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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Madeleine Johnson  holds Cricket, a cat up for adoption, at Salt Lake County Animal Services' seventh annual Petapalooza: Pet Adoption at Wheeler Historic Farm in Sandy on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

More than 100 pets get adopted at Salt Lake County Animal Services’ annual Petapalooza

By Jordan Miller | September 25, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kylee Shepherd, new president of the Black Student Union at BYU, and she, along with Sebastian Stewart-Johnson, who are members of the Black Menaces, are pictured on campus on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022.

BYU students of color say there is racism on campus — regardless of what you think about the volleyball incident

By Courtney Tanner | September 24, 2022, 3:59 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Timothy Gadson, then the superintendent of Salt Lake City School District, on his first day on the job on Thursday, July 1, 2021. Gadson is currently on administrative leave.

Salt Lake City school superintendent resigns but will stay with district as a consultant

By Connor Sanders | September 24, 2022, 1:10 a.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Laura Jettison leads her virtual fifth grade class in a science lesson from Parkview Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.

Here’s how enrollment at Utah’s virtual schools is doing two years after start of pandemic

By Connor Sanders | September 21, 2022, 6:05 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox speaks at a monthly news conference at the Eccles Broadcast Center in August 2022. Cox signed a letter, published on Monday, Sept. 12, with 21 other Republican governors asking President Joe Biden to withdraw his student loan forgiveness plan.

Could 300k Utahns be out of luck? Yes, if Gov. Cox and other Republicans get their way.

By Jacob Scholl | September 13, 2022, 8:18 p.m.

(Courtesy of Chad Warnick) Chad Warnick teaches a student how to trim a goat's hoof. Warnick, a teacher at Delta Technical Center, is Utah's newest Teacher of the Year.

Utah’s new Teacher of the Year instills grit, confidence that lasts long after graduation

By Connor Sanders | September 13, 2022, 12:47 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Jaliah kicks off the start of the showcase drag show as the RaYnbow Collective hosts a Back to School Pride Night for BYU students at Kiwanis Park in Provo on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. BYU has been thrust into the national spotlight in the past few weeks; these are the stories that have drawn attention.

What’s been happening at BYU recently? Here are 7 stories you may have missed.

By Courtney Tanner | September 27, 2022, 3:25 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Team captains for Water Canyon High School line up for the coin toss, before facing Grand County in Hildale on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. From left are Dylan Horsley, Nick Timpson, Lester Barlow, and Johnny Timpson.

Why were sports banned in Hildale, Utah? A look behind our story about its first football game.

By Courtney Tanner | September 10, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Highland High School in Salt Lake City, Monday, July 18, 2022.

Why is Salt Lake City thinking of rebuilding Highland High School?

By Connor Sanders | September 9, 2022, 6:42 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Utah state school board members at a meeting in July 2021. On Thursday, the board updated a state rule giving parents greater say in the approval of classroom materials.

After failed teacher transparency bills, Utah’s state school board updates classroom material policy

By Connor Sanders | September 9, 2022, 1:17 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) West High School in Salt Lake City, Monday, July 18, 2022.

Here’s what to expect as Salt Lake City weighs rebuilding West High School

By Connor Sanders | September 8, 2022, 5:10 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People dressed as “angels” arrive for the RaYnbow Collective’s Back to School Pride Night for BYU students at Kiwanis Park in Provo in an effort to block counterprotesters on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022.

100 protesters yelled slurs in Provo as LGBTQ students at BYU celebrated coming back to school

By Courtney Tanner | September 5, 2022, 12:39 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The University of Utah's campus pictured on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

University of Utah reports racist threats following slurs at BYU volleyball match

By Courtney Tanner | September 4, 2022, 2:24 a.m.

(File photo) Tile work inside the front door at the old Bingham High School building.

Former Bingham High wrestling coach charged with sexually abusing a student

By Courtney Tanner | September 2, 2022, 1:31 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City School District begins the destruction of its longtime office building, shown on Aug. 10, 2022. The headquarters are the last district building to be rebuilt for earthquake safety.

Why are the Salt Lake City School District offices being demolished?

By Connor Sanders | August 31, 2022, 1:20 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Students begin fall semester at Utah Valley University on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. President Biden said Wednesday he will cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt for many borrowers — and double that amount for Pell Grant recipients — a move that could offer some level of forgiveness for about 43 million Americans. Here's how many Utahns could be affected.

Are you a Utahn with student loan debt? We want to hear about it.

By The Salt Lake Tribune | August 29, 2022, 4:06 p.m.

(Courtesy) Several LGBTQ groups made resource pamphlets for freshmen at Brigham Young University. They say the school agreed to hand it out, then trashed it. This is the cover of the pamphlet, provided to The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022.

LGBTQ groups say BYU trashed their resource pamphlets after agreeing to give them to freshmen

By Courtney Tanner | August 26, 2022, 8:19 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Students begin fall semester at Utah Valley University on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. President Biden said Wednesday he will cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt for many borrowers — and double that amount for Pell Grant recipients — a move that could offer some level of forgiveness for about 43 million Americans. Here's how many Utahns could be affected.

How many Utahns will benefit from student loan forgiveness? And how soon?

By Jordan Miller | August 26, 2022, 2:57 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Park City School District offices in Park City on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.

How a Utah school district will resolve criminal charges of failing to report child abuse

By Courtney Tanner | August 18, 2022, 7:23 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Associate superintendent Gwendolyn Johnson-White at a meeting of the Salt Lake City school board on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

Associate superintendent of Salt Lake City School District resigns

By Connor Sanders | August 18, 2022, 1:08 a.m.