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Is it a bird, a harbinger of the future of the American West, or both?  On September 22, 2015,  Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the Greater Sage Grouse would NOT be put on the Endangered Species List.   It’s what conservatives had hoped for, so why is this announcement by the Obama Administration being criticized by Utah Congressman Rob Bishop?  KPCW’s Renai Bodley explains.

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Tuesday evening's first election debate between Republicant incumbent Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer in Utah's First Congressional District revealed some distinct differences between the two candidates. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Franci Eisenberg contributed to this article.

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The only public debate between the candidates for the first congressional district pointed out the many partisan differences between the two candidates. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Democratic challenger Donna McAleer debated Republican incumbent Rob Bishop for the First Congressional District seat on issues including gun control, immigration, Social Security, air quality and the Affordable Care Act.

The full debate podcast below:

Tonight at 6 PM, KPCW will have a live broadcast of the only debate between local Democratic candidate Donna McAleer and Republican incumbent Rob Bishop - both vying for Utah's First District Congressional seat. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop has breezed past a challenge for his party's nomination and will face Democrat Donna McAleer a general election in rematch from two years ago. 

It took McAleer two rounds of votes to get enough support from the delegates Saturday at the Democratic convention get past physician Peter Clemens and avoid a primary. The business executive received 66% of the votes in the second round.

The race for Utah's House District One includes some independent-party candidates running against incumbent Rob Bishop and two Democrats. One of the independents is Park City-based attorney Dwayne Vance. Rick Brough has more.