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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four companies are proposing an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming via an energy storage facility in Utah. The group says the project would require building a 2,100-megawatt wind farm 40 miles north of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and the energy storage site 130 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A park official says three rock climbers have paid a $4,000 settlement to Utah's Capitol Reef National Park for violating climbing policies in the making of a photograph that appeared in a Patagonia clothing catalog. Park Superintendent Leah McGinnis says rangers discovered illegal climbing routes after seeing the photograph in a 2011 Patagonia catalog.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against the Alta Ski Area, one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their sport. The judge said in a 30-page ruling that snowboarding isn't protected by the Constitution. The resort says they're allowed to restrict activities they deem to be too risky.

MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Several lanes of a freeway interchange near Murray have reopened after crews cleaned up an overturned semi-trailer that was hauling boxes of cereal. The Utah Highway Patrol says the semi-trailer ran into a concrete barrier early this morning near the I-215 onramp from Interstate 15. The driver of the semi-trailer was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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