Two human cases of West Nile virus found in Utah, health officials say

Two human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Utah, health officials said Wednesday. Information was not immediately available early Wednesday on where the cases were detected nor when.  But with the potentially fatal virus’ transmission to humans and the number of mosquitoes carrying West Nile growing across the state, officials with the… Continue reading Two human cases of West Nile virus found in Utah, health officials say

Kragthorpe: After one carry, 2 yards and one wasted year, Ute running back Devonta’e Henry-Cole hopes for much more in 2017

The moment that framed Devonta’e Henry-Cole’s freshman season as a University of Utah running back is captured in the simple, shorthand style of the play-by-play account from the third quarter of the Utes’ mid-October victory at Oregon State. “Second and 7 at Utah 38: Henry-Cole, D. rush for 2 yards to the Utah 40.” That’s… Continue reading Kragthorpe: After one carry, 2 yards and one wasted year, Ute running back Devonta’e Henry-Cole hopes for much more in 2017

Kragthorpe: After one carry, 2 yards and one wasted year, Ute running back Devonta’e Henry-Cole hopes for much more in 2017

The moment that framed Devonta’e Henry-Cole’s freshman season as a University of Utah running back is captured in the simple, shorthand style of the play-by-play account from the third quarter of the Utes’ mid-October victory at Oregon State. “Second and 7 at Utah 38: Henry-Cole, D. rush for 2 yards to the Utah 40.” That’s… Continue reading Kragthorpe: After one carry, 2 yards and one wasted year, Ute running back Devonta’e Henry-Cole hopes for much more in 2017

Commentary: Carbon threatens our state’s economy

The recent Rocky Mountain Power proposal to increase net-metering fees on its solar customers is a drastic step in the wrong direction. People in Utah who are investing in solar are doing their part for air quality, the climate, and our recreation economy, but this recent proposal penalizes their efforts rather than rewards them. As… Continue reading Commentary: Carbon threatens our state’s economy

Utah football: Running back Zack Moss suddenly is the guy again

His hands are undeniably running back hands. Massive paws, well-calloused from repeatedly gripping the football tightly, hands suddenly entrusted with an imperative role in a program still undergoing an offensive transformation. No matter. Utah is in need of its 19-year-old tailback from Hialeah Gardens, Fla., to meet the high standards set before him. And Zack… Continue reading Utah football: Running back Zack Moss suddenly is the guy again

Foster kids, like the feds and environmentalists, can’t buy a break in Blanding

Blanding has been the epicenter of anti-Bears Ears National Monument sentiment and a hotbed for vitriol against environmentalists and the federal government promoting public land protections. A common refrain from that San Juan County community is that “outsiders” are ruining their lives and preventing them from getting good jobs. Now, unlike its southeastern Utah neighbors… Continue reading Foster kids, like the feds and environmentalists, can’t buy a break in Blanding

Thai-influenced Fav Bistro in Holladay delivers with quirky and classic dishes loaded with vegetables, fruit

Holladay • Anny Sooksri was a woman on a mission, and it wasn’t to get your mail delivered in spite of snow, rain, heat and gloom of night. Sooksri abandoned a career with the U.S. Postal Service to open the Tea Rose Diner in Murray, quite possibly a tougher gig than handling mail. She opened… Continue reading Thai-influenced Fav Bistro in Holladay delivers with quirky and classic dishes loaded with vegetables, fruit