Stories tagged: Utah
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face
President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn’t the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Tribes: Trump’s monument order disrespects native people
President Donald Trump’s rare move to shrink two large national monuments in Utah triggered another round of outrage among Native American leaders who vowed to unite and take the fight …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Trump signs proclamation to scale back two national monuments
President Donald Trump signed a proclamation Monday to scale back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, pledging to “reverse federal overreach and restore the rights of this land to your …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Utah’s tenacious efforts to take back federal land stand out
In an American West that has a love-hate relationship with the federal government’s ownership of a checkerboard of parks, monuments, forest and desert in states from Washington to New Mexico, …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Trump expected to shrink 2 Utah monuments by two-thirds
Newly leaked documents show President Donald Trump will announce plans to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly two-thirds.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Pacific Northwest tree shortage leads to Christmas conundrum in Utah
Utah families looking for a fresh-cut Christmas tree might come up short because fewer conifers are available in the Pacific Northwest this year.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Trump expected to significantly reduce 2 Utah monuments
President Donald Trump is expected to significantly downsize two sprawling Utah national monuments that protect more than 3 million acres of the state’s red rock country, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch’s …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Daughter says she was abused by polygamous sect leader
A daughter of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs said he sexually abused her for years when she was a child growing up in the secretive group, according to an interview …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 8 a.m.
Polygamous group slowly loses influence in longtime hometown
In a place where political contests are virtually unknown, the campaign signs offer the latest hint that a polygamous group is losing its grip on this remote red rock community …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9 a.m.
Police scour for details leading to Utah student’s slaying
Authorities are trying to figure out how a longtime criminal recently released from an Alabama prison ended up in a Utah canyon where he’s suspected of killing a 23-year-old devout …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Utah nurse settles over rough arrest caught on video
A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient said Tuesday that she was settling with Salt Lake City and …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Police arrest man sought in deaths in Utah, Colorado
A man sought in the fatal attempted carjacking of a University of Utah student and the death of a Colorado man was arrested Tuesday after he surrendered to authorities at …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Utah senator: Trump shrinking 2 national monuments in Utah
President Donald Trump is shrinking two national monuments in Utah, accepting the recommendation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reverse protections established by two Democratic presidents to more than 3.6 …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Utah’s ‘Negro Bill Canyon’ renamed after years of debate
After years of debate, a U.S. government board has voted to rename Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon, overruling a recommendation by Utah officials to keep the name.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Utah officer fired after nurse’s arrest caught on video
A Utah police officer was fired Tuesday after being seen on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw in an incident that became a …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
FBI asked to probe killing of black man by Utah police
A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Banner Bank completes sale of Utah branches
Banner Bank on Monday announced the completion of its sale of its Utah branches to People’s Intermountain Bank, a banking subsidiary of People’s Utah Bancorp.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Outcry over Utah fatal police shooting captured on camera
Anti-police brutality groups in Utah are livid after a prosecutor this week determined police were legally justified in a fatal shooting of a black man in August that was captured …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Feds plan to remove protections for 10 million acres of sage grouse habitat
The Interior Department said Thursday it is withdrawing protections for 10 million acres of federal lands used by the threatened sage grouse to open it up for energy development.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Western governors agree to build charging station network
Western governors say electric vehicles will be able to travel easier across 5,000 miles of highway under a new agreement promising to build a network of charging stations in seven …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Mitt Romney prepping Senate run in Utah if Hatch retires, report says
Former presidential nominee Mitt Romney is prepared to run for Senate in Utah if the state’s senior GOP senator Orrin G. Hatch decides to retire, Utah Policy reported Monday.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Ex-teen bride wins $16 million case against polygamous group
A woman who was married to her cousin at age 14 in a ceremony overseen by polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs has won a $16 million lawsuit against the group.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
A Utah nurse’s violent arrest puts patient-consent law – and police conduct – in the spotlight
The videotaped arrest of a nurse at a Salt Lake City hospital – after she told police, correctly, that they weren’t allowed to draw blood from an unconscious patient – …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Nurse arrested for denying blood test: ‘This cop bullied me’
A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas
The Trump administration this spring ordered a review 27 national monuments declared by former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama under the 1906 Antiquities Act.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Critics maintain Utah mustang meeting a ‘slaughter summit’
Federal scientists and mostly rural interests are gathering at a wild horse conference in Utah that mustang-protection advocates maintain is a thinly veiled effort to promote increased roundups and eventual …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Idaho man throws epic eclipse festival, but few show up
A Utah man is out more than $20,000 after he set up an epic solar eclipse festival that an underwhelming amount of people showed up to.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for Chaffetz’s U.S. House seat
The mayor in the Mormon stronghold of Provo won a three-way Republican primary Tuesday in the race to replace former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, putting him on track to clinch the …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
FBI: Utah man says he killed wife on cruise because she laughed at him
A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the couple’s blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Man charged in igniting massive Utah wildfire
A man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month and cost about $34 million to fight was charged Tuesday.