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CNN: Huntsman in the running for secretary of state as Trump mulls more options

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:01am

Donald Trump is now considering more than four people for secretary of state, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday.

Construction begins for new Lockheed Martin facility at Hill Air Force Base

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:33am

Construction began Friday on a new building at Hill Air Force Base that will house a facility for defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

Utah budget director receives national award for public officials

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:06am

State budget director Kristen Cox was honored this week as the 2016 Public Official of the Year in Washington, D.C.

Police: WVC squad car stolen, recovered

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:36am

Police are searching for a man who they say stole a squad car after officers responded to a report of a disturbance Sunday morning.

Salt Lake County deputy mayor resigns

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:52am

Salt Lake County Deputy Mayor Lori Bays announced this week that she will be resigning from her position, hoping to be of more "direct" influence in the community.

Utah group pays tribute to heroes of World War II

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:28pm

In honor of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, a group of particularly patriotic Utahns paid homage Saturday to that historic occasion with an evening of reflection, remembrance and understanding.

Consumer attitudes rising after election

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:04pm

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed 3 points to 114.7 in November. An overall index of 110 or greater indicates an especially robust economy, said Zions Bank economic adviser Randy Shumway.

Charges say man wouldn't let girlfriend leave Magna home for a week

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 8:02pm

A Magna man has been charged with kidnapping after police say he kept his girlfriend against her will in their home for about a week.

Plans unveil new details of six-building Trolley Square project

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:31pm

More details of a major, six-building development on the block directly south of historic Trolley Square mall have been submitted, as the proposal inches forward after more than 11 months of review.

Utah's manufacturing sector among nation's strongest

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:00pm

A recent agreement involving the nation's soon-to-be president and vice president has highlighted a sector of the national economy that has suffered for years: manufacturing. In Utah, the manufacturing industry is one of the key growth sectors.

Home remodel gives BYU radio host new hope to fight terminal cancer diagnosis

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 6:25pm

Friends and neighbors welcomed Kim Power Stilson, who has terminal cancer, back to her home on Saturday after she spent several months spent living someplace else that wasn't wheelchair accessible.

Woman charged with kidnapping in alleged ambush that police say led to man's death

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 4:45pm

Prosecutors have filed a kidnapping charge against a Salt Lake woman in connection with a missing man who police believe was murdered.

'Save the Hollows': 600 sign petition to stop Draper development

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 4:00pm

About 600 people have signed a petition calling on Draper leaders to prevent the sale of about 150 acres in the East Hollows area of the Suncrest neighborhood, near the Alpine border.

1 in 7 Utahns speaks another language, report says

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 2:51pm

The Utah Department of Health reports 1 in 7 Utahns older than 5 speaks a language other than English in their homes. With growing diversity comes an increase in disparity, as certain populations may have trouble accessing health care.

Utah company debuts all-electric big rig prototype

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 12:37pm

The Nikola One full-size semitrailer uses a fully electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries with energy supplied by a hydrogen fuel cell that gives the truck an estimated range of 800 to 1,200 miles.

Bishop to meet with Trump transition team to discuss overturning monument decisions

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 11:06am

Rep. Rob Bishop is meeting Monday with President-elect Donald Trump's transition team to discuss public lands issues. Bishop believes Trump can overturn past controversial designations, including the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Bear River wildlife refuge showcased in film for its 'urban' connections

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:37am

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is one of 14 priority "urban" wildlife refuges identified by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. As such, it is being featured in a new film that celebrates its vast expanse of marshes and plentiful migratory birds.

Utah mosque invites people to 'Meet The Muslims'

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:33am

The imam of a Utah mosque says controversial statements made by Donald Trump have brought on a sudden interest in Islam.

4 local places to get cookies for National Cookie Day

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:19am

Sunday is National Cookie Day, and although it seems like there is a national day for everything, cookies are definitely worth celebrating, in my humble opinion.

Candy Cane Corner opens with the help of Salt Lake City's RDA

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:54am

Candy Cane Corner opened Friday for the 20th year at the Utah PaperBox building at 340 W. 200 South. The holiday store provides gifts to children, youths and families who are clients of YWCA Utah, Volunteers of America-Utah and Road Home.