facebook-pixel
(Photo courtesy of Utah Department of Transportation) A two-vehicle accident on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 on State Route 190 in Big Cottonwood Canyon resulted in four injuries and shut down traffic in both directions.

Rollover on SR-190 in Big Cottonwood Canyon injures four, shuts down traffic both ways

By Eric Walden | January 24, 2021, 11:55 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) XpresCheck, a Covid-19 testing site, is now testing passengers at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Coronavirus in Utah: Though daily positive rate climbs back over 20%, weeklong numbers reflect some good trends

By Eric Walden | January 24, 2021, 9:41 p.m.

(Jae C. Hong | AP file photo) In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo, two nurses put a ventilator on a patient in a COVID-19 unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. U.S. hospital intensive care units in many parts of the country are straining under record numbers of COVID-19 patients.

Two in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

By Carla K. Johnson and Nicky Forster | The Associated Press | January 24, 2021, 7:42 p.m.

(Kolbie Peterson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A storm brought about 3 inches of snow to Salt Lake City, photographed Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.

Saturday’s snowstorm brings out the skiers, as well as the traffic jams and avalanche warnings

By Eric Walden | January 24, 2021, 10:08 p.m.

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address at the Capitol in Washington on  Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Chang W. Lee/The New York)

Timothy Egan: A president can govern in poetry

By Timothy Egan | The New York Times | January 24, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(Screengrab | Grabien) Sen. Mitt Romney argues former President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense by inciting an attempted insurrection during an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021.

Romney says Trump must be held accountable for attempted insurrection

By Bryan Schott | January 24, 2021, 4:44 p.m.

(Harry Harrris | AP file photo)

Atlanta Braves' Hank Aaron eyes the flight of the ball after hitting his 715th career homer in a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Atlanta, Ga., in this April 8, 1974 file photo. Dodgers pitcher Al Downing, catcher Joe Ferguson and umpire David Davidson look on. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given.

Douglas Brinkley: A final interview with Hank Aaron: ‘I recognized that I had a gift’

By Douglas Brinkley | For The New York Times | January 24, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

(Doug Mills | The New York Times)

President Joe Biden visits the Lincoln Memorial on Inauguration Day in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Every president sets the moral and cultural tone for the nation. We saw that in a terrible way over the past four years. Just by who he is, Biden sets the stage for a moral revival, David Brooks writes.

David Brooks: Joe Biden and the case for optimism

By David Brooks | The New York Times | January 24, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

(Photos courtesy of Jennifer Draney) Spencer Knecht waits by a monitor at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, where he was admitted for diabetic ketoacidosis in December 2020. His blood sugar has been unstable since he contracted COVID-19 in September 2020, his family says, and they want federal health officials to recognize type 1 diabetes as one of the highest risk factors for serious illness related to the coronavirus.

Are you a vulnerable Utahn waiting for COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what we know.

By Erin Alberty | January 24, 2021, 3:18 p.m.

(Joshua Roberts | Pool via AP) Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, questions Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Jan. 19, 2021. Romney is more influential now, in a Democratically controlled federal government, than any other Utahn in Washington.

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney’s political clout just got a lot bigger with Democrats in control

By Lee Davidson | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Evan Vucci | AP photo)

President Joe Biden stands in the Lincoln Memorial during Inauguration Day ceremonies, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.

Leonard Pitts: No way for decent people to ‘unite’ with racism

By Leonard Pitts | The Miami Herald | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, as their children Ashley and Hunter watch.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Letter: The adults are back

By Richard Merrick | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Actor Nicolas Cage is mobbed by fans as the 2018 Sundance Film Festival kicks off along Main Street in Park City on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.

Could the Sundance Film Festival leave Park City?

By Sean P. Means | January 24, 2021, 4:25 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Annie, now 20, was 16-years old when a classmate in high school raped her and then told her from that moment on, "You're my girlfriend, but I'm not your boyfriend." From that moment on, he stalked her almost daily. San Juan County Attorney Kendall Laws said he wanted to prosecute Annie's attacker in adult court for sexual assault, but a gap in the law prevented him from doing so.

Special report: Young sex abuse survivors, backed by a county attorney, say a new Utah law deprived them of justice

By Jessica Miller | Zak Podmore | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, gets ready to give his first State of the State address at the Utah State Capitol on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News, via AP, Pool)

Letter: Spencer Cox’s “centrist” plan follows far right agenda

By Mike Coronella | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) East High students join the protest outside their school in Salt Lake City on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in response to more students failing this fall with classes entirely online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Letter: Forcing the Salt Lake School District into in-person classes is appalling overreach

By Candace Jacobson | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Church President Russell M. Nelson receives the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Salt Lake City.

