Month: August 2017

Utah National Guard member killed, 11 others injured in Afghanistan mission fighting Islamic State – Salt Lake Tribune

A member of the Utah National Guard was killed and at least 11 others were injured Wednesday during a mission battling Islamic State loyalists in eastern Afghanistan. An unspecified number of Utah Guard members were working alongside members of the…

Utah soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan

DRAPER — A Utah National Guard member died during combat in Afghanistan on Wednesday. And 11 more members of the Utah unit were injured in the operation against a group affiliated with the Islamic State, said Maj. Gen. Jefferson Burton,…

This Utah merchant says he's worried about paying rent thanks to Amazon's war on fake eclipse glasses – Deseret News

A new Utah businessman got tripped up this week because of Amazon’s war against fake eclipse glasses. Jason Wright, who bought thousands of eclipse glasses on credit and sold them on Amazon, struggled with the company after Amazon blocked him…

Utah County ballot blunder causes confusion at polls – Deseret News

PROVO — Utah County voters reported continued confusion at the polls Tuesday after more than 68,000 unaffiliated voters received incorrect mail-in primary election ballots. While unaffiliated voters could still cast ballots in the Republican 3rd Congressional District primary race, those…

Utah Launches Medical Cannabis Signature Drive – Leafly

Medical marijuana advocates in Utah plan to launch a signature drive to put MMJ legalization on the ballot in November 2018. The Utah Patients Coalition will hold a press conference on Thursday morning at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake…

PEOPLE Explains: Body of Utah Blogger’s Husband Found in Creek Weeks After He Went Missing

On Sunday, the laborious search for Paul Swenson ended tragically when his lifeless body was found floating in a Utah creek. Mystery continues to surround the new father’s disappearance. The story made national headlines: Swenson’s wife, Ashlee Swenson, runs a popular…

The Utah Jazz 2017-18 Watchability Guide

The 2017-18 NBA season is just over two months away. The regular season schedule was released yesterday evening, and now it’s time to over-analyze future match-ups, stress about back-to-backs, and lose sleep over six-game road trips in December. The upcoming…

Utah Guard Member killed, 11 injured during combat operations in Afghanistan

× Utah Guard Member killed, 11 injured during combat operations in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — A member of the Utah Guard was killed and approximately eleven others were injured Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan. “What we do is inherently dangerous.…