March 17, 2013 12:43 PM
ENNIS, Mont. (AP) - About 500 wild horses have arrived so far at the Spanish Q Ranch in western Montana as Bureau of Land Management officials work to reassure neighboring landowners about the long-term holding facility. The Montana Standard reports the horses, all geldings, began arriving Feb. 27. Officials say... more »
January 26, 2013 11:39 AM
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Ashton Kutcher says playing Steve Jobs on screen "was honestly one of the most terrifying things I've ever tried to do in my life." The 34-year-old actor was in Park City, Utah, to premiere the biopic "jOBS," which was the closing-night film at the Sundance... more »
January 23, 2013 12:56 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A group of Utah doctors is declaring a health emergency over the Salt Lake City area's lingering air pollution problem. Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment planned to deliver a petition Wednesday demanding immediate action by elected officials. The group wants Gov. Gary Herbert and... more »
November 7, 2012 10:22 AM
DENVER (AP) - King Soopers and City Market are recalling ice cream because of concerns over pecan allergies. The recall involves Kroger Deluxe French Vanilla ice cream sold in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The federal Food and Drug Administration says people... more »
August 19, 2012 3:53 PM
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a college student from Utah has been shot to death in the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado and a suspect has been arrested. La Plata County sheriff's deputies said Sunday they found the body of 26-year-old David Alan Jones at a campsite... more »
July 25, 2012 5:28 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Kody Brown and his four wives want what any family wants: To live in the privacy of their own home free from government intrusion. The polygamous stars of the TLC show "Sister Wives" have sued Utah and the county they fled from, hoping to persuade... more »
July 24, 2012 6:37 AM
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - State wildlife officials have identified the man who has been spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah. Phil Douglass of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Monday the mystery man is a 57-year-old hunter... more »
July 16, 2012 7:57 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Federal officials are expanding access to an immigration database so that several states can use it to cleanse voter rolls. The Homeland Security Department first notified Florida officials last week that they could check to see if registered voters are actually noncitizens who should not be... more »
July 8, 2012 2:40 PM
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - As he sat in the doctor's office, ex-boxer and weightlifter Gerald Dixon explained that years of sports had left him in pain, especially his hands, and he was looking for relief. After a cursory examination at the clinic in West Palm Beach, Fla., Dixon left with... more »
April 30, 2012 7:33 AM
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - A woman who survived alone for four days in Utah's rugged wilderness says the hunger and pain weren't the worst challenge she faced. Victoria Grover says dealing with "incredible" boredom and severe cold were the toughest part of her ordeal. Temperatures at night dropped into... more »
March 7, 2012 10:58 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brittany Wilson scored 21 points and Chucky Jeffery had 20 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday night to power Colorado past Utah 55-41 in the first round of the Pac-12 women's tournament. The 10th-seeded Buffaloes (18-12), who had lost eight of nine before winning the final game... more »
February 24, 2012 4:55 AM
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November 24, 2011 10:33 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Four months ago, Kyle Whittingham and Jon Embree were basking in the bright lights of Los Angeles, excited to kick off the Pac-12 party. Now their teams will finally meet on what could be a showery Friday in Salt Lake City in a contrived rivalry... more »
November 4, 2011 9:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have closed small banks in Nebraska and Utah, bringing to 87 the number of bank failures in the U.S. this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Friday seized Mid City Bank, based in Omaha, Neb., with $106.1 million in assets and $105.5 million in deposits,... more »
October 1, 2011 8:06 PM
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Jabari Carr hauled in a go-ahead TD pass from Matt Faulkner with 54 seconds remaining to help San Jose State snap a 16-game road losing skid with a 38-31 win over Colorado State on Saturday. The Spartans (2-3) have now won back-to-back games for the... more »
September 14, 2011 10:35 PM
DENVER (AP) - The director of renewable energy for the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says transmission lines could be an economic development tool for farmers and ranchers.
Bill Midcap likens transmission lines to railroads or interstate highways.
