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1540

The southern Utah region was explored by the Spanish in 1540, led by Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, while looking for the legendary Cíbola add something


1821

In 1821, the year Mexico achieved its independence from Spain, the region became known as part of its territory of Alta California add something


1824

In late 1824, Jim Bridger became the first known English-speaking person to sight the Great Salt Lake add something


1825

The city of Provo, Utah was named for one, Étienne Provost, who visited the area in 1825 add something


1830

In the 1830s, thousands of migrants traveling from the Eastern United States to the American West began to make stops in the region of the Great Salt Lake, known as Lake Youta add something


1838

Thomas B. Marsh - After Marsh moved to Utah and rejoined the Latter-day Saints, he looked back at his decision to leave the Church with regret, recanting the 1838 affidavit

 

Alexander William Doniphan - Forty years after the events of 1838, an aged Doniphan visited Salt Lake City, Utah, which had become the nucleus for the largest body of Mormons following the death of Joseph Smith


1840

David O. Calder - A native of Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, he joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1840, and in 1851 set off for Utah as a Mormon pioneer, accompanied by his widowed mother Anne Johnston Calder, his brother George Calder, and five other siblings


1844

Following the death of Joseph Smith in 1844, Brigham Young, as president of the Quorum of the Twelve, became the effective leader of the LDS Church in Nauvoo, Illinois add something


1845

To address the growing conflicts between his people and their neighbors, Young agreed with Illinois Governor Thomas Ford in October 1845 that the Mormons would leave by the following year add something


1847

Utah was Mexican territory when the first pioneers arrived in 1847 add something

 

Young and the first band of Mormon pioneers reached the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847 add something


1848

The entire Southwest became U.S. territory upon the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, February 2, 1848 add something


1850

It was created with the Compromise of 1850, and Fillmore, named after President Millard Fillmore, was designated the capital add something


1856

Salt Lake City replaced Fillmore as the territorial capital in 1856 add something


1857

In 1857, particularly heinous accusations of abdication of government and general immorality were leveled by former associate justice William W. Drummond, among others add something

 

George Q. Cannon - Utah War - Cannon served in California until he heard of the Utah War in 1857


1858

Although wagons and supplies were burned, eventually the troops arrived in 1858, and Young surrendered official control to Cumming, although most subsequent commentators claim that Young retained true power in the territory add something

 

John Buford - Utah War - He served in Texas and against the Sioux, served on peacekeeping duty in Bleeding Kansas, and in the Utah War in 1858

 

Benjamin McCulloch - Utah War - However, conscious of his lack of formal military education, he actually spent much of his term studying military science in libraries in Washington, D.C. In the aftermath of the Utah War, in 1858 he was one of the peace commissioners sent to negotiate with Brigham Young in Utah


1859

John Buford - He was stationed at Fort Crittenden, Utah, from 1859 to 1861


1861

Because of the American Civil War, federal troops were pulled out of Utah Territory in 1861 add something

 

Salt Lake City was the last link of the First Transcontinental Telegraph, completed in October 1861 add something


1862

The territory was left in LDS hands until Patrick E. Connor arrived with a regiment of California volunteers in 1862 add something

 

Patrick Edward Connor - While in Utah, Connor as senior officer became commander of the District of Utah, Department of the Pacific, on August 6, 1862, establishing Camp Douglas at Salt Lake City in October, but became discontented with his assignment


1863

Patrick Edward Connor - In October 1863, Connor along with Governor Doty signed peace treaties with the remaining hostile Indian tribes thereby bringing to a close all Indian hostilities within the Utah Terrority


1865

Beginning in 1865, Utah's Black Hawk War developed into the deadliest conflict in the territory's history add something

 

Brigham Young, Jr. - In 1865, when Wells left for Utah, Young succeeded him as president of the European Mission

 

Patrick Edward Connor - Connor remained in command of the District of Utah until it was merged in March 1865 into the District of the Plains, established at his suggestion that a "Department of the Plains" be created which he would command


1866

George Q. Cannon - In 1866 in Utah, Cannon began publication of a magazine for youth and young adult Latter-day Saints called "The Juvenile Instructor"

 

Thomas B. Marsh - Thomas B. Marsh died in Ogden, Utah, Utah Territory in January 1866, apparently a pauper


1868

Brigham Young, Jr. - During 1868, Young acted as his father's agent in finding workers for the Utah portion of the First Transcontinental Railroad

