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Last Updated Sep 30, 2016 11:44AM

An anti-polygamy group is holding a potluck in Hurricane and inviting former polygamists to attend. The gathering is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 15 outside the Hurricane Community Center, 63 S. 100 West. Attendees are asked to bring …

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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   With a wall-off compound in the background, a Colorado City Marshal vehicle leads the way as the Colorado City and Hildale Fourth of July Parade makes its way down Central Street in Hildale, UT, and Colorado City, AZ, Saturday July 2, 2016. Arizona moves toward booting polygamous town’s police force while Utah closes its case
    Regulators in Arizona have moved closer to issuing sanctions or revoking the police powers of seven cops from the polygamous communities of Hildale, U...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 07:47 am   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo)   Kingston brothers Isaiah (left) and Jacob co-own WRE or Washakie Renewable Energy, that produces 10 milion gallons of biofuel. The largest biodiesel producer in Utah, Washakie Renewable Energy, held an open house in Plymouth on Thursday, September 1, 2011 to showcase its new production facility. While biofuel company with polygamous ties is under scrutiny, it’s Kingston versus Kingston in the courts
    On Aug. 29, Washakie Renewable Energy, the biofuel manufacturer whose offices were raided by federal agents earlier this year, was sued by another com...
    Updated Sep 26 2016 08:58 am   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Pre-pubescent boys dismount from heavy equipment they had been driving and riding on in Hildale, Wednesday September 14, 2016. Hildale and Colorado City — where the kids drive the machinery
    Hildale • Salt Lake Tribune photographer Trent Nelson and I went to knock on the door of a construction business here last week. As we approached the ...
    Updated Sep 21 2016 11:29 am   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    FLDS men and women march together to Lyle Jeffs’ detention status hearing Wednesday April 6 at the Federal Courthouse in Salt Lake City.  Pauline Barlow, senior wife of Lyle Jeffs, at right. Food stamp fraud case is latest where polygamous sect claims religious freedom
    Yes, Lyle Jeffs testified, he has sincerely held religious beliefs. It was Jan. 21, 2015. Jeffs, then a bishop in the polygamous Fundamentalist Church...
    Updated Sep 19 2016 11:09 pm   |     |   Share


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  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)   A man walks a row of pecan trees at the Southern Utah Pecan Ranch near Hurricane in September 2000. Judge consider penalties in polygamous child labor case
    Federal labor lawyers asked a judge Friday to order a contracting company with ties to a polygamous sect to pay at least $200,000 in back wages to chi...
    Updated Sep 16 2016 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Drexton Musser, 4, looks down at candles on a bridge over Short Creek as residents of Hildale, UT and Colorado City, AZ, hold a memorial to the victims of the 2015 flash flood, Wednesday September 14, 2016. Musser’s parents say he asks about missing Tyson Black on a daily basis. His dad Terrill, was a big part of the search effort and helped organize tonight’s event. Anniversary of a polygamous community’s flood carries grief and new camaraderie
    Colorado City, Ariz. • Not much is ordinary here. Colorado City and adjacent Hildale, Utah, are, after all, one of the few places in North America whe...
    Updated Sep 14 2016 11:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Jerry Henkel  |  The Associated Press)    Kody Brown sits with his wives in July at one of their homes in Las Vegas. They are the polygamist family featured on TLC’s ’Sister Wives’ program.  Pictured are: top row, Janelle, left, and Christine; bottom row, Meri, left, Kody and Robyn. ‘Sister Wives’ appeal polygamy ruling to U.S. Supreme Court
    A polygamous family from TV’s “Sister Wives” filed a request Monday for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case for legalizing polygamy. Kody Brown ...
    Updated Sep 13 2016 07:40 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A white board in investigator Sam Brower’s office shows FLDS leaders Warren and Lyle Jeffs, in Cedar City, Thursday January 15, 2015. Warren Jeffs’ sermons, Lyle Jeffs’ cars may be evidence in polygamous sect food stamp fraud case
    What the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints prophet told his congregation and what his brother drove are relevant to the fraud...
    Updated Sep 05 2016 06:57 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A group of FLDS women quickly leave the scene of a flash flood incident as a TV cameraman begins filming, Wednesday September 16, 2015. Polygamous town plans memorial for 2015 flash flood victims
    A memorial service has been planned later this month for the one-year anniversary of fatal flash floods that ravaged a polygamous community on the Uta...
    Updated Sep 05 2016 07:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   An employee with Phaze Concrete works at the construction site of a new residence hall at Utah State University Thursday September 1, 2016. Company accused of using child workers, sending money to polygamous church is pouring concrete at Utah State University
    Logan • On the same day the U.S. Department of Labor accused Phaze Concrete of improperly employing children and siphoning paychecks to send to the po...
    Updated Sep 03 2016 05:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah mother from polygamous sect agrees to spend 10 days in jail over daughter’s death
    Three hundred and sixty-five days after her daughter was propelled through the window of her sports-utility vehicle, a woman on Friday agreed to go to...
    Updated Sep 02 2016 10:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Davis County Jail  John Wayman Judge: Polygamous sect member can write to Warren Jeffs
    A polygamous sect member who believes writing to imprisoned sect leader Warren Jeffs is essential to his eternal salvation will be allowed to continue...
    Updated Sep 04 2016 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy Rachel Jeffs  Alyshia Rae Blackmore. VICE: Canada searches for a polygamous sect’s child brides
    Brandon S. Blackmore listened carefully. He had to hear past the hissing sound in the recording, and the panting. One voice on the recording was unmis...

