Stories from the Assoicated Press

San Juan County
act.betterutah.org

The state of Utah will send an election official to a county dogged by allegations of discrimination against Navajo voters.

Elections Director Justin Lee said Tuesday it's a major step to ensure everything goes smoothly in the politically charged situation in San Juan County, which borders Arizona and New Mexico and overlaps with the Navajo Nation.

Nevada wildfire burns sage grouse.
westgov.org

Authorities say a northeast Nevada wildfire that trapped eight hikers and a sheriff's deputy in the Ruby Mountains near Elko before they were escorted to safety started near a shooting range.

Forest Service spokeswoman Erica Hupp said Monday no residential homes have been destroyed but some structures have been lost.

The Deseret Mill and Pasta Plant in Kaysville.
mormonnewsroom.org

The Mormon church is planning to increase food donations to community charities by more than 20 million pounds (9 million kilograms) annually over the next several years.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the changes to its welfare operations in a Thursday statement.

Wells Fargo Bank
inequailty.org

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged Wells Fargo engaged in predatory and unlawful banking practices with members of the Navajo Nation.

The tribe filed the lawsuit last December in federal court in New Mexico. It sought recovery of improper fees, service charges and penalties on unauthorized cards and accounts.