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(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Kelly Miles, center, at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City in January 2022. Miles conceded to his primary opponent, Katy Hall, on Thursday.

Rep. Kelly Miles concedes to opponent Hall in northern Utah House race

By Jacob Scholl | July 1, 2022, 9:31 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Great Salt Lake near the Spiral Jetty last month. On Thursday, April 21, 2022, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox declared a state of emergency because of the drought.

Gov. Spencer Cox issues state of emergency due to Utah’s historic drought

By Kim Bojórquez | April 21, 2022, 7:08 p.m.

(Courtesy of the Organization for a New Utah Flag) A proposed redesign of the Utah State Flag.

Utah gets at least 3,500 ideas for a new flag. It’s not too late to add yours.

By Kim Bojórquez | April 12, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Trevor Warburton, Thursday, March 24, 2022.

These Utah voters are changing their party registration to Republican ahead of a March 31 deadline. Here’s why

By Kim Bojórquez | March 28, 2022, 1:58 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A ban on transgender athletes playing female school sports in Utah would affect transgender girls like this 12-year-old swimmer seen at a pool in Utah on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. She and her family spoke with The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity to avoid outing her publicly. She cried when she heard about the proposal that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools, which would separate her from her friends. She’s far from the tallest girl on her team, and has worked hard to improve her times but is not a dominant swimmer in her age group, her coach said. “Other than body parts I’ve been a girl my whole life,” she said.

How many kids will be impacted by Utah’s ban on transgender athletes?

By Kim Bojórquez | March 28, 2022, 4:33 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Two people get confrontational at a rally on the Capitol steps before the Legislative special session on Friday, March 25, 2022. The Legislature voted to override Gov. Spencer Cox's veto of HB11, which bars transgender girls from competing in school athletics that match their gender identities.

Utah Legislature overrides Gov. Cox’s veto of transgender athletes sports ban

By Kim Bojórquez | Bryan Schott | March 26, 2022, 10:50 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The sun sets on the Utah Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022.

Legislature tackles veto of transgender sports bill, outdoor trade show returns, and Native Americans in boarding schools

By The Salt Lake Tribune | March 24, 2022, 8:27 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Young organizers from Juneteenth Utah and Solidarity for Justice thank those who attended the celebration at Washington Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 19, 2020.

Utah makes Juneteenth a state holiday

By Kim Bojórquez | March 25, 2022, 1:39 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The sun sets on the Utah Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022.

Utah lawmakers to meet Friday to override Gov. Cox’s veto on bill to ban transgender girls in female school sports

By Kim Bojórquez | Bryan Schott | March 23, 2022, 3:54 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Spencer Cox speaks at his monthly news conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 17, 2022.

Utah will now offer driver license exams in languages other than English. Here’s why

By Kim Bojórquez | March 22, 2022, 3:52 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Rocko Menzyk | Alta Ski Area) Earth Storm Jacobs of Salt Lake City celebrates New Year's Eve at Alta Ski Area on Dec. 31, 2020.

The U.S. Senate passed a bill to make daylight saving time permanent. What does it mean for Utah’s ski industry?

By Kim Bojórquez | March 17, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)   The Bears Ears buttes April 10, 2021.

Here’s the land SITLA officials want to swap with the feds for property inside Bears Ears

By Brian Maffly | March 12, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The pump house where the Jordan River meets Utah Lake in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Water conservation, transgender athletes and more from the 2022 Legislature on ‘Behind the Headlines’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | March 10, 2022, 9:34 p.m.

(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Governor Spencer Cox speaks about the legislative session during a press conference, Friday, March 4, 2022.

Utah set to get a new holiday, if Cox signs on

By Kim Bojórquez | March 14, 2022, 5:04 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Carol Spackman Moss, pictured on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, ran a bill during the recent legislative session that would have updated how health education is taught in Utah schools. The bill, HB274, failed in the Senate on the last day of the session.

‘I was just stunned’: Bill updating what Utah students learn about sexual assault fails

By Becky Jacobs | June 9, 2022, 7:28 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Highland high teacher Brock Edwards joins other educators, parents and public school advocates as they rally on the steps of the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. Advocates feel many anti-public school measures have been made by the Legislature this year.

Utah teachers say lawmakers took aim at education this session. Here are 10 things that happened.

By Courtney Tanner | March 10, 2022, 4:17 p.m.

(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah State Capitol building is pictured during a rain storm as the last day of the legislative session comes to an end on Friday, March 4, 2022.

It wasn’t just the ‘year of the tax cut.’ Here’s what Utah lawmakers prioritized in 2022 session

By Bethany Rodgers | Kim Bojórquez | Brian Maffly | Leia Larsen | Courtney Tanner | Paighten Harkins | March 5, 2022, 10:58 p.m.

(Sean P. Means  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Packs of hard seltzer and other alcoholic products, in a refrigerated case at the Smith's Food & Drug in Rose Park, on March 4, 2022. A bill passed by the Utah Legislature on March 3, 2022, will make some brands of hard seltzer available only in state liquor stores.

Many hard seltzers will be removed from Utah stores. See which ones made the cut.

By Stefene Russell | March 5, 2022, 2:01 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The pumphouse where the Jordan River meets Utah Lake in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Proposed Utah Lake Authority wins Legislature’s approval

By Brian Maffly | March 5, 2022, 3:15 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Highway Patrol posts the colors for the start of the 2022 legislative session in the Senate chamber at the Utah Capitol in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.

Lawmakers rename Utah’s Education Fund while looking for ‘flexibility’ in budget

By Daedan Olander | March 5, 2022, 12:04 a.m.