• Star ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson out for season

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson is out for the season following knee surgery.

  • Mormons keep affiliation with Boy Scouts despite gay leaders

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church — the nation’s largest sponsor of Boy Scout units — is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to allow gay troop leaders.

  • Utah Jazz sign center Jeff Withey

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have signed free agent center Jeff Withey to a multi-year contract. The team announced the deal Monday afternoon. Details of the contract were unavailable, per team policy.

  • Utah Jazz sign center Jeff Withey

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have signed free agent center Jeff Withey to a multi-year contract.

  • In this July 13, 2015 photo, Melanie Martin, of the Tar Sands Resistance Movement, looks over the Book Cliffs, in eastern Utah. The impending opening of the nation’s first tar sands mine has become another front in the battle across the West between preservationists and the energy industry. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    1st US tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

    BOOK CLIFFS, Utah (AP) — On a remote Utah ridge covered in sagebrush, pines and wild grasses, a Canadian company is about to embark on something never before done commercially in the United States: digging sticky, black, tar-soaked sand from the ground and extracting the petroleum.