OGDEN — The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development has a new loan program to help small businesses, with a large chunk of the available money set aside for rural areas of the state.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah medical association has rescinded a recommendation it made last week on behalf of state health officials for doctors to treat coronavirus patients using malaria drugs that medical professionals across the country have cautioned against using until more testing is done.
SALT LAKE CITY — Four people have died in Utah from complications associated with the coronavirus, state officials said Monday as they warned people to continue staying in their homes to prevent the disease from spreading and eventually sickening more people than the health care system can handle.
After President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion relief bill, the Internal Revenue Service is warning residents about potential schemes that could leave residents scammed out of the money sent to them.
Candidates for public office in Utah who intend to earn a spot on the primary ballot by gathering signatures will have an easier time doing so -- while still practicing social distancing -- after Gov. Gary Herbert suspended certain requirements in state statute related to signature-gathering.
The Utah Department of Workforce Services released the number of unemployment claims from March 15-21, showing a 1,391% increase in the number of unemployment claims since state officials prohibited dine-in restaurant operations and limited social gatherings to 10 people.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming — Three of America’s best-known national parks — Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Great Smoky Mountains — closed their gates Tuesday as parks struggle to keep popular recreation areas open while heeding warnings from officials urging them to prevent spreading the coronavirus at…
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders claimed 16 of Utah’s 29 delegates to the Democratic National Convention.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said that the state and federal governments and private sector should work together to minimize an economic downturn in Utah caused by the coronavirus pandemic and called for a special legislative session.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man who died from the coronavirus had visited a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in the week prior to his diagnosis, church officials said.
For school students, April and May bring Spring Break and then testing with graduation that follows. This year will be different.
SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney on Monday criticized as “irresponsible” a weekend gathering of hundreds at a Salt Lake City airport parking garage to welcome home 900 missionaries with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints returning home from the Philippines.
Dozens of property management companies in Utah will offer rent deferment for the month of April in an effort to accommodate tenants who have contracted the coronavirus or who are financially impacted by the pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah congressman who has the new coronavirus was hospitalized over the weekend, and a state lawmaker was also diagnosed with the disease.
With financial and other daily life concerns being strained for many Utahns, the United Ways of Utah have joined forces to make sure those on limited resources can find help.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s governor has repealed local orders creating criminal penalties for people who gather in large groups as health officials warn that the coronavirus make take months to deal with.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man upset about not getting tested for the coronavirus threatened to bring a bomb to a Utah hospital earlier this week, according to a probable cause statement.
Thursday morning along the Wasatch Front, there was no Mother Nature alarm clock — as there was the day before in the form of a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that brought millions of people out of bed.
SALT LAKE CITY — Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a pandemic, but despite now being free to visit, people may find it more difficult to enjoy them as parks close visitor centers, shuttles, lodges and restaurants to fight the spread of…
OGDEN — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused much uncertainty, especially for some small businesses.
The Utah System of Higher Education announced Wednesday afternoon that all eight of Utah’s public universities and colleges will postpone or cancel their 2020 commencement ceremonies.
On Tuesday, March 10, the Weber-Morgan Health Department and the Utah Department of Health announced what was then the state of Utah’s second confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
An earthquake registering 5.7 on the Richter scale struck the Wasatch Front at 7:09 a.m. Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Smith’s Food and Drug announced Tuesday that its grocery stores will open exclusively for senior citizens from 7-8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, beginning this week.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s two largest hospital systems have delayed elective surgeries and other non-urgent medical procedures to save space and equipment for future patients with the new coronavirus.
SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mitt Romney is proposing $1,000 checks for every American. This comes amid the shutdown of bars, restaurants and resorts in many places in the country, including Utah's popular ski town of Park City.
SALT LAKE CITY — A California businessman accused of helping a pair of Utah polygamists expand a biodiesel fraud scheme that ended up stealing nearly $500 million in government funds was found guilty Monday on 10 counts including money laundering and mail fraud.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah technology company settled a lawsuit with the booking agency for The Killers that disputed the agency's contention the rock band should be paid for a scheduled show at the firm's canceled conference.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Five years ago, Utah lawmakers negotiated an unlikely ceasefire in the battle between LGBTQ rights and religious freedom, choosing trust and faith over anxiety and fear.
SALT LAKE CITY — Nine more residents of Salt Lake County have contracted the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in Utah’s most populated county to 14, health officials said Saturday.
SALT LAKE CITY — As ski resorts across the United States grappled with how to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus without having to close, industry giants Vail Resorts and Alterra Mountain Company decided Saturday they would shutter 49 of North America’s most well-known resorts.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wyoming could become one of Utah’s largest mineral holders under a massive land deal the Cowboy State is exploring with a leading Western energy producer.
On Friday the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced it will temporarily suspend both proxy and living ordinances in some temples worldwide and allow only limited living ordinances in other temples worldwide, due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Legislature has wrapped up its work for the year, capping off a session that saw major changes to the state’s polygamy statute, a revision of a voter-approved redistricting law and a compromise on education funding.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Kaysville man who pleaded guilty to threatening members of the U.S. Congress was sentenced to time served and a probation term last week.
FARMINGTON — The Davis County Sheriff’s Office has released body camera footage of a February arrest in West Point where gunshots were fired by one Davis deputy.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cost of insulin has decreased for diabetes patients and their families in Utah after a bill was passed capping copayments at $30 a month.
SALT LAKE CITY — Changes to a voter-approved law aimed at curbing gerrymandering passed the Utah Legislature on Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — All six women in the Utah Senate walked out in protest and refused to vote Wednesday on a bill mandating a woman be shown an ultrasound before receiving an abortion. The bill passed despite their absence.
The Utah House voted down a bill on Monday evening that would require the state health department to study the effects of hormone therapy and other medical treatment on transgender minors, despite the bill unanimously passing through a House committee last week.
SALT LAKE CITY — In light of the potential spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will not allow members of the public to attend the upcoming general conference in April.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Boy Scouts of America in Utah announced Tuesday it is merging three councils into one as the organization adapts to a future without thousands of members that were sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
SALT LAKE CITY — Pornography in Utah would have to come with a warning label under a bill passed by the Legislature that has sparked concerns about a potential lawsuit.
OGDEN — A reported gas leak has caused the closure of a section of Washington Boulevard in Ogden.
BRIGHAM CITY — Police in Box Elder County say one man is dead following an explosion at an engineering business in Brigham City.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A near-total abortion ban that was one of two abortion proposals advancing at the Utah Legislature Monday could mean criminal charges for women who end their own pregnancies.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Railroad Museum in Ogden has a permanent display about black railroad workers who ended up settling in the area. The new Black Cultural Center at the University of Utah created campus exhibits about influential African Americans last month — but its focus is p…
SALT LAKE CITY — Abortion clinics would be required to cremate or bury fetal remains and women would have to get an ultrasound before the procedure under proposals approved by lawmakers in Utah this week, over objections the rules would erode abortion access.
Local health departments are intensifying their community monitoring after a Davis County resident was confirmed as Utah’s first known case of COVID-19 on Friday.
OGDEN — The Weber County Attorney’s Office has ruled that the actions of four Ogden Police officers who shot and killed an Ogden man last August were justified.