1st edition Book of Mormon sells for $52,500 at NYC auction


NEW YORK (AP) — A first edition of The Book of Mormon printed in the upstate New York town...


Officials: California wildfire destroys 200 homes, buildings

Western Wildfires

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — A ravenous and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 200 homes, many belonging to retirees on fixed incomes with few other possessions. “Most people here, this is all they had,” said Daniel O’Brien, 53, who lost two rental mobile homes. “You have these...


The Latest: Utah authorities plan community meeting for fire

APTOPIX Western Wildfires

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities will provide more information about a fire burning near Pine Valley, Utah, during a community meeting Monday. The meeting is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. at the Central Fire Department...


Opponents of proposed coal project demand investigation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several environmental groups are calling for a federal investigation into Utah’s plans to invest $53 million in a proposed expansion of a California port to export coal to Asia. The funds from federal mineral royalties are intended for local public works projects, but would...


Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain

Oregon Occupation Aftershocks

BURNS, Oregon (AP) — Winter and spring have passed since an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge ended, but its aftershocks are still shaking this high desert region of Oregon, with activists setting up “Camp Freedom” where an occupier was killed and organizing a recall election this week...


Park City dwellers slam resort's trademark attempt

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Park City residents are fighting an attempt by the owner of a ski resort to trademark the name of their city. The Salt Lake City Tribune reports ( that Vail Resorts has filed to trademark the name Park City for its combined resorts. Former Mayor Dana...


House fire leaves child dead, woman in critical condition

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A 4-year-old boy has died and a 28-year-old woman is in critical condition after being trapped in a house fire that likely started after the child was playing with a butane torch. The Ogden Fire Department says the fire broke early on Sunday. When they arrived, they learned two...


Agency to sterilize mustangs for first time to slow growth

Wild Horses Slaughter

Ranchers and western Republicans, however, want the U.S. agency to euthanize or sell for slaughter.


The Latest: Possible human remains found in wildfire

Western Wildfires-6

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Authorities may have found human remains within a central California wildfire that has claimed two lives and destroyed 150 homes. Kern County Sherriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt says officials found...


Diaz sets up 2-0 win for FC Dallas over Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake FC Dallas Soccer

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Fabian Castillo finished Mauro Diaz’s sensational assist in the 58th to cap FC Dallas’ 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night in a Western Conference showdown. Taking a feed on the offensive end with his back to the goal, Diaz sent a bicycle kick to Castillo’s feet....


Census data shows Utah is young, growing more diverse


The new U.S. Census data puts the Utah’s median age under 31 years old, about seven years younger than the rest of the country.

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