State

Davis County dominates list of 10 smartest cities in Utah

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Based on census data, a career site has tabbed the smartest cities in the Beehive State.

Environment

Utah prepares lawsuit against EPA over mine spill contamination

Utah AG Sean Reyes announced Friday the state will being preparing a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency after Utah regulators say the EPA didn't share data showing elevated levels of metals in the San Juan River after a massive mine waste spill that contaminated rivers in three...


State

Utah bill to keep beer at Snowbird’s Oktoberfest heading to governor

Gov. Gary Herbert will consider a bill that will keep an annual Oktoberfest from being a sober affair.


State

Utah sees worst air pollution since 2013

Utah’s pollution is at its highest levels since 2013 thanks to an inversion that is trapping murky air above Salt Lake and Utah valleys.


Government

Utah governor questions Mormon church impact on medical marijuana bill

Gov. Gary Herbert says the Mormon church’s opposition to a medical marijuana bill may have little impact on the proposal’s fate.


Education

Davis County dominates list of 10 smartest cities in Utah

Based on census data, a career site has tabbed the smartest cities in the Beehive State.


State

Utah therapy kangaroo to be honored by Red Cross for work in veterans home

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Red Cross plans to honor a year-old red kangaroo that works as a therapy animal at a Salt Lake City veterans home. Charlie is one of about a dozen therapy animals at William E. Christoffersen Veterans home. The marsupial has also visited special education...


Government

Utah quietly joined push to keep guns from domestic abusers last year

Utah legislators quietly passed an amendment to state law last year to keep firearms out of the hands of dangerous domestic abusers, following a nationwide trend of state legislative action on a rare area of consensus in the polarized debate over guns.


News

Immigration agents arrest 82 people with prior convictions in Utah

Federal immigration authorities say they arrested 82 people who were subject to deportation and had criminal convictions on their records.


Government

Utah anti-pornography resolution garners overwhelming support, passes committee

Sen. Todd Weiler, a Davis County Republican, legislation to recognize pornography as a public health crisis received overwhelming support from members of the Senate Health and Human Services committee Friday.


Government

Utah plans to repeal guest worker law after federal approval never came

Utah lawmakers are moving to repeal a guest worker law that was never implemented because the state has waited for federal approval of the program


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