 

Brigham Young, Jr. - In 1868, he was a Representative to the Territory of Utah Legislative Assembly


1869

Promontory Summit - On May 10, 1869, the First Transcontinental Railroad was completed at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake add something


1870

Chief Antonga Black Hawk died in 1870, but fights continued to break out until additional federal troops were sent in to suppress the Ghost Dance of 1872 add something

 

During the 1870s and 1880s laws were passed to punish polygamists due, in part, to the stories coming forth regarding Utah add something

 

Utah granted full voting rights to women in 1870, 26 years before becoming a state add something

 

Harry Yount - Yount worked each summer for Hayden's expeditions for seven years in the 1870s, in what are now the states of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado


1872

George Q. Cannon - Cannon was elected to be the non-voting delegate for Utah Territory in the United States Congress in 1872


1875

They independently published their books in 1875 add something


1878

B. H. Roberts - In 1878 Roberts married Sarah Louisa Smith , and in the same year he graduated first in his class from University of Deseret, the normal school precursor of the University of Utah

 

Elizabeth Cady Stanton - She worked toward female suffrage in Wyoming, Utah, and California, and in 1878, she convinced California Senator Aaron A. Sargent to introduce a female suffrage amendment using wording similar to that of the Fifteenth Amendment passed some eight years previously


1882

George Q. Cannon - He remained a congressional delegate until 1882, when his seat was declared vacant by the enactment of the Edmunds Act, which terminated many political and civil rights for Utah's polygamists

 

Walter Hines Page - In 1882, he joined the editorial staff of the New York "World" and wrote a series of articles on Mormonism, the result of personal investigation in Utah

 

George Q. Cannon - The entire ordeal brought unfavorable national attention to Utah, resulting in the Edmunds Act being signed into law on March 23, 1882


1884

The only other reported tornado fatality in Utah's history was a 7-year-old girl who was killed while camping in Summit County on July 6, 1884 add something


1887

However, in 1887 the initial Edmunds-Tucker Act was passed by Congress in an effort to curtail Mormon influence in the territorial government add something

 

Frederick Benteen - In 1887, he was suspended for drunk and disorderly conduct at Fort DuChesne, Utah


1890

The LDS Church discontinued plural marriage in 1890, and in 1896 Utah gained admission to the Union add something

 

Culbert Olson - Leaving school at the age of 14, Olson worked briefly as a telegraph operator and in 1890, enrolled at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, studying law and journalism


1894

B. H. Roberts - Roberts became a fervent Democrat and was elected Davis County Delegate to the Utah State Constitutional Convention in 1894

 

Grover Cleveland - When Cleveland won election to a second term, he and the Democratic majority in the 53rd United States Congress passed an Enabling Act in 1894 that permitted Utah to apply for statehood.


1895

The constitution of Utah was enacted in 1895 add something


1896

One of the provisions of the Act was the repeal of women's suffrage; full suffrage was not returned until Utah was admitted to the Union in 1896 add something

 

Grover Cleveland - Utah joined the Union on January 4, 1896.

 

It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896 add something

 

Statehood was officially granted on January 4, 1896 add something


1901

Culbert Olson - During his time in the capital, Olson attended law school at George Washington University, being admitted to the Utah Bar in 1901

 

Thomas Riggs, Jr. - From 1901 to 1903 he worked as a mining engineer in Idaho, Montana, and Utah

 

Culbert Olson - Olson moved back to Utah in 1901, settling in Salt Lake City to join a law practice


1913

Joe Hill - By the end of 1913, he was working as a laborer at the Silver King Mine in Park City, Utah, not far from Salt Lake City


1916

Culbert Olson - Building a reputation of defending trade unionists and political progressives, Olson was elected to the Utah State Senate in 1916


1917

Rudolph Valentino - In 1917, Rudolph Valentino joined an operetta company that traveled to Utah where it disbanded

 

B. H. Roberts - The governor of Utah had appointed Roberts a chaplain in the Utah National Guard; and in 1917, when the United States declared war on Germany, Roberts volunteered to serve as a U. S. Army chaplain


1918

Since 1918 there have been 29 counties in the state, ranging from add something


1925

Leroy Robertson - He was chairman of the music department at Brigham Young University from 1925 to 1948 and at the University of Utah from 1948 to 1962


1930

Wallace Stegner - He received a B.A. at the University of Utah in 1930


1935

Malcolm Campbell - He set his final land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah on 3 September 1935, and was the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph, averaging in two passes


