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  • BYU SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Brigham Young Cougars forward Payton Dastrup (15) guards Coppin State Eagles guard Rasool Hinson (0) during the game at the Marriott Center Thursday November 17, 2016. BYU basketball: Cougars need a boost from their bench, but who?
    Much has been made lately of the BYU basketball team’s lack of depth and bench scoring, precipitated by the season-ending injuries suffered by starter...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 12:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   The Utah Capitol steps are covered with 613 pairs of shoes on Tuesday, representing the lives lost to suicide last year. SB37 sponsored by Sen. Daniel Thatcher, R-West Valley City, calls for a committee of mental health workers and physicians to create a suicide prevention hotline 24 hours a day. Editorial: House bills see Utah as a violent place, and seek to make it more so
    The vision of Utah that arises from some of the bills making their way through the Legislature is one of a violent, dystopian jungle where public orde...
    Updated Feb 22 2017 05:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Vacationing Utah officer foils robbery at Montana pharmacy
    Dillon, Mont. • A vacationing police officer from Utah who stopped at a southwestern Montana grocery store for coffee and Tylenol ended up foiling an ...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • SPONSORED ARTICLE
    5 Reasons Why Family River Rafting is the Best Way to Escape
    Planning a great vacation for the family takes much consideration such as your children’s ages, their interests, your personal preferences and of cour...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 01:28 pm   |     |   Share

  • PHOTO GALLERY
    ‘Not My President’s Day’ rally brings out 200 protesters in Utah’s capital city
    About 200 Utahns celebrated Monday as “Not My President’s Day” by marching from Salt Lake City’s federal building to Washington Square and rallying against Donald …
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:50 am   |     |   Share
  • Utah business owners, Democrats decry loss of Outdoor Retailer shows
    On the steps of the Salt Palace Convention Center, business owners lamented Tuesday that the departure of the biannual Outdoor Retailer shows will hur...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Feb 9, 2017, Mike Schwarz, sole proprietor of Mike Schwarz Photography, poses for a photo in Tampa, Fla. Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage “Obamacare” offers provides him protection from life’s unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care
    Washington • Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through “Obamacare” offers prote...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 05:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Environmental groups want the governor to veto wood-burning bill
    Clean air activists want Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill that would prevent the state from regulating wood smoke used to cook food. Representatives o...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    171,000 photos of Utah history are now free to browse, from JFK to train disasters to naked football players
    A young Hank Aaron swings for the fences during an exhibition game at Derks Field, where Smith’s Ballpark now stands. President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade …
    Updated Feb 19 2017 05:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Members of the New American Economy showcase the positive economic impact that immigrants make as job creators during a press event at the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Utah leaders acknowledge immigrants’ contribution to state’s economy
    Utah immigrants pay $1.2 billion taxes and have about $4 billion in spending power per year. They account for 8.6 percent of the state population, ru...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 09:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    Sen. Luz Escamilla, D-Salt Lake City asks questions of James Evans, chairman of the Utah Republican Party and Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo as they discuss election law amendments in SB0114 during the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Standing Committee meeting at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City Monday January 30, 2017. Measure pushing environmental, air issues at new prison site is a nonstarter
    A bill attempting to keep the public informed about air quality issues and environmental impact mitigation efforts at the site of the new Utah State P...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 07:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jeremy Johnson enters the courtroom, to again refuse to answer questions, during the John Swallow public-corruption trial in Salt Lake City, Tuesday February 21, 2017. Latest from the John Swallow corruption trial: Prepaid debit card cash was for gold coins Swallow had sold to payday lending magnate
    Just call it Groundhog Day. Day nine of the public corruption trial of former Utah Attorney General John Swallow started Tuesday much like it did eve...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 11:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Gallery: Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando
    Images of Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando. …
    Updated Feb 14 2017 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Officers from four other law enforcement agencies run a slalom course of orange cones to practice control at the Salt Lake City Police Department’s annual motor school for officers interested in assignment to the motorcycle squad.  The two week long class trains at the Utah State Fairground.  The purpose of the school is to make certain candidates are able to operate a motorcycle under sceanarios encountered by motor officers on patrol. The riders must prove their skill by navigating a variety of obstacle courses and pass a hard-controlled breaking exam.    In initial vote, Senate supports extending motorcycle helmet law up to age 21
    The Utah Senate gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to a bill that would require motorcyclists up to the age of 21 to wear helmets. Currently the req...
