State

Rocky Mountain Power offering customers a discount on new electric vehicles

Homes-Solar-Powered Driving-1

The company announced the second year of its Live Electric EV Discount program, which provides $3...

National

Mormon missionaries pulled from Nicaragua due to unrest

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is pulling 169 missionaries from Nicaragua because of growing political instability in the Central American country. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ spokesman Daniel Woodruff said Tuesday that most of these missionaries will be reassigned to...


State

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

All Rookie Team Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. The two guards received all 100 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Both players helped their teams reach the second round of the playoffs....


State

Private jet crashes in Honduran capital

APTOPIX Honduras Plane Crash

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A private jet crashed off the end of the runway of the international airport in Honduras’ capital on Tuesday, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger, according to Honduras’ emergency management agency. Photographs posted by the agency show a white...


Faith

LDS Church to transfer missionaries in Nicaragua due to 'political instability'

LDS SLC Temple

The LDS Church said they will move over half of the 327 missionaries serving in Nicaragua due to “growing political instability” in the country.


State

Utah medical marijuana supporters push back in court

Medical Marijuana Utah

Supporters and opponents of medical marijuana in Utah are preparing to square off in court over a proposed ballot initiative, opening a new front for what has been a contentious public battle.


State

Jordan LDS temple rededicated after 2 years of renovations

Jordan Temple rededication

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has rededicated a temple south of Salt Lake City after completing extensive renovations.


State

Utah school apologizes for yearbook's harsh words for rival

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah high school is apologizing to its rival after publishing a yearbook page criticizing the school as “lame,” ‘‘satanic” and “trash.” Administrators at Maple Mountain High School in Spanish Fork told students at rival Springville High School on Saturday they made a mistake...


State

Expert says meth, pills are problems in US evidence rooms

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A national police expert says evidence room problems like a Utah technician fired after being found high on methamphetamine at work are all too common. The Standard-Examiner reported Sunday that Joe Latta with the International Association for Property and Evidence says meth and...


State

Academics skeptical of Utah Lake 'island city' proposal

Utah Lake Island City

An ambitious proposal to build an island city on Utah Lake to help stymie toxic algae blooms that plague the water got a boost from Utah lawmakers this year, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.


State

Hopi Tribe ask governments for help in land exchange efforts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Hopi Tribe has reached out to local governments for help as it attempts to finalize a land transfer under an agreement between the tribe and the Navajo Nation. The Hopi Tribe was promised nearly 23 square miles (60 square kilometers) of state trust land south of...


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