Eco-group billboard blitz to greet Interior chief in Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Environmental groups plan to crash the homecoming in Montana next week of President Donald Trump’s Interior Department secretary with billboards, television ads and speeches to pressure him on issues from national monuments to sage grouse. Ryan Zinke is scheduled to address the...


Utah man with HIV, tattoo parlor reach settlement

CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — A 27-year-old Utah college students with HIV has reached a settlement with a tattoo parlor that denied him service based on his medical condition. The Salt Lake Tribune reported ( ) Thursday that denying the student service was a violation of the...


BC-ID--Intermountain Grain & Livestock, ID

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Farm Bureau Intermountain Grain and Livestock Report Friday, June 23, 2017. Bids subject to change. BLACKFOOT __ Thursday: soft white 4.00; hard red winter 4.60; DNS 6.35; hard white 4.80; BURLEY __ soft white 3.87, unchanged; hard red winter 3.98, down 4; DNS 6.03, up...


Kanarraville Falls: Best kept secret becomes nightmare

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KANARRAVILLE, Utah (AP) — For years, Kanarraville Falls was one of southern Utah’s best-kept secrets. The hidden hike leading to a slot canyon waterfall was seemingly reserved for residents of the small town of Kanarraville. Over the span of a few years, the natural wonder turned into a big problem...


West Jordan's female fire captain eager to train more women

Female Fire Captain

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — During Joy Stearns’ first call as captain of a West Jordan fire crew, a boy asked her if she was the only female firefighter. There are two other women in West Jordan’s department, she told him, but she’s the only female on the crew who responded to that call. As of April,...


Nuggets acquire Tyler Lydon in draft-day trade with Jazz

NBA Draft Basketball

DENVER (AP) — Trading down in the first round with Utah, the Denver Nuggets acquired Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon with the 24th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and added veteran forward Trey Lyles from the Jazz. The Nuggets entered the draft with the No. 13 overall pick, using it to select...


Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell

APTOPIX NBA Draft Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Donovan Mitchell worked out for the Jazz in May, Utah general manager Dennis Lindsey told the Louisville guard that he would be long gone by the time the franchise picked at No. 24 in the draft. So Lindsey went to work Thursday night and made a draft-day trade like he has...


400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire near a southern Utah ski town that has forced hundreds of people to evacuate has doubled in size in high winds and drove out residents of 400 additional homes, authorities said Thursday. The blaze is one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat makes it...


MWC's Thompson added to Division I basketball committee

Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson is returning to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee after a 17-year gap. He won’t be there for the full term. Thompson was named to the NCAA Division I committee on Thursday, providing experience for a year until a Mountain West replacement can...


400 more homes evacuated as Brian Head wildfire grows

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A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size overnight amid high winds.

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