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Streets are quiet, but what's the price? Operation Rio Grande's budget still being fleshed out, speaker says


A week after Operation Rio Grande's launch, state leaders still haven't reported the cost of the multijurisdictional,...

President signs Hatch's rapid DNA bill


Police might soon use new technology to speed up the process to identify perpetrators or exonerate people accused of crimes...

'My world is complete': Eclipse watchers in Idaho break camps in awe


Everything and more. That was the unequivocal reaction to Monday's spectacular total eclipse of the sun by sky gazers...

See eclipse images from Idaho to Utah


The first coast-to-coast total eclipse in 99 years has Americans riveted on the sky. See images from the event here.

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Newly dubbed 'tobacco-free' U. will begin enforcing violations next summer


The University of Utah has declared itself a tobacco-free campus, and rules enforcing that mandate will be enforced beginning...

BYU football team hears from Vince Papale of 'Invincible'


The team listened to the words of former NFL player Vince 'Invincible' Papale on Monday. Later, BYU coaches released a depth...

Idaho gets help from Utah tech firm to monitor post-eclipse exodus


The Idaho Transportation Department used movement-tracking technology developed by Salt Lake City-based Blyncsy to keep an...


Video: Utah's fry sauces tasted and ranked — which is the best?


Deseret News employees tasted and ranked six of the state's fry sauces. Find out which of the sauces came out on top in our...

The woman with the zoo's most dangerous job


Stephanie Natt, the lead keeper for the big cats at Hogle Zoo for 20 years, says of her job: “You can’t have a...

Utah will get front-row seat for eclipse in 2045


Wyoming and Idaho are basking in the glory of the eclipsed sun this time around, while Utah has to settle for only a partial...

Bernard's future uncertain as BYU gets set to kick off season


While BYU’s season is on the verge of kicking off, there’s some behind-the-scenes drama regarding junior...


BYU football notebook: Depth chart released, Kalani Sitake discusses the eclipse

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BYU released a season depth chart prior to Monday's media session, which included 15 different positions on the offensive side and 13 on the defense. Yes, there's only 11 players a team can field at one time, with Sitake joking about the…


Photos: One last peek at the waning eclipse


Connor Quinn takes one last look at the waning eclipse while waiting in line to board the Crescent Lift at Park City Mountain...

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Did the moon turn the sun into a banana or a smile? Thoughts from S.L. eclipse watchers


The Great American Eclipse as seen by hundreds of Utahns from the Clark Planetarium and KSL viewing parties in downtown Salt...

Communications authority board tasked with improving transparency


As Utah lawmakers considered new board appointees for the Utah Communications Authority, one senator asked what the new...

Changes await waterfowl hunters this fall


For the first time in several years, Utah waterfowl hunters this fall will be able to take only one pintail duck per day.

Nature center sponsoring classes for Scouts Sept. 16


Teachers/naturalists at the Ogden Nature Center will lead Boy Scouts ages 11 to 17 through the majority of the requirement...

Randi Zuckerberg to open UVU lecture series Aug. 31


Entrepreneur, best-selling author and tech media personality Randi Zuckerberg will open Utah Valley University’s Roots...


Deer Valley Resort sold in ski industry consolidation


Deer Valley Resort announced Monday it has been purchased by a new company that has brought 13 ski areas from Quebec to...

BYU's defensive coordinator says Bernard leaving program, but school says no decision has been made

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BYU junior linebacker Francis Bernard is leaving the program, according to defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki. However, BYU...

Crestview Elementary celebrates start of school with 'awesome' eclipse party


As first days of school go, Monday at Crestview Elementary School rocked — an eclipse viewing party followed by an...

Rep. Rob Bishop to hold town hall meetings this week


Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, will hold three town hall meetings this week in the 1st Congressional District.

Utah STEM bus takes to the road for the 2017-18 school year


The Utah STEM Action Center, with the help of a $1.5 million grant, has transformed a UTA bus into a mobile STEM classroom,...


Police ID man killed in Bangerter Highway crash

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Police have identified a man who died after his car rear-ended a semitrailer Sunday.


I-15 motorists encounter heavy delays after crashed semitrailer leaks diesel fuel


A semitrailer crashed into a pair of cars Monday morning on I-15, spilling diesel fuel and causing heavy delays for...

Police: Man in standoff with officers in Millcreek died from self-inflicted gunshot


A 58-year-old man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a standoff with police in Millcreek, authorities said.


Auditioning for 'American Idol' this week? Learn how from these Utah singers


This Wednesday, Aug. 23, “American Idol” is coming to Provo, and aspiring pop stars in the Beehive State will...

Quiz: Who sang it?: Country music edition


Take this quiz to be entered to win four tickets to see Lady Antebellum at USANA!

Live coverage of the Great American Eclipse presented by Mountain America Credit Union

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A total solar eclipse, referred to as the "Great American Eclipse," has Americans riveted on the sky today.


College football preview: Cougars looking to execute, play loose

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As BYU’s starting quarterback, junior Tanner Mangum has a pretty good idea of what it’s going to take for the...


Morning links: Harvey Langi talks about how his mission changed him; 5 penalties on 1 play

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Harvey Langi gets extensive look from Patriots; How his mission changed him


Op-ed: UTOPIA fiber, a success story


After five years of compounding momentum and success, we are proud to announce that UTOPIA and UIA are back and here to stay.


In our opinion: Utah Supreme Court ruling does not condone heavy-handed parenting


We would expect that responsible parents recognize there is a fine line between disciplining a child and hurting a child.


A letter to Deseret News readers

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Context and background information into the conflict at the University of Utah that became public in spring. The university,...