Polygamy - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/polygamy Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Feds. investigate truck bombing in polygamous Colorado City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456885-78/truck-chatwin-colorado-stubbs.html.csp Colorado City, Ariz. • Sheriff’s deputies and federal agents here are looking for whoever bombed a pickup truck. No one was hurt. The Dodge Ram was parked along an alfalfa field about a half mile from Colorado City. The truck belonged to David Stubbs, who years ago stopped following the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Its headquarters are in Colorado City and adjacent Hildale, Utah. Tom Mangan, the Phoenix spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firea... Colorado City, Ariz. • Sheriff’s deputies and federal agents here are looking for whoever bombed a pickup truck. No one was hurt. The Dodge Ram was parked along an alfalfa field about a half mile from Colorado City. The truck belonged to David Stubbs, who years ago stopped following the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Its headquarters are in Colorado City and adjacent Hildale, Utah. Tom Mangan, the Phoenix spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firea... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58456885@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:03:17 MDT What may be next for Val Oveson and polygamous trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58453103-78/board-lindberg-utah-fiduciary.html.csp Update: Judge Denise Lindberg this week approved the United Effort Plan setting aside 834 acre feet of irrigation water, valued at $6,000 an acre foot, as a bond in the Elissa Wall lawsuit. St. George • The motions the Utah and Arizona attorneys general filed nominating Val Oveson to become the new fiduciary of the United Effort Plan had some other requests of the judge. The two states asked Utah 3rd District Court Judge Denise Lindberg to appoint a board of trustees to start making some ... Update: Judge Denise Lindberg this week approved the United Effort Plan setting aside 834 acre feet of irrigation water, valued at $6,000 an acre foot, as a bond in the Elissa Wall lawsuit. St. George • The motions the Utah and Arizona attorneys general filed nominating Val Oveson to become the new fiduciary of the United Effort Plan had some other requests of the judge. The two states asked Utah 3rd District Court Judge Denise Lindberg to appoint a board of trustees to start making some ... 58453103@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:02:37 MDT Utah, Arizona want former politician to run polygamous trust http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446357-78/amp-wisan-oveson-utah.html.csp The attorneys general in Utah and Arizona are asking that former Utah Lt. Gov. Val Oveson be placed in charge of the United Effort Plan (UEP), the polygamous trust that owns much of the property in towns that straddle the two states. Oveson confirmed in an interview Tuesday he is willing to take the job. “There are a lot of reasons why I wouldn’t want to do it, and some really good reasons why I’d be willing to,” Oveson said. Oveson, 62, was formally nominated in a court motion filed earlier ... The attorneys general in Utah and Arizona are asking that former Utah Lt. Gov. Val Oveson be placed in charge of the United Effort Plan (UEP), the polygamous trust that owns much of the property in towns that straddle the two states. Oveson confirmed in an interview Tuesday he is willing to take the job. “There are a lot of reasons why I wouldn’t want to do it, and some really good reasons why I’d be willing to,” Oveson said. Oveson, 62, was formally nominated in a court motion filed earlier ... 58446357@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Judge will not boot cops in polygamous towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58383539-78/towns-colorado-cookes-arizona.html.csp A federal judge will not disband the police force in the polygamous towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. James A. Teilborg, who presided over a related trial earlier this year in Phoenix, said booting the towns’ marshals and replacing them with sheriff’s deputies and court-appointed monitors would be burdensome for the towns and the state of Arizona, and that burden would continue “into potential perpetuity.” Hildale and Colorado City, collectively known as Short Creek, is the home... A federal judge will not disband the police force in the polygamous towns of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. James A. Teilborg, who presided over a related trial earlier this year in Phoenix, said booting the towns’ marshals and replacing them with sheriff’s deputies and court-appointed monitors would be burdensome for the towns and the state of Arizona, and that burden would continue “into potential perpetuity.” Hildale and Colorado City, collectively known as Short Creek, is the home... 58383539@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:39:11 MDT Demolition starts on old FLDS polygamous school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58340109-78/jeffs-academy-alta-flds.html.csp Sandy • The birthing room was still there. So was the baptismal font. Some drawings of animals and flowers, in a motif synonymous with childhood, still adorned some doors in an upstairs room. A wooden decoration depicting the Bible’s three wise men was on a storage building’s exterior wall — until some neighbors took it down Wednesday as a souvenir. The wise men got a reprieve, but everything else on the 4.5-acre property at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon will be demolished this week. T... Sandy • The birthing room was still there. So was the baptismal font. Some drawings of animals and flowers, in a motif synonymous with childhood, still adorned some doors in an upstairs room. A wooden decoration depicting the Bible’s three wise men was on a storage building’s exterior wall — until some neighbors took it down Wednesday as a souvenir. The wise men got a reprieve, but everything else on the 4.5-acre property at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon will be demolished this week. T... 58340109@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:45:49 MDT J. LaMoine Jenson, Utah polygamist leader, dies at 79. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58373398-78/jenson-aub-church-watson.html.csp J. LaMoine Jenson, president of the Apostolic United Brethren — Utah’s most public polygamous church — died Tuesday from colon cancer. He was 79. Jenson died at his home in Eagle Mountain. David Watson, a member of the AUB’s priesthood council and a spokesman for the group, said Jenson suffered from cancer for almost five years. The disease forced Jenson to abandon day-to-day operations of Jenson Lumber in Draper, the business he founded. Between 5,000 and 7,500 people across the West, as wel... J. LaMoine Jenson, president of the Apostolic United Brethren — Utah’s most public polygamous church — died Tuesday from colon cancer. He was 79. Jenson died at his home in Eagle Mountain. David Watson, a member of the AUB’s priesthood council and a spokesman for the group, said Jenson suffered from cancer for almost five years. The disease forced Jenson to abandon day-to-day operations of Jenson Lumber in Draper, the business he founded. Between 5,000 and 7,500 people across the West, as wel... 58373398@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:57:12 MDT Prosecutor: Idaho worried about money before releasing FLDS boys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351926-78/service-parents-health-welfare.html.csp The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week. Ian Service, a deputy Bannock County prosecutor, said he wanted the boys to remain in foster care. The disagreement was so great, Service said, that the Idaho Attorney General’s Office petitioned to join the juvenile court case and represent the Idaho Department of Health... The agency responsible for child protection in Idaho wanted to send eight boys from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints home with their parents to save the state money, a prosecutor said last week. Ian Service, a deputy Bannock County prosecutor, said he wanted the boys to remain in foster care. The disagreement was so great, Service said, that the Idaho Attorney General’s Office petitioned to join the juvenile court case and represent the Idaho Department of Health... 58351926@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:52:15 MDT