News of former Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch’s death on Saturday spread quickly through the many dignitaries and other state and federal officials with whom Hatch had brushed shoulders over his many years of service.
Japanese Americans gathered to remember James Hatsuaki Wakasa, who was killed at the Topaz War Relocation Center in Utah during World War II. A monument dedicated to him long believed to be destroyed was rediscovered in 2020.
The Utah Highway Patrol is urging drivers to “watch your speed, buckle up, avoid distractions and be safe” after five crashes resulted in six fatalities on Utah highways this weekend.
Utah Black Lives Matter and Utah Black History Museum president Lex Scott announced Sunday that she has stepped down and has moved to another state.
A boy was hospitalized with second-degree burns after he and a friend melted a fence with matches in Salt Lake City on Saturday night, officials said.
Another round of storms made its way across Utah Sunday, resulting in flash floods and flooded streets. The National Weather Service issued multiple flash flooding warnings throughout the day for areas including Davis, Emery, Garfield and Wayne counties.
A sandstorm in Millard County caused a crash on I-15 Sunday that left at least eight people dead and multiple others injured, the Utah Highway Patrol said.