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On Wednesday, a crowd of some 200 state, county and local officials gathered under a large tent at the site of the Mayflower Morale, Welfare and Recreation conference hotel for the official groundbreaking of the first piece of Mayflower Mountain Resort.


The facility will be ready to welcome active and retired military service members as soon as 2023.


U.S. Forest Service

Utah’s congressional delegation isn’t happy with one of President Joe Biden’s first acts as president – ordering the Department of the Interior to review the boundaries and conditions of the Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monument. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.


Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson and Senate President Stuart Adams issued a citation Thursday conveying their gratitude—on behalf of the legislature—for President Donald Trump’s policies and actions during his first term in office.

Utah Senate President Stuart Adams and House Speaker Brad Wilson sponsored a citation that expresses “appreciation and gratitude” for President Donald Trump on behalf of the Utah Legislature. The message is in response to U.S. Senator Mitt Romney’s vote to charge Trump with abuse of power during the recently concluded Senate impeachment trial.

After preliminary counts showed the Utah tax reform referendum would be put to voters on the November ballot, the governor and state legislative leaders announced Thursday morning the tax bill will be fully repealed. 

State leaders announced in a press release Thursday that Senate Bill 2001, the tax bill the legislature passed in a December special session, will be fully repealed and ready for the governor’s signature by the end of next week.