BISHOP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BISHOP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Daggett County pins economic hopes on wilderness land swap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58455417-90/county-daggett-wilderness-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58455417-90/county-daggett-wilderness-utah.html.csp">Daggett County pins economic hopes on wilderness land swap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T11:15:04.628-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manila • Karen Perry knows firsthand the power of Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. The landscape, people and outdoor lifestyle pulled her family back again and again until they finally bought a trailer and parked it on property near Manila. Now a county commissioner, Perry and others believe if they can just get people to visit their spot in the rugged and remote northeastern corner of Utah, they’ll come back. The Daggett County commissioners are hoping Congressman Rob Bishop’s Public La...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455417@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:15:04 MDT Letter of the week: Sorry, Rep. Bishop, but Utah wouldn’t do better http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58459809-82/utah-clean-epa-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58459809-82/utah-clean-epa-bishop.html.csp">Letter of the week: Sorry, Rep. Bishop, but Utah wouldn’t do better</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T18:59:01.931-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 06:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was interested that Rep. Rob Bishop in his recent debate expressed his opinion that Utah would do better regulating its own clean air because of the danger of the EPA getting it wrong. Apparently he does not know that the Utah Legislature doesn’t want this responsibility. During the last session, the Legislature passed a record number of clean air bills and appropriated money for some of the clean air projects, after a ground swell by citizens tired of dirty air. But the bill they did not ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459809@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:59:01 MDT Behind the Headlines: Debates, Vail and the Zion Curtain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58455838-231/sltrib-com-vail-curtain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58455838-231/sltrib-com-vail-curtain.html.csp">Behind the Headlines: Debates, Vail and the Zion Curtain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T09:01:52.588-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 09:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Election 2014 debates kick off with matches between Donna McAleer and Rep. Rob Bishop, Luz Robles and Rep. Chris Stewart, and Mia Love and Doug Owens, sort of. Vail announces a plan to create the nation’s largest ski resort. And a key figure in Utah liquor laws regrets not making the so-called Zion Curtain universal. On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune columnist Paul Rolly and reporters Matt Canham and Mike Gorrell join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to process the week’s top headlines. Tune in to KCPW 88.3/...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455838@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:01:52 MDT Letter: What makes Burton qualified? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455418-82/uta-burton-bishop-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455418-82/uta-burton-bishop-board.html.csp">Letter: What makes Burton qualified?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:12:38.444-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Appointing ex-Presiding Bishop David Burton as UTA chair is another perfect example of selling the Capitol building and moving the Senate and House into the Church Office Building. In defending the enormous wages the UTA executives make, the claim was made that the UTA board had to pay this because other states were luring away the Utah executives because of their backgrounds in public transportation. What background does Bishop Burton have here? Wasn’t he also one of the UTA board members who d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455418@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:12:38 MDT Letter: It’s time for McAleer in Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455492-82/bishop-mcaleer-congress-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455492-82/bishop-mcaleer-congress-debate.html.csp">Letter: It’s time for McAleer in Congress</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:12:38.456-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Polls confirm that Americans are fed up with their dysfunctional Congress … so why do they keep voting for incumbents? According to Albert Einstein, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” After watching the McAleer-Bishop congressional debate, I can’t help but wonder why Utahns keep voting for incumbents whose main goal is obstructionism. Based on his repeated references to Harry Reid in the debate, one would think Bishop is running against the Se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455492@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:12:38 MDT Ex-LDS presiding bishop elected UTA chairman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58451309-90/agency-audit-bishop-board.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58451309-90/agency-audit-bishop-board.html.csp">Ex-LDS presiding bishop elected UTA chairman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T21:22:30.861-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Transit Authority Board on Wednesday elected former LDS Church Presiding Bishop H. David Burton as its new chairman — who then said the embattled agency has taken all steps necessary to restore public trust. “Does UTA need to be fixed? Of course not, UTA is fixed,” Burton told reporters. He said the agency is already implementing all recommendations from a scathing legislative audit last month that criticized shaky finances, high executive salaries and bonuses, sweetheart deals with de...