While supporters in a 20,000 seat stadium in Orlando, Florida, cheered President Donald Trump’s official kick-off of his 2020 campaign, a flag-waving party of roughly 50 people celebrated in Western Salt Lake City.
About a hundred Salt Lake City teachers, parents and community supporters rallied on Tuesday to demand better pay. Salary negotiations between the teachers’ union and the district reached an impasse two weeks ago.
Utah’s Medicaid expansion plan had a final public hearing Monday night in Salt Lake City. After the window closes for online comments at the end of the month, officials with the health department will then submit the proposed changes to the federal government for approval as a waiver.
The drive behind a massive water development project in southwestern Utah, the Lake Powell Pipeline, shows no signs of slowing even after the Colorado River Basin states signed a new agreement this spring that could potentially force more conservation or cutbacks.
After a heated debate on immigration issues at its Tuesday meeting, the Salt Lake County Council passed an amended resolution by Council Member Steve DeBry that outlined the county’s support of its immigrant residents and urged Utah congressional leaders to pass immigration laws that keep families together.
Valens Musoni was about five or six years old when the Rwandan genocide began 25 years ago. He grew up in the capital city of Kigali with his parents and 15 siblings, including half-brothers and half-sisters. He remembers his parents working on a farm, his siblings bring him treats from their school.
Last month's meeting on the inland port lasted only five minutes before being disrupted by megaphone-bearing protesters, furious over plans to build a massive distribution hub in northwest Salt Lake CIty.
Around the country mounting distrust of vaccines has created an opportunity for diseases to spread that previously disappeared from the United States. Measles was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. However, this year there have been 981 cases nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Trump administration is responsible for the largest reduction of federally protected land in U.S. history after it shrunk two national monuments in Utah, according to a recent study published in the journal Science.
MOAB — About 40 miles north from the tourist hordes in town and set against a backdrop of tan clay and red mesas, the vista looked primed for a nature magazine cover shoot: early afternoon, the desert bloom in full force, awash with purple and yellow flowers. Quiet.
A 2017 “flash drought” on the northern Great Plains led to massive wildfires, millions of dollars in lost tourism revenue and $2.6 billion in agricultural losses, according to a new federal report released Thursday.
The utility company in charge of powering the Navajo Nation, where roughly 10 percent live without power, is receiving a $94 million federal loan for two sprawling solar farms, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials announced Thursday.
Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski proclaimed May 28 to June 2 as Pride Week in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. Her announcement kicks off a week of celebrations aimed at the LGBTQ community in the capital and beyond.
On a recent rainy Wednesday, across the street from Salt Lake City’s Temple Square, Mirella Cardoso faced a not totally inconsequential choice: what kind of cookies to eat at the new Crumbl store inside City Creek’s Deseret Book.
The story of the Mormon pioneers who travelled West to settle in the territory that is now the state of Utah is well-known. What’s less well known is the stories of the African Americans who also made the journey.
CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK, UTAH — The dark blue, predawn sky was just beginning to brighten over Mesa Arch — a once-hidden gem in southern Utah — as Jonathan Zhang frantically set up his camera and tripod.