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Stories with person: Gary Herbert
  • Politicians join push to protect Utah's famous salt flats 
    Updated: Dec-01-15 5:35 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's elected officials have joined the chorus of speed aficionados urging federal land managers to do more to protect the state's famous salt flats after patchy, rough salt led to a string of canceled motorsports in recent years.

  • Olene Walker, Utah's first female governor, dies at 85 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 7:31 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Olene Smith Walker, who prioritized education as the first and only female governor of Utah and later established an institute to help students pursue public service careers, died Saturday at 85 in Salt Lake City.

  • Planned Parenthood sues Texas over blocked Medicaid dollars 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 5:48 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Planned Parenthood sued again Monday over efforts by Republican governors to block Medicaid funding to the nation's largest abortion provider, this time against Texas, where the organization says health care access to 13,500 women is on the line.

  • Former Rep. Hemingway chosen to replace Rep. Miller 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 1:58 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Former lawmaker Lynn Hemingway will return to his old seat after delegates in the south end of Salt Lake City chose him to replace Rep. Justin Miller.