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Utah State Board of Education member Cindy Davis, left, and candidate Kim DelGrosso, right.

Controversial candidate Kim DelGrosso concedes Utah school board race to incumbent Cindy Davis

By Courtney Tanner | June 30, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rainbow "Y" pins at a booth at Kiwanis Park, during Pride Night in Provo organized by BYU students, on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. There's a new social media movement to support LGBTQ students at the private Utah school owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 2022.

Protesters are taking over the comment section on BYU’s Instagram page. Here’s why.

By Courtney Tanner | June 30, 2022, 6:09 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The green Tyrannosaurus rex statue in Vernal, is pictured on Thursday, May 19, 2022, as the town rallies around the deteriorating giant by fundraising to save it.

Residents in a rural Utah town worry about losing their identity as ‘the dinosaur people’ as the area grows

By Courtney Tanner | June 21, 2022, 11:40 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A sign at Salt Lake Community College is pictured in 2019.  On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education released its findings that the college discriminated against a pregnant student.

A pregnant student asked for accommodations from a Utah college. They said no. Then the feds came in.

By Courtney Tanner | June 15, 2022, 3:51 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Michaelle Martial places soil in a jar to commemorate the lynching of William “Sam Joe” Harvey at the Bennet Federal Building, Saturday, June 11, 2022. Soil from the location was collected and will be sent to the National Museum for Peace and Justice.

Two Black men were once lynched in SLC. Here’s what we know about their stories.

By Courtney Tanner | June 12, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Swaying back and forth, Bode Kamai and Max Arrats are chosen by Sarah Cuch and Sonceray Cornpeach, from left, for the traditional Bear Dance, deemed women’s choice, at Whiterocks, Utah, on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Held for the first time in 20 years in the small town within the Ute Reservation, the traditional dance held after the first under of spring is meant to welcome in the new season.

The Ute Bear Dance hasn’t been held for 20 years in this Utah town — until now

By Courtney Tanner | May 31, 2022, 10:26 p.m.

(Uintah County Library Regional History Center. Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The photoghraph on the left shows residents of Whiterocks gathering for the Bear Dance, where they beat a drum that's meant to sound like thunder. On the right, residents perform the sounds of a bear singing and growling as they use the drum during a Bear Dance in 2022.

See stunning photos of the Ute Bear Dance from the early 1900s to now

By Courtney Tanner | Francisco Kjolseth | May 31, 2022, 10:26 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Los estudiantes de West High School escuchan a sus compañeros exigir seguridad después de salir de clases en Salt Lake, durante una huelga estudiantil el miércoles. 14 de marzo de 2018, después del tiroteo en Parkland, Florida. Ahora, después del tiroteo en Texas el martes 24 de mayo de 2022, los expertos comparten la mejor manera de hablar con los niños sobre estos trágicos eventos.

Cómo este médico de Utah sugiere hablar con sus hijos sobre un tiroteo en la escuela

By Courtney Tanner | June 6, 2022, 7:36 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) West High School students listen to fellow students demand safety after walking out of classes in Salt Lake, during a student walkout on Wed. March 14, 2018, after the Parkland, Fla., shooting. Now, after the shooting in Texas on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, experts are sharing the best way to talk to kids about these tragic events.

With kids asking ‘How do I survive?’ this is how a Utah doctor suggests talking about a school shooting

By Courtney Tanner | May 27, 2022, 5:40 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Ensign Elementary in Salt Lake City has implemented security measures to improve school safety, including a doorbell with camera that alerts the front desk to gain access to the building. But such efforts haven't received the level of funding that one lawmaker said was needed.

Here’s what Utah parents need to know about school safety after the deadly shooting in Texas

By Courtney Tanner | May 26, 2022, 3:52 p.m.

(Bennion Junior High Facebook) Pictured is Bennion Junior High in Granite School District. A school employee there is under investigation after an allegation that he called a student the N-word.

Staffer at Utah junior high on leave after allegedly calling a Black student the N-word

By Courtney Tanner | May 20, 2022, 10:37 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) East High students walk out to protest the Supreme Court's leaked decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and give states the power to ban abortions on Thursday, May 12, 2022. What Utah students can learn about abortion isn't defined in law, so it's up to each district.

