Recent Articles by Lisa Riley Roche
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015 5:37 pm MDT
Utah GOP leaders will have a chance Saturday to take a step toward a truce in what Gov. Gary Herbert has called a civil war within the party over complying with a state-mandated candidate nomination process.
Published: Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:09 pm MDT
More than 100 Tooele County residents chanted, "Keep the joint at the Point," at a rally Thursday evening across the street from where state officials were holding an open house about the benefits of a new stat...
Published: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:17 pm MDT
Seventeen years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice launched an investigation into bribery allegations against officials of another internationally known sports entity, the committee that brought the 2002 Winte...
Published: Monday, May 25, 2015 6:15 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert is stepping up the pressure to settle what he is calling a "civil war" within the Utah Republican Party over complying with a new candidate nominating process that limits the power of party de...
Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 7:22 pm MDT
Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, is co-sponsoring the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act, the first bill she's getting behind in a big way since taking office.
Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 11:15 pm MDT
Leonard Andrews, a computer programer who works just a short distance from one of five proposed prison sites, wasn't impressed Thursday by a display intended to show how a new facility would blend into a commun...
Published: Monday, May 18, 2015 7:42 pm MDT
There's now a Utah chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the main political advocacy group for the Koch brothers, billionaire industrialists playing an increasingly prominent role in Republican politics.
Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 7:34 pm MDT
Within sight of Salt Lake City International Airport, a small herd of antelope roamed near a canal that cuts through one of the five proposed sites for a new state prison.
Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 9:48 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's open to legalizing marijuana for medical use.
Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:39 pm MDT
Two years ago, delegates to the Utah Republican Party's annual state convention soundly defeated an attempt by party leaders to change the candidate nomination process to avoid the Count My Vote initiative.