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‘Extraordinary is no longer extraordinary’: US scientists on a year of climate disasters
In the summer, we spoke to four experts about the record-breaking heatwave that scorched the western US and Canada. As the year ends they share their hopes and fears for the future

Maanvi Singh

30, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Biden to restore Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante monuments
President to expand sites shrunk under Trump, in win for environmental advocates and Indigenous leaders

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Oct, 2021 @11:11 PM

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Aaron Lowe becomes second Utah player killed by gun in less than a year
Police in Salt Lake City have confirmed University of Utah cornerback Aaron Lowe was killed in a shooting incident early on Sunday morning

Guardian sport

26, Sep, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Gabby Petito disappearance: family urge fiance to help with investigation
Petito, 22, disappeared during a cross-country journey in a converted camper van after a fight with Brian Laundrie in Utah

Guardian staff and agencies

17, Sep, 2021 @4:55 PM

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States across American west see hottest summer on record as climate crisis rages
California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Utah faced historic heatwaves, which were made possible by human-caused global heating, a study found

Dani Anguiano in Portland, Oregon

10, Sep, 2021 @9:12 PM

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New movement of religious extremists push ultra-conservative vision in US
Members of ‘Deseret nationalist’ movement accused of harassing other Mormons and posting racist material on social media

Jason Wilson

09, Aug, 2021 @11:45 AM

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‘Climate change has become real’: extreme weather sinks prime US tourism site
At Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border, the water line has dropped to a historic low, taking a heavy toll on the local industry

Annette McGivney

29, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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At least eight killed in 20-car pileup in Utah sandstorm
Several more were in hospital with critical injuries after high winds blew up dust and impaired visibility

Guardian staff with agencies

27, Jul, 2021 @5:11 AM

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Utah company halts sales of Lego handgun case kits after cease and desist
Culper Precision said on Instagram of the kits: ‘We wanted the second amendment to simply be too painful to tread on’

Sarah Betancourt in Boston

14, Jul, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Flying fish: video shows Utah wildlife agency restocking lake by plane
Agency says plane drops are ‘less stressful’ way to refill remote ponds for fishing

Sarah Betancourt

13, Jul, 2021 @6:36 PM

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My new climate reality? Packing a ‘firebag’ so I can flee at the drop of a hat | Michelle Nijhuis
The 2021 fire season here in the US west is predicted to be among the worst. It’s forced us to be ready for anything

Michelle Nijhuis

06, Jul, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Republican governors urge vaccine-hesitant residents to get Covid shots
Leaders of Arkansas, West Virginia, and Utah describe high stakes as Delta variant poses threat

Edward Helmore in New York

05, Jul, 2021 @6:02 PM

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