State

400 more homes evacuated as Brian Head wildfire grows

Western Wildfires-2

A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the...

State

Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California

Western Wildfires-1

Nearly 1,000 firefighters in southern Utah are banking on cooler weather conditions Sunday as they continue to tackle the country's largest wildfire


State

Analysis: Utah House district map may give Republicans the advantage

Legislature Session Utah-14

Utah is one of the most conservative states in the country, and Republicans have long controlled the state Legislature. But an Associated Press analysis shows the state's legislative districts were drawn in a way that may have given the GOP extra help.


State

Utah's Asian and multiracial populations increasing, new Census data shows

Census-Utah

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Utah is experiencing a growing wave of diversity, and Asian and multiracial populations are growing faster than others.


State

Hoesen leads Quakes past Real Salt Lake with goal, assist

MLS Real Salt Lake Earthquakes Soccer

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored his second goal of the season and assisted on Marco Urena’s second goal, lifting the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Hoesen opened the scoring in the 13th minute, off a long cross from Nick Lima. After touching...


State

Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night. The fire near the town of Brian Head is 8 percent contained and has destroyed at least 13 homes, fire officials said. About 1,000 firefighters and support personnel...


State

BYU gives amnesty to sexual assault victims, witnesses

Sex Assaults College Confidentiality

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brigham Young University has announced it formally adopted an amnesty policy for victims or witnesses of sexual assault. The university adopted the policy Friday, which will be implemented at The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints’ colleges and universities; BYU-...


State

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

Gay Mormon-Out in Church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders — is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. Savannah,...


State

Utah evacuees watched flames draw closer, smoke get thicker

Western Wildfires-3

A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday.


State

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at church

Gay Mormon-Out in Church-3

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God — before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders — is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues. Savannah, 13, spoke on May...


State

The Latest: Arizona governor seeking more wildfire funding

Western Wildfires

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the West (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a state of emergency to get additional funds to fight wildfires. In the past two months, Arizona has had more than a dozen large wildfires. Friday’s declaration...


Older ›
×