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    (The twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah, where many followers of Warren Jeffs' FLDS church reside.
Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune)  ; 9.20.2007 Lawsuit seeks to shut off the spigot at polygamous towns’ water utility
    Where does Warren Jeffs and his followers get the money for ranches, cars, lawyers and other items? For years, it’s been alleged a lot of money was f...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 07:47 am   |     |   Share
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    (Jim Dalrymple II | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Ron and Jinjer Cooke have filed a civil rights lawsuit against Colorado City and Hildale, saying they were discriminated against because they aren't FLDS

 Utah State Records Committee to hear dispute with polygamous town
    See the update below. Earlier this year, a federal jury in Phoenix said the towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., should pay $5.2 million ...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 01:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  Tribune file photo)  
A Hildale/Colorado City marshal patrols in Hildale, Utah, in 2006. Despite years of complaints, polygamous towns’ marshals look firmly in place
    Photographer Trent Nelson and I still laugh about our first polygamy assignment together, though maybe we shouldn’t It was just about this time of ye...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 08:37 am   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A home in Hildale, Utah, is adorned with bricks spelling out UEP, Saturday, August 9, 2014. New lawsuit seeks to send polygamous Utah, Arizona towns back to 1942
    The year 1942 was a big one for the people of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. That year, residents created a legal framework to manage proper...
    Updated Nov 10 2014 07:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Updated Oct 22 2014 01:05 am   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
A candid reaction to a photographer, from a young man in the back of a passing truck in Hildale, Thursday September 25, 2014.
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    Updated Oct 21 2014 12:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
These aerial views of the YFZ (Yearning for Zion) Ranch outside of Eldorado, Texas, were taken on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, just days after law enforcement officers raided the FLDS compound. A handful of residents remained on the property, along with a large number of officers who were still conducting operations. Charges dropped against polygamous sect doctor — wherever he is
    It seems one defendant from the 2008 raid on the Yearning For Zion Ranch has escaped without a conviction. It’s physician Lloyd H. Barlow, 45. The mi...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The home where up to a dozen FLDS kids were found last week in Pocatello, Idaho Wednesday August 20, 2014.  Idaho releases more documents on FLDS children — kind of
    We’re still trying to follow-up on the discovery of nine boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints found living in a ho...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Former Warren Jeffs follower, and area resident Ross Chatwin asks a question of UEP fiduciary Bruce Wisan at a meeting held at Mohave Community College to discuss the UEP distribution, Saturday, August 9, 2014. Eviction served on fire department, businesses in polygamous Arizona town
    A Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints storehouse and the Colorado City, Ariz., Fire District are the latest recipients of evict...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The home where up to a dozen FLDS kids were found last week in Pocatello, Idaho Wednesday August 20, 2014.
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    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    People play basketball in one of a series of photographs found on a memory card and alleged to have come from an FLDS church security team. FLDS cites ‘Hobby Lobby’ case to fight subpoena on child labor
    Updated with Vergel Steed’s correct first name and more about his relationship to the FLDS. The U.S. Department of Labor had some more questions for ...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    A young girl sits on a bike in one of a series of photographs found on a memory card and alleged to have come from an FLDS church security team. Here’s more on federal investigation into FLDS child labor
    <ul><i>“Good afternoon, this is a message from the Bishop’s Office. This is a call for all schools to take the rest of the week off of sch...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    A few notes on the death of J. LaMoine Jenson and the ‘Sister Wives’
    If you don’t know much about the Apostolic United Brethren ­— I didn’t know much before yesterday — this might be the best way to start. The New York...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The Juvenile Detention Center in Pocatello Wednesday August 20, 2014.  More notes on the FLDS boys living in Idaho
    Another follow-up story on the nine boys found in Pocatello, Idaho, in a Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home is scheduled ...
    Updated Aug 30 2014 08:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The Juvenile Detention Center in Pocatello Wednesday August 20, 2014.  More notes on the FLDS boys living in Idaho
    Another follow-up story on the nine boys found in Pocatello, Idaho, in a Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home is scheduled ...
    Updated Aug 30 2014 08:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Young women on a walk in Hildale Monday, February 18, 2013. Woman in Short Creek wants kids back, demonstration possible
    In June of 2012, FLDS leaders told Sarah Allred to repent, according to her attorney. She was sent out of the community without her six children. Som...
    Updated Aug 26 2014 12:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    Excerpts from the Bannock County, Idaho, report on the FLDS boys
    Bannock County, Idaho, released a 70-page police report describing the discovery of nine boys living in a residence in Pocatello. The boys, and their ...
    Updated Aug 28 2014 07:37 am   |     |   Share
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    FLDS followers in Short Creek return children to their mother
    Here’s an update to the story earlier in the week about Sarah Allred and the six children she was trying to reclaim. Allred and her kids were reunite...
    Updated Aug 29 2014 11:23 am   |     |   Share
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    D.J. Bolerjack  |  KUTV