1939

Since the establishment of Alta Ski Area in 1939 and the subsequent development of several ski resorts in the state's mountains, Utah's skiing has become world-renowned add something

 

Culbert Olson - A Democratic Party member, Olson was involved in Utah and California politics and was elected as the 29th governor of California from 1939 to 1943


1944

Edward Gorey - He spent 1944 to 1946 in the Army at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, and attended Harvard University from 1946 to 1950, graduating in the class of 1950, where he studied French and roomed with poet Frank O'Hara

 

Paul Tibbets - On September 1, 1944, he was assigned to command the project at Wendover Army Air Field, Utah, that became the 509th CG, in connection with the Manhattan Project

 

Leslie Groves - The 509th Composite Group was duly activated on 17 December 1944 at Wendover Army Air Field, Utah, under the command of Colonel Paul W. Tibbets


1945

Russell M. Nelson - He entered the University of Utah, earning a B.A. in 1945 and an M.D. in 1947


1949

Grover Krantz - He attended the University of Utah for a year beginning in 1949 before joining the Air National Guard, being honorably discharged in 1953


1950

During the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, with the construction of the Interstate highway system, accessibility to the southern scenic areas was made easier add something


1952

Leonard J. Arrington - After teaching in Logan, Utah, he returned and completed a doctorate in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in March 1952


1954

Terrel Bell - He later earned an M.A. from the University of Idaho in 1954, and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Utah in 1961


1955

Russell M. Nelson - Nelson returned to Salt Lake City in 1955 and was initially on the academic staff of the College of Medicine at the University of Utah, where in November of that year he performed the first cardiac operation in Utah utilizing cardiopulmonary bypass


1957

In 1957, Utah created the Utah State Parks Commission with four parks add something

 

Leonard J. Arrington - He was a professor at Utah State Agricultural College in Logan, Utah from 1946-1972


1961

Ammon Hennacy - In 1961, Hennacy moved to Utah and organised the Joe Hill House of Hospitality in Salt Lake City

 

Georgia O'Keeffe - She went on several camping trips with friends, visiting important sites in the Southwest, and in 1961, she and others, including photographers Eliot Porter and Todd Webb, went on a rafting trip down the Colorado River about Glen Canyon, Texas, Utah


1964

The state has not voted for a Democrat for president since 1964 add something


1967

Russell M. Nelson - He was chair of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at LDS Hospital from 1967 to 1974 and director of the University of Utah Affiliated Hospital residency program in thoracic surgery from 1967 to 1984


1968

Gordon Gee - Gee attended the University of Utah and graduated with a B.A. in history in 1968


1969

Ted Bundy - Back in Washington in the fall of 1969, he met Elizabeth Kloepfer , a divorcée from Ogden, Utah who worked as a secretary at the University of Washington School of Medicine


1970

In the 1970s growth was phenomenal in the suburbs of the Wasatch Front add something

 

In the 1970s, then-Apostle Ezra Taft Benson was quoted by the Associated Press that it would be difficult for a faithful Latter-day Saint to be a liberal Democrat add something

 

The stretch from Salina to Green River is the country's longest stretch of interstate without services and, when completed in 1970, was the longest stretch of entirely new highway constructed in the U.S. since the Alaska Highway was completed in 1943 add something


1972

Olivier Messiaen - He arranged a visit to the USA in spring 1972, and was inspired by Bryce Canyon in Utah, where he observed the canyon's distinctive colours and birdsong.


1973

Ted Bundy - In early 1973, despite mediocre Law School Admission Test scores, Bundy was accepted into the law schools of UPS and the University of Utah on the strength of letters of recommendation from Evans, Davis, and several UW psychology professors


1974

Rob Bishop - Bishop received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 1974.

 

Rob Bishop - He taught civics classes at Brigham City, Utah's Box Elder High School from 1974 to 1980; he next taught German in Ogden, Utah at Ben Lomond High School; he returned to teaching government and history classes at Box Elder High School until his retirement from teaching in 2002.

