Tuesday Apr 8
New state tree for Utah
The ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 41 into law took place at Monroe Elementary School March 26, commemorating the involvement of fourth grade students from the school in advocating for the change of the state tree from the Colorado blue spruce to the quaking aspen.
BLM responds to ultimatum
After receiving an ultimatum from the Iron County Commission this week about the confiscation of a Nevada rancher's cattle, officials from the Utah office of the Bureau of Land Management responded Friday with short note promising to work to develop a plan that will remove wild horses off the western range.
Student-advocated state tree bill signed into law
The quaking aspen was signed into law as Utah's state tree on Wednesday during a ceremonial event at Monroe Elementary School.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah's official state tree is now the aspen
Gov. Gary Herbert has signed nearly two dozen bills this week, including a measure making the aspen the state tree and clamping down on an investigative tool that had been overused, largely unchecked, by law enforcement.
Music 4 Mystic: Local Bluegrass Bands Unite to Benefit Mystic Hot Springs
Mystic Hot Springs is a magical place. Located in Monroe, Utah, the resort was purchased by Deadhead/Artist/Producer Mike Ginsberg in 1995 but was originally run by the Cooper family since 1886, boasting the slogan of "the home of mirth and merriment."