Letter: Did LDS leaders get the vaccine because of preferential treatment?

By Craig Cooper | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  This aerial photo from June 2018 shows where the inland port will be built.

Letter: Stop wasting taxpayer dollars on projects like the inland port — and a dying, dirty industry

By Patricia Becnel | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Tommy Habeeb Enterprises) Tommy Habeeb hosts "To the Rescue," a TV show that profiles rescue dogs and the people who love them.

Scott D. Pierce: This Utahn on ‘To the Rescue’ is dogs’ best friend

By Scott D. Pierce | January 24, 2021, 3:54 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Pharmacist Shixain Wang prepares Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for seniors and staff at assisted living center The Ridge Foothill in Salt Lake City on Dec. 29, 2020. Utah has been allocated fewer doses per capita than all other states, an analysis by The Salt Lake Tribune showed

Exclusive: Utah declines to disclose when vaccines arrive or who gets them, while pharmacies dispute doses are ‘sitting on shelves’

By Erin Alberty | January 25, 2021, 2:09 a.m.

Brodi Ashton

Brodi Ashton: There’s more to life than politics. There’s math teams and TV shows and moms offering wise advice.

By Brodi Ashton | Special to The Tribune | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

FILE - Two buttes that make up the namesake for Utah's Bears Ears National Monument are shown on Dec. 28, 2016, in southeastern Utah. With Joe Biden's capture of the White House comes the likelihood that Utah's two big national monuments will be restored to their original boundaries, reopening yet another front in the West's public lands wars. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Letter: So the legislators equate expanding national monuments to stealing land?

By Cal North | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington. Far-right social media users for weeks openly hinted in widely shared posts that chaos would erupt at the U.S. Capitol while Congress convened to certify the election results. Selena Gomez is laying much of the blame for the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol at the feet of Big Tech. The singer told the leaders of Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube that they've allowed "people with hate in their hearts" to thrive and therefore "failed all the American people." It's just the latest in the 28-year-old Gomez's efforts to draw attention to the dangers of internet companies. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Gomez explains why she's so passionate about the issue and what she's done both publicly and behind the scenes to get her message across. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Letter: Trumpism hijacked conservative ideals — and it must end

By Jake Hunsaker | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of MGM Media Licensing / Sundance Institute) Rita Moreno, seen here on the set of MGM's 1961 classic "West Side Story," is the subject of "Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It," by Mariem Pérez Riera. It's an official selection of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Here are 10 titles playing at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival likely to grab attention

By Sean P. Means | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address at the Capitol in Washington on  Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Chang W. Lee/The New York)

Robert Gehrke: If we want to fix American politics, blow up the two-party system

By Robert Gehrke | January 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) 
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) takes the ball down court, as Golden State Warriors guard Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) defends, in NBA action between the Utah Jazz and the Golden State Warriors at Vivint Arena, on  Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

The Triple Team: Jazz cruise to dominating win over Warriors thanks to smart defense and good shooting

By Andy Larsen | January 24, 2021, 5:54 a.m.

BYU guard Brandon Averette moves past Pepperdine's Colbey Ross during Saturday night's game at the Marriott Center between the Cougars and the Waves.

BYU shows grit and fight in physical 65-54 win over Pepperdine

By Norma Gonzalez | January 24, 2021, 6:56 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) 
Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) goes to the basket as Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman (33) defends, in NBA action between the Utah Jazz and the Golden State Warriors at Vivint Arena, on  Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

After eighth straight win, Utah Jazz are suddenly having to swat away surging expectations

By Eric Walden | January 24, 2021, 6:33 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Southern Utah athletics) Southern Utah's Cherita Daugherty, left, tries to elude Weber State defender Kori Pentzer as Darri Frandsen, right, sets a screen during the Thunderbirds' 76-74 double-overtime victory over the Wildcats in Ogden on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Daugherty scored a career-high 24 points to lead all scorers.

State colleges: Utah Valley falls at St. John’s, 96-78

By Staff and wire reports | January 24, 2021, 2:49 a.m.

(Sara Tabin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Saturday brought heavy snowfall, and with it more accidents on the road, to Utah.

Snow makes it tough for drivers on Utah roads

By Sara Tabin | January 24, 2021, 3:34 a.m.

