News

How to contact your US, state lawmakers in Weber, Davis and Box Elder counties

Legislature Session Utah-14

Want to express your feelings — positive or negative — on how Northern Utah’s...

Business

Sun, sand, religious police: holidays in Saudi Arabia may be hard sell

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. It’s the day before the grand opening of Shaden, a luxury desert camp in Saudi Arabia where air-conditioned tents look out on sandstone cliffs. A princely delegation is on its way. But the place isn’t quite ready. Peacocks for the garden of the 10,000-riyals-a-night royal suite...


Government

AP Exclusive: Analysts downplay threat from 7 nations in ban

Travel Ban Intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document obtained by The Associated Press...


Government

White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

Trump Conservatives-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence...


State

Hayward, Jazz take charge in lane to beat Bucks 109-95

Jazz Bucks Basketball

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A thunderous dunk by Gordon Hayward seemed to wake the Utah Jazz out of an early slumber. Hayward drove the baseline around fellow All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo for the momentum-changing bucket with 8:07 left in the first quarter that snapped an 11-3 run by the Milwaukee Bucks to...


State

Jazz-Bucks, Box

UTAH (109) Hayward 11-17 6-7 29, Favors 9-14 1-1 19, Gobert 5-7 5-7 15, Hill 4-6 8-8 19, Hood 1-9 0-0 3, Ingles 2-8 0-0 6, Johnson 1-4 2-2 4, Diaw 0-2 0-0 0, Exum 3-5 5-5 12, Burks 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 37-74 27-30 109. MILWAUKEE (95) Antetokounmpo 10-16 11-15 33, Beasley 10-17 2-2 22, Snell 0-2 0-0 0,...


State

Jazz-Bucks, Box

UTAH (109) Hayward 11-17 6-7 29, Favors 9-14 1-1 19, Gobert 5-7 5-7 15, Hill 4-6 8-8 19, Hood 1-9 0-0 3, Ingles 2-8 0-0 6, Johnson 1-4 2-2 4, Diaw 0-2 0-0 0, Exum 3-5 5-5 12, Burks 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 37-74 27-30 109. MILWAUKEE (95) Antetokounmpo 10-16 11-15 33, Beasley 10-17 2-2 22, Snell 0-2 0-0 0,...


State

Reyes touts human trafficking arrests, but without details

Attorney General Sex Trafficking

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes held a news conference this week to tout his work investigating human trafficking and child sexual exploitation cases, but he refused to release details about the cases, including the names of those arrested and the charges they face. Reyes and...


State

Utah lawmakers OK resolution pushing for public lands

Public Lands Fight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers backed a resolution on Friday urging the state to be prepared to sue the U.S. government if Washington leaders don’t start handing over federal land to the state. Members of a House natural resources committee approved the proposal, despite concern from one...


State

Utah man acquitted in wife's death during 2nd trial

Wifes Death Husband Convicted-2

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man on trial for the second time in his wife’s death was found not guilty Friday of murder and obstruction of justice. The jury verdict means Conrad Truman was set to be freed for the first time since his arrest in the summer of 2013. He was accused of fatally shooting his...


State

Leaders drop plans for 2 Salt Lake City homeless shelters

Salt Lake Homeless Shelters

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Legislative leaders and the mayors of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County announced Friday they’re abandoning two of four planned homeless resource centers for the city. Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski said at a press conference Friday that the city will not build a...


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