Utah lawmakers seek valuation of federal lands in state
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers want to get a valuation of federal lands in the state so they can deliver a bill to the U.S government to show how much revenue the lands could generate if they were privately owned.
The Deseret News
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From key players healed after injuries to multi-talented newcomers filling out the rotation, Minnesota has a much deeper team than last season.
Gabe Kalscheur is part of that fresh start, set up to help ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Ingles packaged 19 points and four stitches in a rough and tumble battle with Memphis that ultimately earned the Utah Jazz their third straight victory.
Rudy Gobert added 15 points and 16 rebounds for Utah as the Jazz avenged a couple of early-season home losses ...
Utah cancels partial Medicaid request after expansion passes
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials are asking the federal government to cancel their request for a limited Medicaid expansion with a work requirement after voters approved a full expansion.
Kolbi Young, a spokeswoman for the Utah Department of Health, says the state has asked federal ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Fire officials in Provo say two people have been found dead after a fire overnight at a farm.
The Provo Fire Department says the blaze was reported at Finch Family Farms around 1:30 a.m. Monday.
Firefighters came to the scene to find several buildings and vehicles ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A University of Utah track athlete who was shot by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated has been buried in her hometown of Pullman, Washington.
Lauren McCluskey was remembered late Sunday as kind, sensitive, intelligent, dedicated and beautiful.
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored a career-high 35 points on 11-of-17 shooting to help Saint Mary’s beat Utah Valley 92-63 on Sunday night.
Ford made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. The junior, who averaged 19.1 points over the final seven games of ...
Woman dies after rollover on I-80 near Lambs Canyon junction
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says a 19-year-old woman is dead after a rollover crash on Interstate 80 near Lambs Canyon junction.
They say the accident occurred before 1 a.m. Sunday.
Highway Patrol officials have identified the victim as Sofiea Maya-Flores.
Audit finds dozens of unreported teacher-misconduct claims
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — School authorities in Utah have failed to report educator misconduct, possibly allowing teachers to offend again by moving to other schools, according to a new audit.
The report examining a small sample of cases found dozens of allegations over the last 10 years that ...
Southern Utah uses 2nd-half run to beat San Jose State 66-59
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan scored 15 points, Dwayne Morgan added 13 and Southern Utah rallied with 12 straight points to beat San Jose State 66-59 on Saturday night.
The Thunderbirds (2-0) trailed 51-44 before going on a 12-0 run to lead 56-51 with 6:05 to go. Southern Utah ...
Josh Davis runs Weber State over Southern Utah 31-18
CEDAY CITY, Utah (AP) — Josh Davis ran for 225 yards and two touchdowns and Weber State kept pace in the Big Sky Conference race with a 31-18 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night.
Weber State (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky Conference) is now tied with UC Davis and Eastern Washington atop the ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jason Shelley may be a freshman and undersized for a major college quarterback, but he doesn’t lack confidence.
“We know what we can do. We know we can play. We’re here for a reason,” Shelley said. “We couldn’t wait to prove it.”
In his first start, Shelley ran ...
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A record-setting performance moved Utah State one step closer to playing for the Mountain West Conference championship.
The 14th-ranked Aggies totaled 804 yards of offense and 33 first downs on their way to a 62-24 win over San Jose State on Saturday. They broke a school ...
Sheriff’s office: 2 electrocuted, 1 injured at potash mine
MOAB, Utah (AP) — Authorities say two workers were electrocuted and a third injured Saturday when industrial equipment at a potash mine in eastern Utah touched a power line.
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says Russell Helquist and Matthew Johnston died at the Intrepid Potash facility ...
Utah ranchers frustrated as ‘glamping’ replaces grazing
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rural leaders in Utah who often chafe at how federal officials manage public lands are now also growing frustrated with state authorities who are increasing cancel grazing permits in favor of more-profitable land uses.
In one case, Garfield County passed an ordinance ...
