Law Enforcement Takes New Approach at Parley’s Park

A long-term controversy is getting rigorous law enforcement attention beginning tomorrow. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder says there’s a lot of confusion surrounding policies at Parley’s Historic Nature Park. Now, he hopes to clear some of that up over the next 90 days through the “care and share” program.


Herbert to Meet with BLM Leader

After venting his frustration over a new federal wilderness policy, Governor Gary Herbert will hold a public meeting with Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey this Friday. Herbert’s Deputy Chief of Staff Ally Isom says he wants to know more about the implications.


Politics Up Close: Wilderness Debate

A new federal wilderness policy has stirred passionate debate in Utah. We heard opposing arguments from Peter Metcalf from Black Diamond Equipment, and Randy Parker with the Utah Farm Bureau Federation.


Poor Air Quality to Last Until Weekend

The first winter inversion of the new year has settled in along the Wasatch Front, bringing with it red air quality conditions in the Salt Lake Valley. And according to National Weather Service meteorologist Glen Merrill, relief won’t come until the weekend.


Council Doesn’t Override Becker’s Veto of Parley’s Plan

In a display of support for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, the city council decided last night not to override his veto of the Parley’s Historic Nature Park management plan in a two-to-five vote. Two of the four council members who originally supported the plan voted against the override, including Stan Penfold.

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