SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Deseret News) — The LDS Church on Friday released a legal analysis it commissioned into a proposed Utah medical marijuana initiative, saying the report “raises grave concerns” over “the serious adverse consequences that could follow if it were adopted.” “We invite all to read (the analysis) and to make their own […]
Nearly 130 Utah soldiers are headed to Texas, their last stop before deploying to the Middle East. They're part of the Utah Army National Guard's 65th Field Artillery Brigade. The National Guard said the soldiers are deploying as part of Operation Spartan Shield which is designed to maintain U.S. military posture in Southwest Asia.
The Nature Conservancy and Salt Lake County have teamed up to skim trash from the surface of the Jordan River to preserve water quality and protect wildlife in the Great Salt Lake. They showed off their new project Monday, and hope to improve the entire ecosystem.
If there's one thing the boss doesn't tolerate, it's laziness. "Commitment, dedication, hard work," said Jared Massic, speaking of some of the lessons he tries to pass along to his students. Massic's been teaching shop at Maple Mountain High School for years.
At first glance, the Park City March for our Lives rally against gun violence may seem like any other, but away from the signs and the bracelets were three people who may have had a stronger reason to be there than most.
The Festival of Colors at the Krishna Temple is said to be the largest celebration of Holi in all of North America. More than 15- thousand people are expected to be here Saturday for this unique cultural event.
A battle is brewing in Orem over a proposed student housing complex to be built adjacent to University Utah Valley University. The city and the University want to enable more students to live close to campus, but many area residents don't want the extra traffic and are fighting to block it.
A Utah Highway Patrol trooper is recovering from a minor injuries after he rammed a wrong driver to stop him in Davis County, last night. The trooper looked at the dash cam video from his patrol cruiser today and talked about the training that enabled him to put his life on the line to stop that motorist.
Wasatch Boulevard from I-215 to the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon has picked up a lot of traffic in recent years, according to numbers from the Utah Department of Transportation. Traffic snarls at peak times, skier traffic can bring vehicles to a standstill, and the public is ready for improvements. As a result, the city of Cottonwood Heights is eager to hear from the people who drive the road as they put together a Wasatch Boulevard Master Plan.