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58451309@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:22:30 MDT Sparks fly in Utah 1st District debate between Rob Bishop, Donna McAleer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433802-90/bishop-utah-mcaleer-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433802-90/bishop-utah-mcaleer-debate.html.csp">Sparks fly in Utah 1st District debate between Rob Bishop, Donna McAleer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T12:23:55.594-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 12:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Perhaps not surprisingly for a West Point graduate and former Army officer, Democrat Donna McAleer launched a vigorous attack against Rep. Rob Bishop in a debate Tuesday. She called him a “guardian of gridlock” who helped shut down the government last year. Six-term-incumbent Bishop defended himself, saying he protects Utah values in Washington, and is about to become chairman of the Natural Resources Committee, which would give him power to solve longtime gridlock over federal lands ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433802@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:23:55 MDT Wild lands advocates seek expansion of High Uintas Wilderness Area http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452000-78/wilderness-county-utah-lands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452000-78/wilderness-county-utah-lands.html.csp">Wild lands advocates seek expansion of High Uintas Wilderness Area</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Brett Prettyman </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:29:30.748-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wilderness advocates will ask the the Summit County Council tonight to recommend expanding the High Uintas Wilderness Area as part of the public lands process spearheaded by Utah Congressman Rob Bishop. A consortium of groups led by The Wilderness Society (TWS) has outlined 28,000 acres in Summit County that they say are worthy of inclusion in Utah’s largest wilderness area. These roadless lands are on the range’s north slope and eastern fringes, all the way to the Daggett County line. The idea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452000@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:29:30 MDT Watch the live stream here: Rob Bishop, Donna McAleer debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58447034-90/debate-utah-commission-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58447034-90/debate-utah-commission-2014.html.csp">Watch the live stream here: Rob Bishop, Donna McAleer debate</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T18:12:58.948-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 06:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Candidates for Utah’s 1st Congressional District — Republican incumbent Rep. Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer — are facing off tonight in the first debate of the 2014 campaign presented by the Utah Debate Commission. The debate is being live-streamed now on sltrib.com from the Shepherd Union Building at Weber State University. The Utah Debate Commission is a consortium of higher educational institutions and news media organizations committed to presenting a nonpartisan and inde...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447034@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:12:58 MDT Parishioners divided over priest’s prohibition on gay couple http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441934-68/bishop-catholic-parishioners-warfel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441934-68/bishop-catholic-parishioners-warfel.html.csp">Parishioners divided over priest’s prohibition on gay couple</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T17:43:43.511-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Great Falls, Mont. • A Roman Catholic bishop says a central Montana parish is about evenly divided over a new priest’s decision to prohibit a gay couple from receiving Communion unless they divorce, live separately and write a statement affirming that a marriage is between a man and a woman. Bishop Michael Warfel of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings met Saturday with about 300 parishioners of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Lewistown, where he also led a Mass. About half the parishioners...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584419342014-09-22T17:43:43.511-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T17:43:43.511-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441934@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:43:43 MDT Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424668-90/area-bishop-herbert-http.html.csp">Utah governor: No surprises, no monument — for now</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T08:13:40.636-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert said he has been assured by the top levels of the Obama administration that the White House won’t designate a new national monument in southeastern Utah as long as a more comprehensive public-lands effort is making headway. Herbert met with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during a trip to Washington last week and told her that Utah didn’t want any “surprises” with the designation of the Greater Canyonlands National Monument, a proposed 1.8 million-acre area that environmental ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58424668@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:13:40 MDT Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417206-90/become-bishop-board-burton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58417206-90/become-bishop-board-burton.html.csp">Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T14:49:37.913-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 02:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former LDS Presiding Bishop H. David Burton was nominated Monday to become the new chairman of the Utah Transit Authority and is expected to take over next week as top shepherd of that sometimes tempest-tossed agency. The UTA Board’s executive committee nominated Burton, and the full board is scheduled to vote Sept. 24. The board almost always follows the executive committee’s recommendations on elections. In fact, the only time in memory that it did not was when it selected Burton as the board’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417206@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:49:37 MDT Prep football: Bingham taking on national No. 1 Bishop Gorman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58370760-190/bingham-bishop-gorman-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58370760-190/bingham-bishop-gorman-football.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham taking on national No. 1 Bishop Gorman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T23:15:53.694-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When some Bingham High football fans heard the Miners were facing a team ranked No. 1 in the country, their reaction was that Utah’s defending 5A champion might not be up to the task. But veteran Miners coach Dave Peck said his team is looking forward to playing five-time defending Nevada state champion Bishop Gorman on Friday night in Las Vegas. “My response is, ‘What a great opportunity for our program,’” Peck said as he prepared his players for a 6 a.m. bus ride to Nevada on Thursday morning....