Behind The Headlines Archive

Utah leaders respond to family separation policy, Hughes’ property may disqualify him from inland port board and a Navajo candidate sues county that barred him from the ballot

Utah’s religious and political leaders respond to the Trump administration’s initial policy of separating families at the border. Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes owns land

SLC Council limits mayor’s options for inland port lawsuit, Provo festival adds nonbias policy but bars LGBT groups, former detective sues police for retaliation

The Salt Lake City Council forbids Mayor Jackie Biskupski from suing over the inland port deal — unless she gets its permission first. The

Inland port plan bridges divide, couple attacked during Pride and ozone pollution arrives earlier than usual

Two Utah lawmakers unveil their ideas for bridging a divide between Salt Lake City and the state over the planned Inland Port. A mob shouting homophobic

Utahn released from Venezuelan prison, 3 initiatives make the ballot and Eagle Mountain to get a Facebook data center

After spending nearly two years in a Venezuelan prison, Josh Holt and his wife arrive home in the Beehive State. A final certification shows

Utah authors call FanX founders out, Utah GOP removes minority members before vice chair election, LDS and NAACP leaders announce joint efforts

Utah authors band together to criticize the founders of the FanX convention for their response to sexual harassment allegations. At its State Central Committee meeting,

Salt Lake Tribune lays off third of staff, Utah County Clerk’s office misses petition signatures and San Juan County Commission candidate booted from ballot

The Salt Lake Tribune lays off a third of its staff, after publisher Paul Huntsman announces a steep decline in revenue since purchasing

Mormon church to split with Boy Scouts, lyme disease flares in Utah and invasive plants proliferate in SLC

An invasive plant jumps from Salt Lake City gardens to the surrounding foothills. Deer ticks carrying lyme disease are more prevalent in Utah due to

An officer fights his demons and the demons of other cops, the EPA gives Utah a pollution deadline and Orrin Hatch gets a tribute in SLC

The EPA gives Utah three years to bring its ozone pollution down to acceptable levels. The newly announced Hatch Center aims to honor the

Kennedy defeats Romney at a tense GOP convention, and the Utah Jazz try to end their playoff series with the Oklahoma City Thunder

Rep. Michael Kennedy, R-Alpine, bested Mitt Romney in the GOP convention last weekend and will face off with him in the primary election. The

Legislature pokes back at Utah governor; ballot likely to include medical marijuana, Medicaid expansion; San Juan wants Recapture Canyon road

The power struggle between Gary Herbert and the Legislature intensifies with lawmakers overriding two of the Utah governor’s vetoes. Four of six citizen