Browse by Day Archive



Archive: News / Utah (22 Stories)

Utahns cheer, jeer after Obamacare mandate for large employers postponed

07/04/2013 7:33am
Delaying until 2015 the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's mandate that large employers offer health insurance to employees or face penalties offers employers "time to do it right," advocates say. Critics say it indicates ACA is unworkable.

US flags to be lowered in honor of fallen Hotshots

07/04/2013 8:30am
Governor Gary R. Herbert directed that all U.S. and Utah flags be lowered to honor the 19 firefighters from the Arizona Granite Mountain Hotshot fire crew who were killed in action

Orem chocolate shop owner fools scammer

07/04/2013 9:49am
After a scammer tried to take advantage of him, a chocolate shop owner decided it was time to have a little fun at the expense of the scammer. He detailed the conversation on The Chocolate's Facebook page.

Pilot survives plane crash in Hurricane

07/04/2013 10:34am
A retired U.S. Air Force major is in a hospital after his single- passenger plane crashed near the Hurricane Municipal Airport.

SLC residents urged to protect against West Nile virus

07/04/2013 10:57am
Rising temperatures may bring West Nile- infected mosquitos, heath officials caution.

Pot field found near Bryce Canyon National Park

07/04/2013 11:33am
A tip from a hiker led law enforcement to unearth a field of 2,800 marijuana plants on National Forest land in southern Utah.

Utah commercial market 'healthier than the U.S. economy,' report says

07/04/2013 2:04pm
The commercial real estate market in the Salt Lake Valley is reflective of the strong local economy. The growth is keeping overall demand for commercial space steady, and new construction continues to occur in both the industrial and office markets.

Utah troopers seek zero fatalities July 4th

07/04/2013 2:53pm
Authorities are cracking down on drunken driving for the Fourth of July holiday.

Siblings meet for the first time at Sandy family reunion

07/04/2013 6:56pm
A group of siblings who have the same mother met for the first time in a unique family reunion Thursday afternoon.

Sandy couple discover fugitive in their home

07/04/2013 7:14pm
A Sandy family were shocked to discover a fugitive hiding in their home Wednesday night.

Rain flooding displaces 75 Taylorsville residents

07/04/2013 7:19pm
Overnight flooding caused by rainfall has displaced 75 people in a residential area.

Fire grows to 7 square miles overnight

07/04/2013 7:23pm
Crews battling a fire that grew nearly four times its size in less than 24 hours were working against building thunderstorms in Southern Utah.

Protestors rally near NSA data center for 4th Amendment rights

07/04/2013 7:28pm
More than 100 people gathered Thursday at Utah Veterans Memorial Park to support the cause of Restore the Fourth, a national group demanding an end to what its members say is unconstitutional government surveillance.

Teen girl found safe after getting lost on hike

07/04/2013 9:05pm
A 15-year-old girl missing for about five hours in Wasatch Mountain State Park was found safe about 8 p.m. Thursday.

Utah Marines give inside look at boot camp training

07/04/2013 9:24pm
Several Utahns are training at the Marine Corps Recruit Deport in San Diego and they gave an inside look into their experiences at boot camp.

PHOTOS: Utahns celebrate Independence Day with parades, fireworks

07/04/2013 9:35pm
Celebrations took place throughout the state Thursday, including numerous city parades and festivals.

Trail running forces you to slow down, smell the wildflowers

07/04/2013 9:55pm
An accidental trail runner, I now prefer running in the wild to running road races. While some find trail running intimidating, it's easy to get started and immensely rewarding.

Officials patrol restricted areas for fireworks on 4th

07/04/2013 10:11pm
Police and fire officials are sounding the alarm on fireworks restrictions this Independence Day, as well as sending out patrols to keep an eye on holiday celebrations.

Delicious, healthy BBQ desserts

07/04/2013 10:16pm
Summer holidays often mean a picnic or barbeque complete with a delicious dessert. But how do you keep the fun and flavor up, and the fat content down while celebrating?

Utah soldier killed in noncombat incident

07/04/2013 10:27pm
A Utah soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom died Wednesday at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, in a noncombat related incident.

2 bodies found along southern Utah hiking trail

07/04/2013 10:31pm
The bodies of a California couple were discovered by hikers Thursday morning in a popular hiking area in Kane County.

WWII pilot's letters returned to children after year-long search

07/04/2013 11:59pm
The letters of a World War II pilot were returned to the man's children after a year-long nationwide search.