Several national parks are expecting huge crowds for Memorial Day weekend, and as more people head outdoors, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining officials are giving reminders to watch out for abandoned mines.
Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 7:49am
An 18-month investigation into big game poaching in northeast Nevada has netted three convictions on charges ranging from the illegal killing of three trophy elk to interfering with state investigators.
Hundreds of scientists, regulators, water managers and other experts met Tuesday at the Utah Valley Convention Center in the first ever summit dedicated to all things Utah Lake, including its nutrient challenges and value as a recreational asset.
A former treasurer of the Salt Lake City Firefighter's Union is accused of stealing more than $133,000 of union funds for personal use in the form of forged checks, and taking from other funding sources including the Fill the Boot campaign.
Utah's largest coal-fired power plant near Delta will cease operations by 2025, a closure brought on by multiple factors, including loss of its Southern California customer base, a weak market for coal-fired electricity and environmental regulations.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 7:07pm
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, whose abrupt announcement last week that he was quitting Congress and his key role as chairman on the House Oversight Committee left a trail of questions, set up a new company in April just a day before announcing he wouldn't run for re-election.