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  • Milo Yiannopoulos listens during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart
    New York • Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos resigned as an editor at Breitbart News on Tuesday and apologized for comments he had made a...
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  • Los Angeles Lakers general managerMitch Kupchak, left, and team owner Jim Buss, right, introduce the team’s new coach, Luke Walton, center, during a news conference in El Segundo, Calif., Tuesday, June 21, 2016.  (AP Photo/Greg Beacham) Lakers’ GM out, Magic in charge
    Los Angeles • The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a majo...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY
    Undefeated girl wrestlers hope for ultimate victory in court
    Layton • Sitting on the edge of the mat before their first meet of the season, the two wrestlers discussed strategy and braided each other’s …
    Updated Feb 16 2017 05:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Rep. Kim Coleman, R-West Jordan, silenced the House chamber on Tuesday as she told of being attacked when she was a young woman. Allowing women to protect themselves from attempted rape became the main argument for a bill to allow residents as young as 18 to carry concealed weapons. House approves allowing concealed gun permits for Utahns as young as 18
    The Utah House was debating allowing 18- to 21-year-olds to obtain permits to carry concealed guns, mainly based on arguments that it would allow youn...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kari Lee competes on the bars for the Utes, in gymnastics action, Utah vs UCLA, at the Huntsman Center, Saturday, February 18, 2017. Utah gymnastics: Utes keep grip on No. 5 national ranking despite switch in compiling score
    Utah’s gymnastics team insisted it could stay in the hunt for the Pac-12 and NCAA titles despite the loss of two key gymnasts to season-ending injurie...
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  • FAITH
    Photo Courtesy of Jim Anderson  Syrian refugees help UNHCR workers to set up tents in the ever-expanding camp.  Jordan, escape hatch for fleeing Syrians, also shelters most of the Mideast’s Arab Mormons
    As Syria continues to devolve into chaos, violence and destruction, its refugees have little hope of making it to the United States — especially with ...
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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake City Fire Dept. responds to a house fire at 1453 S. 500 East Tuesday Feb 21.   The fire which was believed to have started at the rear of the house killed a dog inside while a 40 year-old man was transported to the University of Utah Medical Center in critical condition. Man critically injured, dog dies in Salt Lake City house fire
    A man was critically injured during a Tuesday fire at a home near 1440 South and 500 East in Salt Lake City. The 65-year-old man was taken to Univers...
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  • Courtesy of Carbon County Sheriff’s Office  Seth Gordon Peterson Prosecutors not seeking death penalty for Utah man accused of killing mother, brother
    Prosecutors have decided not to seek the death penalty for a 25-year-old Emery County man accused of killing his mother and brother last year. Seth Go...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Daggett County Jail near Manilla, in Daggett County on September 25, 2007. Two guards on leave from now-empty Utah jail following allegations of misconduct
    Two Daggett County corrections officers are on leave over allegations of misconduct, and there is no timeline for returning scores of prison inmates t...
