Utah

  • Mitt Romney Former GOP presidential nominee now running for Senate in Utah

    Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is running for the Senate in Utah. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan tell the Associated Press Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video on Thursday. His first public appearance as a Senate candidate is scheduled for Friday in...
  • GOP Rep Mia Love demands an apology from President Trump

    On Thursday, Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah, the first Haitian-American to be elected to Congress, demanded an apology from President Donald Trump for his comments about Haiti and African countries being “sh**hole countries.” “The (President’s) comments are unkind, divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation’s...
  • Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

    An announcement from Senator Orrin G. Hatch. #utpol pic.twitter.com/UeItaLjR3j — Senator Hatch Office (@senorrinhatch) January 2, 2018 WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of his term this year, ending months of speculation about the political future of the longest-serving Republican currently...
  • Utah deputy broke through frozen pond to pull out boy

    NEW HARMONY, Utah (AP) – A sheriff’s deputy in southern Utah punched through a frozen pond on Christmas Day to pull out a drowning 8-year-old boy. The boy was chasing his dog Monday evening when another child saw him fall through the ice on a pond in the town of...
  • Utah governor calls Bannon a ‘bigot’ after attacks on Romney

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) is calling former Trump aide Steve Bannon “a Mormon bigot” over his comments attacking former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Herbert called Bannon a “Mormon bigot” in response to Bannon, who said Tuesday night that Romney “hid behind” his Mormon religion to avoid serving...
  • Missing young sisters found safe while self proclaimed prophet is arrested

    Two young sisters who were believed to be with a religious sect leader in Utah have been found and are safe, CBS Denver reports. The girls, 4-year-old Hatti and 8-year-old Dina, were found alone in a building outside the town of Lund on Monday night. Their grandfather, Steve Sobel, confirmed...
  • Jazz’s Rudy Gobert glad injury wasn’t worse; still upset with Heat’s Dion Waiters!

    Rudy Gobert believes he has every right to be upset after sustaining a leg injury that’s expected to keep him out at least four weeks. The Utah Jazz big man went down Friday when Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters crashed into his leg, causing Gobert’s knee to buckle. The...
  • Utah is now forcing evacuations !

    Wind-driven wildfires in Utah forced evacuations and threatened structures on a big weekend for deer hunters in the fire zone. KUTV reports two separate wildfires of 600 acres each and two miles apart raged near Strawberry Reservoir about 80 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. By Sunday evening the winds died...
  • Utah’s controversial ‘Negro Bill Canyon’ renamed after years of debate

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – After years of debate, a U.S. government board has voted to rename Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon, overruling a recommendation by Utah officials to keep the name. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names decided Thursday to rename it Grandstaff Canyon to get rid of an offensive...