Listen Live

 
 

Local News

BLM Seeks Comments on Proposed Solar Energy Development in Beaver County

BLM Seeks Comments on Proposed Solar Energy Development in Beaver County

Cedar City, Utah — In support of the Administration’s priority to promote America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management Cedar City Field Office released a draft environmental assessment for proposed parcels within the Milford Flats South Solar Energy Zone in Beaver County, Utah. This draft environmental assessment analyzes the environmental […]

Read More

Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney was forced Saturday into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch. Romney remains the heavy favorite overall to win the Senate seat in November. But […]

Read More

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates Saturday, offering a solemn goodbye to the state that sent him to the Senate for 41 years. Orrin Hatch’s remarks to the state GOP convention were brief but emotional. […]

Read More

Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney may have one of the best-known names in national politics, but he’s still going to have to face down nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat. Romney […]

Read More

Police shooting victim’s mental illness prompts questions

Police shooting victim’s mental illness prompts questions

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man killed in a police shooting in suburban Salt Lake City had previous run-ins with law enforcement and claimed to have mental illness, prompting concerns Friday from a Black Lives Matter activist that police acted too aggressively. Officials with the Salt Lake City and […]

Read More

2 arrested over repeated bomb threats at Ogden courthouse

2 arrested over repeated bomb threats at Ogden courthouse

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a northern Utah courthouse three times in three weeks. Ogden police announced Friday that Tonisha Lester and Jerry Larkin were arrested and booked into Weber County Jail on charges related […]

Read More

UVU Gets New President

UVU Gets New President

OREM, Utah (uvu.edu)-Per numerous sources, including The Daily Herald, Salt Lake Tribune and Utah Valley University’s Twitter account, UVU received a new president Friday. Friday, Astrid Tuminez was selected by the Utah System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents to be the seventh president in the Orem-based university’s history. Tuminez […]

Read More

Utah’s March job growth quickest in the nation

Utah’s March job growth quickest in the nation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s rate of job growth is top in the nation for March. The state’s Department of Workforce Services reports that employment in March grew by an estimated 3.3 percent over the year before, higher than any other state in the country. That adds up to […]

Read More

Former fire chief gets jail time for igniting Utah wildfire

Former fire chief gets jail time for igniting Utah wildfire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former state trooper and fire chief has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for intentionally igniting a wildfire in eastern Utah last year. The Deseret News reports 38-year-old Rex Richard Olsen was sentenced Tuesday after pleaded guilty in November to a felony charge of arson. […]

Read More

Provo disputes allegations in sexual misconduct lawsuit

Provo disputes allegations in sexual misconduct lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Provo officials are disputing the allegations brought forward in a lawsuit that claims the city was negligent by hiring its former police chief and that it failed to properly respond to sexual misconduct reports. The Deseret News reports five women filed a suit last month accusing former […]

Read More