Gov. Gary Herbert says he has the ability to restrict fireworks and target shooting in order to prevent wildfires [Tribune, Deseret News, KSL, Daily Herald, ABC 4, KUTV].
Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says a Utah law modeled after Arizona's controversial immigration statute likely won't stand up in court [Tribune].
The Utah Transit Authority has issued only one ticket for "distracted walking" in the past 3 months [Tribune].
Utah Democrats will have trouble shifting the narrative of the 2012 in their favor [Utah Policy].
Utah agriculture officials dip into an emergency fund to help livestock impacted by the wildfires burning across the state [Deseret News].
A new report says drought across Utah will get much worse as the summer goes on [Deseret News, KSL].
Defense attorneys for Rick Koerber ask a federal judge to dismiss one charge against him because the evidence being used violates attorney-client privilege [Tribune].
The group tasked to decide whether Salt Lake City should bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics will review a report that will help them decide whether to move forward [Tribune].
Cher is refusing to back down from an anti-Mormon slur she posted on Twitter [ABC 4].
Utah officials are asking the EPA to help clean up contaminated surface water in Salt Lake City [Deseret News].