Spencer Cox will face his first confirmation hurdle to becoming Utah's new lieutenant governor at a state Senate hearing Tuesday afternoon. Read more »
Three American professors won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for shedding light on how stock, bond and house prices move over time— work that's changed how people around the world invest. Read more »
Visitors and shop owners were upbeat as all five national parks in Utah were fully operational on Saturday for the first time since the partial government shutdown began 12 days ago. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has reached a breakthrough with federal officials to open Utah's five national parks. Read more »
Opponents of government surveillance have figured out how to get close to a heavily guarded National Security Agency data storage center set to open in a Salt Lake City suburb. Read more »
Minutes after 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was snatched from her bedroom in the dead of night, a police cruiser idled by along a neighborhood street as she was forced to the ground at knifepoint.... Read more »
Utah's new online insurance marketplace for individuals is scheduled to open Tuesday as part of the federal health care overhaul. Read more »
Except for the Big Thompson fly fishermen and tubers lolling down Boulder Creek, most residents of the Colorado Front Range usually pay little mind to the small rivers that trickle by on their way... Read more »
Brady Williams has five wives, 24 children but no organized religion. Read more »
New Mexico residents are keeping wary eyes on rivers and dams as parts of the state cope with weekend rains and the renewed threat of heavy runoff from already saturated soils and flooding in low... Read more »
As people came down from the flooded foothills of the Colorado Rockies, they brought tales of dramatic rescues, heartbreaking loss and neighbors coming together to protect their families and homes.... Read more »
Hey, Kansas, your beauty queen wears combat boots! And has big tattoos, too. Miss Kansas, Army National Guard Sgt. Vail, may just have a slightly different take on world peace than the typical Miss... Read more »
The U.S. Forest Service has planned an announcement Friday on the contract for a massive project aimed at restoring areas along the Mogollon Rim to a natural fire regime, reducing wildfire threats... Read more »
A new state program requiring drug screening for welfare applicants has saved more than $350,000 in its first year, officials said. Read more »
Lawmakers are returning to the nation's capital after a five-week break and have unfinished business on immigration. Read more »
A new report from the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control shows the state's annual liquor sales increased for the seventh consecutive year. Read more »
Wildfire coordination centers in Reno and Salt Lake City will merge and operate out of a new facility in Utah. Read more »
A veteran police officer has been hired to lead anti-fraud efforts at the $28 billion state insurance fund for injured workers. Read more »
The Fossil Cabin near the dinosaur graveyard at Como Bluff is billed as the "Oldest Building in the World." Read more »
Officials say heavy rains caused flash flooding that stranded some residents and drivers, while damaging homes in the Las Vegas area. Read more »
Authorities say a 23-year-old man clung precariously to a rocky cliff 200-feet above ground for two hours before somebody finally heard his cries for help early Friday. Read more »
Drenching rain in the wildfire-blackened hills below Colorado's Pikes Peak sent a torrent of rock and mud into the tourist town of Manitou Springs this month, killing a 53-year-old man and smashing... Read more »
Utah ranks dead-last on a list of wine-friendly states for its government controls and Byzantine liquor laws. Read more »
Fire crews on Saturday faced another challenging day battling a rapidly growing wildfire burning closer to two posh, central Idaho resort communities, while other fires raged on in the West. Read more »
Republican U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador said Wednesday he'll seek a third term in Congress in 2014, ending speculation he'd mount a challenge to GOP Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter in next May's primary election. Read more »
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