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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is packing for a trade mission to Hong Kong. The governor leaves Sunday along with Zions Bank president and CEO Scott Anderson and World Trade Center Utah president and CEO Derek Miller. The trip will focus on tech companies, transportation and manufacturing.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wildlife advocates say Utah should have suspended a coyote bounty program after reports of a wolf sighting. A month after that sighting, a hunter killed a rare gray wolf he mistook for a coyote. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says that initial sighting of a wolf was not conclusive.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its investigation into possible mishandling and improper shipment by Defense Department laboratories of organisms that cause deadly diseases, including plague and encephalitis. Samples of live anthrax from the Army's Dugway Proving Ground in Utah were shipped to 194 labs.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal scientists are conducting a study in six western states to help allocate scarce water supplies during future droughts. U.S. Geological Survey workers are measuring flows and temperatures through September in nearly 500 streams mostly in upper tributaries in Idaho, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The findings will be published in 2016.
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