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'It's just amazing': Utah's 20 new state flag semifinalist designs reach state Capitol

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Which new flag design waves for you?

Which new flag design waves for you?

Ellen Fagg Weist for the Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement  |  Posted Sept. 19 - 3:00 p.m.

20 semi-final flag designs are available to be considered as Utah's next state flag.
Does one of these flags say 'Utah' to you? Utah unveils 20 semifinalists for new state flag

Does one of these flags say 'Utah' to you? Utah unveils 20 semifinalists for new state flag

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 8 - 1:13 p.m.

The field of 5,703 designs submitted to potentially replace Utah's state flag has officially been whittled down to 20.
A new flag for Utah: Long may Utah voices wave

A new flag for Utah: Long may Utah voices wave

Ellen Fagg Weist for the Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement  |  Posted Aug. 10 - 7:00 p.m.

Utah's flag has been altered at least three times since it was launched as the governor's flag in 1903.
Will one of these be Utah's next state flag? Task force gets 1st glimpse of 5.7K designs

Will one of these be Utah's next state flag? Task force gets 1st glimpse of 5.7K designs

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 23 - 11:19 p.m.

Members of the Utah State Flag Task Force got their first look Thursday at all the possible design and color combinations for a new state flag.
Opinion: We took the Utah flag redesign to students — thousands responded

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Opinion: We took the Utah flag redesign to students — thousands responded

Dan McCay, for the Deseret News  |  Posted June 14 - 8:00 a.m.

Utah's flag expressed the desire to be American and join the Union. It's time for a new flag to celebrate our Utah identity
Mountains? Beehives? Fry sauce? What Utahns say they want on new state flag

Mountains? Beehives? Fry sauce? What Utahns say they want on new state flag

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 12:09 p.m.

Utah received over 5,000 flag design submissions and 1,500 text submissions over the past few months. Here are the early leading ideas for a new state flag.
'They have amazing ideas': Utah turns to students as it wraps input for new state flag designs

'They have amazing ideas': Utah turns to students as it wraps input for new state flag designs

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 27 - 12:29 p.m.

The group tasked with coming up with a redesign of the state flag is seeking input from Utah students as it wraps up its collection of designs and ideas.
Wave this way: Just how much do you know about state flags?

Wave this way: Just how much do you know about state flags?

Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement  |  Posted April 25 - 7:00 p.m.

Take the quiz to see how much you really know about the symbolism and intentions into different state flags.
Utah senator 'excited' as state prepares to sift through thousands of new flag designs

Utah senator 'excited' as state prepares to sift through thousands of new flag designs

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 7:11 p.m.

Members of the Utah State Flag Task Force say they are thrilled with the thousands of designs they've seen so far. And it's possible a new design will be adopted this year.
Why the Utah state flag is getting a new look

Why the Utah state flag is getting a new look

Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement  |  Posted April 9 - 3:00 p.m.

A new initiative represents a "fantastic opportunity for Utahns to come to an understanding of the symbolism that represents us in the 21st century."
Waving the colors of a new design for the Utah state flag

Waving the colors of a new design for the Utah state flag

Ellen Fagg Weist for the Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement  |  Posted April 4 - 7:00 p.m.

A new initiative represents a "fantastic opportunity for Utahns to come to an understanding of the symbolism that represents us in the 21st century."
Local designers create tool to help Utahns design a new state flag

Local designers create tool to help Utahns design a new state flag

Dan Spindle, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 9:18 a.m.

Two local designers want Utahns to get involved in the creative process of designing a new state flag — no artistic ability necessary.
Utah leaders launch initiative calling for design submissions for new state flag

Utah leaders launch initiative calling for design submissions for new state flag

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 7:11 p.m.

Utah leaders officially launched a movement to redesign the state's flag Wednesday.
Here's when to expect a design proposal for new Utah state flag

Here's when to expect a design proposal for new Utah state flag

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 14 - 9:31 p.m.

Members of the Utah State Flag Task Force hammered out a new, detailed timeline for the process for a new Utah state flag, including a time period for design submissions and public comments.
Utah Legislature extends timetable for state flag redesign

Utah Legislature extends timetable for state flag redesign

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 11 - 12:59 p.m.

The Utah Legislature gave the state flag task force another year to consider ideas for a redesign.
Utah leaders hope to 'catch lightning in the bottle' as state flag redesign picks up pace

Utah leaders hope to 'catch lightning in the bottle' as state flag redesign picks up pace

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 28 - 5:04 p.m.

The effort to rebrand Utah's flag is gaining traction months after state leaders launched a task force to come up with a new flag design. The state will start taking in public input soon.
Task force begins process of designing new Utah flag, question could be on 2022 ballot

Task force begins process of designing new Utah flag, question could be on 2022 ballot

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 16 - 7:41 p.m.

Utahns may soon see the biggest overhaul to Utah's state flag in over a century, if not ever in its 125 years of statehood.
Don't like the look of the state flag? Lawmakers OK task force to look at redesign

Don't like the look of the state flag? Lawmakers OK task force to look at redesign

Hannah Petersen, Deseret News  |  Posted March 5 - 6:26 a.m.

Legislators voted to let a task force study Utah's state flag and see if it needs a redesign.
Talk of new state flag design for Utah raises concern from some lawmakers

Talk of new state flag design for Utah raises concern from some lawmakers

Hannah Petersen, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan. 24 - 9:33 p.m.

An effort to possibly "modernize" the Utah state flag didn't fly well with some senators, even though it did win enough support to move onto further debate in the Senate.