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Utah lawmakers grapple with critical race theory amid conservative outcry

Utah lawmakers at both the federal and state levels are grappling with how to address critical race theory in schools and government amid conservative outcry alleging that the scholarly theory is racist and divisive.Critical race theory, which was developed in the 1970s and is not currently ...

Ogden police adapting to Legislature’s law enforcement reform bills

OGDEN — Ogden Police Chief Eric Young says his force is ready for Utah’s newly enacted law enforcement reform bills, and in some cases the agency already is far ahead.Young and other top police across the state were involved in the legislative process this year as lawmakers ordered changes ...

Utah opts out of federal pandemic unemployment benefits

In a release on Wednesday, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced the discontinuation of the federal unemployment programs tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and the federal stimulus package, with programs ending June 26.These programs include an additional $300 in federal stimulus to anyone qualified for ...

Cox, 18 other GOP governors call on Biden to address southern border crisis

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, along with 18 other Republican governors from around the country, sent a joint letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday requesting him to “control the crisis at the southern border.”“We call on you to take action on the crisis at the southern border immediately,” ...

Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt not running for reelection

KAYSVILLE — <a href="https://www.kaysvillecity.com/588/Katie-Witt" target="_blank">Mayor Katie Witt</a>, who ran for the U.S. House and became embroiled in controversy last year for her involvement in promoting a concert meant as a protest against COVID-19 ...