He and others met on Wednesday with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar,... more »
September 3, 2011 8:19 PM
MANILA, Utah (AP) - Searchers have found the body of a 35-year-old Colorado man who drowned in Utah's Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
The Deseret News of Salt Lake City reports the body of Chad Runnings of Craig, Colo., was found Friday in the same general area where he was last... more »
September 2, 2011 5:43 PM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming congressional leaders say they're glad the Obama administration has backed away from lowering the federal limit for ozone pollution, but environmentalists say it is stepping away from fixing the state's ozone problem.
Last winter, ozone levels near gas drilling areas in the Upper Green... more »
August 22, 2011 12:36 AM
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - Police in Utah say a thirsty 8-year-old boy trying to get a drink in a neighbor's home by sliding down through the chimney was trapped for more than four hours.
West Valley City police Sgt. Robert Hamilton says the boy climbed a tree... more »
August 4, 2011 5:20 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A coalition of Utah polygamous groups is denouncing the alleged acts of sexual assault that have surfaced during the Texas trial of sect leader Warren Jeffs.
The Principle Rights Coalition represents five polygamous churches, along with others who practice polygamy but are unaffiliated with... more »
July 30, 2011 12:14 PM
PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A teenager found drowned in a southwest Colorado lake last week has been identified as a Utah member of the Navajo Nation who traveled to Lake Capote with a group of dancers from tribes in New Mexico.
The director of the Department of Justice... more »
July 18, 2011 11:07 PM
Three people from Colorado have been arrested in Salt Lake City; they're accused of taking a 14-year-old girl there for prostitution.
28-year-old Roscoe Gallman of Colorado Springs, 20-year-old Abelina Roybal of Denver, and 20 year old Sasha Montiel of Colorado (unspecified city) were all arrested Saturday in a Salt... more »
July 12, 2011 6:31 PM
ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala. (AP) - A 20-year-old Mormon missionary from Utah is in a Guatemalan hospital with serious arm and leg injuries after being mauled by two lions at a zoo.
A spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says doctors are still evaluating Paul Richard Oakey's... more »
July 12, 2011 6:25 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A judge has set bail at $25,000 for a Florida high school football coach charged with murder after a punch left a man dead in a Las Vegas Strip casino.
Jack Buchanan, an attorney for 37-year-old Benjamin Hawkins of Gainesville, Fla., said his family was... more »
June 11, 2011 12:39 AM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A federal judge expects the first lawsuit to go to trial in a massive class action against Toyota Motor Corp. over a sudden acceleration problem that led the company to recall 14 million cars will involve a crash that killed two people in Utah.
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June 7, 2011 3:47 PM
The Pueblo Zoo has added two bald eagles which were injured in the wild. Parker and Freedom arrived at the zoo in May from Utah. Freedom the larger of the pair is a female, Parker is a male.
The eagles were found malnourished and injured. Both of them had... more »
May 27, 2011 3:55 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Cases of a deadly strain of a horse virus have more than doubled in the past week and suspected cases have forced the quarantine of 15 more facilities.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Friday there are 75 confirmed cases in 9 states and... more »
May 18, 2011 7:20 PM
The Colorado Department of Agriculture confirms six cases of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in the state as of this afternoon.
Five of the those horses had recently attended the National Cutting Horse Association's Western National Championships in Ogden, Utah. One horse apparently received the infection from a horse that had... more »
May 16, 2011 12:49 PM
A pair of Bald Eagles are coming to the Pueblo Zoo this week after completing their rehabilitation at a wildlife rescue center in Utah. The male and female birds of prey were recently given approval to be moved to the zoo.
The male, named Parker, was found with a... more »
April 8, 2011 1:08 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A federal judge in Utah has handed control of a communal land trust back to the leaders of Warren Jeffs' polygamous church.
In a temporary order signed Thursday, U.S. District Judge Dee Benson said church leaders, not the state of Utah, should manage the... more »
April 3, 2011 12:13 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Faithful Mormons will gather to hear words of inspiration from their leaders Sunday, the second day of their church's semiannual general conference.
