SALT LAKE CITY — Lawmakers in Utah have added safety precautions in preparation to hold the 2021 Legislative session in-person, which is set to begin in January.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah hit another ominous record Friday by tallying the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day as the state struggles to slow a monthlong surge of COVID-19 that is filling intensive care beds at hospitals.
MORGAN — Officials from East Canyon State Park believe darkness is a natural resource worth protecting.
SALT LAKE CITY — Family members of a Utah college student who was found strangled and burned last year following a search for her that captured the nation’s attention called the man who pleaded guilty to her murder a “monster” Friday as they confronted him before he was sentenced to life in …
Utah health experts say hospitals and critical care physicians are becoming overwhelmed as the state reported a record 1,543 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and as Gov. Gary Herbert again pleaded with the public to follow mask and social-distancing guidelines.
SALT LAKE CITY — The parents of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed by her ex-boyfriend on campus two years ago reached a $13.5 million settlement Thursday with the university, which acknowledged that it didn’t handle the woman’s case properly.
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he's voted in the Nov. 3 election — but not for the leader of his party.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah senator made clear he has little patience for complaints about police dogs during a meeting of the state Legislature's law enforcement and criminal justice committee.
SALT LAKE CITY — Rival candidates vying to become Utah’s next governor joined together in new ads Tuesday urging people to accept the results of the November elections and maintain decency with one another despite political differences.
SALT LAKE CITY — A legislative committee in Utah has approved legislation that seeks to streamline the federal process for changing geographic names statewide that contain language derogatory to Native Americans.
A half dozen Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists sat under the shade provided by an aluminum trailer on the side of the highway in Spanish Fork Canyon on Monday afternoon as they waited for hunters to exit the canyon.
The Utah Division of Drinking Water rarely uses enforcement actions and does not periodically review previously granted water system exemptions, while the Division of Air Quality’s lack of a centralized relational database has caused “analytical challenges and inefficiencies.”
Two Utah County companies will have their products sold in Walmart stores, regionally or nationally, after they recently received a "yes" at Walmart's Open Call event.
SPRINGDALE — A California woman who was missing for about two weeks in Zion National Park in Utah has been found and left the park with her family who had feared the worst, authorities said.
Twelve-year-old Skylar Skuza morphed into a Mastodon Dinozord on Thursday when his physical therapists at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Salt Lake City transformed his wheelchair into a Halloween costume of his choosing.
With fires in the western United States actively burning millions of acres, there has been mass destruction of ecosystems, forests and native plant populations.
SALT LAKE CITY — One of Utah’s largest hospitals had no beds left Friday in its regular intensive-care unit as the governor declared the state’s weekslong spike in coronavirus cases “unsustainable.”
A Utah animal rights group is calling on Gov. Gary Herbert to “take more decisive action to curb the serious and growing public health threat posed by the zoonotic transmission of coronavirus that is occurring on Utah mink farms,” though the science behind such transmission has not been firmly established.
SALT LAKE CITY — A former University of Utah police officer will not face criminal charges after being accused of sharing explicit photos of a student who was later killed on the campus, prosecutors said Thursday.
SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah announced legislation Thursday to establish a national commission focused on diminishing future wildfire disasters.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah tourism official said visitation numbers and overall customers have recovered in some destinations after a steep decline induced by the coronavirus pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY — A suburban millennial convicted of becoming an online drug kingpin was sent to prison for life Thursday, but not before he was confronted by a grieving mother.
Of states with compulsory ACT testing, Utah students scored highest, according to an annual report published by the national testing organization. But this year’s average score was lower than those of preceding classes.
A recent Brigham Young University study set out to establish how people feel about a potential COVID-19 vaccine as well as their concerns and what barriers might keep them from potentially receiving one.
SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities at Brigham Young University’s Idaho campus are investigating reports that students are purposefully exposing themselves to the coronavirus in hopes of selling their plasma after they recover.
Social gatherings in Utah County and other “high” transmission areas in Utah will be limited to 10 people or less under the new state COVID-19 guidelines that were announced on Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s lone congressional Democrat faced his Republican challenger on the debate stage Monday night as the candidates vie for the closely watched suburban Salt Lake City seat.
LAYTON — A longtime Davis County landmark is gone.
LOGAN (AP) — Local officials and educators have been concerned about the effects of COVID-19-related shutdowns and closures on childrens’ education. But according to local advocates, it’s been hardest for those who were already struggling to begin with: local refugees and immigrants.
PAYSON (AP) — Ryan Rowley’s orchards occupy a special piece of Utah where elevation, soils and topography collude to create an ideal environment for growing fruit, especially the tart cherries that have long been associated with the family name.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 100 state leaders from across the political spectrum gathered virtually Wednesday morning to sign, what they are calling, the first-ever Utah Climate and Clean Air Compact — urging the state to become a national leader on climate action.
SALT LAKE CITY — School quarantine periods may be cut from 14 to seven days if students and staff meet qualifications that would permit their returning to school, according to an email sent to schools Friday.
Brecklynn Brown, an eighth grade student at Springville Junior High School, received worldwide attention when her question was read during Wednesday’s vice presidential debate at the University of Utah.
Paris Hilton organized a protest outside of the Provo Canyon School on Friday afternoon as a part of her efforts to get the school shut down.
HYRUM — A newly released inspection report has revealed that a coronavirus outbreak at a meatpacking plant in northern Utah was more widespread than local health officials previously reported.
GARDEN CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation hopes the runaway truck problem on U.S. 89 as it weaves through the northern reaches of the state is now a thing of the past.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah surpassed the grim milestone Thursday of 500 deaths from the coronavirus as the number of new cases and hospitalizations continued to break records.
SALT LAKE CITY — Vice President Mike Pence and his Democratic challenger, California Sen. Kamala Harris, are poised to meet for a debate that will offer starkly different visions for a country confronting escalating crises.
SALT LAKE CITY — A tech worker pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder and other charges in the death of a Utah college student, more than a year after her disappearance sparked a search that ended with the discovery of her charred remains in his backyard.
SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah is prepared to host the vice presidential debate Wednesday between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris, but some have questioned if the cost of the event was worth it.
SALT LAKE CITY — Rooftop solar advocates warn that a Utah state commission's ruling could mark the end of the industry in the state.
NEW YORK — Vice President Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris meet on the debate stage for the first and only time Wednesday night in Salt Lake City.
Utah ended its water year on a dry spiral, with 100% of the state reaching drought condition.
Elder Gerrit W. Gong, of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Susan Lindsay Gong, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Thousands of minks at Utah fur farms have died because of the coronavirus in the past 10 days, forcing nine sites in three counties to quarantine, but the state veterinarian said people don’t appear to be at risk from the outbreak.
LOGAN, Utah — An alcohol regulatory agency in Utah has granted a Logan business a bar establishment license, making it the first new bar in the county not attached to a restaurant in about 30 years, officials said.
Ever had someone ask you how your faith is holding up these days and you have to think about it?
When the regular-season game between NBA roundballers the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder was abruptly canceled right before tipoff back on March 11, Alexander Jensen knew things were changing.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah reported 15 more coronavirus deaths following medical examiner investigations on Friday as the pandemic spikes in the state.
SALT LAKE CITY — Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee revealed Friday he was infected with the coronavirus in an announcement that came just hours after President Donald Trump said he had the disease.
SALT LAKE CITY — A tech worker accused of killing a Utah college student pleaded not guilty Thursday to 19 unrelated counts filed after investigators said they discovered child pornography on his computer.