 

Ted Bundy - In August 1974 Bundy received a second acceptance from the University of Utah Law School and moved to Salt Lake City , leaving Kloepfer in Seattle


1975

The state of Utah relies heavily on income from tourists and travelers visiting the state's parks and ski resorts, and thus the need to "brand" Utah and create an impression of the state throughout the world has led to several state slogans, the most famous of which being "The Greatest Snow on Earth", which has been in use in Utah officially since 1975 and now adorns nearly 50 percent of the state's license plates add something

 

Ted Bundy - In 1975 Bundy shifted much of his criminal activity eastward to Colorado from his base in Utah

 

Ted Bundy - Initially incarcerated in Utah in 1975 for aggravated kidnapping and attempted criminal assault, Bundy became a suspect in a progressively longer list of unsolved homicides in multiple states


1976

Utah was the single most Republican-leaning state in the country in every presidential election from 1976 to 2004, measured by the percentage point margin between the Republican and Democratic candidates add something

 

Ted Bundy - Their stormy relationship would continue well past his initial incarceration in Utah in 1976


1977

Jim Matheson - His father, Scott M. Matheson, served as governor of Utah from 1977 to 1985, and his brother, Scott Matheson, Jr., was the 2004 Democratic nominee for Governor.


1979

The team moved to the city from New Orleans in 1979 and has been one of the most consistently successful teams in the league add something

 

Rob Bishop - Bishop was a member of the Utah State House of Representatives from 1979 until 1995.

 

Angus Houston - In late 1979, Houston was posted to Hill Air Force Base, Utah U.S.A. for exchange flying duties with a United States Air Force helicopter unit


1980

The consistently deep powder snow led Utah's ski industry to adopt the slogan "the Greatest Snow on Earth" in the 1980s add something


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something


1992

In 1992, Utah was the only state in the nation where Democratic candidate Bill Clinton finished behind both Republican candidate George HW Bush and Independent candidate Ross Perot add something


1993

Mike Leavitt - He served as the 14th Governor of Utah from 1993 to 2003, as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2003 to 2005 and as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2005 to 2009

 

On August 11, 1993, an F3 tornado hit the Uinta Mountains north of Duchesne at an elevation of , causing some damage to a Boy Scouts campsite add something

 

Mike Leavitt - A holiday fire shortly before noon on December 15, 1993, destroyed much of the Utah Governor's Mansion, but spared the lives of the first family and staff


1994

Even though Utah Democratic candidates are predominantly LDS, socially conservative, and pro-life, no Democrat has won in Utah County since 1994 add something


1996

Terrel Bell - Bell died in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 22, 1996


1997

Rob Bishop - In 1997 he was elected chairman of the Utah Republican Party, and served for two terms in this position.


2000

Thomas M. Davis - Based on the 2000 decennial census and apportionment calculations, Utah will get the second seat until the reapportionment taking place after the 2010 Decennial Census

 

Mike Leavitt - In 2000, Leavitt became only the second Governor in Utah history to be re-elected to a third term


2002

A 2002 national prescription drug study determined that antidepressant drugs were "prescribed in Utah more often than in any other state, at a rate nearly twice the national average add something

 

After early financial struggles and scandal, the 2002 Olympics eventually became among the most successful Winter Olympics in history from a marketing and financial standpoint add something

 

The last tornado of above F0 intensity occurred on September 8, 2002, when an F2 tornado hit Manti add something


2004

In 2004, Republican George W. Bush won every county in the state and Utah gave him his largest margin of victory of any state add something

 

Jason Chaffetz - In 2004, Chaffetz was the campaign manager for Utah gubernatorial candidate Jon Huntsman.

 

Ken Jennings - In 2004, Democratic politicians Chuck Schumer and Harry Reid unsuccessfully asked Jennings to run for the United States Senate from Utah


2005

Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer was founded in 2005 and play their home matches at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy add something

 

Jon Huntsman, Jr. - Huntsman has been awarded six honorary doctorate degrees, including an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service from Snow College in 2005, an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Westminster College in 2008, an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Utah in 2010, an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, and an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Southern New Hampshire University in 2011.

 

Jon Huntsman, Jr. - Huntsman joined REO Speedwagon on the piano for two songs during their concert at the Utah State Fair on September 16, 2005.

