the latest addition to that scorecard? A home run coming out of Daggett County. First, a quick in-game update on the Bishop public lands initiative, bearing the name of Rep. Rob Bishop, the Utah congress... READ MORE

IN THE NEWS: ABC News CH4-Lawmakers and environmentalists find common ground in Daggett County land agreement

27 Oct 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) – It's being called an historic agreement that can serve as a model to resolve the dispute over public lands in Utah once and for all. Thousands of acres in Daggett County will be preserved as conservation, forest and wilderness areas. In return, the county and state will receive lands for economic development. It's not a scene you see every day in Utah politics, conse... READ MORE