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As Rob Miller, a Utah Democratic Party Chairman candidate speaks, audience members stand arm-in-arm with their backs to him and all of the candidates during a  town hall meeting at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The meeting comes after party officials had a meeting about what to do with allegations about sexual harassment against Miller.

Letter: Democratic Party’s apology for its handling of sexual harassment accusations is too little, too late

By Kate Kelly | The Public Forum | April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Drivers on Wasatch Blvd. as snow falls, Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Letter: Wasatch Boulevard is not a highway -- don’t use it as one

| April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Susan Walsh | AP) Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 1, 2021. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the nomination of Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general.

Letter: I offer an apology -- and a senator -- to Georgia

By Craig Dunford | The Public Forum | April 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Screenshot via Facebook)  The Wellington City Council meets Friday, April 9, 2021, to discuss allegations that Wellington Police Chief Rory Bradley sexually harassed a female city employee.

Wellington police chief fired after alleged sexual harassment

By Sara Tabin | April 10, 2021, 4:18 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A sign indicates masks are required at a store in West Valley City on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Utahns will still have to wear masks at organized events after state mandate expires

By Sara Tabin | April 10, 2021, 2:32 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) An array of stickers about the second amendment on display.

Cache County Sheriff warns against ‘unconstitutional gun control’

By Sara Tabin | April 10, 2021, 1:53 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mary W. Jackson Elementary first grader Isaiah Kam, 7, launches his straw rocket as students commemorate their school namesake’s 100th birthday on Friday, April 9, 2021, with a special science lesson in the mechanics of rocket building. Salt Lake City’s oldest elementary school was renamed in 2018 in honor of the the first African American female engineer at NASA, with students recently voting to change their mascot to “The Rockets.”

Photos: Mary W. Jackson Elementary students set off rockets to honor their school’s namesake

By Francisco Kjolseth | Sara Tabin | April 10, 2021, 2:17 a.m.

(Sara Tabin | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Renae Ingles poses in a Salt Lake City firetruck that has been tagged with a KultureCity sticker. Ingles and her husband, Utah Jazz player Joe Ingles, helped cover the cost for Salt Lake City first responders to get trained in safely interacting with people with sensory needs.

SLC first responders complete training geared at interactions with those with sensory needs

By Sara Tabin | April 10, 2021, 1:52 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo)  A delegate holds a flyer featuring Republican Central Committee members and their attendance rates at the Salt Lake County Republican Party organizing convention, April 13, 2019, at Cottonwood High School. Salt Lake County GOP delegates will elect new leaders Saturday amid allegations one candidate has been using his insider status to boost his prospects in the race for chair.

One day before convention, more controversy emerges in Salt Lake County Republican Party

By Leia Larsen | April 9, 2021, 11:02 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
President Russell M. Nelson speaks at General Conference on Easter morning, Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Jana Riess: Overcoming LDS doubt is hard when you’ve never been given the tools

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service | April 9, 2021, 10:56 p.m.

(Eric Walden  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert signs some autographs for school children at the All-Star Weekend Jr. NBA Day event at Navy Pier in Chicago on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.

Righty? Lefty? Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert came to his basketball skills with a two-handed approach

By Andy Larsen | April 9, 2021, 11:53 p.m.

A man wearing a face mask walks near a TV screen showing an image of U.S. President Donald Trump's twitter during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential election. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Commentary: It is not the government’s job to promote ‘fairness’ online

By Berin Szóka and Ari Cohn | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 10:00 p.m.

GOP Army Knife | Pat Bagley

Bagley Cartoon: GOP Army Knife

By Pat Bagley | April 9, 2021, 9:30 p.m.

This Aug. 15, 2019 photo shows a juniper tree cut down as part of a giant project to remove junipers encroaching on sagebrush habitat needed by imperiled sage grouse in southwestern Idaho. The Bruneau-Owyhee Sage-Grouse Habitat Project aims to remove junipers on 965 square miles (2,500 square kilometers) of state and federal land in Owyhee County. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)

David Willms: It’s time to restore the Sagebrush Steppe

By David Willms | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 9:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Amelia Powers Gardner) Utah County Clerk/Auditor Amelia Powers Gardner has expressed a willingness to replace Tanner Ainge on the Utah County Commission.

Utah County clerk/auditor called employee her ‘gay democratic assistant,’ according to harassment investigation

By Leia Larsen | April 9, 2021, 11:50 p.m.

