Top Stories: Olympics return, water conservation, Mike Lee on Jan. 6 riot

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Top Stories newsletter for Thursday, November 30, 2023.

Salt Lake City named preferred host for 2034 Winter Games

After more than a decade of patience and planning, Salt Lake City will be an Olympic city once again.

Utahns, Olympians celebrate likely Winter Olympics return in 2034

Here is how some notable Utahns and Olympians reacted to the news.

Relive the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games through Tribune photos

Check out some of The Tribune’s best work from the last time Salt Lake City hosted the Olympics.

Sen. Mike Lee walks back conspiracy theory about January 6 riot

The Utah Republican had suggested federal agents disguised as Trump supporters were responsible for the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Ruling closes popular off-highway roads near Moab — for now

An administrative appeals board is still deciding whether or not those closures will be permanent.

A test program on the Price River promises to be a key solution in solving Western water crisis

Utah needs farmers to lease water to solve its alarming shortages. Here’s what it’s doing to convince them to sign up.