News Clips for Feb. 1, 2019

Forgotten Shoshone Massacre Story Will Soon Be Told On Grand Scale

Alongside Idaho State Highway 91 just north of the Utah border stands a prayer tree, its branches tied with remnants of faded cloth. Members of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone and others, numbering in the hundreds, have gathered here in the Cache Valley to drum and to grieve. They are here to mark the anniversary of a tragic event, considered by some to be the largest massacre of Native Americans in the history of the American West.

University of Utah students are gaining real-world job experience and earning wages and tuition benefits through a new program that pairs financial services company Discover with national nonprofit Education at Work (EAW).

Utah youths who find themselves in trouble with the law are often defending themselves. There’s no attorney there to help navigate the legal intricacies. No one to advocate for them, to explain the details of a plea offer, how a trial would work or how court proceedings could impact their future.

Partnership Creates Jobs for University of Utah Students

University of Utah students are gaining real-world job experience and earning wages and tuition benefits through a new program that pairs financial services company Discover with national nonprofit Education at Work (EAW).

Official: University of Utah officers' experience on par with high police turnover

Thrust into the national spotlight after Lauren McCluskey’s murder on campus, new details show the experience level of campus officers at the University of Utah.

‘It’s everywhere. It’s constant. It’s dangerous.’ 3 of 4 Utahns support ban of hand-held cellphones while driving.

Three of every four Utah voters want a clear ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving. But it’s a case of “can you hear me now,” as an old cellphone ad asked, as state legislators have constantly turned a deaf ear to arguments for such a law in recent years.

Exclusive: Teva's Generic EpiPen Launch Stalls Months After Approval

Many of the largest U.S. pharmacies and drug distributors do not have Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's generic version of the life-saving EpiPen allergy treatment five months after it was approved for sale in the United States, pharmacy chains and a group that tracks drug shortages told Reuters.

Beyond Drought: States Rebalance Their Colorado River Use as Global Warming Dries the Region

As major reservoirs shrink with the changing climate, seven states seek a sustainable future for the critical regional water source.

DesignCon 2019 Names Vishram Pandit Engineer of the Year and Announces 2019 Best Paper Award Finalists

DesignCon 2019, the nation’s largest event for chip, board and systems engineers, today announced the winner of its prestigious Engineer of the Year Award, Vishram Pandit, Technology Lead (Signal/Power Integrity) at Intel Corporation, as well as the 2019 Best Paper Awards Finalists.

Gov. Herbert seeks $12.5M to buy two new state planes. But lawmakers question whether to sell off aging state craft and fly charter.

Legislators are weighing whether it may be time to sell off the state’s two passenger airplanes and instead use charter service — rather than spend $12.5 million to replace the aging aircraft.