Tag Archives: Recapture Canyon protest

Ten days in jail for Phil Lyman: The sentencing ends the saga of the Recapture ride — unless he appeals

The long and tortuous saga of Phil Lyman and the Recapture Road came to an end in December – or maybe not. On Dec. 18 in Salt Lake City, Lyman, a San Juan County, Utah, commissioner, and Monte Wells of … Continue reading

Published in January 2016 Tagged ,

Lyman seeks new trial in ATV ride: Utah commissioner who organized protest says old map exonerates him

The judge who presided over the trial of Phil Lyman and three other men on charges related to an allegedly illegal ATV ride in May 2014 near Blanding, Utah, has voluntarily recused himself from the sentencing portion of the case. … Continue reading

Published in September 2015 Tagged

Judge accused of bias in Lyman case

Motion seeks Shelby’s recusal; prosecution calls charge ‘unfounded’ A federal judge’s friendship with the legal director of an environmental organization has led to a motion to have him removed from a case against two Utah men involved in a protest … Continue reading

Published in August 2015 Tagged ,

Phil Lyman speaks out about his conviction: Provocateurs usurped event

Convicted by a jury of two misdemeanors related to a protest ATV ride last year, San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman says the ride got so out of hand that he does not believe it accomplished what he had originally … Continue reading

Published in May 2015 Tagged ,