Tag Archives: san juan public lands

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 ,

An alphabet soup of ideas: A new SMA plan joins the mix of public-lands proposals in San Juan County

A new plan has been added to the plethora of alternatives being considered by San Juan County, Utah, for managing federal public lands in the county. The new plan calls for designating a 2-million-acre special management area in the county. … Continue reading

Published in June 2015 Tagged

Down to the wire: San Juan County is still in discussions over public-lands recommendations

A request for proposals regarding public-lands management from eastern Utah counties, to be included in Utah Rep. Rob Bishop’s Utah Public Lands Initiative, has stalled in San Juan County. Two meetings held with stakeholders in April yielded little movement from … Continue reading

Published in May 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 ,

Changes to the management of San Juan Public Lands

The local offices of the Forest Service and BLM will be ending some aspects of their joint operations as of Sept. 30, but they will continue working together in many ways, according to a spokesperson. “People hear about this and … Continue reading

Published in July 2011 Tagged ,