Petroglyphs

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This week in Utah news:

The Bureau of Land Management offers a $10,000 reward after a prehistoric petroglyph panel was defaced with the words ‘White Power.’ Utah’s new homeless services coordinator says that rather than building a new shelter, existing facilities need to transition people out of homelessness more quickly. And the challenge to protecting threatened cultural relics inside the Bears Ears National Monument.

 

Utah Lake.
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A Utah man and a handful of others took matters into their own hands to protect the sight of multiple petroglyphs, ancient etchings into rocks made thousands of years ago.

The Daily Herald reports Utah Rock Art Research Association President Steve Acerson, along with a few association volunteers, sat at a popular shooting site during Easter weekend to protect the rock art on Lake Mountain on the west side of Utah Lake.