SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Dec. 26.
There are advantages to buying a home during the winter in Utah. Read more.
A new report shows Utah has had plenty of “bling” from mining with double-digit jumps in the base and precious metals. Read more.
A Provo-based art auction website is looking to give artists more control over the sales of their work. Read more.
Crews towed 38 cars on Snowbasin’s naughty list from no-parking zone. Read more.
The Utah Jazz capped off Christmas Day with a 21-point win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Read more.
Eight high school and junior high students were arrested in confrontation, according to warrants. Read more.
Homeless and low-income Utahns gathered for steak, pie and good cheer. Read more.
Got a great business idea? There’s $100,000 up for grabs in University of Utah’s entrepreneur challenge. Read more.
A look at our most-read stories:
- “Santa baby” is really about … marriage? The songwriter, a friend of Orrin Hatch’s, explains why.
- About 100 years ago, the flu killed 50 million people worldwide. Here’s how it affected Utah.
- Dick Harmon writes that Kalani Sitake’s Christmas far removed from the mood and feelings from a year ago. Read more.
- Here are the nine winners of the 2018 “Christmas I Remember Best” writing contest. Read more.
- Salt Lake City Olympics bid comes amid a changed climate in the IOC. Read more.
A review of sports highlights:Comment on this story
- Utah football: Whittingham has come full circle with the Holiday Bowl
- BYU football recruits, staff play role of good Samaritan for woman in auto accident near Sundance
- Randy Hollis: Ron Abegglen guided the Weber State Wildcats to their 2 greatest triumphs
- Dick Harmon: Kalani Sitake's Christmas far removed from mood, feelings of a year ago
A look at national headlines:
- Guatemalan boy, 8, dies in immigration custody after being diagnosed with a cold | NBC News
- Japan to resume commercial whaling, defying international ban | The New York Times
- At least 429 dead in Indonesian tsunami, as residents warned to remain vigilant | NPR
- Shutdown continues as president and Democrats remain at odds over funding for wall | NPR
- Millions of Americans will be driving on treacherous roads after Christmas | CNN