SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year, according to an economic impact study released on Tuesday.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge is considering whether a teenager accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb at a high school after looking at Islamic State propaganda should stand trial as an adult.
LEHI, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah are considering demolishing an old iron bridge popular for illicit dives after a teenage boy was killed when he jumped into the water.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has called the Legislature into a special session to approve revisions for a planned massive shipping hub in Salt Lake City that has drawn the ire of the capital city’s mayor, he said Monday.
AVON, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota regulators are considering public input on a $297 million wind project proposed for southeastern counties.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge has ruled that Brigham Young University’s police are subject to the state’s open-records law.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wildlife officials worried that sediment spewed from a Southern Utah wildfire could poison and destroy a native fishery have rescued and relocated 400 local fish to a hatchery, in a glimpse of the sweeping impact wildfires have on the state.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah could collect another $60 million in online sales tax revenue after a key U.S. Supreme Court decision, but most of that money is expected go to an already promised tax break for manufacturers, officials said Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission on Wednesday approved a wolf hunting season this fall that allows for hunters to take up to 58 wolves, which is up from the 44 wolves that were allowed to be hunted last year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials aren’t making changes to the plan to expand Medicaid and institute a work requirement, despite a federal judge halting a similar effort in Kentucky last month, they said Wednesday.
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million ton of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Today, across the Navajo Nation, sit dozens of abandoned uranium mines and the high risk to reside…
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A playground surrounded by a large shade tree stands right outside the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, where Vicky Chavez and her two young daughters have been taking sanctuary for the past six months.
DENVER (AP) — An illegal campfire likely ignited another destructive blaze in Colorado, an outcome authorities were trying to avoid across the hot, dry U.S. West by enforcing strict fire rules and closing some public lands.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah militia group leader who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a federal cabin in Arizona was ordered to be released on time served Monday after spending two years in jail.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A $500,000 state-funded study, designed to gauge marijuana's impact on pain, has been delayed so many times due to federal regulations that it might not be ready before Utah voters decide in November whether to pass a medical marijuana ballot initiative.
PROVO (AP) — Train bells sound from a Highland home as Jim Smeltzer cruises on railroad tracks through his driveway atop a green locomotive. Though having many bells and whistles of its own, the train is far from full size — roughly 13 percent as big as the real deal.
BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — A Utah rancher’s team of goats is turning out to be the unlikely solution for homeowners worried about dry conditions ripe for wildfires.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City councilman Derek Kitchen, whose lawsuit overturned Utah’s prohibition on same-sex marriage, edged closer to victory Friday in his Democratic primary race in one of the state Senate’s few liberal districts.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah wildfire that has burned 90 structures and forced the evacuation of more than 1,100 people in a mountain area near a popular fishing reservoir was growing Friday but officials said they hope to increase containment soon.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police seized about $2.2 million in cash last year under a law allowing authorities to take someone's property even if they aren't charged or convicted of a crime, a state report showed.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Down the road from Hank Blair’s trading post in the tiny community of Lukachukai on the Navajo Nation, a sign occasionally would pop up in a corn field saying the crop was ready.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wind-fueled wildfire burning through bone-dry vegetation near a popular fishing lake in Utah has burned about 90 structures, closed a stretch of highway and scuttled holiday and summer plans for countless people whose cabins are in the blaze's path.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Little Ruya Kadir had sparkling eyes, a few basic belongings and not much else when she arrived in Boise, Idaho more than two years ago.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An LGBTQ group at LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University has tried unsuccessfully for three years to get recognition from the school.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap then-Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 has been denied early parole.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Darren Lewis and his extended family planned to spend the Fourth of July at a cabin built nearly 50 years ago by his father and uncle that is nestled in a narrow canyon in the Utah wilderness.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical marijuana backers in Utah are gearing up for an intense battle that could test the nationwide trend in support of medicinal pot.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge is declaring that Utah’s San Juan County has made appropriate reforms after finding its previous political boundaries racially gerrymandered.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah history professor is creating a database to try to record the history of black Latter-day Saints who joined the faith from 1830-1930.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 3-year-old Idaho girl who was stabbed at her birthday party died Monday, two days after a man invaded the celebration and attacked nine people with a knife, authorities said.
GUINDA, Calif. (AP) — A massive wildfire in rural Northern California has exploded in size and forced evacuations in hot, dry weather that is sweeping through several western states where blazes are threatening thousands of homes.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal land managers are expanding fire restrictions to counties in central Utah, meaning all public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management will soon be under fire restrictions.
DRAPER (AP) — An electric vehicle corridor has been established along Utah's most traveled freeway.
PAROWAN, Utah (AP) — A police officer in southwest Utah shot a burglary suspect in the leg during a confrontation at a truck stop along U.S. Interstate 15 about 75 miles north of the Arizona state line.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Fire crews were making steady progress on more than a half dozen wind-whipped wildfires burning in Utah on Friday, including one sparked by a car fire on a state highway that had threatened a small town in southwest Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The two newest members of a top LDS Church governing panel said Thursday that they hope to bring a new perspective as the first Latin-American and the first person of Asian ancestry to a previously all-white top leadership group that helps make church policy.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A self-styled prophet who led a doomsday cult and secretly married young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy and has already been sentenced to 26 years in prison has been given a 15-year term following another guilty plea.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A judge has ordered a Utah teenager to stand trial on charges that he tried to blow up a homemade bomb in his backpack at a high school.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who claims in a lawsuit that her father sexually abused her as a child said Thursday that LDS Church leaders allowed the sexual assault to continue by failing to report it to police.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he would support Sen. Mike Lee if he was nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court, but he likely wouldn't name himself as Lee's replacement if the senator was chosen and confirmed.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Social worker Lee Castillo has won the Democratic primary to challenge eight-term Republican Rep. Rob Bishop in November.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney looks like a shoo-in for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah after and winning a landslide primary victory and toning down his criticism of Donald Trump, but first he’ll face a Democratic opponent with a distinctly different political outlook.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former casino employee who was arrested in Texas following the killing of a co-worker and wounding of another at a company picnic in April has been returned to Nevada to face murder and other charges, authorities said.
MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho business is short staffed and having trouble finding people to hire, and the owner blames the problem on a lack of housing options for workers in the resort town.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney handily won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat Tuesday after toning down his criticism of Donald Trump as he looks to re-start his political career.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Top Republicans will flock to southeastern Idaho this week for the state’s GOP convention, where delegates will shape the party’s priorities by tackling hot button issues spreading from immigration to Medicaid expansion.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney has a second chance during a Tuesday primary election to dispatch a Utah state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Senate seat opening up with the retirement of long-serving U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rescues at Utah's national parks are up 68 percent from 2014 — and men in their 20s are the ones most likely to need help, according to recent data.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is at the forefront of a nationwide movement toward renewable energy.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Canadian company’s plans to mine for copper and cobalt on Utah lands that were cut from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by President Donald Trump are angering conservation groups that are suing to keep the lands under monument protection.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah teenager accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb after looking at Islamic State propaganda online had been bullied and didn’t understand the severity of his actions, a psychologist testified in his court trial Wednesday.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney did not ride a donkey.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of Utah lawmakers said Wednesday they were working on legislation that would allow police to temporarily confiscate guns from people deemed to be a threat to the public and penalize parents if their child has easy access to their gun and uses it in a crime.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Navajo man filed suit Wednesday challenging a Utah county's decision to disqualify him from the ballot in the first election since a judge ruled local voting districts were illegally drawn based on race.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Three-year-old Genesis Gonzalez Lopez giggled excitedly as she played with her father at a sunny Utah park, zipping down a slide again and again into his arms.