Bears Ears National Monument

Colorado Democrats right to speak out on national monuments

Francisco Kjolseth, The Salt Lake Tribune via APThe Colorado River flows past the northernmost boundary of the Bears Ears National Monument in …

John Hickenlooper

An Incomplete Timeline of What We Tried

Working back from human extinction.<p><i>Human extinction.</i><p>The coordinated release of various strains of a human sterilization virus.<p>The no-child laws.<p>The launching of the Colony into space, no final destination in mind, for those able to afford the journey.<p>Retraction of health care services for the ill …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Just one voice of many on Bears Ears

Regarding the Dec. 9 Politics & the Nation article “Uranium firm sought Bears Ears cut”:<p>There may be an impression that my company played a significant role in the decision to reduce the size of Bears Ears National Monument. That is not the case. Indeed, we are not opposed to the creation of …

Opinion

12 Most Memorable Marketing Campaigns Of 2017

Throughout the years, there have been several moments when a brand has successfully captured the hearts and minds of consumers worldwide with a smart campaign or a significant gesture. Product brands such as Starbucks PSL did their due diligence on social media by birthing an identity that today …

Marketing

Utah Republican to Patagonia founder: Come testify before Congress

When President Trump announced he would shrink two national monuments in Utah designated by past Democratic administrations, Native American tribes and environmental groups responded by mounting lawsuits and protests against what they view as a culturally and environmentally detrimental, and …

U.S. Politics

Mark Ruffalo blasts Trump’s ‘disgusting’ monument plan

“Avengers” star Mark Ruffalo said he is disgusted with President Donald Trump’s plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly …

Donald Trump

House GOP invites Patagonia to speak about monument cuts

A Republican-led House committee is inviting the founder of outdoor retail company Patagonia to testify about an issue that has ignited a public …

Business

Donald Trump: Shock Alabama result is another twist in the daily drama of The Trump Show

In this week's exciting episode of "Expect the unexpected", the Democrats pulled off a surprise victory in the special Senate election in Alabama, …

Donald Trump

The Week In Fact-Checking: A surge of lies in Alabama and fake sports news goes viral

<i>The Week in Fact-Checking is a newsletter about fact-checking and accountability journalism, from Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network & the</i> …

Journalism

Opinion: Great Rides Don't Always Have Happy Endings

I was recently invited to ride in Moab, Utah. The folks at Patagonia were going to demo some of their 2018 mountain bike range and, “Oh, by the way, …

Mountains

President Trump's National Monument Rollback Is Illegal And Likely to Be Reversed in Court

On Dec. 4, President Trump traveled to Utah to sign proclamations downsizing Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante …

Conservation

2017’s Best And Worst Moments In Leadership

From Mark Zuckerberg ducking the Russian hacking hearing to Maxine Waters “reclaiming her time,” here are some of the best and worst moments in leadership.<p>On the heels of a roller-coaster 2016, we’ve discovered just how far from “normal” current events can be. We’ve learned how vulnerable even the …

Maxine Waters

In-depth: A view from all sides in the fight for land rights in Utah

It was quiet in the newsroom because the news hadn’t happened yet. Three hours before President Donald Trump’s Dec. 4 conference in Salt Lake City, each of the studio’s TVs was turned to a different network. On every station, the news anchors chatted small talk, half-interested and bored. It was …

Conservative View

One Day at a Time

Hey, neat! Our heart has been frozen into an ice-sharpened chunk of sadness and despair! by Ann RomanoMONDAY, DECEMBER 4Welcome back to One Day at a …

Portland, OR

Mitt Should Take On Hatch, Bannon -- They're the Swamp

Judge Roy Moore's defeat in the Alabama Senate race won’t stop Steve Bannon. He doesn't care about being discredited; he cares only about …

Politics

Patagonia is suing the president — and drawing ire from Republicans in Congress

A group of House Republicans took to social media last week to attack the outdoor goods retailer Patagonia in what amounted to a public rebuke for the company’s decision to speak out against President Trump’s policies.<p>The rebuke, from a congressional committee’s official Twitter and email accounts, …

Ryan Zinke

Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake

Uranium, it’s now part of Navajo DNA. With over 500 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation, people living near these mines are exposed daily to …

Environment

Democrat's victory in Alabama a blow to Senate Republican agenda | McClatchy Washington Bureau

The election of Democrat Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate complicates — and could all but doom — Republican efforts to score any big wins for President …

John Kennedy

Skiing 120,000 vertical feet for Bears Ears

<i>This story originally appeared on POWDER. Words by Matt Hansen.</i><p>On Saturday, Caroline Gleich and a group of skiers took off on their skis in support …

Adventure Travel

Hayden Hawks to Run 100 Miles For Bears Ears

Starting Wednesday, December 13, Utah-based runner Hayden Hawks will commence a three-day run through the area formerly known as Bears Ears National …

Trail Running

Boots, shoes and more for men, women and kids

Dec 8, 2017 // Adventures / Ambassadors / Conservation<p>SHARING THE ADVENTURE: CAROLINE GLEICH’S FAMILY TRIP TO BEARS EARS<p>We had been driving down the …

Emotions

The Future of Bears Ears

For anyone with a foot in the outdoor community, the announcement of the shrinking of Bears Ears National Monument by the Trump administration was an …

Conservation

Patagonia Hits Back Against Trump Administration, House GOP Attacks

The company dismissed criticism for manufacturing overseas and called out White House ties to a uranium mining company.<p>Patagonia dismissed Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s efforts to knock the company as “Patagonia made in China” on Monday, saying the Trump administration is trying to deflect from …

Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days.<p>That's what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week.<p>In …

Finance

Tribes decry proposal for co-management of Utah monument

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week.<p>The proclamation Trump signed changes the makeup of a tribal advisory commission for Bears Ears National …

U.S. Politics

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President Donald Trump not only trimmed and broke up the Bears Ears National Monument when he visited Utah last week. He also renamed it with the …

National Parks

Public Lands Agency Ordered Staff to Promote Oil and Gas on Social Media

Staff at the Bureau of Land Management were instructed to share photos of fossil fuel development on the agency’s Flickr page, FOIA documents reveal.<p>In March, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) flooded its Flickr page with photos of oil wells and mining pits. The transformation was meant to boost …

Ryan Zinke

Village Voice: Reading Elizabeth Bishop's Poem 'The Fish' And The Shrinking Of Bears Ears National Monument

Earlier this month, in the largest reversal of national monument protections in modern history, President Donald Trump announced he would reduce the …

Poetry

A Different Kind of Trail-Running Goal

“What are you planning for the coming year?”<p>I posed this question to many of my trail-running friends earlier this fall as we hung out volunteering …

Trail Running

Patagonia sues the Trump Administration | The Great Outdoors

11th December 2017<p><b>Patagonia: “The President stole your land”</b><p>Last week, a broad coalition of Native American, conservation, and historic preservation …

National Parks