- Star TribuneGophers basketball improves to 2-0 with home victory over UtahNovember 13, 2018
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- The Washington TimesZack Moss, Utah RB, hurt knee getting into bedNovember 11, 2018
- The Times-TribuneAROUND TOWN: Rieder Walks Away From Jazz Cheer SquadNovember 11, 2018
FrontRunner commuter train strikes truck on tracks in Provo
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Over 30 passengers and crew members aboard a FrontRunner commuter train escaped injury when it struck a tractor-trailer rig broken down on tracks in Provo.
The Daily Herald
Jazz beat Celtics 123-115 in Hayward’s return to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gordon Hayward got a cold reception in Utah. He was booed every time he touched the ball, and his Boston Celtics left town with a loss.
Joe Ingles matched his career high with 27 points and added a season-best seven assists to help the Jazz beat the Celtics 123-115 on ...
Haws hits flurry of 3s, BYU defeats Utah Valley 75-65
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored a flurry of 3-point baskets early in the second half and finished with 23 points as BYU defeated Utah Valley 75-65 Friday night in the wake of an NCAA announcement the program was being hit with sanctions.
Yoeli Childs scored 20 points, including a putback ...
Weber St. rolls up Bethesda 123-53 behind John’s 17 PTs
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John led seven players in double figures with 17 points and Weber State beat NCCAA Bethesda 123-53 in the Wildcats’ home opener Friday night.
The 70-point win is the second largest margin of victory in school history and the 123 points is the third most scored in a ...
Utah State tops Hartford 100-73 behind Brown’s 24 points
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Dwayne Brown Jr. tied his career high with 24 points and Utah State scored its second straight 100-point game Friday night with a 100-73 win over Hartford.
Sam Merrill and Tauriawn Knight scored 14 points apiece and Quinn Taylor added 12 for the Aggies, who beat Montana ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers.
Utah will be ...
The Latest: Hard-fought House race still too close to call
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Utah election (all times local):
The hard-fought race between Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love and Democratic challenger Ben McAdams is still in play, three days after the polls closed.
New results released Friday cut into McAdams’ ...
Utah voters pass Medicaid expansion that state’s Republican lawmakers repeatedly rejected
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah voters pass Medicaid expansion that state’s Republican lawmakers repeatedly rejected .
Utah joins more than 30 others states in legalizing medical marijuana despite opposition from powerful Mormon leaders
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah joins more than 30 others states in legalizing medical marijuana despite opposition from powerful Mormon leaders .
- BusinessWireCommunity Rehabilitation Clinic in Utah County Receives Donation from The Kahlert FoundationNovember 12, 2018
- BusinessWireSuperior Drilling Products, Inc. Delivered 7% Revenue Growth and Generated $1.9 Million in Cash for Third Quarter 2018November 8, 2018
- Globe NewswireThe People Speak as Utah Passes Legislation to Legalize Medical CannabisNovember 7, 2018
Win over UCLA crucial to Sun Devils’ Pac-12 South hopes
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — After consecutive wins over USC and Utah, Arizona State finds itself in the thick of the Pac-12 South race. The Sun Devils need a victory over UCLA on Saturday to stay there.
Arizona State (5-4, 3-3) would win the Pac-12 South title by beating UCLA, Oregon and Arizona ...
NCAA penalizes BYU after player received improper benefits
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The BYU men’s basketball program was placed on probation for two years and must vacate 47 wins under sanctions imposed Friday by the NCAA in an improper-benefits case involving guard Nick Emery.
The NCAA said the player received more than $12,000 in benefits from four ...
Passenger stops Utah Greyhound bus after driver passes out
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Greyhound bus passenger got behind the wheel and steered the bus to safety after the driver began passing out on a Utah highway Friday morning, police said.
Everette Elliott, 49, took over as the driver suffered a medical problem on Interstate 15 south of Salt Lake ...
BEAVER, Utah (AP) — Principal Brad Harris, half-apologizing, notes the sign on the wall that declares Belknap Elementary School as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
“The U.S. Department of Education hasn’t sent us our signs yet so we made our own,” Harris ...
Utah will debut new starting quarterback against Oregon
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The big question facing Utah when it hosts Oregon is whether Jason Shelley can pick up where Tyler Huntley left off.
Shelley, a redshirt freshman, will make his first career start Saturday against the Ducks in place of Huntley, who broke his collarbone in the third ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Majority Republicans in the Utah Legislature have chosen new leaders for the House and Senate as they reorganized in the wake of Tuesday’s election.
