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Utah lawmaker wants more privacy protections for DNA database users

The genealogy test you just took to learn more about yourself could be used against you in court. A new bill makes your genes less accessible.
2 months ago

Utah AG Sean Reyes announces he will not run for reelection, says he believes women who have accused Tim Ballard

AG Sean Reyes said he ‘apologized’ to the women that his relationship with Ballard made them feel ‘powerless and without a voice to fight back’
4 months ago

Church responds to AP story detailing 2015 Idaho abuse case

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded Sunday night to an Associated Press story that detailed allegations about a former church member.
4 months ago

Leadership change announced for Deseret Management Corp.

Keith B. McMullin, CEO and president of Deseret Management Corp., will retire from his position effective Dec. 1. Jeff Simpson will replace McMullin as CEO and president of DMC.
5 months ago

Compass Minerals to halt Great Salt Lake lithium project, at least for now

Among other things, Utah officials worry about the amount of water Compass would need for its lithium plans.
5 months ago

President M. Russell Ballard home after hospital stay for respiratory issues

President Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is working from home ‘as I am able’
5 months ago

Appeals court reinstates James Huntsman’s lawsuit for return of tithing he paid as a Latter-day Saint

By a 2-1 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reversed a lower court’s decision to throw out James Huntsman’s lawsuit.
8 months ago

SLC looks to preserve a chunk of Great Salt Lake land as development encroaches

The move would help keep the area as a nature preserve even as the inland port and other development moves closer and closer to the Great Salt Lake.
11 months ago

New wetlands project near Great Salt Lake is nature’s great cleanser

The Freeport Drain of 40 acres of wetlands, celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, is the brainchild of Brown and Mike Kolendrianos, manager of the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve.
11 months ago

Good news for the Great Salt Lake, Utah’s snowpack now 201% of normal

The great snowpack has helped the Great Salt Lake to rise by 3 feet, and today, no part of the state is listed in exceptional drought.
1 year ago