LDS Church 'troubled' by separation of families at border

Immigration Holding Facility

The church said the U.S. government’s actions are “harmful to families, especially to...


DWR: Clean your boat often to keep invasive quagga mussels out of Utah

Quagga mussels Northern Utah DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently stopped three boats infested with quagga mussels in Northern Utah. If they hadn’t, the results could have been devastating, officials say.


ATV Adventures: Scenic views and drama on the Bridger Jack Mesa Trail

Bridger Jack Mesa 1 ATV Adventures 6-21-18

When I drive Utah’s highways, I am always looking for dirt roads and trails. One of the aspects I enjoy about my riding experience is discovering where trails take me. I ventured out on the Bridger Jack Mesa Trail because of what I had heard about it.


The Latest: Watchdog highlights dangers of pools, other toys

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a consumer watchdog group’s warning about 10 types of potentially unsafe summer toys (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A consumer watchdog group says the recent drowning of Olympic skier Bode (BOH‘-dee) Miller’s toddler daughter underscores how unsafe swimming pools can be....


Saboteur or whistleblower? Battle between Elon Musk and former Tesla employee turns ugly,

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Hours after Tesla had sued its former employee on charges he had stolen company secrets, and days after chief Elon Musk had called him a saboteur, the Silicon Valley automaker made a startling claim. The company had received a call from a friend of the employee,...


Americans with disabilities are finding new leverage in a tight job market

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Colton Channon needed just 90 minutes each day. Every morning for about a month, in training designed for him, the high school senior with an intellectual disability practiced making steel brackets for trucks at a Des Moines, Iowa factory. The skill took more than a...


Don't let puppy love blind you to the expense of a dog

NerdWallet Puppy Expenses

How much is that doggy in the window? More than you may think. New dog owners can expect to shell out $1,200 to $2,000 in the first year , and as much as $14,500 over their pup’s lifetime, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. And that’s just for routine costs....


Water balloon slingshots top list of unsafe summer toys

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys. Those playthings top a list of 10 questionable toys issued Thursday by World Against Toys Causing Harm, better known by its acronym, W.A.T.C.H....


Markets Right Now: Trade worries send stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. U.S. stocks are trading falling at midday as health care and technology companies skid while investors focus on the U.S.-China trade dispute. General Motors lost 2.1 percent and Tesla fell 2.3 percent...


US stocks skid as industrial and energy companies fall

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday as investors again worry about the potential effects of the U.S.-China trade dispute. German automaker Daimler lowered its annual profit forecast, partly because of higher import taxes on U.S. vehicles in China. Industrial companies are taking more...


Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert field

Digging Woodstock

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand of hippie beads? Or Jimi...

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