Provo Mayor John Curtis officially announced he intends to run for U.S. Congress third district at a rally held last night.
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Utah Lake is undergoing some major marina improvement projects to improve loading conditions for boaters and to beautify and enhance access points for residents. The 97,000-acre body of water has 25 access points — four of which will be renovated in 2017.
Lethal injection drugs are scarce, which means Utah will be using its second choice, firing squads, to carry out the death penalty.
Gov. Gary Herbert announced on Friday May 19 a special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. The special election will take place Nov. 7, 2017.
BYU junior and political science major Rachel Finlayson is serving as the first non-founder president of a budding campus group aimed at empowering female students with political aspirations.
Editor’s note: This pairs with a sidebar story headlined “Campus and local groups prepare women…