Quantcast

Utah

Advocacy group says bill would reduce access to mental illness medication

Health care providers, law enforcement officials and legislators debated a bill that would allow Medicaid to cover certain psychiatric drugs and not others. Read more »

7 hours ago

1 comment

Multimedia storytelling can help make family history more accessible, easier to share

When multiple media sources are used together to tell a story that's passed down in a family, it become more dynamic and assumes more dimensions than words typed onto a page, said Devin Ashby, a... Read more »

8 hours ago

0 comments

Utah PolitiLinks: 2 medical marijuana bills advance, LDS Church opposed to one

Lawmakers look for ways to make transportation tax hike look appealing and are warned that tax revenues might fall short, while the LDS church oppose a medical marijuana bill, and a resolution... Read more »

8 hours ago

0 comments

LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says

The sponsor of a bill to legalize the medical use of marijuana says The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' opposition to the legislation does not necessarily doom its passage. Read more »

9 hours ago

6 comments

Lobbyist group considers suing state over 'inadequate' school funding

Leaders of the Alliance for a Better Utah announced Monday they intend to file a lawsuit against the state to force the Utah Legislature to increase funding for public schools. Read more »

10 hours ago

2 comments

Salt Lake County may downsize, close South Jordan equestrian center

The future of the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park in South Jordan is on shaky ground. County Council members are questioning whether the park is worth its cost to taxpayers and considering whether... Read more »

10 hours ago

0 comments

Committee approves bill allowing tastings at liquor distilleries

A bill that would allow liquor distilleries in the state to offer tastings to customers was approved Monday by the House Business and Labor Committee. Read more »

11 hours ago

0 comments

Long-awaited Jeremy Johnson fraud trial kicks off in federal court

Nearly five years and three attorneys later, one-time multimillionaire Jeremy Johnson will literally defend himself in court against dozens of fraud charges related to his now defunct online... Read more »

11 hours ago

0 comments

Lawmaker proposes donating unused medications to needy

A bill proposed by Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, proposes saving unused prescription drugs and donating them to the needy. Read more »

11 hours ago

0 comments

LDS missionary department leader: Zika has 'our utmost attention'

The assistant executive director in the LDS Church’s Missionary Department, in a Q&A posted online by the church on Monday, said missionary health is the deparment's first priority but that... Read more »

12 hours ago

3 comments

Police investigating rape of woman attacked in Salt Lake parking garage

A woman was raped in a Salt Lake parking garage Wednesday night as she walked alone to her car, police said. Read more »

12 hours ago

2 comments

Police: Man says he shot girlfriend who was armed with knife

Police in Riverdale are investigating the death of a woman whose boyfriend allegedly called 911 to report he had shot the woman who had been armed with a knife. Read more »

12 hours ago

0 comments

Photos: Big hearts and little hats

Jack Hardy, left, and Tyler Moffitt, both of whom were born with a congential heart defect, help sort 850 little red hats at the Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building in... Read more »

12 hours ago

0 comments

Software makes communication between dispatch centers seamless

Dispatch centers often use different software, making communication between them difficult and time-consuming. But a new system is making communication between centers seamless. Read more »

12 hours ago

0 comments

Utahns will have to wait for a breath of fresh air

Haze settles across the Salt Lake Valley, obscuring the Wasatch Mountains on Monday. Read more »

13 hours ago

0 comments

Should Utah have 'blended sentences' for teen offenders certified as adults?

Experts are divided over "blended sentences" and whether Utah should formalize them on its books. Such options can allow juvenile offenders certified as adults to receive rehabilitation treatment... Read more »

13 hours ago

12 comments

Book sale set for Saturday in Clearfield

The Davis County library system is hosting a book sale Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the north branch in Clearfield, 562. S. 100 East. Read more »

15 hours ago

0 comments

Pratt Aquatic Center to close for maintenance

The Pratt Aquatic Center, 55 N. 200 West, will be closed beginning Monday Feb. 15, for annual maintenance, cleaning and repair. It is anticipated the pool will be closed for one to tow weeks. Read more »

15 hours ago

0 comments

BLM seeking volunteers for raptor nest survey

The Bureau of Land Management’s Salt Lake field office is seeking volunteers to help conduct the annual raptor inventory nest survey this spring in northern Utah. Read more »

15 hours ago

0 comments

U. mathematics student wins Churchill Scholarship

Mackenzie Simper, a Salt Lake City native and senior in mathematics at the University of Utah, has received the Churchill Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Read more »

16 hours ago

0 comments

Weber State gets $5M donation for building renovation, asking $30M from Legislature

Weber State University is getting closer to renovating its Social Science Building thanks to a $5 million private donation, university leaders announced Monday. Read more »

16 hours ago

0 comments

Company slows work on controversial Utah tar sands project

Environmentalists are celebrating after the Canadian company behind a controversial tar sands development in eastern Utah announced it is scaling back work on its project. Read more »

16 hours ago

0 comments

Researchers in Utah working on ways to identify Zika more quickly

Until a few weeks ago, many people had probably never heard of the Zika virus. Co-Diagnostics Inc. in Bountiful is working to find ways to identify the disease faster, particularly in the poorer... Read more »

