Fluorescent red Kokanee Salmon on display as they spawn
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah wildlife technicians are trapping Kokanee Salmon near a mountain reservoir this week and collecting their eggs and milt at spawning time.
Woman dies from injuries in wreck that killed her daughter
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman has died from injuries suffered in an Aug. 17 crash that killed her 16-year-old daughter.
Police say 44-year-old Brandilee Kussee Chacon died Tuesday, one...
Washington seeks first road win against BYU since 1997
No. 22 Washington (2-1) at BYU (2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC/ESPN 2).
Court halts timber activity in Southwest over threatened owl
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the...
Utah school district accidentally shares ex-employee threat
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police warned the top officials of a Utah school district about an ex-employee who had told his co-worker he wanted to "see what it feels like" to murder someone and attack...
Win of the Century: No. 10 Utes try to end epic skid at USC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's home winning streak against Utah is older than the 96-year-old Coliseum. The last time USC lost a home game to the Utes was in 1916, when the school whose...
No. 10 Utah looks for historic win over up-and-down USC
No. 10 Utah (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) at Southern California (2-1, 1-0), Friday at 9 p.m. EDT (FS1).
Utah wildfire officials prepare for post-fire erosion
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A northern Utah wildfire response team has begun preparing for potential post-fire erosion and flooding in the region, officials said.
US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research
The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high.
Senior citizens raising money for charity with bake sales
CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — Residents at a Utah senior citizens' community have raised more than $22,000 for charity through bake sales.
The Standard Examiner reports that a group gathers nearly...
Pepper spray discharge forces in evacuation of restaurant
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Firefighters and paramedics treated about a dozen people after an apparently accidental discharge of pepper spray forced the evacuation of a Salt Lake City...
Thousands of standardized tests in Utah are missing scores
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State officials say thousands of standardized tests completed by Utah students this spring are missing scores.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports a review released Wednesday...
Wyoming governor approaches Mexico about exporting coal
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has approached Mexican government officials about the possibility of using their ports to export the state's coal to overseas markets.
Utah police use sirens to drive bear up tree for relocation
OREM, Utah (AP) — Utah police used their vehicle sirens to drive a 2-year-old bear up a tree after its presence in a northern Utah town caused traffic delays Wednesday morning.
Utah representative to resign, citing busy work schedule
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rep. John Knotwell has announced his resignation from the Utah Legislature at the end of September.
The Herriman Republican cited a demanding work and travel schedule...
USA Bobsled pilot Elana Meyers Taylor expecting baby
U.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor announced Wednesday that she will not compete this season because she is pregnant, though she plans to return in a year to prepare for the 2022 Beijing...
Weather radar proposal to improve forecasts in Four Corners
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A national weather agency has announced plans to lower its radar system elevation to better track weather in the Four Corners region including southwest Colorado.
Judge rejects 30-year sentence for man who killed mom, son
AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — A judge has rejected a plea deal for a Utah man who acknowledged killing his girlfriend and her toddler. The deal called for him to get a lesser sentence for helping...
Herbert names Department of Environmental Quality director
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has a new top environmental regulator.
Gov. Gary Herbert's office on Wednesday announced his appointment of Scott Baird as executive director of the Utah...
Utah attorney general: Purdue Pharma ‘morally bankrupt’
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is calling OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma a "morally bankrupt" company and heralding that it will be out of the pharmaceutical industry thanks...
Utah death-row inmate asks for re-hearing of appeal
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah death-row inmate whose double-murder case was featured in the book "Under the Banner of Heaven" is asking an appeals court to hear his case again.
Utah ski resort will charge for parking to reduce traffic
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A ski resort in northern Utah is planning to charge visitors for parking in a bid to reduce traffic and emissions.
Solitude Mountain Resort announced the new initiative...
Pac-12 This Week: Utah’s defense sits atop the league
Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City.
Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon...
