COUNTIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COUNTIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah counties want Congress to let states manage wild horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139474-90/horses-wild-blm-counties.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139474-90/horses-wild-blm-counties.html.csp">Utah counties want Congress to let states manage wild horses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T07:43:54.991-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Iron and Beaver counties will not round up wild horses on their own, as they threatened earlier this spring, but instead are pressing for a dramatic change in how the horses are managed. They want the states, not the federal Bureau of Land Management, to decide how many horses can be on the range and what to do when there’s an overpopulation. A resolution to that effect, written by Beaver County Commissioner Mark Whitney, won the support of the Utah Association of Counties. He and a commissioner...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58139474@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:43:54 MDT Drought brings disaster declaration for all of Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58113366-90/counties-disaster-utah-declaration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58113366-90/counties-disaster-utah-declaration.html.csp">Drought brings disaster declaration for all of Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T10:11:53.195-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Every county in Utah will be covered by a disaster declaration because of the ongoing drought after the Agriculture Department on Tuesday added two new counties and their adjacent areas. The designation will allow farmers in the state to seek low-interest emergency loans. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a letter to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert that the department would add Duchesne and Uintah counties to the disaster declaration as well as nine counties that abut the area, incl...</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> 58113366@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:11:53 MDT Attorneys for teen charged in Utah deputies’ shooting ask for change of venue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58061295-78/utah-county-grunwald-wride.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58061295-78/utah-county-grunwald-wride.html.csp">Attorneys for teen charged in Utah deputies’ shooting ask for change of venue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T21:37:20.16-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 09:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Attorneys for a teenager charged in connection with a January shooting spree that killed one law enforcement officer and injured another have asked a judge to move her case out of Utah County if it goes to trial. Meagan Grunwald, 17, has pleaded not guilty to 10 felonies and two misdemeanors connected to the Jan. 30 events. On Wednesday, her attorneys filed a motion seeking a change of venue, arguing that pretrial publicity has tainted the potential jury pool. “Both officers who were shot had...</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> 58061295@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:37:20 MDT Wisconsin chief lawyer appeals gay marriage ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58045691-68/county-licenses-wisconsin-clerk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58045691-68/county-licenses-wisconsin-clerk.html.csp">Wisconsin chief lawyer appeals gay marriage ruling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRETCHEN EHLKE and M.L. JOHNSON </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T10:19:15.169-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Gay couples seeking marriage licenses were turned away in some Wisconsin counties on Monday, with clerks waiting for guidance from the courts or state government before accepting applications. Hundreds of couples married over the weekend in Milwaukee and Madison after a federal judge declared Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriages unconstitutional. County clerks in the state’s two largest cities extended office hours to allow couples to take advantage of what most believe will be a nar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580456912014-06-09T10:19:15.169-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T10:19:15.169-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045691@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:19:15 MDT New era for Utah politics: 7 counties voting mainly by mail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58036465-90/counties-voting-county-registration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58036465-90/counties-voting-county-registration.html.csp">New era for Utah politics: 7 counties voting mainly by mail</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="2014-06-07T22:48:53.495-06:00">Updated Jun 7, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This month’s primary will be a bit different in Utah — with seven counties conducting balloting primarily by mail (five for the first time) and four experimenting with new election-day voter registration. While officials hope that will increase the traditionally light turnout in primaries, it also creates different deadlines among counties over coming days for voter registration and early voting before the June 24 primary. Voting is underway in the seven counties that now are handling ballots p...</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> 58036465@www.sltrib.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:48:53 MDT Gay marriage law takes effect in Illinois http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58015470-68/illinois-marriage-couples-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58015470-68/illinois-marriage-couples-gay.html.csp">Gay marriage law takes effect in Illinois</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T20:26:02.096-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 08:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Gay and lesbian couples across Illinois can be legally wed as the state becomes the latest in the nation to allow same-sex marriage. June 1 marks the first day all of Illinois’ 102 counties can issue the licenses to same-sex couples. It’s also the first day couples statewide who have civil unions can ask to convert those to a marriage. Sunday’s celebration is anti-climactic for some because 16 counties began issuing marriage licenses after a February federal court ruling. Gov. Pat Quin...</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> 58015470@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 20:26:02 MDT Gay marriage law takes effect in Illinois http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014108-68/illinois-marriage-gay-couples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014108-68/illinois-marriage-gay-couples.html.csp">Gay marriage law takes effect in Illinois</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T15:52:56.769-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Gay and lesbian couples across Illinois can be legally wed as the state becomes the latest in the nation to allow same-sex marriage. June 1 marks the first day all of Illinois’ 102 counties can issue the licenses to same-sex couples. It’s also the first day couples statewide who have civil unions can ask to convert those to a marriage. Sunday’s celebration is anticlimactic for some, because 16 counties began issuing marriage licenses following a February federal court ruling. Gov. Pat ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580141082014-06-01T15:52:56.769-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-01T15:52:56.769-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014108@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 15:52:56 MDT Letter of the week: ‘Anarchy’ already here on public lands? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008232-82/lands-blm-utah-forest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58008232-82/lands-blm-utah-forest.html.csp">Letter of the week: ‘Anarchy’ already here on public lands?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T17:23:02.177-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert recently stated, “States that don’t protect laws against same-sex marriage drifting toward ‘anarchy.’” Is that really so? What about Utah passing a law demanding that the BLM and U.S. Forest Service “give back” federally administered lands to the state? Is anarchy already here? It seems that Ken Ivory, John Swallow, Rob Bishop and the like have gotten Utah into an indefensible and ridiculous position. Utah counties suing the Department of Interior for road access on BLM lands...</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> 58008232@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 17:23:02 MDT