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2008-06-27 09:02:35

By Associated Press A Canadian company plans to build a uranium-processing mill near Green River in eastern Utah. Mancos Resources Inc. of British Columbia says producers can't make enough yellowcake for the world's growing number of nuclear- fueled plants. The company is the first to agree to buy a parcel in an industrial park made possible by the lease of state trust lands. Emery County Commissioner Gary Kofford said a nuclear- or coal- powered power plant could be another tenant. A...

2007-06-18 03:14:20

By JENNIFER DOBNER SALT LAKE CITY - For nine years, the question has echoed across the high desert of southeastern Utah, hard against the corner where four states meet. Where is Jason McVean? McVean, one of three fugitives who stole a truck and shot and killed a Colorado police officer, was never found despite a search in 1998 that lasted weeks on foot, horseback and from the air in hot, rocky, canyon country. The question finally was answered last week when the Utah medical...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'