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Utah lawmakers plan town hall meetings at high schools across state after student walkout demonstrations

SALT LAKE COUNTY – Utah students who participated in a national school walkout this week have inspired some Utah lawmakers to act.

You could call it a listening tour. 467 more words


The consequences of COFA for Utah's Micronesians

Story and photos by MARISSA SITTLER

Sitting in a third-grade classroom, surrounded by miniature sized chairs, bright colors and other seemingly “elementary” things can make what is outside of those four walls seem inconsequential. 1,001 more words


Lawmakers vote for changes at Utah Transit Authority, including new name

SALT LAKE CITY — State lawmakers voted to change the name of the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) to Transit District of Utah.

“When you want to go through and make sure that everybody knows you’re not going to do business as has been done in the past: You change governance, you change the name,” said State Sen. 273 more words


Family of Parkland victim travels to Utah as legislature designates 'Month of Kindness'

SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah received a special honor on Thursday from a Florida family who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 380 more words


Memorial at Utah State Capitol pays tribute to domestic violence victims

SALT LAKE – It’s not often one feels both heartache and hope at the same moment, but the dozens gathered on the steps of Utah’s Capitol Wednesday night felt just that. 274 more words


Republican infighting on candidate selection reaches legislature

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Republican Party is experiencing some family dysfunction, and it was on display at a Utah State House Committee meeting Monday morning. 195 more words


Utah Democrats and Republicans agree on a federal land issue... really.

SALT LAKE CITY — Are pigs flying? Are demons having a snowball fight in the underworld?

No, but something nearly as unlikely happened at Utah’s State Capitol. 233 more words