16 hours ago

0 comments

Bountiful Junior High math and science teacher wins award

Becky Dunleavy, a math and science teacher at Bountiful Junior High School, has been named the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Teacher of the Year. Read more »

17 hours ago

0 comments

Charges: Orem mom left 2 small kids alone while she went out drinking

An Orem woman has been charged with abandoning two small children while she went out drinking. Read more »

17 hours ago

0 comments

2016 Sterling Scholars: Celebrating Utah's best

Since 1962, the Sterling Scholar program has been recognizing the scholastic achievements of Utah's high school seniors. Read more »

20 hours ago

0 comments

Sterling Scholars: A word from the judges

A few returning judges offer their advice and perspective on the Sterling Scholar interview. Read more »

20 hours ago

0 comments

Some "Sterling" advice from last year's state Scholar winners

The 2015 Utah Sterling Scholar winners offer advice to this year's nominees and explain what they're doing a year later. Read more »

20 hours ago

0 comments

2016 Sterling Scholar candidates

Here's a look at the 2016 Sterling Scholar candidates, who represent schools throughout Utah Read more »

20 hours ago

0 comments

Opening arguments to begin in Jeremy Johnson trial

A Utah businessman who was a key figure in an influence-peddling scandal that ensured two former attorneys general is expected to be his own attorney in a trial that starts Monday. Read more »

21 hours ago

0 comments

Teen in critical condition after slamming into tree at high speed

Police said a 17-year-old driver remains in critical condition after losing control of his vehicle and slamming into a tree at high speed Saturday night. Read more »

21 hours ago

0 comments

Inversion expected to worsen as high pressure builds

Inversion conditions are expected to worsen over the next week as haze builds in the Salt Lake valley. Read more »

yesterday

1 comment

Police ID man who barricaded himself in motor home on I-215

Police have identified a man who barricaded himself inside a motor home on I-215 West on Saturday in a mysterious incident that has left police with several unanswered questions. Read more »

yesterday

1 comment

About Utah: Selling bikes the new-fashioned way

Fezzari Bicycles is located off the beaten track in Lindon, but bike enthusiasts around the world have no trouble finding it. Read more »

yesterday

7 comments

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art tackles politics, immigration in new exhibits

After receiving its fifth Andy Warhol Foundation grant, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is presenting five new exhibitions that explore diverse issues of political and global significance. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Learning from generations

LDS Church News

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, Primary general president, and Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president, spoke during the Family Session at RootsTech on Feb. 6. Read more »

yesterday

Man with gunshot wound collapses in West Valley smoke shop

Police are investigating a reported shooting after a man with a gunshot wound in his back stumbled into a West Valley smoke shop Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

0 comments

Alpine readies community for earthquake hazards

Alpine hosted an earthquake preparedness fair for about 500 attendees Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

1 comment

Football meets family history: Taysom Hill and Britain Covey at RootsTech

Two prominent players from Utah’s rival teams shared the stage Saturday night, Feb. 6, during RootsTech 2016 Family Discovery Day at the Salt Lake Convention Center. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

5 comments

Kearns home a total loss after accidental fire

A family in Kearns was displaced Saturday after a fire engulfed their home. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

0 comments

Police investigating man who barricaded himself in motor home on Salt Lake freeway

Two lanes of southbound 1-215 were closed Saturday when police reported a man barricaded himself inside a motor home near California Avenue. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

2 comments

Utah holding presidential caucus, not primary election

Utahns are going to get their turn next month to vote in the Republican and Democratic presidential nomination race, but not in a traditional primary election. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

11 comments

Paradigm shift: Fewer Utah juvenile offenders are being treated as adults

Is Utah getting soft on juvenile crime? Experts say it's more likely that Utah — and the nation — are undergoing a big paradigm shift. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

18 comments

Doris Kearns Goodwin: 'Tell and retell stories' of people's lives so they live on

Doris Kearns Goodwin, a world renowned presidential historian and award winning author and former three-time Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt spoke on the value of storytelling at the RootsTech conference in... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

1 comment

Majority Republicans hold open, closed caucuses in Legislature's opening weeks

Two weeks into the 2016 Utah Legislature, majority House Republicans have not held a closed caucus. But the majority GOP Senate has held four closed-door caucuses per business as usual. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

2 comments

Teenage amputees learn how capable they are at Shriners Hospital winter sports camp

For the last 12 years, Shriners Hospital has 25 teen patients with limb deficiency or loss skiing or boarding at the Shriners Hospitals for Children “Un-limb-ited Winter Camp” for... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

1 comment

State lawmakers to consider repealing controversial guest worker program

State lawmakers five years ago passed a package of controversial immigration reform bills touted as the Utah Solution. But now they will consider abandoning the guest worker program it created. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

4 comments

'Be open to ideas, beliefs of others,' chairman of interfaith group urges Utahns at state Capitol

The chairman of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable urged Utahns Friday to be “open to the ideas and beliefs of others, respectful of our differences and not threatened by them” during... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

1 comment

Lawmaker wants year-end tests thrown out of teacher evaluations

Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

14 comments

Provo Towne Centre mall sold

Jones Lang LaSalle announced Thursday that California-based Brixton Capital has acquired 100 percent ownership of Provo Towne Centre, the 80-store shopping and entertainment property located at... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

1 comment

Older stories can be found in the story archives