U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke is set to release his suggestions on the size of national monuments established by previous presidents – and for Utahns that means will the 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears designation by Barack Obama stand?

Utah Politics In 60 Seconds

Good Wednesday morning from Salt Lake City. Today is the 235th day of the year. There are 130 days remaining in 2017.

Policy Buzz

In politics, we usually want to know the political ideology of candidates, office holders and people who comment on politics.
The 3rd Congressional District Republican nomination race has turned plenty ugly with some $800,000 in outside money paying for negative ads targeted mostly at Provo Mayor John...

Policy News

Insider Surveys

Surprising no one, our "Political Insiders" say Provo Mayor John Curtis is the odds-on favorite to win the special congressional election in November.
  Our "Political Insiders" and readers expect Provo Mayor John Curtis to win the GOP primary on Tuesday.


Local Headlines

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Reyes can do more for Utah’s DREAMers

Silicon Slopes moves to give Utah tech leaders a greater voice in education, public policy

Feds ask state to prove it can pay for proposed Lake Powell Pipeline

Have you been pitched tires in central and southern Utah? Even a legislator has a story.

Rep. Chris Stewart meets with Utah refugees, hears about their fears of Trump

There's a turf war between the state's two big crime-fighting units, audit finds

Rep. Chris Stewart applauds Trump, says sending more troops to Afghanistan could ‘actually win this thing’

Denied by a state committee, Salt Lake County’s treatment dreams may come true through Operation Rio Grande

Deseret News

Op-ed: Attorney General Sean Reyes has emerged as a strong yet collaborative leader

Op-ed: The Road Home connects Utahns with services to deal with homelessness, trauma and addiction

Editorial: Utah needs expanded infrastructure and a balanced housing market

Updated primary election results in Utah County show change in Provo mayoral race

Chamber joins tech advocates to elevate economic punch

HAFB has $3.4 billion impact on local economy, commander says

Rep. Chris Stewart donates school supplies Utah Refugee Services Office

Lawmakers hear advice on restoring Utah Lake, planning water development

Canyons District to ask voters to bond for $283 million to build schools

FBI sees no evidence of rise in hate rhetoric, extremism in Utah

Rio Grande arrests mount to 423 as leaders announce timeline for new treatment beds

Protesters decry arrests in Rio Grande neighborhood


Utah County commits to forming committee to look at prosecutor misconduct (Daily Herald)

Sherrie Hall Everett overtakes Odell Miner by 18 votes in Provo mayoral race after latest election results (Daily Herald)

Park City politicians, developers monitor the sale of Deer Valley (Park Record)

Today At Utah Policy


Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott discuss the what and why of the week in Utah politics.
Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott dissect the week in Utah politics.


Lighter Side

Family Reunions
"The dating site OkCupid is banning white supremacists. So, white supremacists will have to look for love where they usually do — family reunions." Jimmy Fallon

Wise Words

Best Prize

"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." Theodore Roosevelt