Outdoor industry leaders delivered an ultimatum to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday. Herbert balked.
As a result, a lucrative trade show staged in Utah for two decades announced Thursday it will be leaving Utah over the latest disagreement with state leaders about their stance on public lands. The last Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City will be in the summer of 2018.
I grew up with dogs (and a cat), as well as a mother who loved dogs — especially Siberian huskies. We had an illustrated book of dog breeds on the living room bookshelf, and I pored over it so often that from a pretty young age I could tell you whether the burly pooch walking down the street was a Saint Bernard or a Bernese mountain dog or a Great Pyrenees.