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  • Wrecking homes for open space: Philanthropist Jennifer Speers

    Jennifer Speers, a Salt Lake city resident with a legacy from her great-grandfather of stopping development along the Palisades in New York and New Jersey and a strong bent toward conservation, buys the Rio Colorado property, and pulls down Moab developer

  • Luxury looms over Moab

    Some Moab, Utah, residents are fighting a luxury resort and development called Cloudrock that developers want to build on a state-owned mesa south of town.

  • 'We haven't got anything back'

    Nephi, Utah, resident Ross Garrett in his own words talks about water and population growth in Utah.

  • Utah's river kid takes on the water buffaloes

    Zachary Frankel's Utah Rivers Council is fighting the Central Utah Project, particularly a plan by farmers and investors to sell CUP water intended for irrigation to rapidly growing Salt Lake County.

  • Mountain of mine waste may move after all

    The controversial pile of uranium tailings next to the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, may finally be moved.

  • Second tram heads for Moab

    Some Moab, Utah, residents are up in arms about a developer's plans for a new tourist tram with a visitor center, store, restaurant and huge viewing deck at the top of the ride.

  • Road ban stops a timber project

    Dixie National Forest officials cancel a controversial timber sale because it conflicts with the Forest Service's nationwide moratorium on road construction in roadless areas.

  • Officials seek the "complete' Canyonlands

    Canyonlands Superintendent Walt Dabney has proposed to more than double the park's size by redrawing its boundaries along natural features.

  • Locals rebel against road closures

    Locals are protesting the Forest Service's plan to close 210 miles of old logging roads in Dixie National Forest.

  • No love for Lycra in Moab

    A rash of vandalism at Moab's Sand Flats Recreation Area, which includes the famous Slickrock bike trail, seems to be directed at mountain-biking tourists.

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