Utah Becomes Only State To Allow Firing Squads For ExecutionUtah became the only state to allow firing squads for executions when Gov. Gary Herbert signed a law approving the method for use when no lethal injection drugs are available, even though he has called it "a little bit gruesome."
Utah To Appeal Ruling To Recognize Gay Marriages Utah has appealed a federal judge's ruling that officials must recognize gay marriages that took place in the state after a same-sex marriage ban was overturned.
Utah Wildlife Officials Backing Ranchers Threatening To Break Federal Law To Round Up Wild HorsesState wildlife officials are supporting Utah ranchers and county leaders who are threatening to break federal law and round up wild horses this summer if federal officials don't do it first.
Utah Gov. Herbert: State Should Have 'Larger Say In What Happens In Our Own Backyard'Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah should have more oversight of public lands within state borders.
Utah Governor, Mormon Church Praise MandelaTop Utah elected officials are praising Nelson Mandela, saying the world has lost one of its greatest leaders.
Utah Gov. To Obama: Let Us Run National Parks Gov. Gary Herbert is calling on President Barack Obama to let Utah operate the state's five national parks.
Gov. Sends Letter Supporting Anti-Pollution EffortGov. Gary Herbert is throwing his support behind a federal program that sets more stringent standards for vehicle emissions.