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58370760@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:15:53 MDT Bingham falls to top-ranked team in OT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58380837-52/bingham-yard-field-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58380837-52/bingham-yard-field-game.html.csp">Bingham falls to top-ranked team in OT</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T14:17:56.559-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham lost a heartbreaking 23-20 overtime contest to Bishop Gorman -- USA Today’s top ranked football team in the nation in Las Vegas Friday night when the Miners lost a fumble while trying to get the winning touchdown. After spotting the Gaels a 13-0 lead early, the defending Class 5A champion Miners fought back to take the lead and used a 47-yard field goal late in the game by Chayden Johnston to put the game into overtime. Cameron Smith was the big star for Bingham as he ran for one 45-yard...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58380837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:17:56 MDT Prep football: Bingham loss doesn’t hurt much nationally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58399457-52/bingham-ranked-rankings-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58399457-52/bingham-ranked-rankings-bishop.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham loss doesn’t hurt much nationally</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.579-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham’s 23-20 overtime loss to Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas last week didn’t hurt the Miners’ image much in national high school football polls. Bingham dropped only one spot in MaxPrep’s Composite Rankings, moving from 20th to 21st after losing to Bishop Gorman, which is among the nation’s top-ranked teams. The Miners are ranked 23rd in PrepNation and 18th in USA Today. They are not ranked in the MaxPreps computer rankings. Bingham remains ranked number one in Class 5A in The Tribune’s Power Ra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399457@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Bingham continues to lead state, regional polls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58347129-52/bingham-maxpreps-poll-ranked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58347129-52/bingham-maxpreps-poll-ranked.html.csp">Bingham continues to lead state, regional polls</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:13.016-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bingham’s football team continues to be Utah’s top representative in national and regional high school polls. The Miners are ranked 21st in the USA Today high school football poll, 25th in the Prep Nation poll and 38th in the MaxPreps national poll. They lead the MaxPreps Utah poll, followed by Timpview, Brighton, East and Riverton. The MaxPreps West regional computer rankings including teams from Hawaii, Alaska, Colorado, Wyoming, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah have Bin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347129@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:13 MDT Letter: Bishop’s recreation fee plan is just a tax http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58353031-82/bishop-lands-public-increase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58353031-82/bishop-lands-public-increase.html.csp">Letter: Bishop’s recreation fee plan is just a tax</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-31T21:55:48.09-06:00">Updated Aug 31, 2014 09:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop has introduced HB 5204 to Congress. Rob Bishop is a longtime member of the party of “small government and low taxes.” Bishop essentially wants to increase fees (not a tax) on users of public lands: “To amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to improve recreation opportunities and increase consistency and accountability in the collection and expenditure of recreation fees collected on public lands and forests, and for other purposes.” Those are fancy...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353031@www.sltrib.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:55:48 MDT Letter: Recreation fees are double taxation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343133-82/fees-bishop-double-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343133-82/fees-bishop-double-federal.html.csp">Letter: Recreation fees are double taxation</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T17:26:15.446-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the National Parks Service celebrates its 98th birthday, Rob Bishop, U. S. House of Representatives District 1, has introduced the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Modernization Act of 2014 (HR 5204) to charge access fees for our national forests and other federal public lands. Yes, fees in addition to the taxes already paid. Imagine a fee to hike, ride your horse, snowmobile, ride an ATV or picnic. A fee to use the now free shuttle buses at Zion and Bryce national parks, or stop at a vi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343133@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:26:15 MDT Jim Dabakis: By compromise or executive order, Greater Canyonlands needs protection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309632-82/canyonlands-greater-utah-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309632-82/canyonlands-greater-utah-national.html.csp">Jim Dabakis: By compromise or executive order, Greater Canyonlands needs protection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BY JIM DABAKIS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:32:38.809-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Edward Abbey called Utah’s Canyonlands area “the most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth — there is nothing else like it anywhere.” He was right. Two hundred and ninety million years in the making, this pristine land is the soul of America. Its solace and tranquility refresh those who come to its well. At 1.4 million acres, Greater Canyonlands (including Canyonlands National Park’s 337,598 acres) is the largest roadless property in America outside of Alaska. It is a unique ecosystem unlik...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309632@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:32:38 MDT Letter: Let all candidates into debates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300747-82/debate-utah-parties-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300747-82/debate-utah-parties-bishop.html.csp">Letter: Let all candidates into debates</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T16:41:02.415-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Initially, I was excited with the new debate commission in Utah coming out with a strong non-partisan message. However, this hasn’t been what I’ve experienced over the last several months as I have been involved in campaigning for Utah’s 1st Congressional District. It seems that the Utah Debate Commission is sticking with the two major parties as the only options and not extending invitations out to third parties or independents. Take for instance the 1st District Race. Dwane Vance (Independent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300747@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:41:02 MDT