The farm bill moving toward approval in Congress includes a one-year extension of a federal program that compensates rural counties for federal lands they can't tax. Read more »
Lake Powell has reached its lowest level since 2005, the year of its historical low. Read more »
Minimum-wage increase proposals are getting the maximum push from Democrats in statehouses in more than half of U.S. states, highlighting the politically potent income inequality issue this year. Read more »
Most of the 117 feature films screening at this year's Sundance Film Festival were missing just one thing: Distribution. Read more »
The Sundance Film Festival can be a surreal experience. For 10 days in January, the charming mountain town of Park City, Utah, is overrun with actors and movie executives from New York and Los... Read more »
Along with her soon-to-end daytime talk show, fall engagement and recent move from TV to the web as Yahoo's global anchor, Katie Couric also made a documentary feature shown at Sundance. Read more »
A study commissioned by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles finds that female filmmakers who participate in the institute's feature and documentary development labs succeed in... Read more »
Associated Press reporters at the Sundance Film Festival share what's in their notebooks. Read more »
Robert De Niro's father, Robert De Niro Sr., was an abstract expressionist painter, part of the post-WWII art scene, which produced such talent as Jackson Pollack. But while he was successful when... Read more »
The Sundance Film Festival, which opened Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be “We Hear You.” Read more »
The wreckage of a small plane carrying five people, including a Silicon Valley executive, was found Friday after vanishing in the central Idaho mountains on Dec. 1, the Valley County sheriff's... Read more »
A new online portal that launched Wednesday allows Utah legislators to publicly share their emails. Read more »
As neighboring states lift minimum wages, a group aiming to hike the lowest legal pay in Idaho to $9.80 an hour by 2017 said Tuesday it has collected one-ninth of the signatures necessary to get... Read more »
Towering grain silos overlook the main highway in Salt Lake City at the Mormon church's Welfare Square. At grocery stores, there's a whole section with large plastic tubs with labels that read,... Read more »
Four bald eagles have died from similar symptoms in northern Utah in the past two weeks, raising alarms among state wildlife officials who are working to determine what happened. Read more »
Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region's environmental treasures... Read more »
Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation. Read more »
Authorities say one child has died and four others were injured when a dump truck collided with a school bus carrying elementary school students in a small southwestern Idaho city. Read more »
A challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban by three gay couples is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday as a federal court judge hears arguments in a case being closely watched around the country. Read more »
Temperatures across the western half of the nation are plunging as much as 40 degrees below normal as an Arctic cold-air mass moves south. Read more »
When she first tried several weeks ago to sign up for health insurance on the federal government's online marketplace, Pam Sheridan was repeatedly kicked off by the glitch-plagued website. Read more »
A hard wind pelted exposed areas of our faces with tiny pellets of sleet and drove the 16-degree air through any chink in the ski gear covering my 4-year-old son Alex and me. He'd just fallen... Read more »
Utah's ski industry is getting an early-season intravenous shot. Ski-pass sales and lodging reservations are up as resorts reap the benefit of an improving economy. Even the weather is cooperating,... Read more »
Scientists have discovered a killer dinosaur that roamed in what is now Utah some 100 million years ago. Experts say the discovery provides insight into the top predators in North America before T.... Read more »
The weather forecast for this winter is mostly a shrug of the shoulders. Read more »
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