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Switchback- Is the PLI a Fair Deal for Public Lands in Utah?

Switchback- Is the PLI a Fair Deal for Public Lands in Utah?

Certainty: Utahns Demand It By Lee Lonsberry The genesis of the Public Lands Initiative comes from the idea that economic development and conservation can coexist and flourish. This locally driven process has revealed that, not only is it possible, its what the people demand. Utahns from all walks of life have come to the table […]

Alone on the Hindu

Alone on the Hindu

  I was in midair, at the end of my rope, still 60 feet from the ground. Did I mention I was alone, in a remote canyon, with no cell phone service, and no one knew where I was? Suddenly all those Aron Ralston jokes came back to haunt me. With a sigh, I let […]

A Death in Bull Valley Gorge

A Death in Bull Valley Gorge

They were crushed between the walls of Bull Valley Gorge; killed instantly, or at least that’s what their families prayed for. The three men had crossed the gorge on Skutumpah Road’s one-lane bridge, and their pickup apparently stalled, rolled backward, and plummeted over the edge. It came to a crashing, grinding stop in the narrowest […]

Protecting Abbey Country

Protecting Abbey Country

I am sitting in front of my computer, doing what I do to make my pennies, but in a few hours, when my writing is done, and the car is packed I will head out to my favorite place in the world, the most beautiful place in the world, my second home, Indian Creek.   […]