Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 3:28 pm MDT
Derrin Owens has been selected to fill the vacant District 58 seat in the Utah Legislature that represents Sanpete County and eastern Juab County.
Published: Thursday, July 30, 2015 5:56 pm MDT
By the end of the week, two of the biggest issues facing the state were supposed to be resolved. But state leaders are going to miss their self-imposed deadlines by weeks if not months.
Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 6:54 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert took a four-hour tour of the Utah State Prison on Tuesday to see firsthand the pluses and minuses of rebuilding on the Draper site rather than relocating the 4,000-bed facility.
Published: Monday, July 27, 2015 7:29 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he and other state leaders are less than a month away from having a new Medicaid expansion proposal ready to be considered in a special session of the Legislature.
Published: Monday, July 27, 2015 10:15 am MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert became chairman of the National Governors Association Saturday, announcing an agenda aimed at showcasing why states are better than the federal government when it comes to solving the nation's...
Published: Monday, July 27, 2015 9:08 am MDT
Opponents of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper are criticizing a recently released study showing putting a new facility on the Point of the Mountain site would be costly and present security risks.
Published: Thursday, July 23, 2015 5:46 pm MDT
Democrat Doug Owens says the difference between his newly announced rematch with Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and their hard-fought race in 2014 is that this time he plans to be the winner.
Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 4:52 pm MDT
Supporters of keeping the state prison in Draper made another attempt Wednesday to win approval from Utah Supreme Court to circulate a referendum.
Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 5:47 pm MDT
It didn't take long for the campaigning to get down and dirty after Democrat Doug Owens announced Tuesday he is making another run for the 4th District seat in Congress held by Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah.
Published: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:32 pm MDT
An attempt by a state lawmaker to help a group opposed to moving the state prison from Draper launch a referendum was dismissed Friday by the Utah Supreme Court.