    Updated Aug 31 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Davis County Jail  John Wayman Food stamp fraud trial postponed amid disputes over polygamists’ religious beliefs
    A federal judge on Tuesday postponed the trial for 11 members of a polygamous sect who are accused of misusing food stamp benefits. The trial had bee...
    Updated Sep 09 2016 02:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Workers from Phaze Concrete on the construction site of the new Rawlins High School in Rawlins, Wyoming, Tuesday June 30, 2015. Feds target another polygamous sect business, this time a concrete company
    The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a concrete company that has supported the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Chris...
    Updated Sep 02 2016 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • AP Photo/Rick Bowmer | In this Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, brothers of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, Lyle, foreground, and Nephi, leave the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah says  Warren Jeffs, now imprisoned in Texas, has named Nephi Jeffs the new bishop of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., the traditional home base of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints.   As search for Lyle Jeffs continues, FBI describes rift in leadership of polygamous FLDS Church
    Lyle Steed Jeffs — a former bishop of the polygamous FLDS Church, who in June absconded from his pretrial release in a federal food-stamp-fraud case —...
    Updated Sep 01 2016 01:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Davis County Jail  John Wayman Judge denies release for two defendants in FLDS food-stamp fraud case
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered two men accused of committing food-stamp fraud to benefit the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of L...
    Updated Sep 04 2016 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • Trent Nelson  |  Tribune fle photo The LSJ meetinghouse in Colorado City, the building ex-members say houses the FLDS church’s surveillance camera operation. Church recordings said to be among evidence in polygamous sect food stamp fraud case
    A government informant made audio recordings during Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints services, and some of those recordings ...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 10:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Polygamous sect member to enter guilty plea over crash that killed her daughter
    A mother whose unbuckled daughter died in a car crash last year is willing to serve time in jail, her lawyer said Friday. Carolyn Dawn Hughes, 24, is...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 07:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Community members search along a stream after a flash flood Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, in Colorado City, Ariz. Authorities have confirmed a ninth person has died in flash flooding that swept away two vehicles in a town on the Utah-Arizona. The floods came after heavy rains fell in the canyons just north of the sister towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona, sending waves of water barreling through the streets. The community is known as the home base for a polygamous sect. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah to send $670K to polygamous town for flood prevention
    A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border where at least a dozen people were swept away to their deaths in flash flooding last year will get h...
    Updated Aug 19 2016 10:20 am   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    FLDS men and women march together to Lyle Jeffs’ detention status hearing Wednesday April 6 at the Federal Courthouse in Salt Lake City. Defendant seeks to postpone polygamous sect fraud trial; hearing scheduled
    One of 11 people accused of defrauding the federal food stamp program to benefit a polygamous church is asking that his trial be postponed to next yea...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 09:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy  |  Sam Brower   Lyle Jeffs poses for a photo with seven of his nine wives circa 2005. From left: Luella Roundy, Lenora Bauer, Mable Jessop, Dianabel Barlow, Charlene Jeffs, Pauline Barlow and Margaret Stewart. Charlene was legally married to Lyle, but divorced him in 2015. List of polygamous followers offers clues for sect’s exiles
    Two hours after the roster was published on Facebook, Jennifer Darger told everyone whom she found. “Aunt Sylvia & Nada are on this list,” Barlow typ...
    Updated Sep 04 2016 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   With a wall-off compound in the background, a Colorado City Marshal vehicle leads the way as the Colorado City and Hildale Fourth of July Parade makes its way down Central Street in Hildale, UT, and Colorado City, AZ, Saturday July 2, 2016. Not everyone in a polygamous community wants their police force disbanded
    Colorado City, Ariz. • The U.S. Department of Justice wants them gone. The state of Arizona wants them gone. The sheriffs in Colorado City and adjoin...
    Updated Aug 15 2016 08:57 am   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   A white board in investigator Sam Brower’s office shows FLDS leaders Warren and Lyle Jeffs, in Cedar City, Thursday January 15, 2015. Read the letter fugitive polygamist Lyle Jeffs sent his imprisoned brother
    “I humbly thank the Lord for the blessing of being able to communicate with you dear father, for it is truly life to me to be able to connected to you...
    Updated Aug 13 2016 09:35 pm   |     |   Share