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Ogden • At 14 years old and 5 feet 5 inches tall, cowboy poet Thatch Elmer may have to physically look up to many of his cohorts, but there are plenty who admiringly look up to him. His young age is an attention-getter in a genre most followed by cowboys older than 55, followers say. But Thatch also holds ...
Who am I to lead a cultural movement extolling the virtues of building a transcendent political culture in Utah? My career highlights have been drenched in the political blood of contentious culture wars. I cut my professional teeth back in Congress 30 years ago when first assigned to try to expel Barney ...

SALT LAKE CITY -- University of Utah researchers could soon be looking into how marijuana impacts the brain and if the medical benefits outweigh the risks. “We're going to study the effect of cannabis products on the brain,” said Jeffrey Anderson, a Professor of Radiology and Imaging Service at University ...
Heber City • She's moving forward for the sake of her daughter. A little more than two years after her husband was murdered at their Park City home, Griselle Trujillo is determined that their 19-month-old girl has a bright future. Most days she drives from Heber City to Park City in time to drop Luna Faith ...
'American Idol' remembers that people in Utah and the Mountain time zone exist. Scott D. Pierce • Sunday episodes will air live in Mountain time ... Utah doesn't represent • Lots of Utahns have made it to the “American Idol” finals — but not this year. Only one local, Cesley Parrish of Highland, made it to ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Utah Democratic convention (all times local):. __. 3:30 p.m.. Salt Lake County Councilwoman Jenny Wilson has won the Utah Democratic Party's nomination for Senate and now faces a tough general election race in the overwhelmingly Republican state.

Utah wide receiver Darren Carrington II, No. 28 WR: Carrington is trying to follow in his dad's footsteps. His father was a fifth-round pick to the Denver Broncos in 1989. — Former Bingham High tight end Dalton Schultz, No. 7 TE: Only four tight ends have been taken so far in the draft, which means it could ...
His lawyers counter that they've provided multiple documents, including satellite images of the remote Utah home where he's lived for 20 years while holding local leadership positions and an affidavit saying he's been registered to vote in San Juan County since he was 18. Many homes in the rural area ...
When the music gets loud, Lisa McNett's son Elijah gets louder. “If the music is too loud somewhere, he'll find a way to cope,” McNett said about her 7-year-old son, who is on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum. “He'll talk louder, or he'll make observations.” McNett and her husband, Will, who ...
The contest will be televised by KBYU-TV, Ch. 11. The fourth game between BYU and Utah is scheduled for May 8 at Smith's Ballpark. While the Utes have dropped six consecutive games, the Cougars have lost three of their last four. After entertaining Utah Tuesday, BYU will host a three-game WCC series ...
SALT LAKE CITY – The average price per gallon of unleaded gasoline in Utah hit $3.00 last week- the highest price motorists have paid since 2015. According to a report made by AAA, Utah ranks almost 20 cents higher than the national gas price average, which was $2.76 in April. “Gas prices in Utah ...
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's tech-o-polis is continuing its high-performance growth cycle, but a new report finds while the rate of imported tech employees is keeping about even with those we export, the state is losing the fight to keep the best educated homegrown talent here. And the simple answer as to ...
A former Utah corrections officer was sentenced for sexually assaulting a woman after fleeing from the sentence for more than 10 years. April 24, 2018, at ... The Salt Lake Tribune reports William Lawrence on Monday, 12 years after the assault, was sentenced to zero to five years in the Utah State Prison.
LEHI, Utah — Mitt Romney wound his way through this city's tulip festival on Monday, shaking hands, hugging toddlers and shrugging off his failure to sew up the nomination for an open Senate seat at this state's Republican Party convention last weekend. “I don't think it was any particular surprise for us,” ...
TOOELE, Utah (AP) — Investigators are calling a large fire that destroyed the clubhouse of a Utah shooting range arson. The Deseret News reports a fire on Thursday caused about $400,000 worth of damage to the clubhouse of the Big Shot Ranch about 30 miles (48.3 kilometers) west of Salt Lake City.
Months before 84-year-old Utah senator Orrin Hatch announced his retirement, polls showed Mitt Romney easily winning the race to replace him. When Romney received Hatch's blessing to enter the contest, and quickly secured an endorsement from President Trump, he had every reason to think that he'd ...
Washington, D.C.—Utah app developers and tech companies are key drivers of a thriving $950 billion app economy, according to a new report by ACT | The App Association. The annual State of the App Economy report looks at the all-encompassing app ecosystem that results from software's integration ...

