The Utah Board of Regents unanimously approved the selection of Deneece Huftalin as the next president of Salt Lake Community College. Huftalin has served as interim president since January.
U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups ordered that Pat Rusk and Breck England be placed on the ballot for the upcoming State School Board election. Waddoups previously ruled that Utah’s process for selecting board candidates is unconstitutional.
The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state.
Mayors of the six UTOPIA cities that approved a controversial utility fee structure are working to finalize the language for a mail-in ballot polling residents on their opinion of paying a monthly fee for high-speed Internet services.
Three finalists have been named in the search for a new Salt Lake Community College president. The Board of Regents is expected to make a selection on Thursday.
A federal judge ruled that Utah’s process of selecting State School Board candidates is unconstitutional. An alternative method for selecting candidates has not yet been ordered, renewing debate over how best to govern public education in the state.
A woman was transported to the hospital in critical condition after she was struck by a truck while crossing a dark intersection in Summit County.
Fall colors are starting to explode in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2014. Forecasters say moisture from Tropical Storm Nerbert will move northward from southern Utah on Sunday night and Monday.
A Davis County Sheriff’s deputy and a women were transported to hospitals after a collision in Syracuse. Neither person’s injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
Rep. Greg Hughes, chairman of the board of the Utah Transit Authority, says his transportation habits will be permanently changed after he completes a weeklong challenge to exclusively use public mass transit.
A federal judge on Friday ruled that Utah’s process of selecting candidates for the State School Board, in which candidates are vetted by committee and chosen by the governor, unconstitutionally limits participation.
North Star Elementary School teacher Mohsen Ghaffari was named Utah’s Teacher of the Year during a banquet Friday in Salt Lake City.
The state’s new year-end test, SAGE, holds students to a higher standard and has resulted in lower proficiency scores. Because of that drop in scores, more schools are expected to be designated as failing this year.
A hearing to rule on a bond for Park City Mountain Resort has been postponed until Friday, Sept. 5.
Officials at Utah State University announced Tuesday that the school had set a new record for external research funding during the 2014 fiscal year.
A new partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the Salt Lake City School District has resulted in roughly 14,000 students signing up for city library cards.
Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised.
Third District Judge Ryan Harris declined Wednesday to issue a ruling on the amount of a bond Park City Mountain Resort must pay its landlord to continue operations through the upcoming ski season. An additional hearing has been set for Sept. 3.
Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years.
A new poll conducted by Dan Jones & Associates for shows that a plurality of Utahns oppose the Common Core, but only 1 in 5 likely voters can accurately identify what it is.
Home schooling parents say there are resources available for anyone to educate their children at home, but some worry about the opportunities that are lost outside of a traditional school setting.
The mayors of six cities involved in the UTOPIA fiber-optic network are considering ways to gauge public opinion on a controversial utility fee proposal after elections officials determined the issue cannot be included on November’s ballot.
Outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, announced Friday she has applied for the position of state superintendent of public instruction.
The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman’s wife presents a conflict of interest.
Utah students had the nation’s highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test.
Educators on Monday reviewed preliminary data from the state’s SAGE computer adaptive testing system.
Six individuals were injured after a man entered the Inferno Cantina Nightclub and opened fire. The man fled the scene with at least one other suspect, police say.
A man and young girl were injured Saturday night when the ATV they were riding in overturned.
The annual Ride for Fallen Officers was held Sunday, with more than 6,000 motorcyclists forming a procession from Lindon to the Utah State Capitol Building to honor law enforcement personnel killed in the line of duty.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot the homeowner of a party after an altercation in the street.