Tag: Deseret

Should you file your taxes before receiving a stimulus check?

President Donald Trump’s name is seen on a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, in San Antonio on April 23, 2020. With the possibility of a new round of stimulus checks arriving during tax season, a question arises:...

Ban on transgender athletes in girls sports stalls in Utah Senate committee

People attend a hearing in person and virtually for HB302 before the House Education Committee at the State Office Building in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. The bill would bar transgender athletes at public schools to participate in girls sports. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News SALT LAKE...

Does allowing transgender women to compete spell the end to women’s sports?

Linnea Saltz runs for Southern Utah University in this undated photo. Saltz was among several female athletes who spoke out Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, against allowing transgender female athletes to compete in women’s sports. | Jeff Porcaro SALT LAKE CITY — Southern Utah University sprinter Linnea Saltz didn’t think...

Bountiful High School considering 4 options for new mascot to replace Braves

The marquee at Bountiful High School in Bountiful is pictured on Monday, July 13, 2020. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News BOUNTIFUL — The Bountiful High School administration is nearing a decision on the school’s new mascot and is surveying students and members of the public on their preferences. The...

Mitt Romney child benefit proposal attracts fans and critics

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, pauses to answer questions from reporters as senators arrive to vote on President Joe Biden’s nominee for United Nation’s ambassador, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. | J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press His Family Security Act would provide monthly...