Politics
Alex Brandon, Associated Press
Huntsman faces few tough questions in confirmation hearing
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. outlined his plan Tuesday for the U.S. embassy in Moscow should he be confirmed ambassador to Russia, recognizing the job would be a tough one.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Utah lawmakers tour Rio Grande shelter, discuss proposed 'safe space'
A day before the Utah Legislature was slated to consider a change to state law to allow the long-term road closure on Rio Grande Street to create a "safe space" for those seeking homeless services, lawmakers toured the Road Home shelter.
Nicole Boliaux, Deseret News
'Cumbersome' grant process hinders schools from addressing unsafe bus routes
A grant process that educators have described as "cumbersome" means funding for school bus service along unsafe routes was largely untapped in the 2016-17 academic year.