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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020

Trump administration moves ahead on shrinking Utah monuments

The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized. The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Not Guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump with no Democratic votes

President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Notorious Utah brothel owner’s interview eludes historians

Scholars at a Utah university are trying to unlock a mystery after discovering a nearly 70-year-old transcript of an interview with a notorious brothel owner that is written in a …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Super slopes: Powder addict skis six resorts in four days in Utah’s Wasatch Range

Salt Lake City might be the world’s best location to try a stunt like this. Eleven ski resorts are a short drive away in the


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Discredited conversion therapy banned in conservative Utah

The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it.


Boy arrested after shooting that killed 4 in small Utah town

Police in Utah say a boy opened fire inside a home, killing three children and a woman


Idaho man gets married in Utah hospital room before surgery

An Idaho man scheduled to have heart surgery on Thursday decided to get married in his Utah hospital room on Christmas Day.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Utah teacher blames misunderstanding after her kidnapping arrest

A Utah elementary school teacher charged with felony kidnapping after leaving school property with a 6-year-old student said she was trying to help the upset girl get home.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Huntsman announces GOP bid for old job as Utah governor

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. announced Thursday that he will try to reclaim his old job as Utah governor.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Salt Lake Tribune gets IRS approval to convert to nonprofit

The Salt Lake Tribune said Monday it has received approval from the IRS to convert into a nonprofit as the newspaper switches to a nontraditional model that it hopes will …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Last call: Utah is set to tap out on low-alcohol beer sales

Utah will become the next-to-last in the country to say goodbye to lower-alcohol 3.2% beer on Friday.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Trump administration loses bid to dismiss monument lawsuits

A federal judge has rejected the Trump administration’s bid to dismiss lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of a 2017 decision to downsize two sprawling national monuments in Utah.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed on the way to a national park in Utah, killing four people and critically injuring as many as 15 others when it rolled into …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

Plan allows drilling, grazing near national monument in Utah

A new U.S. government management plan unveiled Friday clears the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land that used to be off limits as part of …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

U.S Russian ambassador Jon Huntsman stepping down

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. is resigning after a two-year stint during what he called a historically difficult time in relations between the two countries.


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

Environmentalists, tribes blast Utah national monument plan

The U.S. government has decided to allow off-road vehicles access to some archaeologically sensitive land at a Utah national monument that houses sacred tribal sites under a plan announced Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

Police arrest man suspected of killing Utah college student

A Utah college student last seen in a Salt Lake City park 11 days ago was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now …


Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on child

About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired.


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019

Body believed to be missing Utah girl is found

Police say a body believed to be a missing 5-year-old Utah girl was found less than a block from her home


UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019

Cannons, bells, music mark 150th anniversary of railroad

Thousands of people gathered Friday at the remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes of the Transcontinental Railroad were hammered 150 years ago, uniting a nation long …


Utah woman survives week in SUV stuck in snow

Michelle Richan was stranded for a week in snow and mud in rural Utah – but she was prepared, police said.


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019

An ‘extreme stalker’ has a Utah family’s home under siege

A Utah family has become the victim of extreme stalking involving unwanted service providers repeatedly being sent to their home, according to the homeowner and police.


WDFW captures 28 bighorn sheep, transfers most to Utah

A big trap and lots of bait left almost 30 bighorn sheep on Chelan Butte with either a new home, or a fancy new tracking collar. On Feb. 21, Washington …


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019

Gonzaga’s Donny Daniels selected for induction into assistant coaches hall of fame

Gonzaga’s Donny Daniels is one of 12 slated for induction to the A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame inaugural 2019 class.


Why Idaho remains a pot-free island

Before the 2018 midterm elections, cannabis advocates met at the Boise Public Library to discuss their desire to see legislative changes regarding both medical and recreational cannabis in Idaho.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019

EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud narrows transfer search down to Washington State and Utah

Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud, who recently


Incoming Sen. Romney questions Trump’s character in op-ed

Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney says President Donald Trump’s “conduct over the past two years … is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office.”


Utah gears up to implement nation’s lowest DUI limit

New Year’s Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side …


Idaho man charged in sex assault at Utah fire camp agrees to plea deal

An Idaho inmate accused of sexually assaulting a woman after he was sent to work at a wildfire base camp in Utah has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor sexual battery.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018

Utah government workers inundated with reply all emails

An unidentified government worker in Utah caused temporary email hysteria on Friday when he accidentally hit “reply all” to an email sent out to about 25,000 government employees, KUTV reported.