Governor Gary Herbert

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah will pursue some form of Medicaid expansion but has put off announcing specifics on his decision.

Herbert announced at his monthly televised news conference on Thursday that "doing nothing" to expand the program was off the table.

Under the federal health law, states have the option of expanding eligibility for Medicaid, the state-federal program for low-income people.

Leslie Thatcher

Film actor, director and founder of the Sundance Institute Robert Redford was honored by the state of Utah Saturday, with November 9th being proclaimed as Robert Redford Day in Utah.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

  Governor Gary Herbert says water conservation in Utah is among the highest of priorities as he lays out a plan for statewide conservation. On a local level, Park City Municipal will participate by examining some of its own conservation practices. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

  Saying it's a $1,000,000 loss to the state, Utah Governor Gary Herbert Tuesday formally requested President Obama to re-open the state's five national parks, several national monuments, historic sites and recreation areas. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

Utah Governor Gary Herbert selected the Utah 1033 Foundation to both honor and make a donation to, last Friday at his annual gala at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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