• POLL: Utahns give sky-high approval ratings to both Gov. Gary Herbert and Mitt Romney [Utah Policy].

  • Utah Republicans hit back hard at former White House strategist Steve Bannon after he attacked Mitt Romney over his Mormon faith [Utah Policy].

  • Mitt Romney speaks on the phone with President Donald Trump after Trump reportedly urged Sen. Orrin Hatch to run for another term in 2018 to block Romney from entering the race [Utah Policy].

  • A Utah County employee has accused County Commissioner Greg Graves of sexual harassment. Other commissioners have called on Graves to resign in the wake of the accusations [Daily Herald, Deseret News, Tribune].

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch says he's "deeply disturbed" by Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. The reversal comes two days after Hatch defended President Donald Trump's endorsement of Moore [Tribune].

  • Several groups, including outdoor giant Patagonia, are suing President Donald Trump for his decision to slash the size of two national monuments in Utah [Tribune].

  • The number of homeless people in Utah jumps slightly from last year, but overall the number is down from 2010 [Daily Herald].

  • A report from a government watchdog group says some Utah lawmakers sponsored legislation that directly benefitted their employer [Deseret News].

  • San Juan County officials are worried that white voters could be discriminated against under proposed boundaries for county commission and school board [Tribune].

  • The Utah Transit Authority is blaming Operation Rio Grande for a drop in ridership numbers [Tribune].