Behind The Headlines Archive

Trump trims monuments, Hatch distances himself from Moore and the president backs Utah’s senior senator

President Donald Trump visits Utah to break up and downsize the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, hardens

Trump to come to Utah, thousands of ballots are nullified, women share sexual harassment stories

President Donald Trump will come to Utah to announce boundary adjustments for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Errors lead to

Salt Lake County to sue Big Pharma, BLM offices could come to Utah and sex ed may move out of classrooms

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announces plans to sue the pharmaceutical industry over effects of the opioid crisis, and his decision

Diehl walks, and John Curtis is set to be sworn in

After two years of uncertainty, former UTA board member Terry Diehl’s federal case is dismissed. And after Tuesday’s election, Rep.-elect John Curtis

Feds OK Utah’s Medicaid waiver, a manhunt follows a U. shooting and Utahns in Congress discuss Mueller indictments

President Donald Trump’s administration approves Utah’s request for a Medicaid waiver to help fund Operation Rio Grande. The fatal shooting of a

KBYU changes programming, syringe exchange builds bridges, police ask homeless for ID

BYU Broadcasting is changing its television and radio formats, resulting in petitions by fans of the station’s classical music programming. A syringe

Advocates want to pause The Road Home’s closure, Hatch takes flak for a drug bill and Ben McAdams is running against Mia Love

Religion leaders send a letter to Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, urging her not to close the Road Home shelter before

Calls for D.A.’s firing, Operation Rio Grande ‘disaster’ and a plan to limit Antiquities Act

Body-camera footage of a police shooting is released and leads to protests — including calls for the ouster of Salt Lake County

Initiative to stop gerrymandering gets big donations, gun lobbyist explains how a bump stock works, law helps woman sue attacker 20 years later

As the U.S. Supreme Court begins hearings for a political gerrymandering case, a Utah initiative to curb the practicereceives big funding from

Conservative commentator blasts ‘ideological fascism’ at University of Utah, Curtis’ takes flak for immigration ads, Hatch’s citizenship plan

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro’s appearance at the University of Utah draws protests. Provo Mayor John Curtis, the Republican candidate for Utah’s 3rd