Utah

Wildlife, air quality at risk as Great Salt Lake nears low

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SALT LAKE CITY — The silvery blue waters of the Great Salt Lake sprawl across the Utah desert, having covered an area nearly the...

Man sentenced to 30 years for killing Navajo police officer

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man who shot and killed a tribal police officer in a remote corner of the nation’s largest American Indian reservation...

Man jumps from moving plane at Los Angeles airport

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LOS ANGELES — A passenger was taken to the hospital Friday night after jumping out of a moving plane at Los Angeles International Airport,...

Drought woes in dry US West raise July 4 fireworks fears

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SALT LAKE CITY — Many Americans aching for normalcy as pandemic restrictions end are looking forward to traditional Fourth of July fireworks. But with...

Bipartisan infrastructure deal back on track after walk-back

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WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal to invest nearly $1 trillion in the nation's infrastructure appeared to be back on track Sunday after a stark...

High court expands eligibility for Clean Air Act exemption

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday said an expanded number of small refineries can seek an exemption from certain renewable fuel requirements. ...

Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push

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NEW TOWN, N.D. — On oil well pads carved from the wheat fields around Lake Sakakawea, hundreds of pump jacks slowly bob to extract...

In break with Trump, House GOP forms group on climate change

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WASHINGTON — Utah Rep. John Curtis says he's tired of hearing that Republicans — his party colleagues — don't care about climate change or...

Turkish businessman arrested in scheme with Utah polygamists

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SALT LAKE CITY — A Turkish businessman has been arrested by the U.S. Justice Department in connection with what authorities say was a biodiesel...

Background checks blocked a record high 300,000 gun sales

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SALT LAKE CITY — The number of people stopped from buying guns through the U.S. background check system hit an all-time high of more...