Articles Tagged with utah

‘Sister Wives’ Polygamy Case Being Appealed In Utah


The Sister Wives polygamy ruling in Utah is being reviewed by a federal appeals court. As previously reported by the Inquistir, the Utah polygamy ruling in a lower court was heralded as a landmark decision by plural marriage families living in the state. The battle is not over for the Sister Wives cast though. Utah’s… Read more »

Dinosaur National Monument Vandalized: Reward For Information

A bone was vandalized at the historic Dinosaur National Monument in Utah.

Dinosaur National Monument in Utah is one of the most well known safe havens for dinosaur fossils and bones. It’s not a museum and the fossils don’t really have much scientific value. The purposes of the fossils are almost strictly educational. A young paleontologist working at the monument, Ben Otoo, explained how important the monument… Read more »

Imagine Dragons Frontman Doing Charity Concert For Utah Woman With Cancer

Dan Reynolds putting on a concert for mother with cancer.

Imagine Dragons has been seeing nothing but success since their single “Radioactive” off their debut album Night Visions. Now they’ve got a song on the new Transformers soundtrack and they’ve got over 100 songs to whittle down onto a second Imagine Dragons album. But Imagine Dragons isn’t just soaking up their fame and spending money…. Read more »

Utah Woman Stuck In Quicksand For 14 Hours

arches national park

A Utah woman was stuck in quicksand for 14 hours. The 78-year-old woman was reported missing after she failed to show up for an event at the local library where she was expected. Fortunately, the woman had some water with her, and was able to be rescued before sustaining any serious injuries. Grand County Sheriff’s… Read more »

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Through Arizona [BREAKING]

Around 10pm Saturday a 5.2 magnitude earthquake shook through Arizona.

Saturday night, just before 10pm, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook through southeast Arizona. It was reported at a depth of 5 kilometers. The U.S. Geological Survey has noted it is likely the second most powerful earthquake ever felt in Arizona. “Arizona has experienced earthquakes before,” said U.S. Geology Survey geophysicist Jana Pursley. “There was a… Read more »

Recapture Canyon Showdown With BLM

Recapture Canyo ATV protest

Recapture Canyon in Utah is shaping up to be the next big showdown with the Bureau of Land Management – BLM.The Blanding area nature area is part of an escalating and lengthy dispute between the federal government and a host of local citizens. The angst revolves around the “closed to motorized use” policy instituted along… Read more »

Bootlegging Grandma Kicked Out of Movie Theater

Bootlegging Grandma Kicked Out of Movie Theater

A bootlegging grandma was kicked out of a Utah theater after she was allegedly caught recording a movie on her cell phone — a charge that her son vehemently denies. According to a KSL report, the mother of Enos Ledezma was removed from a Cinemark theater in Provo when two police officers asked her to… Read more »

BLM Responsible For 460 Million Acres Of Public Lands

bundy ranch

The BLM (Bureau of Land Management) wields power over about 460 million acres of the 2.27 billion acres of land in the United States of America. The federal agency which folks in western states deal with on a routine basis was largely unfamiliar to residents in other parts of the nation until the Cliven Bundy… Read more »

Daylight Savings Time Kicks In This Weekend, But Utah May Soon Opt Out

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 9. Americans — well, almost all Americans — will set their clocks ahead one hour at 2 am on Sunday morning, meaning that the nation loses an hour of sleep. But one state is now considering legislation to end the twice-yearly clock adjustment. Actually, most of Arizona already… Read more »

Utah Same-Sex Marriages Will Not Be Recognized By The State


Utah’s same-sex marriages will not be recognized by the state until further notice. Governor Gary Herbert’s office issued a statement, clarifying the controversial issue. Chief of staff Derek Miller said the United States Supreme Court’s stay prohibits the performance of same-sex marriage and recognition of those performed within recent weeks. On December 20, U.S. District… Read more »

Gay Marriage: A Cause Worth Starving For — To Stop?

Gay Marriage Opponent Trestim Meacham

An ardent foe of gay marriage in Utah ended his two-week hunger strike today as the U.S. Supreme Court ordered what will be at least a temporary halt to same sex nuptials in that state. He’s been called the “Gandhi of Hating Gay People” for what until January 6 had been a near-two-week fast to… Read more »

Teen Pleads Guilty In Utah Referee’s Death

As was reported by The Inquisitr back in May, Ricardo Portillo was a soccer referee who was put into a coma by a teen after penalizing him in a game. Portillo later died from his injuries. His killer has entered a guilty plea in a Utah court on August 5. He was charged with homicide… Read more »

Hourly Puppy Rental Offered By Utah Student


Hourly puppy rentals may have some tails wagging in gratitude towards a student at Utah’s Brigham Young University. Jenna Miller is seeking to find permanent homes for abandoned puppies by renting them out by the hour. The goal is to give potential adopters a chance to interact with the animal before making a commitment. There… Read more »

Boys Football League Dominated By … 9-Year-Old Girl [Videos]

Sam Gordon, 9-year-old football great

Who says girls can’t play football with the big boys? Sam Gordon, 9-years-old, is taking the internet by storm today with her mad football skills. She’s a running back in the Gremlin Division of mostly 9-year-old kids in the Salt Lake City area. This just isn’t some video of a cute kid making a touchdown…. Read more »

Salt Lake City Man Allegedly Stabbed His Grandmother 111 Times

Salt Lake City Woman Stabbed 111 Times

A Utah man stands accused of stabbing his grandmother 111 times, according to ABC News. Court documents reveal that, in addition to the multiple stab wounds he inflicted, the suspect also slit open the woman’s belly before removing several of her internal organs. At present, authorities have not publicly revealed the motive behind the vicious… Read more »