Bears Ears

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Days are counting down for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to finish his review of national monuments created over the past 20 years. At the top of his list is the Bears Ears National Monument in Southeastern Utah. He’s planning a trip to southeastern Utah next week, but the details are still not public.

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More people are visiting the new Bears Ears National Monument this season, according to the Bureau of Land Management.


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Donald Trump is set to order a review of all national-monument designations for the past 21 years to see whether their size follows the intent of the 1906 Antiquities Act.

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It has been approximately 2 months since the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument in Southeastern Utah. However, the new monument remains a topic of disagreement at the state, national, and local level. KSJD News went to southeastern Utah to talk with locals on both sides.

 

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Phony fliers claiming that there is a $100 fee for entrance onto the new Bears Ears National Monument are being circulated in San Juan County, Utah.

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