Tribal President Jonathan Nez has finalized a subgrant agreement between the Navajo Nation and Navajo Tribal Utility Authority to extend power lines to homes in the community of Tonalea, providing long-awaited electricity to at least 23 families.
Construction crews are about to begin a yearslong project to replace a bridge on a stretch of Interstate 15 that passes through a cliff-lined river canyon that connects Nevada and Utah on opposite sides of Arizona's northwestern corner.
Federal environmental officials have approved a plan by Utah for new pollution controls on coal-fired power plants aimed at reducing haze near two national parks, though environmentalists say it doesn’t go far enough.
Two wildlife conservation groups said Wednesday they intend to file a lawsuit contending that several federal agencies are relying on an outdated plan to save a rare bird found only in Colorado and Utah.
The family and friends of two Saratoga Springs teenagers who drowned in Utah Lake after a catastrophic windstorm hit the area in May are proposing building a “life jacket loaner station” to prevent similar accidents from happening in the future.