More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon.
This is the 11 of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This week, make plans to attend the Utah Prepare Conference and Expo on... Read more »
The Utah court system will make a big change Monday by opening trial proceedings to television and radio coverage. Read more »
The obvious injuries to 4-year-old Ethan Stacy did not cause his death. Instead his death was classified a homicide due to a combination of drug toxicity, scalding injuries and aspiration... Read more »
A man who led police on a high-speed chase was shot and killed by officers Friday night after the driver crashed. Read more »
College and university students in Utah will pay 5 percent more in tuition next year after the Utah Board of Regents approved the boost on Friday. Read more »
Forty years ago, the last 2,500 U.S. combat troops were withdrawn from South Vietnam, ending the war. Decades later, post-traumatic stress disorder, suicide and homelessness still plague many... Read more »
KAYSVILLE — Neighbors of a Kaysville family offered support in the form of colorful chalk art Friday, as they dealt with grief from the death of the family's 13-year-old girl. Rebecca... Read more »
In police interviews read and played in court Thursday, Nathan Sloop repeatedly said the death of his 4-year-old stepson was "an accident." Read more »
A man, saying he wanted to set the record straight, insisted Thursday he is not the “thrill-seeker” that witnesses and previously released photographs made him appear to be after a... Read more »
The Utah Board of Regents on Friday is expected to pass a tuition increase, raising the total for students at Utah's public colleges and universities by 5 percent. Read more »
Nathan Sloop and his new wife, Stephanie, believed they needed to "break" her 4-year-old son, Ethan Stacy. Read more »
Police are investigating the unexpected death of a 13-year-old Centennial Junior High School student. Read more »
Many Utahns would proclaim Utah is a great state, but it helps to have a nod as one of the country's "elite." Read more »
Fueled by social media and his column in The New York Times, Utahn Carl Richards, a financial planner who likes to sketch his advice, has become a one-man conglomerate. Read more »
Now is the time to plan and prepare for an emergency if you have someone with access and functional needs. Read more »
Reduce, reuse and keep on mining. That's the message going out to Utah elementary students this spring in an Earth Day poster contest sponsored by the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining. Read more »
Members of the Clearfield Community Church held Palm Sunday services at Wasatch Elementary School, eager to prove that the fire which ravaged their church building on Tuesday could not prevent them... Read more »
Hundreds of Boy Scouts braved chilly spring temperatures Saturday to gather bags of canned fruit, vegetables, meat and other items from the doorsteps of generous Utahns to help supply the local... Read more »
A 911 caller today is not going to see or experience any difference, but the technological upgrade means there will soon be more options for reporting an emergency and more flexibility for the 911... Read more »
Sunset officials voted this week to switch to a mail-only ballot system for the city's municipal elections later this year. Read more »
KAYSVILLE — Two groups are seeking to verify names of Utah soldiers who have lost their lives in combat since Sept. 11, 2001. The names will be part of a memorial. The Youth of Promise and the Layton Communities That Care... Read more »
Wasatch County made strides in this year's healthiest county rankings, knocking Summit and Davis counties down a notch and taking hold of fourth place Read more »
As parishioners at Clearfield Community Church watched a three-alarm fire consume the place they have worshiped for decades Tuesday, all they could do was pray. Read more »
In 2012, the Deseret News, Emergency Essentials, Utah Disaster Kleenup and Be Ready Utah teamed up to bring Utahns four months of emergency preparedness information. This year, readers will be... Read more »
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More than 40 local Scouting leaders will participate in a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America in Texas this week, during which a vote will be taken on a new membership policy. Read more »
Whatever happened to Brittany Fisher, the former Utah State student-athlete who fell from a cliff in the middle of the night? Glad you asked. Read more »
A 54-year-old man was killed Monday in a crash with two other vehicles on I-215. Read more »
About Utah: Without fanfare, the National Ability Center in Park City has taken the 'dis' out of disability
Since 1985, the National Ability Center in Park City has shown people with so-called disabilities how to adapt and enjoy the many benefits of sports and recreation. Read more »
Joseph Nance pleaded guilty to manslaughter for shooting and killing his father in a Kaysville motel. Prosecutors said they took a history of abuse into account when offering the plea deal. Read more »
The Utah Department of Public Safety launched its Click It or Ticket campaign Monday with an interesting display at the state Capitol. A pickup truck was suspended in midair with a strap made of... Read more »
A former Kaysville teacher and basketball coach has been ordered to stand trial on 11 felonies stemming from allegations of a sexual relationship with a student. The girl was 15 and 16 at the time... Read more »
Utah's Republican Party will vote on a resolution opposing the Common Core State Standards on Saturday. The resolution has received an unfavorable recommendation by party leadership who worry the... Read more »
The Utah Department of Transportation has completed the environment study for the controversial West Davis Corridor project. On Thursday, the agency released the Environmental Impact Study for a... Read more »
A wave of storms left Utah soggy over the weekend, but the state should continue to dry out as the week progresses. Temperatures will actually shift to the 80s, with the National Weather Service predicting a good chance for a sunny... Read more »
More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon. Read more »
A Centerville man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to shooting his neighbor was sentenced to prison. He said he believed the neighbor was "telepathically" raping his wife. Read more »
Utah Attorney General John Swallow finds himself in the cross hairs of another criminal investigation, this one by two county attorneys in conjunction with federal authorities. Read more »
When it comes to meaningful reporting on education, the environment and the family, Deseret News reporters stand out in the Rocky Mountain region. Read more »
Utah lawmakers intend to pursue legislation that would regulate the sale and marketing of electronic cigarettes to children and teens. Read more »
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