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doTERRA International laying off 7% of its workforce

Pleasant Grove-based doTERRA announced layoffs of around 290 employees in a restructuring attempt to reduce costs
1 month ago

April jobs report shows possible steadying of labor market

The April jobs report showed a lower than expected gain in jobs over the last month.
1 month ago

Utah man lunged at police with stun gun during January 6 attack, Justice Department says

The Justice Department reported that a 24-year-old Payson man entered the Capitol and lunged at officers with a stun gun during the Jan. 6 attack.
2 months ago

Utah Legislature approves bathroom bill after alterations

The Utah House of Representatives has rejected the state Senate amendments to the controversial bathroom bill.
5 months ago

Judge denies motion to withdraw by Chad Daybell attorney in hearing

Court documents show that Daybell's attorney wants out of the case because Daybell can't pay for for his services.
5 months ago

December jobs report show strong growth

The end of 2023 was better than economists thought it would be. The Labor Department reports 216,000 jobs were added.
5 months ago

Crane collapse kills one near I-15 in Farmington

One person is dead after a crane collapsed near southbound I-15 near Glover Lane in Farmington this morning.
8 months ago

You now can’t take a car to get into South Jordan’s Barbie Land

South Jordan officials said on Friday that the exhibit's decorations, and the associated traffic, are creating a public safety issue.
8 months ago

Utah gymnastics coach probe finds no evidence of severe abuse

The athletics department said it would work with Utah gymnastics coach Tom Farden on ways to better engage with athletes under his charge. 
9 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Joseph Buchman in 8 questions

Joseph Buchman is running in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart. Buchman has run for a House seat to represent Utah at least two other times.
10 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate January Walker in 8 questions

January Walker has a name that probably sounds familiar. She's run in a few different elections for congressional seats here in Utah.
10 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Celeste Maloy in 8 questions

Republican candidate Celeste Maloy made it on the primary ballot as the Utah Republican Party's nominee. Now she'll find out if she survives to November.
10 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Bruce Hough in 8 questions

Republican candidate Bruce Hough made it on the primary ballot with signatures. Now, on Sept. 5, he'll find out if he survives to November.
10 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Kathleen Riebe in 8 questions

State Sen. Kathleen Riebe all but run away with the Utah Democratic Party's nomination to run to replace Rep. Chris Stewart.
10 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Cassie Easley in 8 questions

Cassie Easley has run for the 2nd Congressional District before. Here's what she has to say about her run in the special election.
10 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Brad Green in 8 questions

Brad Green used to be a Republican, but now he's clinched the Libertarian nomination in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart.
10 months ago

Man killed by FBI in Provo posted threats naming President Biden

According to court documents, Craig Robertson of Provo had made numerous posts making threats against President Biden and others.
10 months ago

Becky Edwards qualifies for Republican Primary ballot

Becky Edwards has officially qualified to get on the Republican Primary ballot in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart.
11 months ago

Elections office says Celeste Maloy is a lawful candidate

The state’s top election official says Celeste Maloy is eligible to be a Republican candidate for office, after questions about her history.
12 months ago

Alpine School board votes to close two schools

Parents and children will see two elementary schools in the Alpine School District close, and the boundaries of others move.
12 months ago

Farmington Police Chief says suspect in officer-involved shooting was armed

FARMINGTON, Utah — We’re learning this afternoon that a 25-year-old man shot and killed by police Wednesday afternoon in Farmington did have a gun. In a statement, Farmington Police Chief Eric Johnsen says they did find a handgun lying on the driver’s side floorboard after Chase Allan was shot by police. The chief’s statement also […]
1 year ago

Bill allowing pregnant drivers to use HOV lane fails in committee

Pregnant drivers won't be allowed in the HOV lane after the bill failed in committee Monday. Three senators voted against H.B. 256.
1 year ago

Eastbound 3500 South closed following fatal crash

Traffic is being diverted away from eastbound 3500 South between 2200 and 2400 West following a fatal crash, near the I-215 on-ramp.
2 years ago

Lawsuit looms over tiny fish in drought-stricken West

The Center for Biological Diversity sent a formal notice of intent to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service last week over the Fish Lake Valley tui chub.
2 years ago