The Utah House of Representatives approved a bill on Monday that would require county or district attorney’s offices to complete use-of-force investigations within 120 days.
Utah is expected to get more and more COVID-19 vaccine doses, beyond what the state’s 13 local health departments can handle, so new partners are joining in efforts to vaccinate the public.
A Utah nonprofit that provides resources for LGBTQ+ youth ranging from “friendship circles” to therapy sessions is expanding to other states after receiving $4 million in donations from multiple high-profile donors.
ST. GEORGE (AP) — Arches National Park may soon have a new neighbor, due to a new bill heading through the Utah legislature.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday it has donated $20 million to help a program aimed at distributing coronavirus vaccines to poor countries around the world.
U.S. Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, is calling on federal officials to investigate “mounting reports of unemployment insurance fraud occurring throughout the country” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A revamped version of House Bill 98, the measure to tweak the home inspection process that’s drawn fire from some Northern Utah leaders, has received unanimous committee approval and awaits a vote by the full Utah House.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Senate has unanimously voted in favor of a bill that would ban police from releasing mug shots until a person has been convicted of a crime.
A bill that would ban transgender athletes from competing in girls sports is unlikely to move forward this legislative session after it stalled during a Utah Senate committee hearing on Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox doubled down Thursday on his prediction that there will be gatherings without masks by the Fourth of July, contrary to predictions from the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci.
SALT LAKE CITY — At a university in southern Utah, the nationwide protests against racial injustice have lent new momentum to change a name that many consider offensive: Dixie State.
A Colorado woman is suing a Utah youth residential treatment facility that she says punished her after she reported being sexually assaulted by a male staff member while she was a minor, and says she was inspired by the stories of Paris Hilton and others to come forward.
SALT LAKE CITY — After 4-year-old Miles Hulbert of Roy was left alone on a school bus for nearly two hours last September, his mother, Janel, pursued legislation to prevent similar situations from happening.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker is dropping a proposal to narrow the legal definition of stalking after the measure was widely opposed by victims and advocates.
Mitt Romney and another Republican U.S. senator have introduced an alternative to the $15 an hour minimum wage proposal currently being advanced by Democrats.
FARMINGTON — The state transportation department is postponing $40 million worth of work on Interstate 15 in Davis County in order to pay for a project just down the road that will cost more than three times that amount.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah legislative leaders have announced a nearly $100 million package of tax relief bills involving families with children, veterans and older residents receiving Social Security.
OGDEN — While the Utah Transit Authority continues with a long-term plan to move its FrontRunner commuter rail north of Ogden, the agency is also working on a significant upgrade to the existing system in the near future.
A bill that would prevent cities and counties in Utah from implementing tougher restrictions on firearm sales received a nod from the Utah House Judiciary Committee on Monday.
Jerold Ottley was the director with the beautiful white hair who had the gift of music and the energy needed to take the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square to the corners of the earth with their music.
OGDEN — After a significant increase in deadly traffic accidents during 2020, Ogden City is again publicly asking drivers to slow down in 2021.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s more cash for lawmakers to spend, according to new revenue projections announced Friday.
After several months in the making, the Utah Infrastructure Agency (UIA) has just completed its latest round of funding that will infuse the UTOPIA/UIA network with $52.5 million for the expansion of its network.
A bill that would ban doctors from performing gender reassignment surgeries or prescribing hormone therapies to minors stalled in the Utah House Health and Human Services Committee on Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY — A push to change Dixie State University’s name is stalling in the GOP-dominated Utah Senate, after a new push to drop the term many find offensive sparked a backlash.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah State Parks has reported park visitation increased by 2.6 million between 2019 and 2020 despite safety restrictions implemented during the coronavirus pandemic.
Throughout February, employees at Utah's Driver License Division offices throughout the state have been sporting shirts that are aimed to encourage patrons to register as organ, eye and tissue donors.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said on Thursday that he would not sign a controversial bill being considered by the Utah State Legislature that would ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams in the bill’s current form.
At Cornell over a decade ago, Bill Tayler and his colleagues wanted to understand why smart investors would not bet against a bubble and gathered a group of participants to trade shares in an artificial company with a simplified stock market.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah legislative committee has passed a bill that would increase penalties and eliminate bail for rioting in response to last year’s protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
The Utah State Legislature is considering a bill that would limit the executive branch’s powers during “long-term emergencies” without “hindering rapid response” or disrupting the executive branch or Utah Department of Health’s “ability to respond to short-term emergencies.”
SALT LAKE CITY — A proposal to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams passed the state House Wednesday in Utah, one of more than 20 states considering similar measures that opponents say would harm transgender teenagers.
SALT LAKE CITY — A resolution inspired by Bountiful High School’s decision to reconsider its “Braves” mascot that would have encouraged other K-12 public schools with Native American-related mascots to follow suit failed to pass a Tuesday vote in the Utah House of Representatives.
OGDEN — In the wake of the flurry of protesting last year that stemmed variously from calls for police reform and opposition to guidelines aimed at preventing COVID-19’s spread, Utah Rep. Ryan Wilcox noticed a trend.
SALT LAKE CITY — A mountain highway east of Salt Lake City that provides access to a pair of popular ski resorts was closed Tuesday after a large snowstorm raised already dangerous avalanche conditions.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Republican Party has defended Sen. Mitt Romney after an online motion accused him of misrepresenting himself as a Republican and embarrassing the state by voting against former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trials.
Whether it’s the COVID-19 pandemic or some other imp luring populations, it appears some cities in Utah are rated among the most sinful in the country.
If you are like most residents in Utah County you are happy and your well-being is in a good spot.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah gun owners will be allowed to carry concealed weapons without a permit under a bill that Republican Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Two groups of skiers in Utah who over the weekend were caught in one of the state's deadliest avalanches chose the location because they believed it was less hazardous, a report has said.
SALT LAKE CITY — Transgender athletes would be barred from playing on girls’ sports teams under a bill that advanced Thursday in Utah, one of more than a dozen states considering similar measures that opponents say would harm trans teenagers.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah House committee has narrowly approved a bill that would require new online devices sold in the state to automatically activate protections against accessing adult content.
SALT LAKE CITY — Follicle testing to detect illegal drugs in the hair of parents during child welfare monitoring would be banned under a legislative proposal because it has been found to be racially discriminatory.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah House on Wednesday voted in support of Dixie State University dropping “Dixie” from its name — an example of the nation’s reexamination of the remnants of the Confederacy and slavery.
SALT LAKE CITY — The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Tuesday inspired by a Layton woman who wishes she could have checked her domestic abuser’s criminal record before she began dating him.
OGDEN — Despite a year in which COVID-19-driven lockdowns, closures and social distancing measures kept consumers more sedentary than ever, sales tax revenue went up in most cities across Northern Utah in 2020.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah House has advanced a Clearfield legislator’s bill to impose criminal penalties against perpetrators of potentially life-ruining online impersonations.
Dentists in Utah are fearing a spike in dental problems for Utahns once the COVID-19 begins to slow and the vaccine is distributed further, according to a study by NextSmileDental.com.
PANGUITCH (AP) — Just off of Panguitch’s main road, there’s a small, unassuming building that houses the local office for the Southwest Utah Public Health Department. On a clear, chilly day in early January, dozens of Garfield County residents crowded around the entrance waiting to get the C…
SALT LAKE CITY — An avalanche killed four skiers and injured four others Saturday in a popular recreation area, making it one of the deadliest avalanches in Utah history, authorities said.
The Utah State Senate approved a bill on Friday that would prohibit a person convicted of a homicide from being released on parole unless they “cooperated in the recovery of the victim’s remains.”