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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Utah declares state of emergency after wind storm knocked down thousands of trees

Gov. Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency in response to Tuesday’s historic windstorm, which killed one person and caused significant damage from Salt Lake City to Logan. → Read More

Utah’s coronavirus cases increase by 376, and an elementary principal has died

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter, sent to your inbox every weekday morning. To support journalism like this, please donate or become a subscriber. → Read More

The vice presidential debate in Utah will go on but feature a smaller crowd

The show will go on. → Read More

Spencer Cox wins Republican primary race for Utah governor over Jon Huntsman

Lt. Gov Spencer Cox, a Fairview farmer with a brand as a compassionate conservative, has bested Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor who was seeking a third term, in the closely watched Republican primary race for Utah governor. → Read More

Questions and answers about Salt Lake County’s new face mask requirement

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state, the Governor’s Office said Thursday that it would allow Salt Lake and Summit counties to require people to wear face masks in a number of circumstances to help stem the spread of the virus. → Read More

Utah lawmakers ban knee-on-neck chokeholds

The Utah Legislature on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a proposal banning police from using knee-on-neck chokeholds, in what the bill’s sponsor called a “down payment” for communities that have long lived in fear. → Read More

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman tests positive for COVID-19 after false negative

After receiving a false negative test result for COVID-19 earlier this week, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said he received a positive diagnosis on Wednesday. → Read More

Salt Lake City Council reviews police budget as residents, protesters call for defunding the department

Dozens and dozens of Salt Lake City residents attended a virtual City Council meeting again Tuesday to discuss the city budget and police policy. → Read More

Watch live: Utah’s Republican gubernatorial candidates face off in debate

Utah’s Republican candidates for governor — Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, former Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman and former Utah GOP Chairman Thomas Wright — debate one another at the University of Utah tonight in the lead-up to the June 30 primary. Watch the live stream here. → Read More

Utah sees four additional deaths from the coronavirus as state reports 203 new cases

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter, sent to your inbox every weekday morning. To support journalism like this, please donate or become a subscriber. → Read More

Utah Legislature moves to shield landlords and businesses from coronavirus lawsuits

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. → Read More

Utah Legislature eyes May 1 for reopening economy as the coronavirus wears on

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. → Read More

Salt Lake County sees its first coronavirus case in a homeless resource center

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. → Read More

Utah County appears unlikely to issue stay-at-home order even as coronavirus cases continue to rise

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. → Read More

Salt Lake City under contract to purchase ‘Hobbitville,’ turn it into public ‘art park’

After months of uncertainty about the future of an eclectic Salt Lake City community known as “Hobbitville” — and amid a grassroots campaign to protect the seven-acre site from development — Salt Lake City said Tuesday that it was under contract to purchase the property and turn it into a public art park. → Read More

Watch live: Utah governor to issue new guidance on slowing the spread of the coronavirus

Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing readers free access to critical local stories about the coronavirus during this time of heightened concern. See more coverage here. To support journalism like this, please consider donating or become a subscriber. → Read More

New homeless resource centers facing ‘emergency’ $3 million shortfall

The Salt Lake City area’s three new homeless resource centers are proving substantially more expensive to operate than originally thought and are now facing an expected $3 million budget shortfall that some in the homeless services network hope state leaders will step in to fill. → Read More

Bernie Sanders takes early lead in Utah’s primary

Despite late efforts by moderates to combine forces against him, liberal Vermont senator and self-proclaimed democratic socialist Bernie Sanders jumped out to an early lead Tuesday in Utah’s Democratic presidential primary. → Read More

Bernie Sanders draws a large crowd in Utah ahead of Super Tuesday primary vote

As more moderate Democrats dropped by the wayside and began consolidating behind former Vice President Joe Biden, liberal populist Bernie Sanders didn’t lose a beat as thousands of fervent supporters ready for a political revolution flocked to his Salt Lake City rally a day before Super Tuesday’s high-stakes primary. → Read More

Circus show in South Jordan won’t feature exotic animals for the first time amid community concerns about their treatment

Amid community concern about its treatment of exotic animals, this year’s Jordan World Circus performance at Salt Lake County’s Equestrian Center will feature dogs, pigeons, ponies and a domesticated camel — but no tigers and elephants. → Read More