Miss Utah 2016: Preliminary awards announced night before crowning of Miss Utah
On Friday, Miss Rocky Mountain Shakelle Valdez took home the preliminary award in the lifestyle and fitness category, and Miss Heart of Utah, JessiKate Riley, claimed the talent award. Riley played her own arrangement of “Praeludium and Allegro” on violin.
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Utah Jazz weighing options for a draft filled with uncertainty
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The Utah Jazz scouting guru could look at his board and, with some certainty, map out the first 11 picks, leaving his team with the chance to grab Trey Lyles, a smooth and sophisticated 19-year-old forward from Kentucky, with the 12th overall selection.
Utah Lt. Governor Speech After Orlando Shooting Resonates
Amid the outpouring of grief after the Orlando nightclub massacre that left 49 people dead, a Republican lieutenant governor in a deep-red state stood at a vigil organized by an LGBT group and apologized. In an emotional speech, Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer ...
Utah Lt. Gov. Cox says Orlando attack prompted apology to gays
Utah forecast: warm and windy statewide
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If the 1972 Seal and Crofts song is to be believed, the summer breezes blowing into northern Utah this weekend will certainly make you feel fine. Following a warm and windy week, Salt Lake and Tooele valleys can expect more of the same. Temperatures ...
Utah Arts Festival marks 40th anniversary
In the midst of the festival's 40th anniversary, Gov. Gary Herbert has declared June 2016 to be Utah Arts Festival Month. According to a news release, the designation “illuminates the impact the festival has had over the past four decades.” The ...
Crews make progress in containing southern Utah wildfires
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Firefighters in Utah have made significant gains in fighting three wildfires in the southern part of the state. The U.S. Forest Service said Saturday that a 350-acre wildfire near Cedar City is now 30 percent contained. The blaze ...
Crews battling three lightning-caused fires in southern Utah
Crews continue to battle southern Utah wildfires
Libertarians say election turmoil creates opportunity for their party in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY -- In a law office that at sits above Doctor John's Lingerie Store, Andy McCullough spends his days defending the adult entertainment industry. "Never in my wildest dreams intended to do anything like that," McCullough said. "I'm a nice ...
Kudos for Utah Republican politician whose 'heart has changed' on gays
Equality Utah director Troy Williams, whose group organized the vigil where Cox spoke, said the speech was a meaningful recognition of the LGBTQ community's grief at a time when overlapping issues like terrorism and gun control were also jockeying for ...
Informed decisions: Are Utah taxpayers paying too much or too little?
Editor's note: "Informed Decisions 2016" is a project headed by the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and the Hinckley Institute of Politics, in partnership with the Deseret News and KSL Broadcasting, to identify issues and policy to ...
NBA Salary Cap even bigger than previously expected, Utah Jazz flush with cash they can't possibly hope to spend
For the 2015-2016 NBA Season the Salary cap was a tidy $70 million -- a mark the Utah Jazz were well under even after the revolving door of 10-Day contracts and eating of guaranteed money (like they did with Grant Jerrett, who did not play a single ...