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Group calls for investigation into horse roundup in Utah

Group calls for investigation into horse roundup in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wild-horse advocacy group is calling for an investigation after photos showed a horse hitting a barbed-wire fence during a roundup in Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune reports photographer Steve Paige, an observer affiliated with the American Wild Horse Campaign, says photos he shot Monday depict one […]

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Lawsuit 20 years became powerful win for LGBT rights in Utah

Lawsuit 20 years became powerful win for LGBT rights in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two women who faced intense backlash when they sued to form the state’s first gay-straight alliance club 20 years ago are looking back at the landmark decision. The Salt Lake Tribune reported last week that the Salt Lake City School District went as far as banning all […]

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Nearly $1M inmate medical bill highlights problem for jails

Nearly $1M inmate medical bill highlights problem for jails

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical bills for a Utah jail inmate are nearing $1 million, sparking the sheriff’s resignation and highlighting widespread struggles to pay for inmate health care. Jails are required to provide inmates with necessary medical care, and the Salt Lake Tribune reports the cost of 49-year-old […]

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District to have psychologist in each elementary school

District to have psychologist in each elementary school

WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah school district is planning to have a full-time psychologist in each of its 36 elementary schools. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Jordan School District board approved a mental health initiative last month as part of a $710 million budget, which includes more staff and […]

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No endangerment charge for gun left on baby changing table

No endangerment charge for gun left on baby changing table

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah authorities say a woman won’t be charged with reckless endangerment after leaving a loaded gun on a baby changing table in a suburban Salt Lake City aquarium bathroom. Prosecutors said Sunday the charge doesn’t apply because the woman didn’t purposely put people in danger […]

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Scout leader drowns rescuing boy in Utah pond-name revealed

Scout leader drowns rescuing boy in Utah pond-name revealed

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — 11 a.m. Police have identified a Boy Scout leader who drowned after saving a boy struggling in a Utah pond. Salem police said Thursday that 22-year-old Wesley Robert Kratzer of Orem, Utah, disappeared underwater after pushing one of his young charges to safety on Wednesday […]

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Car with sticker of online gun shop vandalized in Sandy

Car with sticker of online gun shop vandalized in Sandy

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a car with a sticker of a Utah online gun marketplace was found vandalized after a Sandy town hall on gun reform. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the car owner reported to police Saturday night that someone had scratched lines and a vulgar word into […]

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Man dead, woman injured in domestic dispute

Man dead, woman injured in domestic dispute

VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A man is dead and a woman is injured from multiple gunshot wounds following a domestic violence incident in Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Uintah County Sheriff’s Office says officers responded Saturday to reports of a family fight. The dispatch was soon updated to a “shots […]

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Utah judge rules BYU’s police subject to open-records law

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge has ruled that Brigham Young University’s police are subject to the state’s open-records law. Judge Laura Scott ruled Friday in a lawsuit brought by The Salt Lake Tribune amid its reporting on the university’s response to sexual assault claims. The decision likely […]

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Bonneville cutthroat trout are among four cutthroat trout that live in Utah.  If you register in the Cutthroat Trout Slam -- and catch all four -- you'll receive a medallion, a certificate and recognition on a special website.

Utah wildfire sparks effort to save hundreds of local fish

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wildlife officials are moving hundreds of local fish to a hatchery to rescue them from a southern Utah wildfire they worry could destroy a native fishery. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources told The Salt Lake Tribune that sediment spewed by the fire could flush into a […]

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