Case of former scout leaders involved in pushing over a rock formation is on its way to county attorney's office.
The questions for Rep. Spencer Cox, Gov. Gary Herbert's pick for lieutenant governor, at his confirmation hearing Tuesday ranged from whether there was anything embarrassing in his background to... Read more »
Utah lawmakers might spend another $7 million to keep the state's national parks open into early December should Congress fail to end the ongoing federal government shutdown. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday unveiled the 38-member Clean Air Action Team, which will convene throughout 2014 and work to craft solutions in Utah's fight against air pollution. Membership includes... Read more »
Utah has spent $800,000 to get the wolf removed from protections it receives under the Endangered Species Act — expenditures a legislative audit concluded were absent appropriate accounting... Read more »
A new audit by Office of the Legislative Auditor General found a number of reporting and oversight errors at the Utah Science Technology and Research. Read more »
Two investigations of Utah Attorney General John Swallow ended without prosecution in a relatively short time, but other pending inquiries will likely extend into next year. Read more »
Would lowering the state’s legal limit for a driver’s blood alcohol level make Utah roads safer? A local conservative public policy think tank believes so and is joining an effort to... Read more »
The Utah State Bar has closed one of its two investigations into the state's attorney general, declining to prosecute John Swallow on allegations of professional misconduct. Read more »
Following an announcement that Utah will front the bill to reopen national parks in the state until the federal government shutdown ends, Gov. Gary Herbert plans to convene the Legislature in a... Read more »
Utah's five national parks will reopen Saturday morning after the state reached an agreement with the Department of the Interior late Thursday to run them for as many as 10 days. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert laid out a multiple-year plan for achieving a statewide goal known as "66 by 2020." The goal calls for two-thirds of Utah adults to hold a degree or certificate by 2020. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert's choice of a newcomer to state politics to serve as his lieutenant governor did little to settle the question of whether the governor plans to seek re-election. Read more »
Utah's Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services recouped nearly $25 million this year in waste, abuse and potential fraud charges. Read more »
For Sen. Pat Jones, this year's recipient of the state Democratic Party's Eleanor Roosevelt Award, the honor comes as she's preparing for a lot of upheaval in her life. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert surprised just about everyone Tuesday by naming a relatively unknown freshman in the state House, Rep. Spencer Cox, R-Fairview, to replace Lt. Gov. Greg Bell. Read more »
The Utah House committee investigating John Swallow closed its doors to the public for the first time Tuesday to talk about legal strategy in the case. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed attorney Sharon S. Sipes to fill a vacancy on the 2nd District Juvenile Court bench. Read more »
The Salt Lake County Council joined clean-air advocates and neighbors of Stericycle, a medical waste incinerator in North Salt Lake, in asking the governor to explore whether evidence supports... Read more »
Utah has three national wildlife refuges that are closed because of the federal shutdown. With the Saturday opening of the duck and wild geese hunt, sportsmen found their options diminished and... Read more »
In response to concerns of biases related to the Common Core State Standards, a committee of parents will be allowed to review testing materials and discuss them with lawmakers and state education... Read more »
The second-annual report on intergenerational poverty in Utah cautions that the cycle will continue absent "intervention." The report, released Thursday, will help inform the work of the newly... Read more »
In an effort to increase its social media presence, the Bureau of International Information Programs — part of the U.S. State Department — spent $630,000 to increase the number of... Read more »
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