Case of former scout leaders involved in pushing over a rock formation is on its way to county attorney's office.
After hosting eight listening sessions throughout the state this summer and poring through more than 800 comments, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert convened a statewide summit Wednesday to begin the next... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed John Pearce to fill a vacancy on the Utah Court of Appeals. Read more »
Before new Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox headed over to his hometown's historic dance hall for an open house in his honor, he spent a few minutes tossing a football around his backyard with his wife and... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert is directing the Utah Department of Health to lead a multifaceted investigation of Stericycle's health effects in areas surrounding the medical waste incineration facility. He... Read more »
The committee considering relocating the Utah State Prison voted unanimously Wednesday to postpone requests for bids after suggestions from advisers and the public. Read more »
As investigators try to find out more about the motive behind the man who police say drove his truck up the state Capitol steps Tuesday, questions about tightening security are also being raised. Read more »
A recent report by the Utah Foundation found that Utah's peer states have found educational success through the use of data-driven learning, professional learning communities and full-day... Read more »
A panel of Utah alternative high school principals discussed the challenges their schools face from school grading with members of the Education Task Force. Read more »
A recent U.S. Forest Service study looked at which states would benefit economically from a timber salvage as a way to reduce millions of beetle-killed trees in national forests. Utah, with its... Read more »
There's no guarantee the state will get back all of the $1.7 million paid to the federal government to reopen Utah's national parks during the shutdown, a deputy chief of staff to Gov. Gary Herbert... Read more »
Both Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate declined to bring Gov. Gary Herbert's pick for a 2nd District judgeship to the floor for a vote, citing a lack of support for the nominee. Read more »
Former Lt. Gov. Greg Bell has been appointed president and CEO of the Utah Hospital Association. Read more »
A recent study by MIT found that the pollution caused by driving causes more early deaths in the United States than the number of people who die each year in traffic crashes. Major sources of... Read more »
Utah elected officials were joined by state park managers in celebrating the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to withdraw its proposal to list the Coral Pink Sand Dunes tiger beetle under... Read more »
A Utah consumer health assistance program provided lawmakers with an update on the federal health insurance marketplace rollout. Read more »
Addressing an ornate room in the state Capitol crowded with what looked to be most of his rural hometown, newly sworn-in Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox was overcome briefly by emotion Wednesday. Read more »
At a Count My Vote Hearing in Provo Wednesday, members of the group hoping to change Utah’s current caucus and convention system to a direct primary election were met mainly with criticism... Read more »
State lawmakers set aside another $7 million to keep Utah's national parks open even as Congress tried to make a deal Wednesday to end the 16-day federal government shutdown that spurred the... Read more »
A Washington D.C.-based advocacy group is challenging a proposal being made to state legislators to lower the legal blood alcohol limit for drivers in Utah. Read more »
Government and private organizations are collaborating to raise funds and construct a community center to better serve refugees in Utah. The effort is led by Thurl Bailey, Gov. Gary Herbert's... Read more »
Some 50,000 refugees from 20 countries have been resettled in Utah, state lawmakers were told Wednesday. All but about 300 live in Salt Lake County. Read more »
Lawmakers took no action Wednesday on a proposal that would levy tax on beer depending on the current consumer price index. Read more »
Deadly mass shootings and talk of gun control around the country drove applications for Utah's concealed weapons permit to a record high. Read more »
A legislative committee discussed the role of alternative fuel vehicles and the attendant infrastructure as a path toward reducing the Wasatch Front's air pollution. The challenge lies in figuring... Read more »
Sen. Pat Jones said she intends to call for a non-binding public vote on a bill that would eliminate the personal tax exemption to fund schools. Read more »
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