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Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

Crews mopping up from a weekend of Utah wildfires

Lightning bolts from a series of weekend thunderstorms sparked more than 20 northern Utah wildfires, but crews had snuffed most of them and were well on the way to containing others by Monday.


Related Topix: Utah, Fire, Ogden, UT, Weber County, UT

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Counties push for state control of wild horses

A couple of southern Utah counties that vowed to break federal law and round up wild horses this summer if the Bureau of Land Management didn't do it first are backing down from that threat.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Iron County, UT, Cedar City, UT

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Deseret News

BLM to host hearing on use of motorized vehicles, aircraft

The Bureau of Land Management will host its annual statewide public hearing to discuss the use of helicopters and motorized vehicles in the management of wild horses and burros on Utah's public lands.


Related Topix: Utah, Iron County, UT, Cedar City, UT, Salt Lake City, UT

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Several fires burned Friday around Utah

Friday saw several fires across the state extinguished, contained or continuing to burn, from small roadside scorches to blazes spanning hundreds of acres.


Related Topix: Fire, Duchesne County, UT, Fruitland, UT, Millard County, UT, Layton, UT

Thu Jun 05, 2014

Utah Business

First Wind Finalizes Power Purchase Agreement with Rocky Mountain Power

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, has finalized seven 20-year power purchase agreements with Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacifiCorp. As part of the purchase agreements, Rocky Mountain Power will buy the output of the planned 20-megawatt "Seven Sisters" projects under its obligation from the federal Public ... (more)


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Summit, UT, Iron County, UT