Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Gay conversion therapy ban won’t pass in Utah this year

SALT LAKE CITY — Supporters say the fight to ban gay conversion therapy for minors in conservative Utah is over for the year after lawmakers gutted the proposal.

Gay conversion therapy ban won’t pass in Utah this year

Push to allow more alcohol in Utah beer hits stumbling block

SALT LAKE CITY — A push to raise the alcohol level in Utah beer in line with most of the U.S. hit a stumbling block Wednesday as a panel of lawmakers gutted the measure.

Push to allow more alcohol in Utah beer hits stumbling block

Man accused in death of two Eureka teens appears in court

Jerrod Baum appeared shackled in a Provo courtroom Wednesday as several witnesses testified in his preliminary hearing, which was expected to continue throughout the day.

Man accused in death of two Eureka teens appears in court

Provo Municipal Council backs bill raising cigarette purchase age to 21

Following the lead of the Utah Legislature, Provo’s Municipal Council approved a resolution Tuesday in support of House Bill 324 that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21.

Provo Municipal Council backs bill raising cigarette purchase age to 21

How two brothers are using their tie company to fight the opiate crisis

Ryan and Daniel Smith, brothers who co-founded the company Modern Tie, seem like fairly normal businessmen. They’re friendly, driven, economical and well-dressed.

How two brothers are using their tie company to fight the opiate crisis

BYU students create nonprofit to test Native Americans for common artery disease

A group of Brigham Young University students hope to help improve the health of Native Americans through a newly-formed nonprofit organization.

BYU students create nonprofit to test Native Americans for common artery disease

Provo’s Parks and Recreation department brings hefty economic boost to city

Provo Parks and Recreation venues already make a significant contribution to the city’s economy, but a new proposed regional sports park could bump that up several million dollars, according to Scott Henderson, Parks and Recreation director.

Provo’s Parks and Recreation department brings hefty economic boost to city

Bill forming commission to assess new Utah state flag designs passes out of House committee

An altered bill to create a commission to consider a new state flag was passed out of a Utah legislative committee Tuesday afternoon.

Bill forming commission to assess new Utah state flag designs passes out of House committee