SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah ballot proposition that has reignited a fierce dispute over Navajo voting rights is trailing after the initial tally, but too many votes remained uncounted to make it final.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is calling on voters in a southeastern Utah county to reject a ballot proposition that could lead to expanding a three-member county commission that Native Americans took the majority of last year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Newly obtained documents reveal a small county in southeastern Utah paid a consulting firm nearly $500,000 to lobby against the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument and for the downsizing of it after it was created.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Navajo Nation leaders say voter rolls list many tribe members in wrong political boundaries in a southeastern Utah county where districts were overturned for being illegally drawn based on race.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has lifted a ban on motorized vehicles in a southeastern Utah canyon that was the setting of a 2014 ATV protest ride that was a flashpoint in the Western struggle over government land management.
Members of the Navajo Nation who say a 2014 switch to all-mail voting in a southern Utah county disenfranchised tribal voters want a judge to order an injunction restoring polling places for the November election.
A southern Utah county commissioner who became a cause celebre in the movement challenging the federal government's management of Western public lands is set to find out Friday if he'll get jail time for organizing an ATV protest ride through a closed canyon.