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   University of Utah professor Lauren Liang is surrounded by book submissions she received as a member of this year’s Caldecott committee, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, which selected the best picture books of 2016.  On Feb. 21, Liang will be one of the special guests celebrating winners past and present at Newbery Night at The King’s English book store in Salt Lake. Tonight: Join The Tribune to celebrate Newbery books
    As a young boy growing up in Provo in the 1970s, Tim Wadham fell in love with reading, thanks to savvy librarians who pointed him to Newbery Medal-win...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 09:04 am   |     |   Share
  • (Tribune file photo)    Karl Malone and John Stockton share a moment on the court in this 1997 photo. Utah Jazz: 1997 Finals team, minus Karl Malone, to reunite for 20th anniversary
    Bryon Russell still wonders sometimes. “If the ball had bounced a few different ways,” he says, “we might have went to a Game 7, and who knows what wo...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Boy who died in Utah snowmobiling accident identified
    A 12-year-old boy who died Monday after being hit by a snowmobile in the Mill Hollow Reservoir area of Wasatch County has been identified as a Salt La...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo)   Salt Lake County County Recorder Gary Ott sits with his chief deputy Julie Dole before the Salt Lake County Council’s presentation of findings of the county auditor’s performance review Tuesday, Oct. 4., 2016. A week later, the Salt Lake County Republican Party censured Dole, accusing her of hiding Ott’s health status. Bill stalls to allow removing officials for mental incapacity
    Lawmakers decided Tuesday that they need more time — maybe the rest of the year — to work out legislation that could allow removing elected officials,...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 07:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   | Tribune file photo)   Rep. Robert Spendlove, R-Sandy, left, and Rep. Mike Schultz, R-Hooper, right, in the Utah House of Representatives, Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Bill advances to study, prevent homelessness among children
    Lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday to look at the causes of homeless for children, and to study how best to address it. The House Economic Development ...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world’s mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites
    Denver • Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water i...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • CRICKET
    This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling in a scene from, ’La La Land.’ (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP) The Cricket’s 2017 Oscar predictions, part 1: Technical
    For movie fans, Oscar Night — which happens this Sunday — is an unofficial holiday, a celebration of the motion picture. It’s also a time for movie cr...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 12:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah man convicted of murder in death of perceived rival
    A 34-year-old Utah man has been found guilty of first-degree felony murder in the fatal shooting of a perceived romantic rival in Kearns in 2014. A 3r...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • Salt Lake City, UT--5/26/07--9:12:47 PM-- Utah’s Deron Williams walk off of the court after  the game at the EnergySolutions Arena. Jazz won 109-83 2nd Half.  ******** Jazz v Spurs  Chris Detrick/Salt Lake Tribune File #_E1M6020    ` Could the Utah Jazz really bring back Deron Williams?
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  • Sen. Ann Millner ï R-Ogden Proposed changes to school turnaround programs would be less reliant on grades
    Utah’s nascent school turnaround program would get a makeover under a bill that received committee approval on Tuesday. Under SB234, the $7 million-a...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society Tribune negative collection  JD Moore works at Salt Lake City’s Vitro Chemical Plant in 1957.  Uranium tailings were once found at proposed Salt Lake City homeless shelter site — though records show apparent cleanup
    Opponents of a proposed Sugar House homeless shelter now have the option to go nuclear. Salt Lake City has learned during the due diligence period for...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 05:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Students, advocates want Salt Lake City schools to push back against deportation raids
    Students and community organizers are asking the Salt Lake City School District to take a stand against the deportation of undocumented Utahns. At Tue...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 07:31 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 photo, Shane Johnson displays some of his tattoos as he poses in his home in Tippecanoe, Ind. Johnson was born into extremism is in the process of covering some of his racist tattoos with new ones and wears long sleeves to hide remnants of his past he regrets. His father and many of his father’s relatives were part of the Klan, he said, so there was only one real way for him to go as a youth. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Former white supremacists help others leave hate groups
    Athens, Ga. • The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez’s leg gives away her past. A victim of sexual assault at age 14 and never quite able to meet...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 08:21 am   |     |   Share
  • Courtesy |  Dust Devil Ranch Sanctuary for Horses  Two men and a woman were arrested after authorities found three dead horses, and a fourth near death, at a ranch near New Harmony. S. Utah trio arrested in deaths of 3 horses, near-starvation of fourth
    Two men and woman were arrested after three horses were found dead and a fourth near starvation on a southwestern Utah ranch. The three — males ages 3...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 10:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    ’Utah Drawn: An Exhibition of Rare Maps,’ organized by the Division of State History,  will be on display through late summer on the 4th floor of the Utah State Capitol. Utah Capitol exhibit shows how the West was mapped
    In this day of global positioning systems and Google maps, it might be difficult to think of mapmaking as an inexact science or even as art. But a new...
    Updated Feb 21 2017 09:51 am   |     |   Share