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(North Port Police Department via AP) Search teams fan out at Carlton Reserve park near a North Port, Fla. wilderness park to search for Brian Laundrie on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

No signs of Gabby Petito’s boyfriend after days of searching

By Curt Anderson | September 23, 2021, 2:37 a.m.

(AP Photo | John Locher) A buoy rests on the ground at a closed boat ramp on Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Boulder City, Nev. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released projections Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves millions of people in the U.S. West. The agency recently declared the first-ever shortage on the Colorado River, which means Arizona, Nevada and Mexico won't get all the water they were allocated next year.

U.S. projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

By The Associated Press | September 23, 2021, 2:19 a.m.

(Paul Bersebach |The Orange County Register) A student gets help with his mask from transitional kindergarten teacher Annette Cuccarese during the first day of classes at Tustin Ranch Elementary School in Tustin, Calif. Now that California schools have welcomed students back to in-person learning, they face a new challenge: A shortage of teachers and all other staff, the likes of which some districts say they've never seen.

COVID-19 creates dire U.S. shortage of teachers, school staff

By Jocelyn Gecker | The Associated Press | September 23, 2021, 2:00 a.m.

(Bob Frank | FOX 13) Police officers are shown on the scene of a crash on U.S. 40 near Park City on Wednesday.

Crash during police pursuit kills fleeing car’s passenger, injures driver

By Kolbie Peterson | September 22, 2021, 11:53 p.m.

(Courtesy Steve Tate) Steve and Savanna Tate, left, and Sunny and Reno Mahe pose for a photo at the Miracles From Elsie Foundation fundraiser in July 2018. The Mahes were awarded $25 million by a jury this week in a wrongful death trial against a blinds manufacturer they allege created the faulty product that caused the death of their daughter Elsie in 2016.

Jury awards $25M to former BYU star in trial against blinds maker over daughter’s death

By Kolbie Peterson | September 23, 2021, 12:19 a.m.

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Bagley Cartoon: Old Man and the Sea

By Pat Bagley | September 22, 2021, 10:11 p.m.

Sacramento Kings guard Justin James (10) goes around Indiana Pacers forward Doug McDermott (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Utah Jazz sign Justin James to two-way contract

By Eric Walden | September 22, 2021, 10:21 p.m.

(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) The confluence of the Green River, left, and Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park. A federal judge has dismissed much of the Ute Indian Tribe’s lawsuit over the federal government’s handling of the tribal water rights

Federal judge rejects much of Ute Tribe’s water-rights lawsuit

By Brian Maffly | September 23, 2021, 4:47 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Students wait to be tested for COVID-19 at American Preparatory Academy in Draper on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

Utah reports 12 deaths, more than 1,700 new COVID-19 cases

By Scott D. Pierce | September 22, 2021, 7:42 p.m.

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The Ogden Temple, shown in 2014. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is asking patrons and workers to wear masks in temples at all times and every temple.

Wear masks in temples at all times, LDS First Presidency says in new letter

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | September 22, 2021, 4:22 p.m.

Driver runs over Utah cyclist twice, critically injuring him

By Scott D. Pierce | September 22, 2021, 3:30 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

200th episode of ‘Mormon Land’: Experts explore Mormonism and sex. It’s more than just for making babies but less than anything goes.

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | September 22, 2021, 11:55 p.m.

(Salt Lake City Police Department) Two school age children were critically injured when they were struck by a car on Monday morning in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City paints crosswalk where children were struck on way to school

By Scott D. Pierce | September 22, 2021, 5:15 p.m.

(Jeff Roberson | AP) Members of the U.S. Women's Olympic Gymnastic Team, from left, Simone Biles, Suni Lee, Jordan Chiles, and Grace McCallum plus individual members MyKayla Skinner and Jade Carey are announced after the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials Sunday, June 27, 2021, in St. Louis.

MyKayla Skinner, Grace McCallum on opposite ends of Utes gymnastics spectrum

By Julie Jag | September 22, 2021, 9:31 p.m.

(Ashley Landis | AP) Utah running back TJ Pledger (5) is tripped up by San Diego State linebacker Michael Shawcroft (46) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Carson, Calif.

Utah football held a players-only meeting. Can that help stem the tide of its season?

By Josh Newman | September 22, 2021, 9:52 p.m.

(Mark E. Bailey) Luke Fowles spent years working at fine dining establishments before transitioning to his current mobile format. The Capitol Burger truck is based in Torrey.

One of Utah’s Best burgers is at a food truck in Torrey

By Caroleine James | September 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP photo)

In this May 9, 2018, photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Paul Krugman: Joe Manchin should realize that coal is not his state’s future

By Paul Krugman | The New York Times | September 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Rev. Ian White Maher takes over as new interim pastor for First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, pictured on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021.