Mormon leader reaffirms church’s opposition to gay marriage
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed the religion's opposition to gay marriage Tuesday, while explaining that leaders lifted a short-lived...
Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on 2020 Census
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two dozen states are spending millions of dollars to make sure people participate in the 2020 Census amid concerns that undercounting could mean losing critical...
Officer on slain student case has quit, takes new police job
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A police officer who investigators say failed to relay a report about a University of Utah student's ex-boyfriend before she was killed has resigned and joined another...
Big man’s game: USC needs more from O-line vs. No. 10 Utah
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Clay Helton has no illusions about where the Pac-12 South showdown Friday against No. 10 Utah will be decided.
Utah lawmakers to pay ex-Attorney General $1.5M settlement
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Legislature has formally approved a settlement with former state Attorney General John Swallow after he was acquitted of bribery.
The Latest: Mormon leader speaks about LGBT policies
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a speech by the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (all times local):
Utah legislators pass bill to help stores sell heavier beers
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah legislators have passed a measure to make it easier for businesses to prepare to sell higher-strength beer ahead of the Nov. 1 effective date.
Officials say wildfire burning near Layton is 10% contained
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a wind-fueled wildfire in foothills east of Layton is now 10% contained.
U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Osborn said Tuesday morning that the fire has...
Fire destroys cabin in Toolele County
GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a fire destroyed a Tooele County cabin and spread to a nearby mountainside in north-central Utah before being put out.
Salt Lake County mayor traveling to the US-Mexico border
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying she wants to get a first-hand look at the humanitarian crisis there.
Utah lawmakers approve changes to medical cannabis law
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah legislators approved changes to the state's medical marijuana law, an issue that has faced fierce criticism from people on both sides of the debate.
The Latest: Lawmakers approve changes to medical pot law
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on action on changes to Utah's medical marijuana law (all times local):
Lawmakers have approved changes to Utah's medical marijuana law...
The Latest: First hearing set on Purdue bankruptcy
The Latest on Purdue Pharmas bankruptcy filing (all times local):
A judge will need to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma can...
Accused killer in Fallon church shooting competent for trial
FALLON, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada man accused of a shooting at a rural Mormon church that killed one man and wounded another during Sunday services has been ruled competent to stand...
Wildfire burns in foothills east of Layton amid high winds
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wind-fueled wildfire in foothills east of Layton is threatening some homes.
Utah wildfire officials said Monday afternoon that the fire was about 50 acres (20...
42 cases of lung damage linked to vaping in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah health officials say the number of cases of lung damage linked to vaping is up to 42.
The state Department of Health announced the new tally Monday, a rise the 35...
Psychiatrist: Man accused of killing 6 controlled by voices
HOUSTON (AP) — A forensic psychiatrist told jurors Monday that a man accused of fatally shooting six members of his ex-wife's family near Houston in 2014 wasn't responsible for his actions because...
Can Purdue Pharma’s opioid settlement win judge’s approval?
BOSTON (AP) — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has embarked on a multibillion-dollar plan to settle thousands of lawsuits over the nation's deadly opioid crisis by transforming itself in bankruptcy...
Utah Republican Party elects replacement for state lawmaker
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake County Republican Party has elected a replacement for a Utah state representative who resigned from the Legislature to join the private sector.
Montana Native storyteller awarded national arts fellowship
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Native American storyteller is expected to be honored as a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement
Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of...
Utah to award grants for electric car charging stations
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah groups can apply for state funding for electric vehicle charging stations.
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality will begin accepting applications for...
Spiked CBD illnesses not isolated to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A year and a half ago, people were coming to Utah emergency rooms after puffing a vape that promised to deliver the cannabis extract CBD.
Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze
Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.
"It'll relax you," the friend assured.
The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him. After two puffs, he ended up...
How the Associated Press collected information on CBD vapes
The cannabis extract CBD is marketed as a healing remedy that, unlike its cousin marijuana, doesn't get users high. As demand increases, however, some vapes marketed as delivering an inhalable...