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The Latest: 50 campers and other evacuated in Grand Teton

APTOPIX Spokane Wildfires

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Officials say about 50 people have been evacuated from campgrounds and lodging because of a wildfire in Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming. The fire made a 5-mile run Monday, forcing the...


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The Latest: Man to stay in jail on suspicion of killing wife

Wifes Death Husband Convicted

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man whose conviction of killing his wife was overturned (all times local): 2:53 p.m. A Utah man who will get a new trial on accusations he killed his wife after the conviction was recently overturned will remain in jail on $1 million cash bail. Utah State...


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BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Tuesday, August 23. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ soft white 3.60, down 15; hard red winter 3.90, down 10; DNS 5.00, down 10; hard white 4.10, down 10; BURLEY __ soft white 3.75, down 10; hard red winter 3.27,...


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Polygamous sect members won't be released before trial

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two polygamous sect members accused in a food-stamp fraud case will stay in jail after violating their supervised release at the direction of imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs. U.S. District Court Judge Ted Stewart decided Tuesday the men can’t be trusted to put court orders...


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New Hampshire man's plea delayed in Nevada in Bundy standoff

Ranching Standoff-Nevada Pleas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former New Hampshire sheriff candidate’s guilty pleas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. land management agents near cattleman Cliven Bundy’s ranch in Nevada have been delayed. Defense attorney Brian Smith said Tuesday that a paperwork snag caused the...


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Taysom Hill named BYU's starting QB

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Taysom Hill will begin his final year at BYU as the Cougars’ starting quarterback. Head coach Kalani Sitake made the announcement about the fifth-year senior at the end of the Cougars’ practice Tuesday. Tanner Mangum was also competing for the starting job. The sophomore took...


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New Zika case reported in northern Utah

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Health officials in northern Utah say a pregnant woman in Weber County has become infected with the Zika virus after traveling to Mexico. The Standard-Examiner reports (http://bit.ly/2bsX1h10 ) that Weber-Morgan Health Department Nursing Director MaryLou Adams says the department...


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Dam project fills American Fork creek with muck

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A dam rehabilitation project has filled the creek running down American Fork Canyon with muck. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2bznhYM ) that the water below Tibble Fork Dam has turned black due to fine-grained sediments, killing trout and possibly degrading...


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NBA D-League to begin regular season on Nov. 11

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA Development League will begin its 16th season on Nov. 11. The league announced its schedule on Monday. This season features 22 teams, including three NBA-owned expansion teams. The Long Island Nets and Windy City Bulls will make their league debuts on opening night against...


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Mormon church: Sex abuse lawsuit belongs in federal court

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church attorneys argued Monday that a lawsuit accusing religious officials of not doing enough to protect four Navajo children from sexual abuse in a now defunct church-run foster program belongs in federal court because the alleged incidents occurred off tribal land. U....


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