In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 photo a Nov. 10, 1938 photo from the AP Archive, showing by Nazis destroyed Jewish shops at the Kurfuerstendamm street, is placed at the same location 80 years later in Berlin, Germany.  On Nov. 9, 1938 Jews and their holdings were attacked across Nazi Germany - also known as Kristallnacht or Night of the broken glasses. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Letter: How do Germans and Americans compare in learning from history?

By Larry Swanson | The Public Forum | January 24, 2021, 1:00 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Salt Lake Tribune file photo) The Fourth Street Clinic will begin vaccinating people over 70 at their headquarters in Salt Lake City early next week. The Clinic’s Mobile Health Care program will distribute vaccines at homeless resource centers the week after.

COVID-19 vaccines will be offered to unhoused people in Salt Lake City next week

By Sara Tabin | January 23, 2021, 11:52 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cristal Isa and coach Tom Farden react after Isa lands her dismount from the uneven bars, in PAC-12 gymnastics action Utah vs Arizona, at the Huntsman Center onSaturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

Utah gymnastics team bounces back with win over Arizona

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 24, 2021, 12:02 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Registered nurse Amanda Rogers gives Zac Snell, a registered nurse at Western Peak South Davis Community Hospital, his vaccine, as the Davis County School District begins to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for its teachers as well at the Davis County Legacy Center in Farmington on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths decrease, but hospitalizations remain high

By Leia Larsen | January 23, 2021, 8:19 p.m.

FILE - In this April 18, 2007 file photo, Larry King speaks to guests at a party held by CNN, celebrating King's fifty years of broadcasting in New York.  King, who interviewed presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes during a half-century in broadcasting, has died at age 87. Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted that King died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  ( AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File)

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

By Andrew Dalton | AP Entertainment Writer | January 23, 2021, 5:10 p.m.

(Screenshot from CNN) Governor Spencer Cox, right, appeared on Chris Cuomo Primetime on CNN Thursday, Jan. 22, 2021 to discuss Utah's COVID-19 vaccine backlog.

Gov. Cox defends Utah’s COVID-19 vaccination response on CNN

By Leia Larsen | January 24, 2021, 3:23 p.m.

Shaquille O'Neal, from left, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley speak at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 25, 2018, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Andy Larsen: Shaq, Kenny and Charles have lost touch with today’s NBA

By Andy Larsen | January 23, 2021, 4:49 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | Tribune file photo) The Capitol remains closed to the public as members of the House and Senate gather as the Utah State Legislature opens the 2021 legislative session at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

Utah Capitol to reopen to the public Monday

By Bethany Rodgers | January 24, 2021, 4:51 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) This Oct. 1, 2019, file photo shows the gold star required by the federal government on state driver licenses. In this year's session of the Utah Legislature, Sen. Daniel Thatcher is proposing limited regulation of how government agencies can use facial technology on the state's Driver License Division database. The bill passed its first legislative hurdle on Friday.

Utah Senate panel advances bill to regulate government use of facial recognition technology

By Taylor Stevens | January 23, 2021, 4:39 p.m.

(Edu Bayer | The New York Times)

A man raises his arm in a Nazi salute at a gathering of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 11, 2017. Terrorism in the United States is overwhelmingly domestic and motivated by far-right ideologies, often racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant.

Farhad Manjoo: Finally, a president acknowledges white supremacy

By Farhad Manjoo | The New York Times | January 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf  |  Tribune File Photo)  Utah athletic director Chris Hill, left, Utah interim president Lorris Betz, and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott hold up a football jersey commemorating the day as the University of Utah officially became a member of the Pac-12 conference on July ,1 2011.

Gordon Monson: Utah benefited from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. Almost nobody else did.

By Gordon Monson | January 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Foot traffic in front of the Egyptian Theatre on Main Street in Park City on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

Park City wonders what an online-only Sundance Film Festival will mean for its economy

By Sean P. Means | January 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

Robert Kirby

Robert Kirby: I’m back after surgery, and I’ve learned that not any doctor will do

By Robert Kirby | January 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) watches  after laying the ball up over New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Bledsoe (5) duirng the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Letter: NBA coverage in Sports section of e-edition is lacking

By Field Smith | The Public Forum | January 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Pete Marovich | The New York Times)

Supporters hold up signs as President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, protesting the presidential election results. "We must clear an ecosystem of mass delusion spread by Fox News and many Republicans," writes New York Times opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof.

Letter: To those who think the election was stolen: Please consider the credible evidence

By Karl Johnson | The Public Forum | January 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Letter: Unfortunately, the people who cause mischief have clout

By Fred Ash | The Public Forum | January 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.