Month: March 2017

Guest editorial: Utah's public education system needs improvement

There has been quite a bit of news coverage about the crisis the state is facing because so many public school teachers of all ages are leaving the profession, compared to just 10 years ago. But the problems leading to…

Utah Jazz: Backup point guards Exum and Mack step up for Jazz in win over Wizards – Salt Lake Tribune

Quinn Snyder’s group has been so beat up this season, he quipped in his pregame media availability session that he no longer uses initials when drawing up offensive sets for his players. “It’s usually numbers, because we don’t know who…

Utah Congressman Booed at Salt Lake City Town Hall – Voice of America

SALT LAKE CITY — A crowd of more than 1,000 people in Utah’s Democratic stronghold booed Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart at a Friday night town hall as the congressman defended GOP positions on health care, public lands and immigration.Audience members…

Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward to Heat “Whispers” Likely Unsubstantiated

Utah Jazz: 100th Match-Up With Wizards an Important One by Zachary Padmore Recent reports have emerged connecting the Utah Jazz’s soon-to-be free agent Gordon Hayward with the Miami Heat, but is there any substance behind these so-called whispers? Although there’s…

US to pay Navajo Nation almost $200mn for water rights in Utah

Under a new bill introduced on Capitol Hill, the federal government would pay the Navajo Nation nearly $200 million for water projects, with another $8 million coming from Utah, as part of a deal to end more than a decade…

Guards Daniels, Zamora leaving Utah basketball – ESPN

8:59 PM ET Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Devon Daniels and JoJo Zamora are no longer members of the Utah basketball team. Coach Larry Krystkowiak said in a statement Friday that the two guards won’t be with the team…

Utah Adopts Informed Consent Law for Medication Abortions

Utah Adopts Informed Consent Law for Medication Abortions Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed legislation in late March that pro-life leaders hope will eventually help promote medically induced abortion reversals.The new law requires abortionists to inform women of “the options and…

Utah Prairie Dogs Prosper Under State Management

Prairie DogsUtah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR)CEDAR CITY, Utah -(Ammoland.com)- For more than two years, Utah prairie dogs in southwestern Utah have prospered under the watchful eye of state wildlife biologists.Now, those biologists are concerned. They say a recent court…