Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

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U.S. officials say they’re expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah’s Zion...


Man dies after being thrown from UTV

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (AP) — A 19-year-old man in Utah is dead after he was thrown from a UTV that rolled onto him. Weber County Sheriff’s Office authorities say the man was driving a UTV with his 18-year-old brother on Saturday night in a private area called Sunridge north of the Pineview Reservoir....


Utah couple revisits arrows that guided pilots in the '20s

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visiting each of the 11 remaining giant, concrete arrows left in the state that once helped guide pilots delivering mail across the country has become the mission of one Utah couple. The federal government built hundreds of the arrows nationwide in the 1920s to provide...


Wyoming proposes higher trout limit to help tropy size fish

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Biologists hope a proposal to increase the amount of trout anglers can catch on Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge Reservoir will increase the number of trophy-size fish in the area. The Casper Star Tribune reports that the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission plans to vote on changes to...


West Valley father charged after 2-year-old shoots himself

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A 2-year-old boy is expected to die after shooting himself at home in a Salt Lake City suburb.


Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, a Utah man who traveled to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America, has been welcomed home by his family and President Donald Trump. Holt, 26, says he was “overwhelmed with...


American freed from jail in Venezuela says he's 'overwhelmed with gratitude' to those who

WASHINGTON (AP) — American freed from jail in Venezuela says he’s ‘overwhelmed with gratitude’ to those who sought his release.


Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a 'very tough ordeal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump welcomes home American held in jail in Venezuela, says it was a ‘very tough ordeal‘


Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US

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A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro days after the embattled socialist leader expelled the top American diplomat in the South American country.


Correction: Venezuela-Jailed American-Improbable Release

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 26 about the release of an American jailed in Venezuela, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the U.S. government had imposed sanctions on Venezuelan first lady Cilia Flores. It has not. A corrected version of the story is below: Backchannel with ‘Dracula’...

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