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04.29.2014

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Gov. Gary Herbert slammed for wild horse comments

National wild horse advocacy organizations are criticizing Utah Gov. Gary Herbert for his

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04.29.2014

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Utah issues emergency order for swine shows

If Wilbur the pig goes to a livestock show or county fair in Utah, his bacon is cooked.

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04.28.2014

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Stand–off on I–15 Ends Peacefully, Young Child Safe

A two year old girl is safe, after being held for hours by a murder suspect---thought to be

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04.26.2014

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Easy wins at GOP convention for congressmen, Love

Utah’s three Republican Congressmen easily won their party’s nomination at the GOP State

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04.25.2014

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Dust storm causes crashes, closes I–15 in central Utah

A dust storm Friday in southern Utah caused crashes involving 13 vehicles on Interstate 15,

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04.22.2014

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Report: Colleagues wondered if A.G. Mark Shurtleff was ‘spy’ in fraud case

How former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff handled the prosecution of a wealthy

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04.22.2014

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Shurtleff responds to report critical of his conduct in Jenson case

Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s handling of the case against convicted fraudster

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04.18.2014

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Utah wind power poised to increase

Four new wind farms are poised for development in Utah after Rocky Mountain Power inked

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04.16.2014

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Jenson’s push to get Swallow, Shurtleff to testify dealt setback

Jailed businessman Marc Sessions Jenson has suffered a setback in his efforts to drag former

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04.09.2014

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Minersville Reservoir Spring Survey – Trout, smallies and wipers, oh my...

Minersville Reservoir Trend Net Survey by Michael Hadley with the DWR’s Southern Region.

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04.08.2014

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Large controlled burn planned near Beaver in May

Firefighters are planning a massive, 10,000–acre controlled burn next month south of Beaver in

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04.07.2014

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‘Mountain Man’ burglar pleads guilty to federal charges

Troy Knapp, the alleged "Mountain Man" cabin burglar, will serve at least 10 years in federal

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04.07.2014

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Two bodies recovered from Utah helicopter crash site

Two men’s bodies were recovered Monday from a helicopter crash in Emery County. Pilot Robin

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04.07.2014

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Interagency Fire Center releases list of planned burns

Federal and state parks and forestry agencies have announced an ambitious schedule for

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04.04.2014

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Utah embraces trio of renewable energy firsts

Utah turned a page in the renewable energy handbook this week, embracing a triad of "firsts"

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04.04.2014

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Iron County, BLM working on wild horse deal

Negotiations are on in the brewing battle over wild horses in southwestern Utah, but so is the

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04.02.2014

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Nominees announced for 5th District Juvenile Court vacancies

The 5th District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for two vacancies on the

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04.02.2014

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New charges filed against Utah ‘Mountain Man’

New criminal charges were filed this week against so–called "Mountain Man" Troy James

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04.02.2014

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Deer population increase likely to yield more hunting permits

There are more deer in Utah than there have been since 2000 and state biologists are

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03.31.2014

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Defense argues ex–AGs have info that could clear Jensen

The Utah attorney general’s office’s decision to criminally charge jailed businessman Marc

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03.30.2014

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Jenson lawyer: Swallow, Shurtleff have info that could clear client

Jailed businessman Marc Sessions Jenson is on the hunt for evidence he believes will clear his

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03.20.2014

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Beaver County sheriff: Arson fire, suspected suicide attempt linked

The Beaver County Sheriff’s Office arrested and jailed a woman Thursday, the day after she

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03.19.2014

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Report says tourism significant in rural Utah

A senior economist for the Utah Department of Workforce Services said that while tourism isn’t a

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03.14.2014

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Utah bus company closed by feds

Federal officials say a commercial bus carrying the Beaver High School speech and debate team

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03.13.2014

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Power struggle at Utah Legislature over transmission line

A fervent, last–minute pushing match has broken out on Capitol Hill over a huge electrical

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03.10.2014

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Clean energy shines at Utah Legislature

With only a few days left before the close of business at the Utah Legislature, clean energy

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03.07.2014

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Computer preschool program expands to rural Utah

Young children throughout rural Utah will soon get free computer–based preschool lessons in

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03.06.2014

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Looking at future generation

The Intermountain Power Project has been churning out some 90 megawatts of electricity a

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03.04.2014

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Snow, slush and rain making for slippery Utah travel

Steady rain in the valleys and mountain snow, in places heavy, prompted issuance of several

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02.27.2014

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Utah forecast: Wet, windy weekend ahead

The National Weather Service warned of a wet and wild denouement to the week as the first of

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02.25.2014

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Panel approves bill to extend renewable energy tax credits to solar projects

A committee of lawmakers Tuesday agreed to extend the production tax credit to large–scale

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02.21.2014

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Resolution may be close in jailed Utah businessman’s fraud case

A resolution may be in the works for the fraud case against Marc Sessions Jenson, but his

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02.20.2014

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Governor appoints 5th District Court judge

Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Keith Barnes to fill a vacancy in the 5th District Court, which

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02.19.2014

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New mountain goat viewing event in Uinta Mountains

There are around 2,000 mountain goats roaming Utah’s highest points. The wild, white and often

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02.17.2014

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Deal keeps oil rigs out of big chunks of Fishlake National Forest

Oil and gas development on Utah’s Fishlake National Forest is still possible under a deal the

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02.12.2014

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Ski Lift of the Week: Lookout at Eagle Point

Once known as Elk Meadows, and briefly promoted as the Mount Holly Club, Eagle Point is

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02.12.2014

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Parking lot brawl follows wrestling tournament

An altercation following a wrestling tournament Saturday resulted in an assistant wrestling coach

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02.11.2014

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GOP lawmakers speak in defense of same–sex marriage ban

In a partisan show of support, 81 Utah lawmakers signed on to a brief filed late Monday

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02.11.2014

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On Utah’s side: A digest version of amicus briefs filed in same-sex marriage case

Here are the briefs, in a nutshell, filed to support Utah’s defense of Amendment 3. I will be

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01.18.2014

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Graphic: Military weapons sent to Utah police

Sixty–two Utah police agencies are participants in what is called the 1033 Program. Under the,

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01.17.2014

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Drought disaster declared in Utah, 10 other states

Federal officials have designated portions of Utah and 10 other drought–ridden Western and

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01.13.2014

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Flu takes lives of three in southwest Utah

Three more Utahns have died because of the flu, this time in southwest Utah. The three

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01.12.2014

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Las Vegas man dies in rural Utah crash

A Las Vegas man died Sunday after driving off Interstate 15 in Beaver County. Joseph Chase,

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01.08.2014

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Hosts admit Swallow fundraiser cost more than reported

A Holladay couple who staged a 2012 fundraiser for John Swallow have amended the report of

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01.06.2014

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Same–sex couples denied Utah marriage licenses in court order’s wake

Kevin Chrisman and James Gerena were a moment too late for a lifelong pledge. After

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01.02.2014

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A list of Utah’s 57 homicides in 2013

A list of Utah’s homicides in 2013. The list also includes killings that were deemed to be in self–

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01.02.2014

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Swallow campaign filed fake tax papers, new warrants show

Seven new search warrants in the investigation of former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow

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01.01.2014

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Swallow, gay marriage, West Valley cops lead Utah’s newsy 2013

Test you knowledge of the leading 2013 news stories with our quiz at the bottom of the page.

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01.01.2014

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Biggest stories around the world from 2013

Year in review: From the Boston Marathon bombings to the rescue of 3 women held

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