Herbert signs dozens of bills, including changes to sex ed statute
Gov. Gary Herbert signed dozens of bills into law on Monday, including a change to Utah's sex education statue. HB196 removes language prohibiting the advocacy of homosexuality in health instruction.
A.M. notes: Electronics banned on flights, RSL fires head coach, LDS Church champions refugee help
Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here's a look at the top world, national, Utah and trending news for March 21.
BLM to clear 307 acres in Three Peaks Recreation Area
The Bureau of Land Management will mechanically remove approximately 307 acres of invasive pinyon and juniper trees in the Three Peaks Recreation Area to improve fire safety for homes in Cedar City, Enoch and other neighboring communities.
Girls on the Run Utah celebrates 10 years with 'I AM A 10' confidence campaign
Girls on the Run, a youth development program for third-through eighth-grade girls, is celebrating 10 years of teaching life skills through conversation-based lessons and running games.
Denver Post touts BYU for setting a trend in gender diversity at regional cybersecurity competition
The Denver Post recently touted Brigham Young University for setting a new trend in diversity at a regional cybersecurity competition.
Which Utah politicians left office by choice?
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, announced earlier this month that he won’t retire from the senate, despite previous claims that he would. But other Utah congressmen have retired while in office.
‘Heroic’ troopers save suicidal woman from jumping off overpass
A suicidal woman is alive thanks to the heroic actions of two Utah Highway Patrol troopers.
Embattled West Jordan councilman resigns 9 months after alleged drunken incident
Embattled West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga has resigned — nearly 9 months after his apparent drunken encounter with police, during which body camera shows he told an officer he had "protection" because he was an elected official.
S.L. music teacher honored by national association
Susan Goodfellow, an emeritus professor of flute at the University of Utah, was named a foundation fellow by the Music Teachers National Association during the group’s recent conference in Baltimore.
Jim Bennett: Why does Marvel's 'Iron Fist' divide audiences and critics?
Audiences seemed to like Marvel's "Iron Fist," and critics didn't. I'm with the critics on this one.