Utah Seniors Form Co-op To Keep Housing Affordable

By Shirlene Stoven, Inequality.org -

An affordable housing crisis is sweeping across the country, putting the squeeze on millions of people with modest incomes. I was one of the many older Americans whose retirement security was [...]

Thousands Protest Trump’s Utah Monument Reduction Plan

By Staff, denverpost.com -

By Staff of The Associated Press - State Rep. Patrice Arent, a Democrat from Millcreek, accused Trump of coming to “wreak destruction on a land he knows basically nothing about,” the Salt Lake [...]

Protest On Utah Capitol Day Before Trump Attack’s National Monuments

By Staff, commondreams.org -

By Staff of Common Dreams - On Saturday, thousands of protesters angered by Trump's expected Monday attack on two national monuments in Utah rallied in Salt Lake City, just two days ahead of his [...]

Utah Utility Wants To Triple Monthly Charges For Solar Customers

By Mark Hand, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Mark Hand for Think Progress - Utah’s largest electric utility company wants to place new charges on rooftop solar customers, a proposal that critics say would unfairly penalize the customers; [...]

Ute Tribe: Utah Republican Pushes Modern Day Indian Land Grab

By Staff, www.indianz.com -

By Staff of Indianz - In the next few weeks Congressman Rob Bishop will attempt to push through the U.S. House of Representatives the first Indian land grab in over 100 years. H.R. 5780, the Utah [...]

Utah Man Dies In Police Custody After Being Illegally Arrested

By M. David, www.thefreethoughtproject.com -

By M. David for The Free Thought Project - Tremonton, UT — Bear River, Utah resident Rex Iverson, 45, died in the Box Elder County Jail on January 23 after being incarcerated for his failure to [...]

Protesters Crash Tar Sands Conference, Expose PR Problem

By Kaitlin Butler, www.desmogblog.com -

By Kaitlin Butler for Desmog. Salt Lake City, UT - The new U.S. oil and gas rush brings certain places to mind: the Midwest, California, the East Coast — Josh Fox’s Gasland, Governor Cuomo’s ban [...]

People With Disabilities Rally For Utah To Improve At-Home Services

By Michael McFall, www.sltrib.com -

By Michael McFall in The St. Louis Tribune - Cathy Garber still gets emotional when she remembers how badly she wanted to leave her nursing home. Garber had just finished her master's degree [...]

Tar Sands Protesters On Tripods Arrested In Uintah County

By Jennifer Dobner, www.sltrib.com -

By Jennifer Dobner in The Salt Lake Tribune - Four activists reportedly were arrested in Utah's Book Cliffs on Monday during a protest against the planned expansion of a tar sands mine, which the [...]

21 Utah Tar Sands Blockaders Face Charges, Including Felonies

Uintah County prosecutors have filed felony and misdemeanor charges against 21 people from 10 states who were arrested during a summer protest at the site of a controversial tar sands mine. he [...]

Chipmunk Resistance Stops Work At Tar Sands Mine

By Raphael Cordray, www.creativeresistance.org -

Protesters again stopped work at the construction site of the first tar sands mine in the US. Five people were later arrested and jailed but the campaign to stop the mine said the resistance will [...]

Faces Of The Grassroots Climate Movement: Rowdy And Rowdier

By Cally Carswell, www.hcn.org -

The guises were defenses not against the weather, but against the cops and a security camera trained on a test pit for what could soon become the first commercial tar sands mine in the U.S. Tar [...]

Protestors Launch 135-Foot Blimp Over NSA

By Andy Greenberg, www.wired.com -

Plenty of nightmare surveillance theories surround the million-square-foot NSA facility opened last year in Bluffdale, Utah. Any locals driving by the gargantuan complex Friday morning saw [...]

High Court Rejects Final Appeal Of Utah Tar Sands Mine

By Brian Maffly, www.sltrib.com -

Without considering the merits of the case, the Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an environmental challenge to a tar sands mine set to be dug on state trust lands on the Tavaputs [...]

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