(David J. Phillip | AP) Tony Finau reacts after missing an eagle putt on the 15th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament on Friday, April 9, 2021, in Augusta, Ga.

Utah’s Tony Finau moves into the Masters top 10 and earns some crystal with a 66

By Kurt Kragthorpe | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 10:59 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Chelsie Stain serves lunch to children at Imagination Time Childcare and Preschool in Marriott-Slaterville on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

Jared Lisonbee: Recognize the value of childcare to families and the economy

By Jared Lisonbee | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dr. Diane Gilles takes a handful of syringes filled with the Moderna vaccine to be given to people on Thursday, March 18, 2021, as the Utah Film Studios loans its space to the Summit County Health Department as a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination station.

Utah administers almost 47,000 COVID-19 vaccines in a single day

By Scott D. Pierce | April 9, 2021, 9:52 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   BYU women's volleyball coach Heather Olmstead congratulates her team as they defeat the Utes at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

With WCC Coach of the Year, Player of the Year honors, BYU is ready for the NCAA Volleyball Tournament

By Norma Gonzalez | April 9, 2021, 10:50 p.m.

Andrew G. Bjelland: Christian social justice and the two faces of capitalism

By Andrew G. Bjelland | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Tribune file photo) Police investigate the site where Unified police reported officers shot and killed 22-year-old man Matthew Knowlden in Midvale on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. The Salt Lake County District Attorney ruled Friday that the officers were justified in using deadly force.

Three officers justified in shooting a man who pointed a gun as he ran from them, says D.A.

By Jessica Miller | April 9, 2021, 8:14 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Shoppers, wearing face masks, browse stores at City Creek Center, Mar. 13, 2021. Utah health experts are advising people to keep wearing masks in public, even after the statewide mask order expires on Saturday, April 10, 2021.

Keep your masks on to protect against COVID-19, Utah health experts say, even with statewide order expiring

By Sean P. Means | April 9, 2021, 7:25 p.m.

(Screengrab via grabien) Utah Sen. Mike Lee during an appearance on Fox News Channel, April 9, 2021

Sen. Mike Lee warns Biden may be planning more gun restrictions

By Bryan Schott | April 9, 2021, 8:38 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Solitude's Kim Mayhew, one of the few female general managers, is retiring after 40+ years in the Utah ski industry.

Kim Mayhew turned Solitude into a trendsetter among ski areas. She’s leaving with no regrets.

By Julie Jag | April 9, 2021, 9:49 p.m.

Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune
Elder Neil L. Andersen, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, speaks during the morning session of the 184th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday April 5, 2014.

Kellie Woodfield: LDS Church should not cast stones at women who choose abortion

By Kellie Woodfield | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall vists with customers at Santo Taco, after a news conference encouraging citizens to keep wearing masks, after the state mask mandate ends, Friday, March 19, 2021.

Tribune Editorial: Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall knows the pandemic game is not over

By The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board | April 9, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) as the Utah Jazz host the Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA basketball in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020.

Gordon Monson: Donovan Mitchell leads the Utah Jazz, and he could lead an entire generation

By Gordon Monson | April 9, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

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Current and former women Utah legislators (front row) Peggy Wallace, Beverly White, Karen Shepherd, Olene Walker, Becky Lockhart, Margaret Dayton, Chris Fox Finlinson, Carol Spackman Moss, Paula Julander, Alicia Suazo and Karen Morgan. (Back row) Nancy Lyon, Carlene Walker, Patrice Arent, Lou Shurtliff, Trisha Beck, Rhonda Menlove, Sheryl Allen, Merlynn Newbold, Becky Edwards, Marie Poulson, Jennifer Seelig, Jackie Biskupski, Christine Watkins, Karen Mayne, Rebecca Chavez Houck, Darlene Gubler and Pat Jones pose for a photograph with the Martha Hughes Cannon statue outside the state capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah Wednesday August 15, 2012. The women gathered at the capitol for a screening of the KUED documentary on Martha Hughes Cannon who was the first women state senator in the United States.

Susan R. Madsen: More empowered women empower more women

By Susan R. Madsen | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 4:30 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Linebackers coach Colton Swan at University of Utah football practice in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

Utah football returns Devin Lloyd, Nephi Sewell, but linebacker position could get even better once Ethan Calvert arrives

By Josh Newman | April 10, 2021, 12:55 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Individuals experiencing homelessness were able to get COVID-19 vaccinations and other services on Rio Grande Street as part of a Salt Lake City Community Commitment Program Resource Fair, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

Utah still near bottom of vaccination rate rankings — and it’s not just because of the young population

By Erin Alberty | April 9, 2021, 6:51 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) The Utah state Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. By the end of 2020, the Utah Treasurer’s Office received $52.1 million in lost and unclaimed property.

