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Utah students protest after fall of conversion therapy bill

Utah students protest after fall of conversion therapy bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Protesters have called on Utah state leaders to denounce homophobia and transphobia after the collapse of a measure banning LGBTQ conversion therapy. The Deseret News reports the Monday protest was organized by University of Utah students who sent letters to the governor, lieutenant governor and speaker of […]

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APNewsBreak: Utah lawmaker’s LGBT posts anger activists

APNewsBreak: Utah lawmaker’s LGBT posts anger activists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A nationwide push to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors looked like it could succeed in conservative Utah after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said it wouldn’t stand in the way, but the effort ground to a halt this week. Conversion therapy […]

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Man accused of threatening to kill ‘as many girls as I see’

Man accused of threatening to kill ‘as many girls as I see’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man is under arrest in Utah after police say he posted on Facebook about “killing as many girls as I see” the same weekend that Women’s Marches were held around the country. Jail documents filed by police in the city of Provo say 27-year-old […]

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New Wasatch County Sheriff Named Monday

New Wasatch County Sheriff Named Monday

HEBER CITY, Utah-Monday, the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office named Jared Rigby as the new sheriff of Wasatch County at the Wasatch County Daughters of Utah Pioneers museum in downtown Heber City at a swearing-in ceremony. The proceedings were completed by Judge Thomas Low who swore Rigby in with this new […]

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Wasatch County School District Announces Award-Winning Wasatch High Teacher

Wasatch County School District Announces Award-Winning Wasatch High Teacher

HEBER CITY, Utah-Thursday, per the official Facebook account of the Wasatch School District, a Wasatch High School science teacher was awarded the prestigious Kati Fischer Teacher Award. This was awarded to Mr. Scott Ward by the Wasatch Education Foundation. Among all of his peers at Wasatch High School, Ward received […]

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Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan are returning to the state on Wednesday. Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body will be transported from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to a National Guard base in Salt Lake City on Wednesday afternoon. […]

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Utah residents hold vigil for mayor killed in Afghanistan

Utah residents hold vigil for mayor killed in Afghanistan

NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Residents of the hometown of North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor gathered Wednesday night to pay their respects to the Utah National Guard major killed while serving in Afghanistan. Hundreds of well-wishers held a candlelight vigil for Taylor, holding candles and other lights while walking from […]

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USU Linebacker David Woodward Earns Defensive Player of the Week Award

USU Linebacker David Woodward Earns Defensive Player of the Week Award

LOGAN, Utah-Per news released Sunday, Utah State sophomore linebacker David Woodward was named as the College Sports Madness Mountain West defensive player of the week for his role in the Aggies’ 24-16 win at Wyoming Saturday. At Laramie, Wyo., Woodward, a native of Olympia, Wash., amassed a game-high 16 tackles, […]

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Police: Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

Police: Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

PAYSON, Utah (AP) —The Latest on a small plane that crashed into a Utah home (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Authorities say a man killed after crashing a small plane into a Utah house appears to have intentionally flown into his own home just hours after being arrested on suspicion […]

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Utah State Athletics Launches New Web Site

Utah State Athletics Launches New Web Site

LOGAN, Utah-Tuesday, Utah State University’s athletics department launched a revamped Web site in hopes of serving fans and visitors more effectively. This updated Web site allows visitors to navigate more quickly and have information more readily available. This design will more effectively serve both desktop and mobile device users who […]

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