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Trump puts bull's-eye on Bears Ears National Monument

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:08am

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review national monument designations over the past 21 years, mentioning Bears Ears National Monument when he vowed to return power to the states and end the "abuse" of the Antiquities Act.

7 Utah places where you can celebrate National Pretzel Day

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:01am

Wednesday marks National Pretzel Day and while there are multiple odd celebratory days on the calendar each year, this one is worth celebrating.

Board to oversee new homeless shelters gearing up for new role, considering appointment of Josh Romney

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:02am

The organization that's supposed to act as the oversight and "backbone" to the state's new homeless model took some of its first steps Tuesday toward owning and operating the three future homeless resource centers.

U. engineering students present toll study for Big Cottonwood Canyon

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:21am

How to handle the people problem as a result of the popularity of Big Cottonwood Canyon was the focus of an engineering study done by University of Utah senior design students studying civil and environmental engineering. They recommend a toll.

Historic steam engine makes stop in Utah

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:19am

Union Pacific's 844 steam locomotive is on display at Union Station in Ogden until Wednesday night.

Daggett board to take over as sheriff amid jail controversy

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:02am

Daggett County commissioners will fill in as sheriff, they announced two days after the resignation of the former official elected to the post.

Chaffetz defends White House for not providing information about Flynn payments

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:46am

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, defended the White House Tuesday for not providing any documents about whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose payments from Russian and other foreign sources.

Section of SR 92 closed as police investigate discovered body

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:41pm

State Route 92 near the mouth of American Fork Canyon was closed Tuesday afternoon as authorities investigated a body found near Timpanogos Cave, police said.

Northern Utah community comes together for teen with special needs

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:37pm

Utah's biking community came together Tuesday to help a 17-year-old boy with autism reach his goal of competing on his high school's mountain biking team.

Utahns record rocky flight from Costa Rica as engine fails

Annie Knox and Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:22pm

Utahns are among several passengers happy to be alive after a flight from Costa Rica to Texas took a frightful turn over the ocean Monday.

Old Ogden fire station being converted to homeless resource center

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:11pm

The growing homeless population is an issue throughout Utah, but there is one group in Ogden thinking outside the box on what they can do to help.

Snow College students engineer service project to help neighbors

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:37pm

Many college students are cramming for finals right now, but a few students at Snow College took a break to help their neighbors. They adopted a mobile home park in the community that was in serious need of attention.

County will protect Jordan River from homeless impact, council members affirm

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:01pm

The Salt Lake County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to express a formal intent that the county will take measures to protect the Jordan River from the future South Salt Lake homeless resource center.

University of Utah reinstates fired Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO

Daphne Chen and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:57pm

Mary Beckerle, the former Huntsman Cancer Institute director and CEO who was fired abruptly last week, was reinstated to her role effective immediately Tuesday.

Late spring snow puts avalanche monitors on alert

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:05pm

It may be springtime, but the canyons along the Wasatch Front got quite a bit of snow Tuesday. It's a situation that has officials at UDOT and the Utah Avalanche Center urging caution.

Judge recuses himself in disturbing Roy child abuse case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:31pm

A new court date and a new judge for a Roy couple accused of zip tying the hands of their three adopted boys, leaving them locked in a room for hours with no light or toilet, and putting duct tape over their mouths.

Music brings 2 families together in twist of fate

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:00pm

After forming a band together, two Utahns realized both their families had been affected by the same rare form of leukemia. After suffering the worst that could happen, the two have created music to help raise money for a cure.

Authorities urge caution after vehicle thefts in Duchesne County

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:30pm

Authorities are investigating after a pair of car thefts involving large vehicles in a rural part of northeastern Utah, and officials warned those living in the area to ensure their vehicles are locked to prevent further thefts.

Charge dropped against man accused of secretly videotaping USU student

Pat Reavy and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:01pm

A criminal charge has been dismissed against a man accused of secretly filming sexual relations with his former girlfriend, a USU student, and showing at least one other person.

DABC approves newly required signage for bars, restaurants

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:44pm

Coming soon to Utah restaurants that serve alcohol: Signs that say they are not bars. And coming soon to Utah bars: Signs that say they are not restaurants.