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Nation Mar 185.7-magnitude quake shakes Utah, Salt Lake airport closed
The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter was just southwest of the city and was likely felt by about 2.8 million people. The Salt Lake Temple sustained minor damage.
Nation Feb 14Trump’s $1.5 billion uranium bailout triggers rush of mining plans
President Donald Trump's proposal to prop up the country's nuclear fuel industry has emboldened at least one company to take steps toward boosting operations at dormant uranium mines around the West, including outside Grand Canyon National Park.
Nation Feb 06Trump administration moves ahead on shrinking Utah monuments
The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits. …
Nation Dec 17Mormons pulling 400,000 youths out of struggling Boy Scouts
The change brings excitement and some melancholy for members of the faith and may push the Boy Scouts closer to the brink of bankruptcy as it faces a new wave of sex abuse lawsuits.
Nation Nov 27Utah set to become 19th state to ban ‘conversion therapy’
Republican Gov. Gary Herbert announced Tuesday night that church leaders support a regulatory rule his office helped craft after legislative efforts for a ban on the therapy failed earlier this year.
Nation Aug 23Downsized Utah national monument allows for more oil and gas development
The Bureau of Land Management's plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southwestern Utah codifies that the lands cut out of the monument will be open to mineral extraction such as oil, gas and coal as expected.
Nation Jul 30Opponent of nation’s public lands is picked to oversee them
Wyoming native William Perry Pendley has, for decades, championed ranchers and others in standoffs with the federal government over grazing and other uses of public lands.
Nation Jul 26U.S. government to allow off-roading at a Utah national monument
The plan was met by immediate criticism from environmental and tribal organizations who say it will leave sensitive lands and sites vulnerable to damage.
Nation Jun 17Watchdog to investigate whether Interior Department moves on Utah monument were illegal
The Government Accountability Office will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump to leasing for oil, gas and coal development, a pair…
Nation May 10WATCH: Thousands gather in Utah for 150th anniversary of railroad
Some 15,000 people are expected to gather Friday at the remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes were hammered into the ground 150 years ago.