Trump welcomes Utah ski team, other college sports champions to White House


President Donald Trump congratulated collegian sports champions at the White House Friday. 


Animal activists disrupt Utah governor's turkey pardon

Activists Disrupt Turkey Pardon

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two animal-rights activists disrupted the Utah governor’s Thanksgiving pardoning of a turkey Tuesday, rushing the podium and shouting as the CEO of a turkey plant spoke to a crowd of mostly children. The two men rushed past Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and the 40-pound turkey named...


Pac-12 North comes down to the Apple Cup during Rivalry Week

Utah Washington Football

It’s the final week of the regular season for the Pac-12, which usually means a bit of bedlam. The league hasn’t disappointed this season, with two coaching vacancies already, along with some uncertainty atop the North. First, the one absolute: USC (10-2, 8-1) has already clinched the Pac-12 South...


Tribal leaders take aim at oil and gas development

Oil and Gas New Mexico

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Native American activists and tribal leaders from around New Mexico are joining the chorus of environmentalists who have been fighting for years to stop oil and gas development. This time, opponents are spurred by a proposed ordinance that would regulate drilling in one...


Suspect in opioid drug ring loses bid to get out of jail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man accused of helping run a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring based out of a suburban Salt Lake City basement lost his bid Tuesday to get out of jail pending trial. U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball said Tuesday in a ruling that he worries 31-year-old Drew Wilson Crandall...


The Latest: Charity group saddened by family theft charges

Grocery Winners-Theft Accusation

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a Utah couple that won free groceries after facing theft charges (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A program that helps military families with free groceries says it was saddened to learn that a family that won $10,400 worth of groceries had recently been charged with...


Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hike

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service is giving people more time to weigh in on a proposed fee increase at 17 of its most popular parks. Visitors would be charged $70 per vehicle, up from the current $30 fee, during the five busiest months of the year. At others, the...


Officials ask contractors to resolve Hot Springs pool issues

OURAY, Colo. (AP) — Managers of the newly renovated Ouray Hot Springs pool are working to keep the water temperatures hot. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports swimmers expecting to soak in the hottest pool at 104 to 106 degrees have found temperatures fluctuating from the mid-80s to the upper-...


Utah couple that won free groceries was facing theft charges

Grocery Winners-Theft Accusation-1

Authorities say a Layton couple that won $10,400 worth of groceries at a store-opening in Utah face felony charges alleging the theft of more than $5,000 worth of merchandise from another store.


Logan police dog impounded after it escaped caregiver's home

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah police department says one of its police dogs was impounded after it was found running loose while its handler was out of the country on vacation. The Herald Journal reported Monday that the Logan City Police Department dog was picked up by an animal control officer and...


Fired-up Joel Embiid powers 76ers over Jazz 107-86

Jazz 76ers Basketball

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid was missing shots and upset with his play. That all changed with a theatrical, crowd-pleasing and game-changing flop. Ben Simmons had a career-high 27 points and 10 rebounds, a fired-up Embiid added 15 points and 11 rebounds despite a sore knee, and the Philadelphia...

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