Behind The Headlines Archive

School safety and baby formula shortage

In the wake of another mass shooting, where things stand in terms of school safety in Utah. A Utah doctor offers advice on talking

Latest Great Salt Lake rescue plan, bad dust storms, and an inland port snag

Lawmakers ponder importing water from the Pacific Ocean to rescue the Great Salt Lake. Northern Utah sees its worst dust storms in

Native American boarding schools; Paris Hilton on teen centers; and LDS stance on abortion

Tribal leaders say a landmark federal report on the legacy of Indigenous boarding schools is just a “starting point.” Paris Hilton, urging federal oversight, reveals

Legal shift on abortion, abuse allegations against an OB-GYN, and coal’s water demands

A trigger law banning elective abortions in Utah is slated to take effect if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Eighty-three

Orrin Hatch’s legacy, a family’s ‘horror story’ and a water feud

The Ute Tribe believes a Uinta Basin rancher is “misappropriating” its water, but federal courts aren’t intervening. Almost 20 years after their

Sen. Mike Lee on 2020 election, transgender sports and University of Utah policing

Sen. Mike Lee dodges questions about text messages he sent that illustrate his role in efforts to overturn the results of the

LDS real estate riches, renter data, and Jazz-Mavs playoff matchup

Housing caseworkers decry what they say is a “blacklist” of prospective renters maintained by a powerful Utah law firm. A newly released database

Wasatch mining ban, Trump’s backing of Lee and a controversial campaign aide

The Salt Lake County Council bans new mines in the foothills and canyons of the Wasatch Mountains. A Utah congressional candidate brings controversial Republican

Some voters switch party registration, a dancer shares her story, and underlying issues in Utah’s beauty industry

Some Democrats (and unaffiliated voters) are switching their registration to Republican to participate in the GOP primary elections. A Utah dancer comes forward with a story

Legislature tackles veto of transgender sports bill, outdoor trade show returns, and Native Americans in boarding schools

The Legislature reconvenes to try to override Gov. Spencer Cox’s veto of a bill barring transgender girls from female school sports. The Outdoor Retailer trade show