Utah treasurer has $52M in unclaimed property. See if a piece of it belongs to you.

By Marina McNairy | April 9, 2021, 3:55 p.m.

(Damian Dovarganes | AP file photo)

In this Feb. 7, 2020, photo, people demonstrate during a Jane Fonda's Fire Drill Fridays rally, calling for action to address climate change at Los Angeles City Hall.

Anna Brandes: Health insurance companies shouldn’t invest in an industry that makes us sick

By Anna Brandes | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 3:30 p.m.

Washington wide receiver Puka Nacua in action against Hawaii during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Why did Samson and Puka Nacua leave their respective P5 football programs to play for BYU? It was all about family.

By Norma Gonzalez | April 9, 2021, 4:21 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Current naming is pictured around Bountiful High on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 after the school announced it would to retire The Braves name. The school's new mascot will be "The Redhawks," announced on Friday, April 9, 2021.

Bountiful High names new mascot to replace controversial ‘Braves’

By Courtney Tanner | April 9, 2021, 9:44 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Skiers make their way back to their cars after hitting the slopes at Brighton Resort on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Commentary: Utah can get more water from our clouds — if we invest in real science

By Binod Pokharel, Matthew D. LaPlante, Simon Wang and Valeria Molinero | Special to The Tribune | April 9, 2021, 2:35 p.m.

(Alastair Grant | AP) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip arrive by horse drawn carriage at the Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot, England, June, 16, 2011. Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz | The Associated Press | April 9, 2021, 5:21 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is joined by Dr. Angela Dunn, state epidemiologist from the Utah Department of Health, as they address the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, during a YouTube Live webcast to share protective measures businesses can take in the workplace. The three main coronavirus variants are more contagious, research shows.

Confused about all the coronavirus variants? What they do? Do vaccines work against them? Here’s the breakdown.

By Andy Larsen | April 9, 2021, 4:03 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo) Former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, now a Fox News personality, is this week's guest on the "Utah Politics" podcast.

‘Utah Politics’ podcast: Jason Chaffetz

By Bryan Schott | April 9, 2021, 12:05 p.m.

(Ken Cedeno | Pool via AP) Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington.

New marijuana legalization effort focuses on Republicans, including Utah’s Mike Lee

By Matt Canham | April 9, 2021, 12:05 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Seven Canyons Trust nears completion of its project to open Three Creeks Confluence Park in Salt Lake City where Emigration, Red Butte and Parleys creeks meet the Jordan River near 1300 South and 900 West.

Letter: Where is the vision for protecting the environment and creating a more livable city in Millcreek?

By Colleen Casto | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 12:02 p.m.

Huge crowds of Armenian Americans march during an annual commemoration of the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire in Los Angeles Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Letter: U.S. shouldn’t involve itself in the Armenian lobby’s push to classify 1915-1921 events as “genocide”

By Pinar Bayrak-toydemir | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Screenshot | YouTube) Utah Rep. Burgess Owens speaks during a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee meeting. California Rep. Hakeem Jeffries attacked Owens over his vote to overturn the 2020 election in favor of Donald Trump.

Letter: Owens shows himself to be just another Trump tagalong

By Raymond A. Hult | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 2:33 p.m.

(Lynn R. Johnson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Standing on the roof of the new East High School, principal Kay Peterson, framed in the window on left, watches as crews demolish the west wall of the old school in August 1996.

Letter: Now is the time to prepare for the next earthquake along the Wasatch Fault

By Marilyn Marshall | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Johnny Miller | The New York Times) Various croissants are photographed in New York on March 9, 2021. Get those perfectly burnished, flaky pastries straight from your oven with this expert advice.

How to make stunning croissants at home

By Claire Saffitz | The New York Times | April 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Chelsie Kemper at a rally against the Inland Port at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

Letter: Inland Port Authority is escaping all culpability from the destruction they’re wreaking on the Wasatch Front

By Jan Ellen Burton | The Public Forum | April 9, 2021, 2:31 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Spring blossoms in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, mark the change of the season along with a transition of the mask mandates which will end statewide Saturday. However, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said nothing will change in the capital.

Think you know Utah? Take our news quiz and find out.

By Rebekah Wahlberg | April 9, 2021, 11:00 a.m.