The two-day conference draws more than 100,000 to the four-block downtown Salt Lake City campus of The Church of Jesus Christ of... more »
February 5, 2011 11:04 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Zach Bohannon scored a career-high 12 points and Air Force pulled away from Utah early then held on for a 54-49 victory Saturday night. Bohannon also had eight rebounds and five assists, both career bests, for the Falcons (13-9, 4-5 Mountain West), who have won... more »
January 29, 2011 9:13 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Andy Ogide scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to power Colorado State past Utah 74-68 Saturday. Ogide broke a tie game with a jumper and Greg Smith followed with a basket and two free throws in the final 1:31 to clinch the... more »
December 25, 2010 6:34 PM
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) -- A man armed with a shotgun was shot and killed by police Christmas Day outside a Mormon temple.
Fox13 says police the man had been in an altercation with another man outside the Oquirrh Mountain Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day... more »
November 24, 2010 2:57 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Rockies are being pounded by a powerful snowstorm on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
The heavy snow and high winds are bringing white-out conditions to parts of the region, and closing roads. The storm earlier buried Seattle in snow... more »
November 19, 2010 1:41 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The estranged wife of the man charged with abducting Elizabeth Smart in 2002 says he began to stalk young girls a year earlier so that he could practice polygamy.
Wanda Eileen Barzee began her second day of testimony Friday in the trial of Brian... more »
November 14, 2010 9:30 AM
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - Opponents of a $3 billion plan to pipe water from southwest Wyoming to Colorado now have lined up opponents in three states. It appears that opposition is mounting to the proposal to tap water from the Green River, and the Flaming Gorge Reservoir it feeds,... more »
November 1, 2010 8:27 AM
DENVER (AP) - A Washington state man has been sentenced to five years' probation for threatening the family of a Colorado abortion doctor shortly after a Kansas abortion doctor was murdered.
Donald Hertz of Spokane, Wash., was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in July.
Hertz was accused of... more »
October 23, 2010 10:45 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Jordan Wynn threw for 321 yards and three touchdowns in drizzly weather and No. 9 Utah thrashed Colorado State 59-6 on Saturday to stay unbeaten. The sophomore quarterback went 23 of 29 and reached the 300-yard mark for the third time in his career. With... more »
September 27, 2010 10:46 AM
The Utah Highway Patrol says a Colorado man was killed and his sister was seriously hurt when a tire blew out and their pickup truck crashed on Interstate 70 near the Colorado state line.
Troopers say Dustin Donald Thompson, 36, of Windsor, died after he was thrown from the... more »
September 22, 2010 3:19 PM
Rain, hail and lightning have suspended the fight against a Utah wildfire ignited by Army National Guard members during weekend machine-gun training.
Fire spokesman Marshall Thompson said Wednesday's storm isn't expected to extinguish the 6-square-mile blaze that burned three homes and damaged a fourth in Herriman. But it will... more »
September 22, 2010 8:52 AM
Evacuation orders remain in effect for about 250 homes near the western flank of a Utah wildfire near Salt Lake City as firefighters look to maintain their momentum today.
Nearly half the evacuation orders still in effect for the Salt Lake City suburb of Herriman were lifted yesterday evening... more »
September 21, 2010 10:39 AM
Crews are racing to reinforce fire lines before winds pick up again on a wildfire sparked during a military exercise at a Utah Army National Guard base.
Fire spokeswoman Kim Osborn said Tuesday more firefighters are joining the 200-plus who worked Monday to fight the 4,300-acre Machine Gun fire... more »
September 20, 2010 4:02 PM
A wildfire sparked at a Utah firing range has destroyed four homes.
More than 1,600 homes have been evacuated after the fire broke out during a National Guard training session and blazed across thousands of acres. But the fire that was threatening the small community of Herriman has now... more »
September 20, 2010 10:19 AM
Fire officials in Utah say some 100 homes are threatened by a wind-drive blaze that's forced people to flee some 1,400 homes.
Authorities say two homes have burned in the small community of Herriman, near Salt Lake City.
