Stories tagged: Utah
Thu., April 20, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
Rep. Chaffetz avoids re-election battle, eyes Utah governor race
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s decision not to seek another term in Congress and possibly resign sets the GOP congressman up for a 2020 run for governor without a damaging re-election …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz won’t seek re-election in 2018
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not run for re-election to his House seat in 2018.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Romney’s ‘binders full of women’ are real binders after all
It turns out Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” are actual binders after all – filled with the resumes of women who hoped to land jobs in his administration as …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
McConnell wants Mitt Romney to run for Senate
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has reached out to former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney about possibly running for the Senate – if a vacancy opens in Utah.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Utah governor says he will approve 0.05 DUI limit, strictest in U.S.
Utah’s governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
Utah man arrested for placing camera in Idaho bathroom
A Utah man has been accused of placing a small camera in the bathroom of a Rexburg apartment where six women live.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 5 p.m.
Leonardo DiCaprio foundation backing Utah national monument
Actor’s group is one of several donating to create the $1.5 million Bears Ears Community Engagement Fund, which officials said Friday will support tribal and local efforts to protect natural …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Utah avalanche closes US Highway 89 near Idaho line
An avalanche in the mountains of northern Utah has closed U.S. Highway 89 in Logan Canyon near Beaver Mountain about 3 miles south of the Idaho line.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Utah could adopt strictest DUI limit in U.S.
A state lawmaker wants to make Utah’s DUI threshold the strictest in the nation by lowering the blood-alcohol content limit to 0.05 percent.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 2:25 p.m.
House Democrats demand Chaffetz probe Trump’s finances
Democrats on Monday made their strongest call to date for a congressional investigation into President-elect Donald Trump’s business entanglements and possible conflicts of interest, asking the GOP’s top House investigator …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Five Utah students stabbed at high school; teen in custody
As a group of boys at a Utah high school changed Tuesday morning into gym clothes for physical education class, a straight-A student pulled out a knife in the locker …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:25 p.m.
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Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
Utah teen deaths probed amid national synthetic drug wave
Police are investigated the deaths of two 13-year-old boys in the Utah ski-resort town of Park City that may be connected to a new synthetic drug found at entertainer Prince’s …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Attorneys general cast doubt on Utah land push
A new legal analysis from a group of Western attorneys general casts doubt on many of the arguments Utah has put forward in its push to gain control of millions …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Two tornados touch down hundreds of miles apart in Utah
Two tornados touched down hundreds of miles apart in Utah, damaging about two dozen buildings and knocking out power to thousands of people.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Facebook chooses New Mexico for new data center over Utah
Facebook has chosen a village on the edge of New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area as the location for its new data center, an announcement that spread quickly Wednesday as elected …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Oregon location eliminated in search for geothermal lab site
A site near Oregon’s Newberry Volcano is no longer in the running for a federal enhanced geothermal research laboratory.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
$50K reward for capture of fugitive polygamist Lyle Jeffs
Federal authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Crews battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the West
Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Newsmakers: Utah partially reinstates Cory Butler-Byrd
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
U.S. announces plans to protect rare Colorado, Utah birds
Federal land managers announced long-awaited plans to protect the rare Gunnison sage grouse, a bird found only in Colorado and Utah.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Newsmakers: Utah receiver charged with damaging police car, building
Suspended Utah receiver
Mon., July 18, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Caregiver gets Zika from man who died
A Utah man who became the first person in the continental U.S. to die after being infected with the Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
Foster parents lose appeals fight for American Indian girl
A California appeals court affirmed on Friday a lower court’s decision to remove a 6-year-old girl with Native American ancestry from her foster family of four years and reunite her …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Utah militia leader pleads not guilty in cabin bomb case
A Utah militia group leader with ties to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges alleging he tried to blow up a federally owned cabin.
Sat., June 11, 2016, midnight
Jerry Bullock: Don’t sell wildlife to highest bidder
What the politicians want is expansion of big game auction tags, as well as ramping up the number of tags sold by landowners, as is done in Utah. This wildlife …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Leopard escapes at Utah zoo; visitors take shelter until it’s tranquilized
Hundreds of Salt Lake City zoo visitors took shelter inside buildings Tuesday morning after a rare leopard escaped and fell asleep on a beam just above where visitors would have …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Idaho woman fined for trying to rescue wild horse
The Bureau of Land Management has fined an Idaho woman who attempted to rescue an emaciated wild horse.
Mon., May 30, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Facebook requirement at Salt Lake City apartment contract draws no likes
Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving “likes” to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Utah fetal pain law takes effect, but doctors unsure how to comply
Utah’s first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions takes effect Tuesday, but doctors say it’s unnecessary and impossible to comply with.