Ranae Bangerter http://upr.org en Commission Dismisses Permit for Water Diversion http://upr.org/post/commission-dismisses-permit-water-diversion <p><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">Thursday morning the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (</span>FERC<span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">) dismissed a permit that would&nbsp;have diverted 81 billion gallons of water per year from the Green River&nbsp;and Flaming Gorge Reservoir.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:30:19 +0000 Ranae Bangerter 3213 at http://upr.org 75-Year-Old Vernal Woman Going to Jail for Killing Husband http://upr.org/post/75-year-old-vernal-woman-going-jail-killing-husband <p>A 75-year-old Vernal woman, Evelyn Johnson,&nbsp; has been sentenced to 1 - 15 years in a Utah state prison for shooting and killing her husband in 2004. Ranae Bangerter has the story from Vernal.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:25:27 +0000 Ranae Bangerter 2346 at http://upr.org Serious State Discussions for Sage Grouse Habitat http://upr.org/post/serious-state-discussions-sage-grouse-habitat <p>A scoping meeting to discuss preserving, conserving and restoring sagebrush habitat for the greater sage grouse was held Wednesday in Vernal. UPR&#39;s Ranae Bangerter tells us there will be 26 meetings to discuss the bird&#39;s habitat during the next two weeks.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 00:04:10 +0000 Ranae Bangerter 1188 at http://upr.org Serious State Discussions for Sage Grouse Habitat