Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 25th - 4:46pm
Utah is one of the most conservative states in the country, and Republicans have long controlled the state Legislature. But an Associated Press analysis shows the state's legislative districts were drawn in a way that may have given the GOP extra help.
Unified police were looking Sunday for a teen girl they believe produced a can of pepper spray during a fight at the Taylorsville Dayzz festival, forcing many people — including innocent bystanders — to seek treatment.
One week after it started, the Brian Head Fire in southern Utah has topped 40,000 acres and is 8 percent contained. It is the largest fire burning in the United States at this time, fire officials reported.
More than 1,400 people have signed an online petition urging a reprieve for Kairos Academy, a public charter school that serves teen moms or pregnant teens. The Utah State Charter School Board voted Tuesday to terminate its charter.
A California tech company is moving to Utah to partner with Utah State University to develop better battery technology. Electric Power Systems and USU recently became the newest recipients of a USTAR grant aimed at technology research development.
Friends and family of Melissa and Kurt Cochran gathered in Bountiful's City Park Saturday to celebrate Kurt's life with a daylong concert. Kurt, who operated a West Bountiful recording studio, was killed in the March terrorist attack in London.
Hundreds of supporters attended the opening of the Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute, a new facility dedicated to the studying of genetically traced cancers, particularly those affecting children.
Col. Lee Kloos assumed the helm of the 388th Fighter Wing during a command change ceremony at Hill Air Force Base Friday with the specific mission of maintaining the preparedness necessary to defend America if ever called upon.
The Utah Patients Coalition will submit a ballot initiative application to the lieutenant governor's office Monday that, if supported, would allow Utahns to vote on whether to legalize medical use of the whole marijuana plant.