Todd Curtis is the copy chief at the Deseret News. Todd grew up in Copperton, Utah, and graduated from the University in Utah in journalism in 1988. He began his career at the Deseret News in 1987. When not editing stories, he can usually be found puttering in his yard.

Collin J. Carter and four others were convicted for their roles in the 1996 shooting death of Joey Miera 19. During a parole hearing, Miera’s father had strong words for Carter who was sentenced to up to life in prison.
If confirmed by the Utah Senate, Cristina Ortega, an assistant U.S. attorney, will take over for Judge Ernie W. Jones, who is retiring March 16.
For seven months, the east-west access across Bangerter Highway at 12600 South will close as crews build a new freeway-style interchange.
The Postal Service said Friday it plans to take several measures to prepare for possible civil unrest as armed marchers are expected to rally Sunday at capitols across the country.
But rescuers still haven’t been able to bring in their mother
The Utah Department of Transportation has celebrated the completion of four new interchanges on Bangerter Highway — and announced plans to remodel three more beginning in 2020.
As a result of late summer rains and slightly cooler temperatures, fire restriction orders will be lifted Wednesday in Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan counties.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday it has discovered three illegally stocked fish species in Kolob Reservoir.
Here’s a look at the Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears monument designations, from their creation to the days leading up to the Trump administration’s verdict on the monuments’ status.
Two professors at Utah State University are front and center in a $15 million, five-year NASA project to create the necessary technology to make astronauts on Mars self-sufficient.