@POTUS: "We will usher in a bright new future of wonder and wealth," concludes @POTUS in Utah State Capitol speech. "I will now sign this very, very important proclamation."

Map. History of Utah conflict

24 June 2018
6 month ago
Capping months of speculation, President Trump on Monday signed a pair of executive orders to significantly shrink two of Utah's national monuments – Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante – that were created by his Democratic predecessors.
@POTUS: A coalition of five Indian nations is poised to file legal action to prevent the reductions of the national monuments.
"You Can't Always Get What You Want" began playing as President Trump autographed this man's hat, moments after he signed proclamations scaling back national monuments in Utah.
[email protected] on new monument legislation: "Public lands will once again be for public use."
6 month ago
Trump signs proclamations to scale back Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante national monuments in Utah.
Brief chants of "Four more years!" as @POTUS signs the proclamations.
@POTUS: "We will usher in a bright new future of wonder and wealth," concludes @POTUS in Utah State Capitol speech. "I will now sign this very, very important proclamation."
Such abuses of the Antiquities Act prevent Native Americans from having a voice over their sacred land (which is owned now by the federal government), says @POTUS.
Previous @BarackObama administration took conservation actions over "the loud objections" of the people in Utah, says @POTUS.
@POTUS: "These abusesgive enormous power to faraway bureaucrats."
"As many of you know, past administrations have severely abused" the Antiquities Act, contends @POTUS.
"All of the friends I have in Utah" said this "would be incredible for our country, incredible for Utah" by giving people back access to their land, says @POTUS. "They all told me no," when he asked them if it would be controversial.
"In very historic action" @POTUS also proposes reducing Grand Staircase Escalante Monument by nearly half and to split it into three.
Trump administration proposing reduction of Bears Ear National Monument by 90% and to split it into two areas.
Utahns are a "special people in a special state," says @POTUS at state capitol, "We will always protect your religious liberty. And we've been doing that."
"He is protecting America and nobody loves it more," says @POTUS of @RyanZinke in speech in which he'll announce he'll shrink Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah.
Speaking in Utah, @POTUS says "We're now one huge step closer" to delivering TaxReform "for Christmas."
6 month ago
American Fork, Utah shooting at 633 S 500 E: 1 injured
Salt Lake City: Dispatch officials confirm police responded to a reported robbery Sunday where a security guard suffered a gunshot wound in the foot. Dispatchers say the incident occurred at the American Towers condominiums near 44 West and 300 South. Fox 13 News first heard report of the incident around 9:40 p.m.
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Salt Lake City, Utah shooting at 2 N Medical Dr: no casualities
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Salt Lake City (West Valley City), Utah shooting at 4000 S and Redwood Rd: 1 injured
Three pedestrians were critically injured after an auto-pedestrian crash in Sandy Thursday evening. The crash happened around 7 p.m. at 80 East 9400 South near the South Towne Expo Center. Three adults, one man and two women, were struck by a 17-year-old driver as they attempted to cross 9400 South. The group was headed to the Festival of Trees event6 month ago
Three pedestrians were critically injured after an auto-pedestrian crash in Sandy Thursday evening. The crash happened around 7 p.m. at 80 East 9400 South near the South Towne Expo Center. Three adults, one man and two women, were struck by a 17-year-old driver as they attempted to cross 9400 South. The group was headed to the Festival of Trees event
Multiple people were arrested during a SWAT standoff in Magna after an ongoing narcotics investigation. The Unified Police Department, with assistance from SWAT, served a search warrant at a home located at 9200 West 2820 South at 3:00 a.m. Thursday. Officers had reason to believe there were narcotics inside the home where multiple fugitives may have frequented6 month ago
Multiple people were arrested during a SWAT standoff in Magna after an ongoing narcotics investigation. The Unified Police Department, with assistance from SWAT, served a search warrant at a home located at 9200 West 2820 South at 3:00 a.m. Thursday. Officers had reason to believe there were narcotics inside the home where multiple fugitives may have frequented
Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in a motel room Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City Police Detective Greg Wilking said they received a call around 8:41 a.m. to a deceased individual at the Gateway Inn at 819 W. North Temple.
Trump to visit Salt Lake City on Monday, will announce a smaller Bears Ears and Grand Staircase
A truck crashed into the side of a Sandy home overnight. Officers arrived at the home near 8000 S. 450 E. at about 11 p.m. to find a truck crashed into the carport area. The accident also took out a power pole.6 month ago
A truck crashed into the side of a Sandy home overnight. Officers arrived at the home near 8000 S. 450 E. at about 11 p.m. to find a truck crashed into the carport area. The accident also took out a power pole.
6 month ago
Salt Lake City, Utah shooting at 900 W and 800 N: 1 injured
6 month ago
Salt Lake City, Utah shooting at 900 W and 800 N: 1 injured
7 month ago
Provo, Utah – Police in Provo are seeking a suspect in an aggravated assault that occurred at Exchange Park on Sunday morning. According to Provo Police Department, 39-year-old Michael Hanson was attacked at approximately 2:25 a.m.
7 month ago
A fight between occupants of a vehicle and pedestrians resulted in two victims being stabbed late Friday night. According to Lieutenant Brian Lohrke from the Unified Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area of 3500 South Mystic Way, on a report of a stabbing,
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