New Adidas-wearing pastor has a goal for Salt Lake City Unitarians: Get a kick out of life

By Bob Mims | Special to The Tribune | September 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Arch Nexus president Kenner Kingston details changes to the rebuild of Utah Clean Energy's headquarters. Utah Clean Energy held an open house at their newly purchased, vacant building to showcase their plans to retrofit the organizationÕs new home into what will become an energy efficient building with on-site renewable energy generation, pollution-free heating and water conserving measures.

Climate change hub would retrofit old salon for a greener Salt Lake

By Saige Miller | Luke Peterson | September 23, 2021, 5:31 a.m.

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‘The Rundown’: Election audit confusion in Utah County

By Bryan Schott | September 22, 2021, 12:44 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic moves up Little Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday, August 21, 2021, offering an unobstructed view of the Salt Lake valley below. Environmental activists are demonstrating against the height of gondola towers the Utah Department of Transportation is proposing be built to carry people up to Alta and Snowbird ski resorts.

Letter: Why mess with Little Cottonwood Canyon when there won’t be any snow?

By Tod Young | The Public Forum | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) An unusual sight emerges from the shallow waters of the Great Salt Lake as a “reef” pops into view between Saltair and Antelope Island on the south end of the lake on Saturday, July 10, 2021, as extreme drought conditions impact the lake.

Letter: Our leaders need to get unstuck from the 1950s and think about 2050

| September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Veronica G. Cardenas | The New York Times)

People seeking asylum at a makeshift camp near the Del Rio International Bridge as they wait to turn themselves in to Border Patrol agents in Del Rio, Texas on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. The temporary camp in Del Rio has grown with staggering speed in recent days during a massive surge in migration that has overwhelmed the authorities.

Rich Lowry: Biden’s border ‘challenge’ gets worse

By Rich Lowry | National Review | September 22, 2021, 4:51 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Musical Director Mack Wilberg directs The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square during a rehearsal for the first time in 19 months at the Conference Center on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021.

The hall is alive with the sound of music as Tabernacle Choir returns to rehearsals

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | September 22, 2021, 4:37 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Hruska's Kolaches in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

How three siblings brought this Czech breakfast pastry to Utah

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall announces Sept. 21, 2021, that there is $8 million in funding available for the development of affordable housing in the city.

Salt Lake City holds out an $8M carrot in hopes of luring more affordable housing

By Tony Semerad | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Paighten Harkins | The Salt Lake Tribune) Police cadets participate in simulation training on Dec. 2, 2020, at the Peace Officer Standards and Training academy at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus in Sandy. Experts say improved training could be one way to reduce the number of police shootings.

What Utah police can do to reduce the times they shoot at minorities

By Paighten Harkins | Jessica Miller | September 22, 2021, 3:22 p.m.

(Bernard Bodo | For stock.adobe.com) Enjoying a night of food, drinks, and fun

Experience the best at the first annual Salt City Best Fest

By Trib Connect | September 23, 2021, 3:26 a.m.

(Veronica G. Cardenas | The New York Times)

People seeking asylum are seen crossing the Rio Grande into Del Rio, Texas on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Haiti migration officials have asked the United States for a "humanitarian moratorium" even as they prepare to receive the first returnees from Texas. "Will we have enough to feed these people?"

Leonard Pitts: You can starve an ideal only so long before you kill it altogether

By Leonard Pitts | The Miami Herald | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - Arnold Schwarzenegger is shown on Oct. 23, 2020. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Letter: Vaccines are our only way out of this

By Bill Owens | The Public Forum | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lindsay Brown prepares a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru event organized by the Utah County Health Department in Spanish Fork on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

Letter: Valid public health concerns should outweigh some basic personal liberties

By Wayne Wilson | The Public Forum | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

BYU linebacker Ben Bywater (33) will take on a starting role after the team's leading tackler, Keenan Pili, suffered a season-ending knee injury.
(AP Photo/Tyler Tate)

BYU linebacker Ben Bywater overcame his own injury last year, primed himself to be next man up

By Norma Gonzalez | September 22, 2021, 10:18 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is readied in August 2021 in Salt Lake City. A Latter-day Saint oncologist says his religion teaches him that people should be vaccinated to protect not only themselves but also others.

My LDS faith says we owe it to the vulnerable to get vaccinated, says Stanford doctor

By Dr. Tyler Johnson | Religion News Service | September 21, 2021, 11:52 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Sen. Mike McKell, R-Spanish Fork, is pushing a bill to regulate how social media moderates content, but those companies were refusing to negotiate with him.