Utah schools must teach abstinence in sex education. But what can they say about abortion?

By Courtney Tanner | May 20, 2022, 3:32 p.m.

(Snow College) Pictured is Snow College President Bradley J. Cook.

This Utah college president is the latest to step down after years of turnover in higher education

By Courtney Tanner | May 16, 2022, 9:13 p.m.

(Dixie State University) On July 1, Dixie State University will transition to a new name as Utah Tech University. This will be its new logo.

How much it will cost and what the new logos look like: Here’s a peek at Dixie State’s transition to Utah Tech University

By Courtney Tanner | May 16, 2022, 7:25 p.m.

(Trent Nelson) Cedar City as the sun sets on Thursday Jan. 10, 2019. A Cedar City mother is now suing a Iron County School District for releasing one of her kids to a stranger in November 2020, which started a wild case that included her 5-month-old baby being abducted.

‘Should have been a red flag’: Utah mom sues after school released her child to a stranger

By Courtney Tanner | May 13, 2022, 11:42 p.m.

(Panguitch Utah History) Pictured are the students at the boarding school for Native Americans just north of Panguitch, Utah, that ran from 1904 to about 1909.

Here’s what a federal report says about the Native American boarding schools in Utah

By Courtney Tanner | Alastair Lee Bitsóí | May 12, 2022, 9:04 p.m.

(Utah State Board of Education) Pictured is Utah State School Board members Natalie Cline.

Utah school board found no violation after member Natalie Cline used private email for communication

By Courtney Tanner | May 5, 2022, 4:52 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Rachel Weaver, of the Black Menaces, filming a TikTok video at BYU in Provo on Friday, April 8, 2022.

The Black Menaces’ most popular videos about BYU and the LDS Church

By Courtney Tanner | May 2, 2022, 4:30 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Black Menaces have been filming TikTok videos addressing racism at Brigham Young University in Provo. On Friday, April 8, 2022 they smiled for a photo. Starting from the top, from left to right, are members Nate Byrd, Kennethia Dorsey and Sebastian Stewart-Johnson. At the bottom are members, from left, are members Rachel Weaver and Kylee Shepherd.

These Black students at BYU are using TikTok to document attitudes in the LDS Church

By Courtney Tanner | May 2, 2022, 4:05 p.m.

(Hope Orr) Jillian Orr poses in her graduation gown for Brigham Young University on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Her sister, Rachel Orr, sewed a Pride flag inside of it for Jillian to express her identity on stage after years of feeling like she had to hide being bisexual at the church-run school.

A BYU student’s rainbow graduation gown has gone viral. This is what she has to say.

By Courtney Tanner | April 28, 2022, 2:04 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Police cars sit in the parking lot of the University of Utah police department in this June 2019 photo. A state audit from Wednesday, April 20, 2022, found the school has not made all the necessary improvements to its campus policing after the 2018 death of student-athlete Lauren McCluskey.

What the University of Utah continues to get wrong with campus policing, according to a new audit

By Courtney Tanner | April 21, 2022, 7:46 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A 13-year-old transgender girl swims on April 4, 2022. The teen, who has won numerous medals as a competitive swimmer, said she quit the sport because of the passage of Utah's House Bill 11, which bans transgender girls from competing in school sports.

She’s 13, transgender and stopped swimming because of Utah’s law against athletes like her

By Courtney Tanner | April 18, 2022, 11:07 p.m.

(Screenshot) An image of state school board candidate Kim DelGrosso from a video of a town hall on Monday, April 13, 2022, posted to YouTube by lifeisdriving.

Utah school board candidate says she’s ‘sickened by the gender identity stuff’ and wants to support Natalie Cline

By Courtney Tanner | April 14, 2022, 1:52 p.m.

(Tichenor family) Pictured is Isabella "Izzy" Tichenor in this undated family photo.

Izzy Tichenor faced ‘offensive’ treatment from teachers who didn’t understand bullying, Davis review team finds

By Courtney Tanner | April 13, 2022, 11:19 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gray skies loom over the Salt Lake Community College campus on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. The school is currently under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice after receiving a number of fraudulent applications.

Feds investigate fake applications for admission, financial aid at Utah college

By Courtney Tanner | April 6, 2022, 6:25 p.m.