Utah woman gives birth to quintuplets at Phoenix hospital. By The Associated Press. · Published: 11 hours ago. Updated: 11 hours ago. Phoenix • A Utah couple is welcoming five new additions to their family. Dignity Health spokeswoman Sara Baird said in a news release that Jamie Scott delivered quintuplets Wednesday ...
From seeing a controversial DUI bill upheld to successfully lobbying for an increase to the state's the tourism marketing budget, the Park City tourism industry came out of the Utah State legislative session with successes and failures. Bill Malone, president and CEO of the Park City Chamber/Bureau said that ...
Salt Lake City—On Thursday, the Salt Lake Chamber released the first-quarter results of the Salt Lake Chamber's 2018 CEOutlook survey. The Salt Lake Chamber's CEOutlook is a new statewide economic survey of Utah business executives. As an authoritative business survey on economic sentiment in ...
As a state that still keeps its pioneering spirit burning bright, Utah has always been welcome to those running from persecution or trying to build a new life form themselves in a new land. And as Utah's foreign-born population continues to grow, it has become a vital part of the state's booming economy.
Melchior said he and his business partner, Sam Robinson, have been looking at creating a gun-friendly video platform since they bought Utah Gun Exchange last year. YouTube's decision, made in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 students and teachers, has ...
File - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, shows hundreds of students at Weber High School leaving class and head to the soccer field during a school walkout in Pleasant View, Utah. Hundreds of people are expected to march to the Utah state Capitol in separate protests aimed at improving school safety in ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | Tribune file photo) An unfinished residential solar array in South Jordan, initially installed by St. George-area company Legend Solar. As its seeks to cope with what it says is an “extreme cashflow problem” leaving scores of customers in limbo, state regulators are pursuing disciplinary ...
Utah code 20A-1-101.5(3) requires that a person's felony conviction be expunged or at least 10 years have passed since the most recent felony conviction before he or she may hold elected office. Also to qualify, the felon must be granted parole, complete probation or successfully complete incarceration.
(Steve Griffin | Tribune file photo) A UTA TRAX train climbs out of downtown Salt Lake City as it heads to the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, June 24, 2013. The transit agency will undergo a major overhaul under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Gary Herbert, including access to state funding, ...
(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Students (l-r) Isaac Reese, Mathew Davis, Elizabeth Love, Sophie Davies, Wilhelmina Graff and Aurora Allen meet in Sugarhouse to organize an upcoming March For Our Lives, urging gun reform in the wake of a Florida school shooting. Thousands are expected to ...
SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - A group of disabled veterans in Utah is training to compete at the 2018 Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, CO next week. For Bob Eskridge, who lost a leg in Grenada back in 1983, sled hockey has helped him regain physical strength he lost over time after his injury.
(Photo courtesy Paige Soviet) Utah resident Tan France is one of the stars of the Netflix series Queer Eye. (Photo courtesy Paige Soviet) Utah resident Tan France is one of the stars of the Netflix series Queer Eye. (Photo courtesy Paige Soviet) Utah resident Tan France is one of the stars of the Netflix series ...
"There's been so much historic suppression in Utah," says Hodson, who also teaches human sexuality at the University of Utah. "People eventually get to a point where they realize sexuality is inherently who we are — it just is. Everybody needs to feel community and connection and a sense of belonging, ...
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, center, hugs Kyle Kashuv, 16, and Patrick Petty, 17, both from Parkland, Fla., following a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. On the far left is Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Hatch is the lead sponsor of the school safety bill, aiming to replicate the ...
In this March 14, 2018 photo, Jonny Peay, 22, works out at Elevate Fitness & Rehab in Orem, Utah. Peay is one of a handful of students that have been accepted into the Aggies Elevated program for special needs students. (Isaac Hale, Daily Herald/The Daily Herald via AP) The Associated Press.
SANDY — The state of Utah has its share of professional sports teams. Most notably the Utah Jazz and Real Salt Lake, but the Beehive State also boasts the Salt Lake Bees, the Utah Grizzlies and Utah Royals FC, among others. On Thursday afternoon another professional team, not to mention an entire ...
