Tag: Washington

ACLU warns Utah's members of Congress not to block social media users – Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is warning Utah’s members of Congress against blocking social media users on their official accounts because courts have ruled that it violates free speech protections. In letters to Utah’s three House…

Video: Hikers in Utah form human chain as flood water rises

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (NBC News) —Hikers at Zion National Park in Utah had to act fast when a flash flood caught some hikers off guard. Advertisement At first, the hikers were walking through the river and water was just above…

Utah leaders react to Trump's plan to bar transgender people from military service

WASHINGTON (ABC4 Utah) President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving “in any capacity” in the United States armed forces.  The decision reversed a policy initially approved by the Defense Department…

Founded in 1647? Utah man's sharp eyes lead to replacement of state flag at Kennedy Center – Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • Utah’s state flag hung for some 15 years in the Hall of States at the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts here until a Holladay native discovered a pretty big historical error. The flag noted the…

Founded in 1647? Kennedy Center replaces Utah flag after BYU grad points out historical error – Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • Utah’s state flag hung for some 15 years in the Hall of States at the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts here until a Holladay native discovered a pretty big historical error. The flag noted the…

Trump warns GOP senators — like Utah's Lee — who opposed GOP health care bill – Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • President Donald Trump offered a thinly veiled threat against Republicans opposing the Senate GOP health care bill Wednesday as he invited his party’s senators to the White House and demanded that they pass the legislation before jetting off…