When a razor-thin margin emerged between Monica Zoltanski and Jim Bennett after canvassing, council members refused to certify the results. After Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson’s office confirmed the results didn’t qualify for a further recount, the Sandy City Council voted to certify them.
‘I need to focus more on my role as a husband and father,” Gibson says
No injuries were reported and there was minimal damage to the building.
The United Jewish Federation of Utah is condemning the use of a swastika displayed at a small anti-COVID-19 vaccine protest outside the Governor’s Mansion where Spencer Cox resides.
Salt Lake City Councilman James Rogers issued his resignation on Friday. The two-term councilman didn’t run for reelection this year, but he did intend to finish out his term. Here’s why he says he’s leaving early.
Edge requested leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, according to Moab’s communications manager. The Moab Police Department has been the subject of media attention recently due to the case of Gabby Petito, a 22-year-old woman who was found dead in Wyoming on Sept. 19 after being missing for several weeks. There is no indication whether Edge’s leave of absence or its timing is in any way connected to the case, however.
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall withdrew support for a homeless shelter in the Ballpark neighborhood, saying new emergency shelter beds should be spread throughout the county to better balance the system.
Taylor Hoover was leading his fellow Marines when a suicide bombing at the Kabul, Afghanistan, airport killed him and 12 other U.S. service members. Hoover was from Utah and was serving his third deployment.
The Parleys Canyon Fire was 10% contained by Sunday night, after air and ground crews worked to protect more than 6,000 homes still under evacuation order.
Wall of water and debris coming down Bear Canyon overtakes several vehicles carrying miners to the Gentry Mountain Mine.
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, introduced a bill in Congress to rename the Provo Vet Center after Gail S. Halvorsen, who is better known as the Candy Bomber for his exploits in post-World War II Berlin.
Utah’s latest COVID-19 cases include 628 new cases on Friday, 514 cases on Saturday and 409 cases on Sunday. The rolling seven-day daily average for positive cases in the state is now at 571.
Gov. Spencer Cox appointed Marlo M. Oaks to be Urtah’s next state treasurer, replacing David Damschen who resigned to take a job in the private sector.
A 56-year-old man was found dead in home after an hourslong standoff that began after police were called to a hospital to investigate an assault that reached a felony level.
Dr. Leisha Nolen will become Utah’s top infectious disease expert July 6. She replaces Dr. Angela Dunn, who this week started in her new role as executive director of the Salt Lake County Health Department.
Salt Lake City doctors say a man under 50 got the Johnson&Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in April and started experiencing leg pain about 10 days later. The CDC is investigating the case. Meanwhile, Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases increased by 480 on Wednesday, with two more deaths and 18,687 new vaccinations reported.
The state crossed the threshold in the three metrics outlined in HB294, also known as the pandemic “endgame” bill, Tuesday afternoon, according to Utah Department of Health officials.
Utah Health Department health department estimates there are now 8,508 active cases of the disease in Utah as Intermountain Healthcare encourages parents to make sure their children are up to date on well-child checkups