 

Pat Sajak - In 2005, Sajak became an investor in the Golden Baseball League, a professional, independent baseball league with teams in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Alberta, British Columbia, and Baja California

 

Hugh Nibley - After being confined to bed by illness for over two years, Nibley died on February 24, 2005 in his home in Provo, Utah at the age of 94

 

Sissel Kyrkjebo - In May 2005, Sissel performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City , Utah, on their radio and TV broadcast, "Music and the Spoken Word," which is featured on nearly 2,000 stations across the USA and around the world


2006

In 2006, the legislature passed legislation aimed at banning joint-custody for a non-biological parent of a child add something

 

The Utah Blaze began play in the original version of the Arena Football League in 2006, and remained in the league until it folded in 2009 add something

 

Warren Jeffs - On April 5, 2006, the state of Utah issued an arrest warrant for Jeffs on felony charges of accomplice rape of a teenage girl between 14 and 18 years old

 

Warren Jeffs - Jeffs gained international notoriety in May 2006 when he was placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution on Utah state charges related to his alleged arrangement of illegal marriages between his adult male followers and underage girls

 

Warren Jeffs - He was arrested in August 2006 in Nevada, and agreed to be taken to Utah for trial

 

Warren Jeffs - In a Nevada court hearing on August 31, 2006 Jeffs waived extradition and agreed to return to Utah to face two first-degree felony charges of accomplice rape


2007

According to the 2007 State New Economy Index, Utah is ranked the top state in the nation for Economic Dynamism, determined by "the degree to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, information technology-driven and innovation-based" add something

 

Between 2007 and 2011 Deer Valley in Park City, has been ranked the top ski resort in North America in a survey organized by "Ski Magazine" add something

 

In 2007, nine people were killed at the Crandall Canyon Mine collapse add something

 

Jason Chaffetz - In 2007, Chaffetz was appointed by Governor Huntsman as a Trustee for Utah Valley University.

 

Jon Huntsman, Jr. - In 2007, in response to the issue of global warming, Huntsman signed the Western Climate Initiative, by which Utah joined with other governments in agreeing to pursue targets for reduced production of greenhouse gases.

 

Rulon Gardner - On 24 February 2007, Gardner and two other men survived a crash when a light aircraft he was traveling in crashed into Lake Powell, Utah

 

Warren Jeffs - He was held in the Washington County, Utah, jail pending an April 23, 2007 trial on two counts of rape as an accomplice for his role in arranging a 2002 marriage between a 14-year-old girl and her 19-year-old first cousin

 

The record high temperature in Utah was , recorded south of St. George on July 4, 2007, and the record low was , recorded at Peter Sinks in the Bear River Mountains of northern Utah on February 1, 1985 add something

 

Glenn Beck - On July 4, 2007, Beck served as host of the 2007 Toyota Tundra "Stadium of Fire" in Provo, Utah

 

Warren Jeffs - On November 20, 2007 he was sentenced to imprisonment for 10 years to life and began serving his sentence at the Utah State Prison


2008

According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Utah had an average of 884,000 volunteers between 2008 and 2010, each of whom contributed 89,2 hours per volunteer add something

 

Before the creation of the Royals, RSL's main women's side had been Real Salt Lake Women, which began play in the Women's Premier Soccer League in 2008 and moved to United Women's Soccer in 2016 add something

 

In 2008 Utah was only the third-most Republican state , but in 2012, with Mormon Mitt Romney atop the Republican ticket, Utah returned to its position as the most Republican state add something

 

The growth has been inspired in part by the 2008 movie "Forever Strong" add something

 

Utah collects personal income tax; since 2008 the tax has been a flat 5 percent for all taxpayers add something

 

Kirsten Dunst - Dunst was treated for depression in early 2008 at the Cirque Lodge treatment center in Utah


2009

BYU has won the National Championship in 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 add something

 

RSL remains the only Utah major league sports team to have won a national championship, having won the MLS Cup in 2009 add something

 

Rugby has been growing quickly in the state of Utah, growing from 17 teams in 2009 to 70 teams , including with over 3,000 players, and more than 55 high school varsity teams add something

 

The 2009 Ski Magazine reader survey concluded that six out of the top ten resorts deemed most "accessible" and six out of the top ten with the best snow conditions were located in Utah add something

 

MC Hammer - Kay Events Center, Orem, Utah.

 

Jon Huntsman, Jr. - On August 7, 2009, the Senate unanimously confirmed Huntsman and he formally resigned as Governor of Utah and was sworn in as Ambassador to China on August 11, 2009.

