Weber State to host cancer fundraiser carnival Saturday for ‘Strong Like Sara’

Jay and Sara Hill

Weber State’s Marquardt Fieldhouse will be converted into a fundraising carnival for the...


Trump's plan to remove McMaster wasn't true _ until it was


WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t true, it wasn’t true — until it was. Thursday’s announcement that National Security Adviser H.R McMaster will be the latest top aide to leave the White House spotlights President Donald Trump’s mercurial decision-making when it comes to staffing the top ranks of...


Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, averting another shutdown

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles and conservatives objections to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House....


Utah woman gives birth to quintuplets at Phoenix hospital

PHOENIX (AP) — A Utah couple is welcoming five new additions to their family. Dignity Health spokeswoman Sara Baird said in a news release that Jamie Scott delivered quintuplets Wednesday at St. Joseph’s hospital in Phoenix. Jamie and husband Skyler, of St. George, have been documenting the...


Dixie State stadium no longer named after Legend Solar

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dixie State University in St. George has discontinued a $10 million deal to name its sports stadium after Utah-based Legend Solar. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday that university officials and executives from Legend Solar agreed to part ways in order to “allow Legend...


Man, 26, saved from Utah canyon after father calls sheriff

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have rescued a 26-year-old who broke his leg in an Emery County canyon thanks to a call from the man’s father. The Deseret News reports that Brigham Holladay said he made sure to tell others where he was going before heading to the trail Tuesday afternoon. His...


Hogwarts, Zoolander among entries for new Utah school names

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Thousands of submissions have been entered online to name new schools in Eagle Mountain and Lehi. The Daily Herald reported Thursday that some ideas aimed to honor people, some drew inspiration from geographical features in the area and some went straight for the humor. If one...


Bolton replacing McMaster as Trump national security adviser


WASHINGTON (AP) — Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering a White House facing key decisions on Iran and North Korea....


Mitchell scores 26, Jazz beat Mavericks 119-112

Jazz Mavericks Basketball

DALLAS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz got right back on the winning track. Mitchell scored 26 points and the Jazz shot 53 percent from the field to beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-112 on Thursday night. Two nights after a loss to Atlanta ended a nine-game winning streak, Utah moved into a...


Tweet offering home to gun protesters launches movement

Student Gun Protests Volunteers

WASHINGTON (AP) — It started with a rare tweet by a woman who had — “maybe” — 28 followers on Twitter. Elizabeth Andrews, a D.C. attorney and mother of a high schooler, was moved by the poise and eloquence of students from Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after the deadly Feb. 14...


Senate OKs $1.3 trillion for defense, domestic programs, sending measure to Trump and

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate OKs $1.3 trillion for defense, domestic programs, sending measure to Trump and averting weekend federal shutdown.

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