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Press Release: San Juan County Clerk Must Immediately Resign From Office

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2018 SAN JUAN COUNTY CLERK MUST IMMEDIATELY RESIGN FROM OFFICE Salt Lake City, UT – Following a federal judge’s finding that San Juan County Clerk John Nielson falsified an official document which led to the contested removal of Willie Grayeyes from the November ballot, Alliance for a Better

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Press Release: Federal judge orders San Juan County to put Utah Navajo activist Willie Grayeyes back on the ballot

A federal judge has ruled that San Juan County officials improperly invalidated the candidacy of Willie Grayeyes, a Navajo Democrat running for County Commission. After a hearing Tuesday in Moab, Grayeyes’ attorney, Steven Boos, said U.S. District Judge David Nuffer restored the candidate’s voting rights and ordered his name back onto the November ballot. Grayeyes’ name

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Press Release: Better Utah Calls for Independent Investigation Into San Juan County Clerk’s Allegedly Doctored Complaint

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2018   BETTER UTAH CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO SAN JUAN COUNTY CLERK’S ALLEGEDLY DOCTORED COMPLAINT Salt Lake City, UT – Today, a federal judge ordered that Willie Grayeyes, Utah Navajo activist and Democratic candidate for the San Juan County Commission be reinstated to the ballot, holding that

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Justice sort of served in Recapture Canyon case

Salt Lake City — Officials with Alliance for a Better UTAH delivered nearly 3,000 signatures to Utah BLM Director Juan Palma earlier this year, asking Palma to press charges against San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman for an illegal ATV protest he organized. In light of charges being filed today in that case, Maryann Martindale,

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Op-ed: Hold Recapture Canyon ATV protesters accountable

It has been nearly two months since armed riders, led by San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman, rode ATVs through Recapture Canyon to protest the canyon’s closure to motorized vehicles. Isaac Holyoak, communications director for Better UTAH, penned an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune over the weekend, questioning Lyman’s claims to motorized access in

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