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Narrows in Zion National Park reopening 1.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
ZION NATIONAL PARK » The Narrows area at Zion National Park is reopening. The Zion Narrows were closed after several groups had difficulties in the canyon, which is remote and can have high water.
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Arizona Getting $82 Million for Water Projects 1.5.2009 TreeHugger
Photo of Lake Powell, Arizona via The EPA has decided to hand over $82 million in Recovery Act funds to Arizona for water projects that will hopefully create jobs, give a sugar shot to local economies, and update old water and wastewater infrastructure. It's one small chunk of $6 billion dollars in funds that will go to water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the country through low-interest loans, principal forgiveness and grants. It's a big push for more sustainable and energy efficient drinking water and wastewater systems, and in ...
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Bennett blocks another Obama nominee 1.5.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington » Utah Sen. Bob Bennett vowed to block a second high-profile nominee to the Interior Department on Thursday ratcheting up pressure on the Obama administration to negotiate on oil and gas drilling in the West.
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Page Bashas' to close this summer 30.4.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
PAGE -- Bashas', a staple in Page for more than 25 years, will close this summer, Page's weekly newspaper reported Wednesday.
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Possible infection in Utah;schools ramp up warnings 30.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
As Utah awaits test results to know whether it has its first confirmed case of swine flu, schools are monitoring absences and scrubbing doorknobs, bathrooms and desks.
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Utah schools on alert for swine flu 30.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
As Utah awaits test results to know if it has its first confirmed case of swine flu, schools are monitoring absences and scrubbing door knobs, bathrooms and desks.
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Accused BLM Bid Monkey-Wrencher de Christopher Pleads Not Guilty 29.4.2009 CommonDreams.org Headlines
by Judy Fahys and Brandon Loomis

Tim DeChristopher pleaded "not guilty" Tuesday to disrupting a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction in December and pledged to use his prosecution to attack policies he says are allowing climate change to careen out of control.

About 200 supporters rallied for the 27-year-old University of Utah student at the downtown Salt Lake City library and marched with him to the federal courthouse, where he was arraigned and his weeklong trial was scheduled to begin July 6.

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Search continuing for 4th Lake Powell boat victim 28.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Boat crews on Tuesday resumed their search for the last of the four people who died after their boat sank at Lake Powell. The search for Robert Prescott began at 6 a.
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Endangered chub making comeback in Colorado River 28.4.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
The fish most often cited as proof that Colorado River management in the Grand Canyon is either succeeding or failing is having a population surge.
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Endangered Grand Canyon fish making comeback 28.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Endangered humpback chubs in the Grand Canyon have increased their numbers by half since 2001, federal biologists report. The fish's rebound apparently results from a combination of deliberate trout removals, experimental floods and drought-related warming of flows out of Lake Powell.
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Zion Narrows closed to kayaks after rescues 28.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
The North Fork of the Virgin River was closed to whitewater boating Monday after four kayaking parties were rescued over the weekend in the Zion Narrows.
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Search continues for missing boaters on Lake Powell 27.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Search crews began looking for two missing boaters again Monday morning at Lake Powell, after a windstorm sunk a boat over the weekend, killing two women.
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Page Water Supply Project up for review 27.4.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
PAGE -- An Environmental Assessment for the Page Water Supply Project is available for review and public comment, the National Park Service announced last week.
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2 dead, 2 missing after boat sinks at Lake Powell 27.4.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
PAGE -- Two people were killed, two survived and two remained missing Sunday following a boating accident in high winds Saturday near Padre Butte in Lake Powell.
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Today's Services — 4/27/09 27.4.2009 Mankato Free Press: Local News
Two dead, two missing after boat sinks in Lake Powell 27.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
Two men are dead, two are hypothermic and two remained missing Sunday after a boat sank Saturday afternoon during a heavy Lake Powell windstorm. Glen Canyon dispatchers took a call Saturday, reporting a boating party of six was overdue, according to a National Park Service news release.
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Be one with the bike 27.4.2009 LA Times: Health
No non-motorized sport melds athlete and technology like cycling. Every aspect of the body-machine interface is designed to increase efficiency and speed -- even down to the rider's shoes. Hard, stiff soles stop the arches from collapsing and wasting energy, as they would in flexible tennis shoes, helping transfer every bit of the rider's power to the pedals. Light and streamlined, these shoes minimize rotating weight and reduce air friction. The innovative road, mountain and triathlon models below, all designed to work with clipless pedal systems, take efficiency and comfort to new ...
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Utah road is hidden treasure 26.4.2009 Seattle Times: Top stories
Utah's Highway 12 is one of the most scenic roads in the U.S., although few people know about it. And prices in south-central Utah are...
Where in the wilderness is Everett Ruess?A 75-year-old mystery solved at last? 26.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
He was a 20-year-old California native whose love for Utah's redrock country, longing for solitude and vivid prose fueled the imaginations of environmentalists, artists and writers from Wallace Stegner to Jon Krakauer.
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Civil disobedience: selective prosecution? 26.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
The Bureau of Land Management was under fire yet again when a Utah man decided he'd had enough with how the federal agency abused the public's interest.
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