WASHINGTON — The Interior Department has denied that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told Utah officials he will recommend the 1.35-million acre Bears Ears National Monument be abolished.
E&E News reported Friday that San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman told the publication Zinke disclosed his plans during a meeting with the commission earlier this month. Like Utah’s Republican congressional delegation, the commission opposes the monument’s creation.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke took an aerial tour Monday of one of America's newest and most hotly contested monuments — one of 27 he's been ordered to review by President Donald Trump to determine if they were properly establi...
The Latest on Utah's annual GOP convention (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Utah's annual GOP convention is underway with fiery rhetoric on the contentious Bears Ears National Monument. U.S. Sen. … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lost his manners during a visit to Bears Ears National Monument on Monday after being repeatedly questioned about why he hasn’t spent more time talking with tribal leaders as part of his na...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke ended his four-day visit to Utah with hints he might support rescinding or diminishing the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.