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SNEAK PEEK: Can clashing interests in eastern Utah agree to a compromise for public-lands management?

The coming months should see an answer to that question.

After nearly six years of meetings, discussions, and give-and-take, Utah Congressmen Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz have gone public with a working draft of a lands designation bill that will define future management of federal public lands in seven eastern Utah counties. Read more


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The Four Corners Free Press is an independent, alternative paper with real substance. Every month, we sink our teeth into meaty topics, providing in-depth, comprehensive news stories on important local and regional issues that affect our readers.

Here’s what you can find in the Four Corners Free Press:

  • Thorough, balanced, in-depth news coverage by award-winning, experienced journalists who are familiar with the community and region.
  • The liveliest Opinion section in the Four Corners, with a rotating group of columnists writing everything from serious political commentary to humor.
  •  A perennial readers’ favorite: Our Crime Waves section describing local misdeeds. Crime Waves is available only in our print edition.
  • A Health section with columns and articles on a variety of health and wellness topics.
  • A comprehensive Arts & Entertainment section to tell our readers what’s going on in the Four Corners. We offer feature articles; reviews of books, music and movies; and calendars of cultural events, live music, and other happenings.

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