Utah lawmakers use tax threats to force social media companies to the negotiating table

By Bryan Schott | September 21, 2021, 11:32 p.m.

(Kim Crumbo) Utah conservationist Kim Crumbo is missing in Yellowstone National Park.

‘Larger-than-life’ Utah conservationist is missing in Yellowstone

By Kolbie Peterson | September 21, 2021, 10:18 p.m.

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Bagley Cartoon: Behind Closed Doors

By Pat Bagley | September 21, 2021, 9:30 p.m.

(Utah Athletics) Utes quarterback Charlie Brewer, No. 12, has left the University of Utah after being benched during Saturday night's loss to San Diego State.

Gordon Monson: Let’s admit it, quarterbacks and Utah football are a bad mix

By Gordon Monson | September 21, 2021, 10:08 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lindsay Brown prepares a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru event organized by the Utah County Health Department in Spanish Fork on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

Utah sees largest single-day increase in COVID-19 deaths since January

By Scott D. Pierce | September 21, 2021, 8:14 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lindsay Brown prepares a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru event organized by the Utah County Health Department in Spanish Fork on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

Paul Gibbs: Take no joy in the misery of the unvaccinated

By Paul Gibbs | Special to The Tribune | September 22, 2021, 2:43 p.m.

In this August 1966, AP file photo, Chinese leader Mao Zedong meets with representatives of the revolutionary teachers and students from Peking and other parts of the country. Mao launches the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority. Schools are shut, youthful Red Guards attack political enemies and intellectuals are persecuted or driven to suicide.

Michelle Goldberg: The middle-aged sadness behind the cancel culture panic

By Michelle Goldberg | The New York Times | September 21, 2021, 6:38 p.m.

(Jeff Chiu | AP photo)

In this Dec. 24, 2020, photo, a COVID-19 vaccination record card is shown at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif.

Tom Frieden: I ran the CDC. Here’s how to prove that Americans are vaccinated.

By Tom Frieden | Special to The New York Times | September 21, 2021, 10:46 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) as the Utah Utes host the Weber State Wildcats in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.

Quarterback Charlie Brewer leaves Utah football team

By Josh Newman | September 22, 2021, 1:07 a.m.

(Molstad family) Edith Molstad, who lives in Sweden, undergoes treatment for FIRES epilepsy, which stands for febrile-infection related epilepsy syndrome. Her family is seeking specialized treatment in Salt Lake City, because it is not offered in Sweden.

Swedish girl with rare condition undergoes specialized treatment in Utah

By Kolbie Peterson | September 21, 2021, 6:11 p.m.

(North Port Police Department) Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito. Petito, 22, vanished while on a cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend. Investigators say she last contacted her family in late August 2021 when the couple was visiting Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. Officials on Tuesday confirmed that a body found Sunday near the park was that of Petito.

Body found near Grand Teton was that of Gabby Petito, Wyoming coroner confirms

By Scott D. Pierce | Jordan Miller | September 21, 2021, 11:37 p.m.

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‘The Rundown’: Trump’s six-step plan to overturn the 2020 election

By Bryan Schott | September 21, 2021, 12:36 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars fullback Masen Wake (13) is taken down by the Arizona defense in football action between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Arizona State Sun Devils at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

Eye on the Y: For true success, BYU will need to overcome slow starts

By Norma Gonzalez | September 21, 2021, 12:09 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Protesters waving American flags and holding signs decrying mask and vaccine mandates gathered along the curb of 700 East in Liberty Park Saturday, making Salt Lake City one of dozens of cities around the world protesting public health-related restrictions, Sept. 18, 2021.

Letter: Who do you trust if your child breaks an arm or leg?

By Floyd Bergener | The Public Forum | September 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Paul Fraughton  |  Tribune file photo) The Salt Lake Tribune office building at the Gateway mall.

Reader Survey: We want to hear from you

By Lauren Gustus | September 21, 2021, 1:02 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Protesters waving American flags and holding signs decrying mask and vaccine mandates gathered along the curb of 700 East in Liberty Park Saturday, making Salt Lake City one of dozens of cities around the world protesting public health-related restrictions, Sept. 18, 2021.

Letter: Misinformation and plain stupidity are trying mightily to take over our democracy

By Rosemary Lucero | The Public Forum | September 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Andrew Burr | For the Utah Office of Tourism) A groover is a water-tight portable toilet used for river trips.

Coming to terms with the poop problem

By Melissa Fields | For the Utah Office of Tourism | September 21, 2021, 12:00 p.m.