Utah

Drunk Driving

Utah is ringing in the New Year with the strictest drunk-driving law in the country

The state becomes the first to adopt the lower blood-alcohol level long recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board
Rex Santus
12.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Potluck Invitation Left 25,000 State Workers Stuck in Reply-All Email Hell

After someone accidentally sent it to almost every government employee in Utah.
Nicole Clark
12.10.18
2018 election

Everybody Loves Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.
Eve Peyser
11.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Utah Lawmaker Try Weed for the First Time in a Parking Lot

Ahead of a vote to legalize medical weed in Utah, Jim Dabakis wanted to show his colleagues that getting stoned isn't that big of a deal.
Drew Schwartz
10.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Anti-Capitalist Toddler Shreds $1,000 of Parents' Cash

Welcome to the resistance, child.
River Donaghey
10.5.18
Motherboard

Utah Annually Bombs Its Lakes With Baby Fish Dropped From a Plane

Biologists just blessed the internet with this incredible video.
Sarah Emerson
8.30.18
Booze

How Utah's Old-School Liquor Laws Forced Bartenders to Get Creative

America's driest state is a breeding ground for inventive cocktails reimagined out of necessity.
Dan Q. Dao
8.23.18
soda

Soda Company Founder Insists That His 'Not See Kola' Has Nothing to Do With Nazis

Disregard the Reichsadler on the label.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.13.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

“Free-range” parents are fighting for their kids to walk home from school alone

Proponents of "free-range parenting" argue that as the world has gotten safer, kids are no longer allowed to just be kids.
Joshua Davis
5.7.18
the internet

A Lot of People Are Creeped Out by Walmart's Ad for 'Funeral Potatoes'

If you're not from Utah or the Midwest, you might not be familiar with the cheesy potato dish you eat when someone dies.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.2.18
Interviews

Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers

Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.
Margaret Welsh
3.28.18
mitt romney

It took one Trump tweet for Mitt Romney to fall in line

"Thank you, Mr. President, for the support."
David Gilbert
2.20.18
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