The Road Home sheltered 1,406 people on a single night this week, a record for the nonprofit organization that shelters, houses and provides case management to families and individuals experiencing homelessness.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 4th - 9:40pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten the tribe's water source and cultural sites.
The Bureau of Land Management is planning a lease-sale for a tract of nearly 56 million tons of recoverable coal northwest of the SUFCO mine. The sale had been postponed by a challenge brought by environmental groups that was ultimately rejected.
More than 50 Utah lawyers have volunteered to be part of the inaugural Refugee Justice League of Utah, a founder announced Tuesday. Participating counsel will defend, pro bono, refugees' and immigrants' civil, religious and constitutional rights.
University of Utah researchers received $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore the suitability of potential geologic sites to capture and store carbon emissions from two in-state power plants. Utah was among 16 projects selected.
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.
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.