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Published November 5, 2002


Letter to the Editor: for the Monument

It seems that both sides of the issue are trying to accomplish the same thing. Both sides want local control and federal bureaucracy out of the picture. After a long hard look at the issue, and realizing that the people of Emery County do not want SU...

Letter to the Editor: Against the Monument

I don't live in Emery County, but I've worked there for 25 years. I buy gas and food there, and I spend a large portion of my spare time there. I've hiked, backpacked and ridden ATVs on the San Rafael Desert for many years and I feel like I know it a...

Public Land Appears to be about Water

Several years ago I was in the Salt Lake City office lobby of a well-known wilderness advocacy group. As I waited to conduct an interview I leaned back in my chair and began to peruse a copy of the book How Not to be Cowed: Livestock Grazing on Pub...

Letter to the Editor: Monument Debate

First, I need to say that the views I am expressing are my own and only my own. In my comments I am not representing any other person, entity, or organization. Second, I appreciate the work and the efforts of the members of the Emery County Public La...

Letter to the Editor: It Might have Been

Of all sad words of tongue or pen

Letter to the Editor: Let Indecision Decide

I am a life long resident of Emery County and grew up on the Swell. I have to admit I took much of the Swell for granted until the Wilderness issues were raised some 20 years ago. This was serious motivation to get involved because our way of life wa...

Letter to the Editor: Send Message of Support

We can't afford to let Emery County's future be hijacked by outsiders and special interest groups, whether they're recreationists or environmentalists. That's why we have formed the Citizens for Emery County's Future. We have organized to speak out i...

Letter to the Editor: Monument Vote

It is time to make a decision concerning the National Monument movement in the San Rafael Swell. The November vote will in some way steer the direction of land use in this remote area....

Letter to the Editor: Local Control

I am very concerned about "local" control over our future. Has anybody noticed how much money "outsiders" have been putting into the campaign to oppose the monument? This money is coming from a single-issue special interest group-the off-road recreat...

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