House Republicans picked Rep. Brad Wilson of Kaysville as House speaker while Senate Republicans chose Sen. J. Stuart ...
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Slowing down the blistering pace of Utah State’s offense has become a virtually impossible task for nearly every opponent that’s faced the Aggies this season.
The No. 14 Aggies enter their regular-season home finale against San Jose State on Saturday entrenched among the ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters have demonstrated in several Utah cities calling for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign.
In Salt Lake City, more than 200 people held signs and ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Blending in tons of newcomers isn’t going to happen without Utah experiencing some growing pains.
That much was evident during the Utes’ 75-61 victory over Maine on Thursday night. Utah showed moments of brilliance in its season opener. It also made plenty of mistakes ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah running back Zack Moss will miss the rest of the season after injuring a knee injury in practice Wednesday.
“So many emotions. So many tears. I’m coming back stronger. God’s plan,” Moss tweeted Thursday night after learning that his injury would end his season ...
Governor calls out county’s long lines at polling places
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has harsh words for election officials in a county with long voting lines and uncounted ballots in a still-undecided Congressional race.
Herbert said in a statement Thursday that Utah County is the “the epicenter of dysfunction” anytime glitches ...
MIDVALE, Utah (AP) _ Overstock.com Inc. (OSTK) on Thursday reported a loss of $47.9 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Midvale, Utah-based company said it had a loss of $1.55.
The online discount retailer posted revenue of $440.6 million in the period.
Here are some things to watch in the Pac-12 Conference this week:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Oregon at Utah. This game has lots of drama, with Utah missing quarterback Tyler Huntley, who is out for the regular season with a broken collarbone. The Utes will start redshirt freshman Jason Shelley as ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Navajo man is winning a Utah county commission race where he fought get on the ballot for the first general election after a judge ruled that local voting districts were illegally drawn along racial lines.
Votes counted as of Thursday show Democrat Willie Grayeyes ...
San Jose State (1-8, 1-4 Mountain West) at No. 14 Utah State (8-1, 5-0), 4 p.m. EST (Facebook)
Line: Utah State by 31.
Series record: San Jose State 20-17-1
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Utah State has rolled to eight straight wins and has a one-game lead over Boise State atop the ...
NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Residents of the hometown of North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor gathered Wednesday night to pay their respects to the Utah National Guard major killed while serving in Afghanistan.
Hundreds of well-wishers held a vigil for Taylor, holding candles and other lights while ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert is ordering that state and national flags in Utah be lowered to half-staff in respect for victims of the overnight shooting in Thousand Oaks, California.
An announcement by Herbert’s office says the governor’s action is in coordination with a ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State health officials say a Utah resident has died from rabies for the first time in over seven decades.
The Department of Health says the victim died earlier this month and that the death is the first of a Utah resident since 1944.
No information was released ...
LEHI, Utah (AP) _ Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. (NATR) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $1.5 million.
The Lehi, Utah-based company said it had profit of 8 cents per share.
The nutritional and personal care products maker posted revenue of $88.8 million in the ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell returned to Utah’s lineup, and so did the Jazz’s tenacious defense.
The Jazz nearly led wire-to-wire in a 117-102 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night that snapped a four-game skid. They got there on the type of defensive play that ...
The Latest: Love-McAdams race remains too close to call
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on elections in Utah (all times local):
Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love remains locked in a tight race with Democratic challenger Ben McAdams as she fights to keep her House seat in a largely suburban, politically mixed district.
PROVO, Utah (AP) _ Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $53.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Provo, Utah-based company said it had net income of 94 cents.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Utah Rep. Mia Love is trailing in her re-election bid because she’s kept him at arm’s length.
The Associated Press has not yet called the race, but Trump claimed his fellow Republican “lost” after a campaign where she stressed ...
Midterm races nationwide that are still too close to call
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate races in Florida and Arizona were too close to call Wednesday, raising the possibility of President Donald Trump gaining a more comfortable Senate majority.
Meanwhile, the outcome in the high-profile race for governor in Georgia and several campaigns for Congress ...