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Recent Story Corrections

May 22, 2020

The White Mesa Mill Has Become A Dumping Ground For Radioactive Waste, Tribe And Advocates Say

Correction 9:30 a.m. MDT 5/22/20:This article has been updated to reflect that Clow's concern is about the state relaxing the definition of a well being polluted.

Contact Tracing For COVID-19 Can Be Challenging For Salt Lake's Homeless Population

Correction 8:47 p.m. MDT 5/5/2020: An earlier version of this story gave an incorrect total number of postives cases at the Men’s Resource Center in South Salt Lake. As of Monday, 124 clients staying there tested positive for coronavirus. Twenty-nine additional men have tested positive and while they listed their address as the center, they aren’t current clients.

What's Behind The Push To Test Anti-Malaria Drug As A COVID-19 Treatment?

Correction 6:09 p.m. MDT 4/20/2020: An earlier version of this story cited the wrong group as the source of the recommendation on hydroxychloroquine dosage. The Utah Department of Health made the recommendation, which was distributed by the Utah Medical Association to its membership. That recommendation was later rescinded.

Evictions On Hold After Coronavirus, But Not For Everyone

Correction 8:52 a.m. MDT 4/15/2020: A previous version of the story mischaracterized Gov. Herbert's temporary hold on evictions in the state. The freeze applies only to coronavirus-related cases.

AM News Brief: Medical Volunteers Head To NYC, Utah's ICU Beds & Lee Endorses Huntsman For Gov

Correction 4/13/20 11:50 a.m. MDT.An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed additional ceremony options.

AM News Brief: Bryce Canyon Closes, THC Candy & Tenants' Rights On Home Showings

Correction 4/7/20 11:38 MDT. A previous version of this story misstated how much of Capitol Reef National Park is closed.

LDS Church Holds General Conference During Pandemic, Announces First Temple In China

Correction 3:47 p.m. MDT 4/6/2020: A previous version of this story contained a factual error. The first General Conference held without a public audience was in 1942. Church members were not invited to the April conference that year due to World War II travel restrictions. And due to flu epidemics, General Conference was postponed in April of 1919 and cancelled altogether in October 1957.

Gov. Gary Herbert Signs Bills Expanding Mental Healthcare And Reforming Justice System

Correction 10:53 a.m. MT 3/31/2020: A previous version of this story misstated the total number of bills the governor has signed. He has signed 459 bills into law according to the governor’s press team. 

Moab Hospital Medical Director Asks Tourists To Stay Away From National Parks

Correction 3/16/2020 10:23 p.m. MT: A previous version of this story misstated the date 1,900 cars visited Arches National Park. It was March 15, 2020. 

Moab Business Owners Push Back Against County-wide Event Ban

Correction 2:21 p.m. MDT 3/12/2020: A previous version of this story misstated the area that would be included in the ban. The ban would apply to all areas of Grand County.

Colorado River Flows Are Diminishing. What Does That Mean For The Lake Powell Pipeline?

Clarification 2/28/20 5:59 p.m. MT: This story was changed to clarify that the Lake Powell Pipeline would create a second source of culinary water in Southwest Utah.

Latest Bears Ears Planning Meeting Convenes Without Indigenous Voices

Correction 2/28/20 6:10 p.m. MT: This story was corrected to show that the BLM expressed frustration over the perception that the agency is not engaging with tribes.

Why A Growing Number Of Young LDS Church Members Can't Square Their Faith With Trump's GOP

Correction 2/27/20 09:19 a.m. MT: A previous version of this post misspelled Pete Buttigieg's name.

Correction 2/27/20 09:19 a.m. MT: A previous version of this post misstated the night of Pete Buttigieg's Salt Lake City event.

AM News Brief: Vaping In Schools, Western Voters On Climate Change & Sage Grouse Management Plan

Correction 2/22/20 11:10 a.m. MT: A previous version of this post was misdated.

River Flow And The Lake Powell Pipeline

Correction 2/21/20 4:30 p.m. MT: A previous audio version of this story misstated Brad Udall's university.

Colorado River Flows Are Diminishing. What Does That Mean For The Lake Powell Pipeline?

Correction 2/21/20 1:09 p.m. MT: A previous version of this story misstated Brad Udall's university.

PM News Brief: BYU Honor Code Change, Rural Broadband & Utah Lawmaker On Colorado Wolf Effort

Rural Broadband Coming To Northeast Utah

Correction 11:04 p.m. 2/19/20: A previous title of this story misstated the location this program will impact.

PM News Brief: Wyoming Roads, Deer Poaching Case & Mayor Pete Comes To Utah

Kane County’s “Bellwether” Roads

Correction 6:31 p.m. 2/19/20: A previous version of this story misstated the trial schedule.

Data Show Increases In Decisions, Denials Of Asylum Cases In Utah Immigration Court

Correction 1/15/2020 11:07 a.m. MT: previous version of this story misstated which department houses the Executive Office for Immigration Review. It is house in the Department of Justice.

Report: Some Federally-Subsidized National Park Nonprofits Have Drifted From Original Mission

Correction 9:56 a.m. MST 1/3/20: An earlier version of this story mis-referenced "Recreation Environmental Learning Centers." They are called Residential Environmental Learning Centers.

Romney, Bishop Troll Illinois Senator Over Effort To Designate 8 Million Acres of Wilderness In Utah

Correction 2:17 MST, 12/23/19: A previous headline for this story listed the incorrect number of acres The Red Rock Wilderness  Act would impact.

State Audit Says 911 Transfers Can Be Dangerous And Should Be Reduced

Correction 2:43 p.m. MST 12/16/19: 

A previous version of this article misstated the date of a Park City 911 call transfer incident. In fact, it occurred in 2008, according to a Summit County official, and Summit County has made changes to its 911 operations since then.

After Deadly Attack In Mexico On U.S. Family, Sen. Romney Introduces Bill To Sanction Cartels

Correction 2:33 p.m. MST 12/16/19: An earlier version of the article misidentified the religious affiliation of the nine Americans shot in Mexico last month. In fact, they were part of a fundamentalist Mormom community, not associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

News Brief: Drugs, Law Enforcement & US Citizenship For American Samoans

Correction 9:39 a.m. MST, 12/13/19: A previous version of this story misidentified which types of fentanyl would be considered a schedule one drug under the FIGHT Fentanyl Act. Pharmaceutical fentanyl is and would remain a schedule two drug.

More Domestic Uranium Mining Could Mean Business For Southern Utah

Correction 1:12 p.m. 12/12/19: A previous version of this story misnamed the Ute Mountain Ute reservation. 

Correction 8:16 a.m. 12/12/12: An earlier version of this story also misidentified White Mesa Mill's role in uranium processing. The mill is responsible for final drying and packaging. 

Utah Researchers Look Into Prescription Drug Black Market

Correction 10:56 a.m. MST 12/12/19: A previous version of this story misspelled Michelle Litchman’s last name.

Feds Move Closer To Turkish Tariff, With Possible Payoff For Utah

Correction 4:43 p.m. MST 12/10/19: A previous version of this story mischaracterized an increase in Turkish cherries in the U.S. — Turkey has doubled its U.S. imports for each of the past four years. Chad Rowley’s name was misspelled in a previous version of this story.

State Tax Overhaul Moves Ahead As Lawmakers Look To Special Session This Week

Correction: 8:33 a.m. MST 12/10/19: A previous version of this story misstated when an interim legislative session will be held. While lawmakers are expected to meet Thursday, Gov. Gary Herbert or legislative leadership must formally call the session.