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The Navajo Nation government has reaffirmed its opposition to Utah’s Public Lands Initiative, a federal bill intended to thwart the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument in San Juan County, Utah.

Wikimedia Commons

Wednesday’s auction of state trust lands in Utah netted $5.5 million for schools and other trust beneficiaries, but drew concern from conservationists, hunters, and others concerned about public access to the newly privatized parcels.

Doc Searls

Author and wilderness advocate Terry Tempest Williams and her husband are voicing disappointment over the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to reject their offer for oil and gas leases at the agency’s quarterly lease sale in Utah last February.

Grain Bin Homes Survive Huricane

Oct 19, 2016

Tuesday, we talked about an Iowa company that made farm country proud for their positive contribution to keeping families safe during the hurricane that struck Haiti recently. Attached is a photo that I hope will add to the story.

Sukup Manufacturing Co., Shieffield, Iowa, makes grain bins, grain handling equipment and steel buildings used by farmers and ranchers throughout the country. About three years ago, the company designed and manufactured over two hundred homes, based on their popular grain bins, that were erected for homeless families in Haiti.

Friends of Cedar Mesa

A roughly 400-acre parcel on scenic Comb Ridge in San Juan County, Utah, has been sold.