Gary Herbert

Utah unemployment rate at 3.6 percent

The Utah Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that the state’s nonfarm payroll employment for October grew by 3.6 percent, adding 47,400 jobs to the... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014


Groups petition for gun bans from school assemblies

Advocates for keeping firearms out of college assemblies say there's something wrong with a system that bans people from bringing their own food or drinks into a... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014


Our representatives should be elected, not appointed

The problem is the law on filling legislative vacancies. It currently removes voters from the process of choosing their own representatives. It retains power for... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014


Governor appoints Highland resident to Utah Senate

Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Republican Al Jackson to the Utah Senate on Monday. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014


Post elections: Can leadership team make real progress?

The 2014 elections are over, so it’s time to look ahead. Democratic and Republican caucuses in the Utah Legislature have elected their leaders for the next two... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014


Wetlands, water proposal stirs controversy among states, farmers, sportsmen

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers insist the proposal is benign and merely a clarification resulting from two Supreme Court decisions. Sportsmen hail the... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2014

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