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Did Trump election influence Outdoor Retailer decision to leave Utah?

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:45am

Political discord over the election of President Donald Trump may have influenced the departure of the state's largest annual convention, according to Utah's lieutenant governor.

Search for reported child in Jordan River ends

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 11:20pm

Emergency crews responded to the Jordan River after reports of a person in the water Wednesday evening.

Fire near Brian Head doubles again; forces new evacuations

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 10:25pm

A fire that began with the use of a weed torch in dry conditions growing rapidly.

Environmental activist, husband charged in cattle case

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 10:25pm

Clashes over land use resulted in new charges being filed in the San Juan County case of an environmental activist accused of blocking cattle from a water source, underscoring tensions involving ranchers, environmental groups and local residents.

SBA administrator visits small businesses in Utah

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 9:47pm

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon tours Manuel's Fine Foods, a Latino-owned business that manufactures tortillas and tortilla chips in Woods Cross, as part of a two-year national outreach campaign.

10 unbeatable summer deals for the family

KSL Deals  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 9:00pm

Here are ten summer deals perfect for your family — and your bank account.

Summer is the perfect time of year to get out and move your body

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:32pm

Remember when you were a kid and exercise was fun and completely natural? A summer day as a kid might have consisted of climbing trees, going swimming, riding bikes, playing tag or shooting a basketball. Why do we overcomplicate exercise as adults?

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:12pm

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city's north side.

Man accused of killing man with car after dispute over dog is charged with murder

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:04pm

A man who allegedly ran over another man after he was confronted about abusing his dog, has been charged with murder.

Lawmakers continue conversation about bill to remove incapacitated elected officials

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:38pm

As county officials prepare to use their purse strings power to help address the troubling situation around Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott, state leaders also are pushing forward.

Wednesday's Child - Siblings in foster care don't believe they'll be adopted

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:00pm

Ray and Nichole are siblings who share an amazing connection. They've lived in foster care for three years and hope to be adopted. They are determined to stay together.

Police search for Utah man after 3 bodies found in Idaho

Kristin Rodine, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 6:35pm

Gerald Michael “Mike” Bullinger is wanted for failure to report three deaths on the property he and his wife recently bought on North KCID Road outside Caldwell.

Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 6:28pm

An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.

Man convicted of sex offense in September charged with new offenses

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 5:50pm

A man who was convicted in September of sexual battery has now been arrested and charged for allegedly trying to have sex with a 13-year-old girl, according to charging documents.

Polygamous leader hit with new felony charge after capture

Lindsay Whitehurst - Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 4:47pm

Captured polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs could face up to another 10 years in prison after prosecutors filed a new felony charge Wednesday connected to his nearly yearlong time on the run.

United Utah Party sues for access on special election ballot

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 4:16pm

A newly formed Utah political party filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the lieutenant governor's office seeking to gain access to the ballot for the 3rd District special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Parachutist hurt during jump near Cedar Fort

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 3:59pm

A parachutist received minor injuries Wednesday afternoon during a jump near Cedar Fort.

Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act

Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 3:47pm

Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct.

Man charged with raping young teen he met at homeless shelter

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 3:04pm

A man accused of befriending a 13-year-old girl at the homeless shelter and then raping her and having her help him sell drugs has been charged.

Council considers cutting embattled county recorder's budget

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 3:01pm

After a series of closed sessions amid concerns over troubled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott, the County Council plans to use its power of the purse strings to take action.


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