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From Utah gymnastics to Cirque du Soleil, Damianova flies high, achieving dreams

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 2:37pm

Former University of Utah gymnast and five-time All-American Nansy Damianova returns to the Wasatch Front to perform in her first Cirque du Soleil show.

Man dead after shootout at remote hazardous waste facility in Tooele County

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 1:32pm

A man was reported dead Sunday morning following an officer-involved shooting at a hazardous waste disposal facility in a remote area of west Tooele County.

Police searching for plane that went down near Panguitch

Jared Page  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 11:50am

A plane has crashed in a wooded area on the border of Iron and Garfield counties, dispatchers reported.

Utah students organize public hearing on climate change

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 11:20am

Hundreds of Utah residents crowded a Capitol meeting room Thursday to support an informal public hearing for a resolution recognizing a consensus on climate change.

Invasive quagga mussels could hit Idaho

Nathan Brown, Times-News  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 8:57am

If quagga mussels establish a foothold in Idaho, it could be a problem for more than just boaters.

Salt Lake City firefighters begin distributing naloxone kits

Daphne Chen  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 7:42am

Salt Lake City Fire Department will be one of the first fire departments in the nation to begin distributing to people kits that counter overdoses.

Group rallies to stop county from paving popular trail

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:04pm

Salt Lake County residents upset about a plan to pave a popular trail gathered Saturday morning to raise awareness of the issue. They say the trail pavement project at Dimple Dell Park threatens the serenity of a place they hold dear.

Trump administration blocks changes on coal mining royalties

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:04pm

The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged the agency in federal court.

Flood warning in effect along Bear River in northern Utah

Whitney Evans and Sean Moody  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:26pm

A flooding warning is in effect along the Bear River in northern Utah until late Sunday night, the National Weather Service said.

Community celebrates decision to nix homeless shelter in Sugar House

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:36pm

Scores of Sugar House residents shook hands, exchanged smiles and exhaled long-held sighs of relief Saturday at a weekend community event aimed at celebrating the aftermath of a contentious battle to prevent a homeless shelter in their neighborhood.

5 teens injured in Brigham City crash

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:35pm

Three Cache County teenagers were hospitalized and two other teens were injured Friday night when an SUV crashed into a power pole in Brigham City, police said.

Driver arrested after truck crashes into Kearns house  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:36pm

Unified police arrested a man they say was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that crashed into a Kearns house late Friday night.

Logan woman wanted for husband's automobile homicide arrested in Idaho

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:54pm

A Logan woman wanted on a warrant after police say she killed her husband in a DUI crash was arrested Wednesday in Idaho.

West Valley high-speed car chase ends in arrest of 2 juveniles

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:29pm

A high-speed car chase in West Valley ended in a crash and the arrest of two juveniles, Saturday morning.

Millcreek stabbing leaves person seriously injured

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:25pm

Police have arrested a man after a stabbing left two people hospitalized, one in serious condition.

Lawmaker: Utah should take over Bears Ears monument

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:43pm

Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, unveiled a resolution Friday that proposes the state acquire the Bears Ears National Monument in San Juan County and work with Native American tribes to establish a management plan.

Legislature considers range of resolutions

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:12pm

Utah lawmakers have introduced about 700 bills this year, including resolutions that offer their opinions on high-profile topics such as refugees and public lands.

Shops caught selling tobacco to minors may face increased fines

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:53am

A bill that would toughen penalties on smoke shops if they're caught selling tobacco to underage Utahns was given initial approval Friday.

Could state parks host burial of Native American remains?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:22am

The House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Committee passed a measure that would set up an account and study the feasibility of burying Native American remains in certain state parks after consultation and coordination with tribes.

Tow truck drivers may have to pass criminal background checks

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:56am

The House Transportation Committee voted in favor of a measure to require criminal background checks for tow truck operators.