How did Utah fare as the 2022 water year ends amid drought?

Rain falls on the Salt Lake Valley on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Laura Haskell finds it difficult to describe the 2022 water year because it has been all over the place. The water year, which began in October 2021, started out very strong, leaving...

Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; U.S. frees 2 prisoners

Venezuela on Saturday freed seven Americans imprisoned in the South American country in exchange for the release of two nephews of President Nicholas Maduro’s wife who had been jailed for years by the United States on drug smuggling convictions, a senior U.S. official said. The swap of the Americans,...

What will Mitt Romney’s Family Security Act 2.0 do? | Opinion

Utah Sens. Mike Lee, left, and Sen. Mitt Romney speak during a South Valley Chamber of Commerce meeting at Salt Mine Productive in Sandy on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News The 2021 U.S. Census showed that rates of children in poverty declined from 9.7% of the...