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  • Zion takes tourists out of their cars

    Utah's Zion National Park, one of the nation's most popular, has become the first Western park to replace cars with a shuttle bus system in its most heavily visited area.

  • Rural Utah braces for a latter-day plague

    Utah farmers and ranchers are trying to prepare for what is expected to be a terrible infestation of Mormon crickets and other grasshoppers.

  • Colorado refused to play

    In 1972, Colorado became the first city ever to win the right to host the Olympics only to change its mind and slam the door on them.

  • Utah counties bulldoze the BLM, Park Service

    Utah county commissioners in San Juan, Garfield and Kane counties bulldoze illegal roads into BLM and Park Service lands, including wilderness study areas and the new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

  • Utah: A liberal wilderness lover may prevail

    Liberal Democrat Ross Anderson may prevail against millionaire Republican and frequent political candidate Merrill Cook in Utah.

  • Utah ranch to remain whole

    The Nature Conservancy purchases the Dugout Ranch near Canyonlands National Park in Utah, to prevent the land from being subdivided and developed.

  • Stirring things up on the Colorado River

    The valves at Glen Canyon Dam are opened so the Colorado River can once again flood the Grand Canyon - and scientists, river guides, and environmentalists begin to study the results.

  • Critics attack a snow job in Utah

    Salt Lake City's expensive bid to host the 2002 Winter Olympics is meeting surprisingly lukewarm opposition from environmentalists.

  • Utah vandalism includes spiked trees

    Recent vandalism in Utah includes spiked trees and dead cows.

  • Utah's wildlife division is gutshot

    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources scaled back and shaken up.

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