(Photo courtesy of Josh Ewing, Friends of Cedar Mesa) This prehistoric masonry structure, located near southeast Utah's Recapture Canyon, is on on one of many parcels rich in archaeological resources that the Bureau of Land Management has leased for oil and gas development. At the BLM's March 20 ...
Dignity Health spokeswoman Sara Baird said in a news release that Jamie Scott delivered quintuplets Wednesday at St. Joseph's hospital in Phoenix. Jamie and husband Skyler, of St. George, have been documenting the pregnancy on Facebook. They posted on the social media site that the three girls ...
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) In this April 4, 2013, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook is having one of its worst weeks as a publicly traded company with a share sell-off continuing for a second day. Britain's Commissioner ...
EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — A charter school in Eagle Mountain was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after the Utah County Sheriff's Office received a report of a man carrying a rifle at a nearby convenience store. According to the Sheriff's Office, Rockwell Charter High School was on lockdown for ...
Utah government agencies have to fend off hundreds of millions of attacks every single day - and the Dept. of Technology Services (DTS) does a great job protecting the massive amounts of public data. Having blazed a trail for the rest of the nation in the way it investigates and prosecutes cyber crime by ...
With Box Elder County's long-time state senator calling it quits, there will be at least two changes in representation of the county at the state capitol beginning next year. On the evening of Thursday, March 8, Senator Peter Knudson announced that he is not seeking re-election to the Utah State Senate, ...
The former Granger High School star and University of Utah redshirt has been a valuable contributor in his first season with the Kansas State Wildcats. His most impressive showing of the year came in a Big 12 tournament loss to Kansas when he totaled a game-high 29 points on 13-for-19 shooting from the ...
It's a scene in Utah Repertory Theater Company's new production where Ben is forced to introduce Chris (Dallon D. Thorup), his secret gay hookup, to Emily (Andrea Peterson), his longtime girlfriend. The sound escapes as Ben sees the pair are hitting it off and realizes his secrets might come out.
In Utah, the student-led demonstrations are individually organized, largely with the permission or accommodation from Utah's school district administrators. Groups offered a variety of reasons for joining in, from showing solidarity with survivors to a critique of the nation's gun laws and calls for enhanced ...
... medical director of Utah Naloxone, distributes Naloxone kits during a community training event at the Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness office in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Plumb distributes Naloxone — an antidote for opioid overdose — to any Utahn who wants it.
SALT LAKE CITY – Utah schools are preparing for students to take part in the National School Walk out on Wednesday. They're also addressing how they'll handle teachers who choose to participate. It's a dilemma facing many Utah teachers: do they keep their political views to themselves? Or let their ...
“After I finished hearing from Reagan, I reached out to representatives from [the Utah Department of Transportation], Salt Lake City, Woods Cross City and Farmington City. During those conversations, I determined that 90 days was way too short of a time period. On the Senate floor, I amended the bill to ...
19, 2016 file photo San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman speaks during a news conference at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Lyman, a rural Utah county commissioner who became a cause celebre in the movement challenging federal management of Western public lands when he led an ...
Mike Noel, right, R-Kanab, voting on the House floor at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers wound down their annual session Thursday after opening a record number of bills but failing to pass proposals on hot-button issues, including a repeal of the death penalty and a gun-control measure.
In March 2018, a Utah woman resolved her lawsuit against Costco over what she claimed was chicken salad contaminated with E. coli. ... An aspiring Utah actress who said E. coli bacteria in chicken salad purchased at Costco so sickened her that she needed a kidney transplant has resolved a lawsuit ...
People visit a makeshift memorial outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in Wednesday's mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert).
Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune Utah Republican Party Central Committee delegates vote for party secretary as they meet to discuss what kind of endorsements to give winners of conventions in the primary election against people who qualified for the ballot by collecting signatures, Saturday, ...


 

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