Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Saturday, April 30, 2016 4:08 pm MDT
Bibek Neupane, the student speaker at Westminster College's graduation ceremony at the Maverik Center Saturday, said he saw himself differently when he first arrived in the United States four years ago from Nep...
Published: Friday, April 29, 2016 4:42 pm MDT
A lawyer for Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Friday the Utah Republican's primary opponent, Chia-Chi Teng, made "demonstrably false and misleading" claims in a request for a Federal Election Commission investigation.
Published: Thursday, April 28, 2016 7:26 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert held a breakfast meeting with lobbyists to seek their help raising money for his primary election race but told them it was "not a quid pro quo situation," his campaign manager, Marty Carpente...
Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:43 pm MDT
A request for a Federal Election Commission investigation into campaign spending by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, was filed Wednesday by his primary opponent, Chia-Chi Teng.
Published: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 9:12 pm MDT
A slate of Republicans loyal to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's presidential preference caucus, has swept nearly all of Utah's delegate slots to the national GOP convention.
Published: Saturday, April 23, 2016 7:48 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert will face Overstock.com chairman Jonathan Johnson in a GOP primary after winning just under 45 percent of the delegate vote at Saturday's Utah Republican Party State Convention.
Published: Friday, April 22, 2016 7:29 pm MDT
The line to register to participate in the Utah Democratic Party's first round of elections for national delegates Friday afternoon nearly stretched the length of the Salt Palace Convention Center ballroom.
Published: Friday, April 22, 2016 3:18 pm MDT
Chia-Chi Teng, who's challenging Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, at the state GOP convention on Saturday, is running radio commercials criticizing the congressman for supporting a $1.1 trillion federal spending bi...
Published: Thursday, April 21, 2016 7:27 pm MDT
There's a bigger disconnect between Republican voters and state delegates on the top issues facing Utah than among Democrats, according to a new Utah Foundation survey released Thursday.
Published: Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:35 pm MDT
The governor's race is taking center stage at both the Republican and Democratic state party conventions this year, even though the national delegates who'll nominate their party's presidential candidates are a...