Tents sit outside a home on Homestead Street in Hildale on Aug. 1, 2014. People in the tents appear to be residents recently served eviction notices for failure to pay taxes and a $100 a month occupancy fee to the United Effort Plan. Here’s the gist of the letters from people facing eviction in Short Creek
    The people facing eviction in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., having been writing letters asking to remain in their homes, and they have rece...
    Updated Aug 08 2014 04:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Former FLDS member and Colorado City Mayor Dan Barlow stands atop Berry Knoll in October 2008, recounting his experiences as a lookout from this very spot in the 1953 polygamy raid on Short Creek. In the background is the community of Centennial Park, whose members have offered to buy property from the UEP land trust including Berry Knoll, a spot with religious significance to the FLDS. Here’s a primer on Saturday’s United Effort Plan meetings
    United Effort Plan fiduciary Bruce Wisan is scheduled to meet with residents Saturday in Colorado City, Ariz. The first meeting is 11 a.m. at the Moha...
    Updated Aug 08 2014 01:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    D.J. Bolerjack  |  KUTV

Tents sit outside a home on Homestead Street in Hildale on Aug. 1, 2014. People in the tents appear to be residents recently served eviction notices for failure to pay taxes and a $100 a month occupancy fee to the United Effort Plan. Why people don’t want to pay $100 a month to live in Hildale
    If you live outside of Hildale, Utah, or Colorado City, Ariz., you may be wondering what the big deal is with the requirements of living in a home own...
    Updated Aug 07 2014 07:32 am   |     |   Share
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    UEP fiduciary Bruce Wisan testifies he was trying to help prostitute
    United Effort Plan fiduciary Bruce Wisan took the Fifth Amendment last week when asked whether he ever used the services of a prostitute, according to...
    Updated Aug 11 2014 10:17 am   |     |   Share
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    D.J. Bolerjack  |  KUTV

Tents sit outside a home on Homestead Street in Hildale on Aug. 1, 2014. People in the tents appear to be residents recently served eviction notices for failure to pay taxes and a $100 a month occupancy fee to the United Effort Plan. Tents erected in Utah polygamous town where evictions served
    Some residents in Hildale apparently served with eviction notices have pitched tents at another home in the town. A reporter for KUTV on Friday saw a...
    Updated Aug 02 2014 04:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Evictions posted in Hildale, people reportedly packing
    The first batch of evictions from a polygamous Utah town were posted Saturday, and some have responded by packing their belongings, said the man who s...
    Updated Jul 31 2014 12:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes holds a brief press conference at the Utah State Capitol on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, to announce that the U.S. Supreme Court put same-sex marriages on hold, granting the state's request for a stay. Utah supports booting the polygamous town cops, too
    Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has filed a one-paragraph letter concurring with his counterpart in Arizona — the marshals in Hildale, Utah, and Colo...
    Updated Jul 26 2014 05:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Young women on a walk in Hildale Monday, February 18, 2013. Polygamous trust selling 1,035 acres valued at $1 million
    Update: Third District Court Judge Denise Lindberg on Friday rejected three of the proposed sales. The revised figures for the sold properties are: 13...
    Updated Jul 18 2014 01:55 pm   |     |   Share
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    Polygamists could be starting Oklahoma land rush
    On the Oklahoma Panhandle, the land that made the covered wagon famous, some new settlers have arrived. They are members of the Fundamentalist Church...
    Updated Jul 07 2014 09:19 am   |     |   Share
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    See Hildale’s new Water Canyon School
    For the first time in a decade, there is a public school in Hildale. KUTV’s D.J. Bolerjack has the story. — Nate Carlisle Twitter: @tribunepolygamy...
    Updated Aug 12 2014 09:36 am   |     |   Share