 

In February 2009, Africanized honeybees were found in southern Utah add something

 

Steve Wozniak - In February 2009, Steve Wozniak joined Fusion-io, a data storage and server company, in Salt Lake City , Utah as their chief scientist

 

Wallace Stegner - Gov. Jon Huntsman's declaration of February 18, 2009 as Wallace Stegner Day highlighted Stegner as "one of Utah's most prominent citizens

 

After Jon Huntsman Jr. resigned to serve as U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Herbert was sworn in as governor on August 11, 2009 add something

 

The current governor of Utah is Gary Herbert, who was sworn in on August 11, 2009 add something

 

Jason Chaffetz - In November 2009 Chaffetz co-sponsored a bill in the House with Rep. Jim Matheson to block the importation of foreign nuclear waste into the United States, putting him directly at odds with Rep. Rob Bishop and Utah's Senators Bennett and Hatch who had historically supported importing foreign nuclear waste into Utah with restrictions.


2010

According to the 2010 Census, Utah was the second fastest-growing state in the United States between 2000 and 2010 add something

 

John Wayne Gacy - As Noe had been listed as a possible unidentified victim of Gacy, investigators had collected DNA samples from his family which, although negative when compared to the seven remaining unidentified victims exhumed from Gacy's property, proved a positive match to the unidentified remains found in Utah in 2010

 

Wallace Stegner - In recognition of Stegner's legacy at the University of Utah, The Wallace Stegner Prize in Environmental or American Western History was established in 2010 and is administered by the University of Utah Press

 

Warren Jeffs - However, the conviction was overturned by the Utah Supreme Court on July 27, 2010 because of incorrect jury instructions

 

Warren Jeffs - On July 27, 2010 the Utah Supreme Court, citing deficient jury instructions, reversed Jeffs' convictions and ordered a new trial

 

A November 2010 article in "Newsweek" magazine highlighted Utah and particularly the Salt Lake City area's economic outlook, calling it "the new economic Zion", and examined how the area has been able to bring in high-paying jobs and attract high-tech corporations to the area during a recession add something


2011

In 2011 one-third of Utah's workforce was reported to be bilingual, developed through a program of acquisition of second languages beginning in elementary school, and related to Mormonism's missionary goals for its young people add something

 

A new regional airport at St. George opened on January 12, 2011 add something


2012

A 2012 Gallup national survey found Utah overall to be the "best state to live in" based on 13 forward-looking measurements including various economic, lifestyle, and health-related outlook metrics add something


2013

In 2013, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that Utah had the second fastest-growing population of any state add something

 

Rob Bishop - In 2013 Congressman Bishop announced the establishment of the Utah Public Lands Initiative

 

On March 22, 2013, one miner died and another was injured after they became trapped in a cave-in at a part of the Castle Valley Mining Complex, about west of the small mining town of Huntington in Emery County add something


2014

In 2014, Utah was ranked number one in Forbes' list of "Best States For Business" add something

 

In terms of "small business friendliness", in 2014 Utah emerged as number one, based on a study drawing upon data from over 12,000 small business owners add something

 

The state Attorney General's office was granted a stay of the ruling by the United States Supreme Court on January 6, 2014 while the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals considers the case add something

 

On Monday October 6, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States declined a Writ of Certiorari, and the 10th Circuit Court issued their mandate later that day, lifting their stay add something


2015

Real Monarchs, competing in the second-level United Soccer League, is the official reserve side for RSL. The team began play in the 2015 season at Rio Tinto Stadium, remaining there until moving to Zions Bank Stadium, located at RSL's training center in Herriman, for the 2018 season add something

 

Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2015 add something


2016

However, the 2016 presidential election result saw Republican Donald Trump carry the state with only a plurality, the first time this happened since 1992 add something

 

Jim Matheson - A moderate Democrat, he has been speculated to run in 2016 for Governor of Utah or for the U.S. Senate

 

Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, 2016 add something

 

Wallace Stegner - In August 2016 a public charter school called the Wallace Stegner Academy opened in Salt Lake City, Utah


2017

Utah is the second-least populous U.S. state to have a major professional sports league franchise, after the Las Vegas Golden Knights joined the National Hockey League in 2017 add something

 

The bees had spread into eight counties in Utah, as far north as Grand and Emery counties by May 2017 add something


2018

Utah Royals FC, which will play at Rio Tinto Stadium, will begin play in the National Women's Soccer League, the top level of U.S. women's soccer, in the 2018 season add something

 

In March 2018, Utah passed America's first "free-range parenting" bill add something

 

Russell M. Nelson - In June 2018 the University of Utah endowed a chair in cardiothoracic surgery named after Nelson and his first wife Dentzel