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State lawmaker, 2 others appointed to be 4th District judges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:41am

A state lawmaker will trade his desk in the Utah House for a seat on the Utah bench.

Online analysis: Google autocomplete results show negativity in how people view Clinton, Trump

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:02am

2016 has provided an interesting election cycle to say the least, and an online study by a Utah-based digital marketing agency shows exactly how interesting it is online.

Utah may relinquish control of successful small-business health insurance exchange

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:03am

Utah's successful small-business health insurance marketplace, Avenue H, may end up under the management of the federal government.

Motorcyclist dead after colliding with pickup truck

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 8:31am

A 33-year-old man is dead after a rollover crash between a pickup truck and a motorcycle Sunday morning, police said.

Deer hunting season officially underway in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:51am

More than 55,000 hunters across the Beehive State flooded the Utah wilderness Saturday in search of a prized trophy buck or doe. Conservation officers were also out in force ensuring safety and making sure hunters were following the rules.

Cedar City man killed in ATV accident in Washington County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:30pm

A 65-year-old man is dead following an ATV accident, police said on Saturday night.

Steamy and hot Utah: Geothermal power leases return after 6-year hiatus

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:00pm

Utah is home to a vast geothermal resource thousands of feet underground — including one area that is 50 miles wide and runs next to I-15. The potential for power generation, with zero emissions, puts some of those resources on the bidding table.

Man critically injured in alleged road rage rollover

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:59pm

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a rollover road rage incident on state Route 201.

UTA board to consider expanded ski bus service

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:33pm

UTA is proposing increases in ski bus service to Big and Little Cottonwood canyon resorts, as well as improving midday transit service. In addition, a new ski bus route is also under consideration between Davis County and Snowbasin.

Man critically injured in South Salt Lake stabbing

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:02pm

Police on Saturday were trying to determine the circumstances that led to the stabbing of a homeless man Friday night in South Salt Lake.

Hundreds gather for annual bison roundup — the 'Super Bowl' for parks workers

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:00pm

Antelope Island Park manager Jeremy Shaw spends months planning for it and then loves every minute of driving more than 700 head of bison into corrals for processing each year.

Clinton, McMullin campaigns seizing on Trump's stagnation in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 6:25pm

The battle for Utah voters in the presidential race is about to heat up even more, with Democrat Hillary Clinton deploying new campaign resources in the state, including a Washington, D.C.-based BYU graduate.

Utah dad spends $1K to dress daughter as Wonder Woman, recreates scenes from movie

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 5:41pm

A Utah dad is taking Halloween to the next level, spending over a $1,000 to dress up his three-year-old daughter as Wonder Woman. Some may say he’s crazy, but he says the message behind the outfit is worth every penny.

Mirrorman: A highly reflective artist glitters on Spiral Jetty

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 5:01pm

He may look like a visitor from another planet or a refugee from a sci-fi comic-book, but Mirrorman is actually an Earthbound artist from Austria. In his wild glittering Mirrorman identity, he made his third visit to Utah's most colossal work of art.

Equality Utah files lawsuit over what it calls 'anti-gay school laws'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 2:54pm

A federal lawsuit filed by Equality Utah accuses the Utah State Board of Education, its superintendent and three school districts of enacting "anti-gay school laws" targeting LGBT students and prohibiting positive talk about homosexuality

Search for Utah State University president down to four finalists

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 1:38pm

Four finalists for president of Utah State University were named Thursday.

Search continues for daughter of The Piano Guys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:48pm

The search continues for the 21-year-old daughter of a member of the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys.

Lawmakers to fix gas tax revenue dispute among Utah cities, counties

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:15pm

Utah lawmakers will likely meet in a special legislative session next month to fix for the second time a formula that distributes gas tax revenue among counties and cities.

Man dies from injuries after he was shot at SLC car wash

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:04pm

A 33-year-old man died Saturday from injuries sustained in a shooting during an altercation while at a Salt Lake City car wash Friday night, police said.

Gala marks grand opening of new Eccles Theater

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:05am

The new George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater welcomed its first audience for an opening gala in downtown Salt Lake City Friday night.