ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management has canceled a planned sale of land in Southeast Utah to be used for oil drilling following opposition from county and municipal officials.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says it was foolish for people to crowd into a meeting to push for an exception to mask requirements in schools and it suggested a mob mentality.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Masks will soon be mandatory in parts of Utah that are home to several of the state's famous national parks. The measures will not extend to park lands, which are run by the federal government.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Census figures show Utah’s African-American community grew the most of any minority group last year, although it still accounts for less than 1% of the state's total population.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state official has apologized after a family was sent masks featuring a gun, the American flag and the phrase "don't tread on me" as part of a program offering free face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he has no plans to shut down the state economy and appears unwilling to make face masks mandatory despite a warning that a complete shutdown might be imminent if the state can't stop a prolonged spike of coronavirus cases.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers voted to ban knee-to-neck chokeholds similar to the one used in the death of George Floyd during a special session Thursday, though the measure stops short of criminalizing the use of all chokehold methods.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New figures show the number of people requesting unemployment assistance in Utah last week dropped below 5,000 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More people have now applied for unemployment in Utah during the coronavirus pandemic than the previous three years combined, though the number of new claims are decreasing as the state economy reopens.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New state figures show unemployment slowed slightly in Utah last week, but jobless claims remained at historic levels as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on the worldwide economy.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is pulling the plug on a coronavirus emergency alert system that was supposed to go only to drivers entering the state but was instead sent to hundreds of other people who were in their homes.