Biden is poised to expand Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monuments. The real question is by how much?
For the third time in less than five years, a U.S. Interior secretary has traveled to Utah’s San Juan County to investigate where to set the ever-fluid boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument.
The debate over where to draw those lines continues to divide residents and ripple across the state’s political landscape — even as the fragile region has become inundated with curious and, at times, careless visitors.
In all instances, including Deb Haaland’s trip last week, the out...