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Last Updated Dec 20, 2014 01:21PM

Third District Court Judge Denise Lindberg issued her order keeping Bruce Wisan as fiduciary of the United Effort Plan late in the business day on Wednesday, so a couple of reactions came after deadline. One comment came from Roger Hoole, …

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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Attorney Jeffrey Shields and Bruce Wisan after at a hearing on the UEP land trust Tuesday {month name} 5, 2013 in Salt Lake City Judge opts to keep Wisan in charge of Utah-run polygamous trust, despite prostitution case
    A Utah judge on Wednesday decided to keep the man running a polygamous trust, despite his no contest plea to soliciting a prostitute. The order is a ...
    Updated Dec 17 2014 09:53 pm   |     |   Share
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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
  • (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

 Insurance companies paid $3 million to settle polygamous towns’ lawsuit
    The couple who won a $5.2 million jury verdict against polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona line settled the case for significantly less money, accord...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 02:11 pm   |     |   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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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
UEP attorney Jeff Shields speaks at a meeting held at Mohave Community College in Colorado City to discuss the UEP distribution. UEP fiduciary Bruce Wisan is at left, Saturday, August 9, 2014. Utah polygamous trust racking up about $100,000 a month in attorney fees
    On Aug. 4, an attorney representing the United Effort Plan, the polygamous trust controlled by the state of Utah, had to review an agreement to sell s...
    Updated Dec 08 2014 02:00 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The large community field in Hildale, Friday October 24, 2008. Utah judge OKs evictions in polygamous community
    A judge has given Utah state officials the final go-ahead to enforce evictions on seven homes in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect, giving families until ...
    Updated Dec 04 2014 09:34 am   |     |   Share
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Brady Williams and his wives, from left to right: Nonie, Robyn, Brady, Paulie, Rhonda, Rosemary. Utah polygamous church investigating molestation accusation against leader
    Utah’s most-public polygamous group, the Apostolic United Brethren, says it is investigating claims its leader molested his daughter years ago. Rosem...
    Updated Dec 02 2014 08:55 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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(Left to Right) Rosemary's family on Woman on ‘My Five Wives’ accuses father of sex abuse
    A woman featured in a reality TV show about a polygamous family is going public about sex abuse that she claims she suffered as a child in hopes of ch...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 06:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bruce Wisan deliberately stands behind his attorney Greg Skordas (in red tie) during his appearance in a Taylorsville court room on a charge of contempt of court and a misdemeanor count of soliciting a prostitute, Thursday October 9, 2014. Utah polygamous trust fiduciary to plead no contest in prostitution case
    Taylorsville • Bruce Wisan — the man in charge of a state-run, polygamous trust — sought to resolve the prostitution case against him Friday with a pl...
    Updated Nov 22 2014 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
James Barlow points of photos of his father Louis Barlow at top right, and his maternal grandfather Warren Elmer Johnson at top left in his home in Hildale. Later, at a meeting held at Mohave Community College to discuss the UEP distribution, he was awarded his home from the UEP. 24 people in Utah get homes from polygamous trust
    The state-run polygamous trust has given homes to 24 people in Hildale. The United Effort Plan announced in August plans to distribute the homes once...
    Updated Nov 22 2014 12:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sheriff casts critical eye on polygamous community on Utah-Arizona line
    Kingman, Ariz. • Mohave County’s sheriff says he’ll cast a critical eye on a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah line. The Kingman Daily Miner (h...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 09:38 pm   |     |   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
  • Patrick Pipkin reviews a police report concerning the FLDS's attempted eviction of Pipkin from his home, before filing it with Officer Helaman Barlow of the Colorado City Police Department while Daniel Chatwin talks to Officer Preston Barlow in the background. Justice Department pursues closed records from polygamous Utah, Arizona towns
    The U.S. Department of Justice is continuing its civil rights lawsuit against the polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona border, and a recent ruling fro...
    Updated Nov 03 2014 10:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Updated Oct 22 2014 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Bruce Wisan deliberately stands behind his attorney Greg Skordas (in red tie) during his appearance in a Taylorsville court room on a charge of contempt of court and a misdemeanor count of soliciting a prostitute, Thursday October 9, 2014. Trial set in Utah prostitution charge against polygamous trust fiduciary
    Taylorsville • Bruce Wisan, the man in charge of a state-run, polygamous trust, appeared in court Thursday on a misdemeanor charge of soliciting a pro...
    Updated Oct 21 2014 12:42 pm   |     |   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
  • Utah appeals ruling on anti-polygamy laws in ‘Sister Wives’ case
    SALT LAKE CITY • The constitutionality of Utah’s anti-polygamy law is now in the hands of a federal appeals court that will review a ruling that struc...
    Updated Oct 16 2014 01:45 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