The blaze started when dry brush at a National Guard... more »
September 20, 2010 6:44 AM
The Utah-based company EnergySolutions says it will apply for a special-use permit from Conejos County in Colorado to ship contaminated soil there and operate a waste transfer station south of Antonito.
The decision came after six weeks of negotiations to address disputes over rail shipments of dirt contaminated with... more »
September 15, 2010 10:21 AM
The monument that marks the spot where Colorado, Arizona, News Mexico and Utah meet has been spruced-up. It has a new plaza and interpretive panels for visitors.
A dedication of the new plaza is scheduled for Friday. Randy Bloom of the National Society of Professional Surveyors will speak about... more »
August 19, 2010 8:11 AM
Colorado Republicans were in Phoenix Wednesday to learn about Arizona's new immigration enforcement measure and talk about crafting one of their own.
Colorado Rep. Kent Lambert, who is running for Senate this year, says he plans to introduce legislation that matches Arizona's law "as identically as possible."
Lambert... more »
July 26, 2010 9:04 AM
Zion National Park officials say three men who were swept away by a flash flood in a canyon were washed over a 40-foot drop and survived. Two of the three men also went over another 60-foot plunge as the water rushed through Spry Canyon on Saturday in the Utah park.... more »
July 13, 2010 9:13 AM
A conservation group says it's concerned about vandalism, looting and destruction at the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in southwest Colorado and other protected lands.
The nonprofit Conservation Lands Foundation, based in Durango, said Monday it's leading a volunteer restoration project at the Canyons of the Ancients.
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June 22, 2010 6:47 PM
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - Police say a woman in Utah is undergoing a mental evaluation after leading officers on a bizarre chase while she wasn't wearing any clothes.
Officers say she stole two cars, including a police cruiser, and crashed both before she was subdued with a... more »
June 18, 2010 5:59 PM
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is defending his use of Twitter to tell the world that he had given the Department of Corrections the OK to execute a condemned man by firing squad.
Shurtleff's tweet shortly before Ronnie Lee Gardner was shot to death Friday morning drew criticism from... more »
June 17, 2010 8:14 PM
The U.S. Air Force Academy has issued the following statements pertaining to Utah's decision to leave the Mountain West and join the Pac-10.
"The Air Force Academy has enjoyed having The University of Utah in the Mountain West Conference. We wish them the best as they move to the... more »
June 17, 2010 8:10 PM
The Mountain West Conference added one school, lost another. Now, it's done with expansion. After gaining Boise State and losing Utah to the Pac-10, the Mountain West has decided to stand pat as a nine-team league for the foreseeable future. Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson said Thursday that despite inquiries... more »
June 17, 2010 7:59 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The University of Utah has accepted an invitation to become the 12th member of the newly expanded Pac-10 conference. University president Michael Young says in a release that the Utes are pleased to accept the invitation and join Colorado as the Pac-10's newest members. With... more »
June 15, 2010 8:30 PM
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson says he was told Monday by Utah's athletic director that the university had not been contacted by the Pac-10. Thompson was attending a meeting of conference commissioners in northern California on Tuesday. Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott was not... more »
June 15, 2010 5:59 PM
A death row inmate set to be executed by firing squad Friday will seek a stay of execution from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Attorneys for Ronnie Lee Gardner say they will ask justices to review the Utah Supreme Court's denial of Gardner's appeal. The Utah court said late Monday... more »
June 4, 2010 5:36 PM
The Utah Supreme Court has denied a man's appeal of his death warrant two weeks before he is scheduled to be executed by firing squad.
The high court on Friday upheld a lower court's ruling that Ronnie Lee Gardner cannot challenge the signing of the warrant. The five justices... more »
June 4, 2010 9:46 AM
Two sisters found nearly $18,000 in an abandoned duffel bag outside a store and notified police.
Michelle Pientka, 21, and her 16-year-old sister Jessica say they found the bag at a store parking lot Tuesday night. They took it home but didn't look inside until the next morning, when... more »