Mary Richards

Mary Richards

Website: http://www.ksl.com

Mary Richards is a reporter who's been at KSL NewsRadio since 2002. She is a BYU grad, Missouri native, and the mom of four boys and a girl. Contact Mary at mrichards@ksl.com.

New Davis teachers start the school year with a bang

A high school drum line, cheerleaders and student body officers greeted new Davis School District teachers walking into Farmington High School Tuesday.
1 year ago

Family of bride killed in I-15 crash pleads: Don’t drink and drive

Tenzing and Angelica Dhondup had only been married a few hours when troopers say a wrong-way drunk driver caused a crash and killed the new bride.
1 year ago

Headed to the doctor? Expect to be asked about the COVID-19 vaccine

Doctors say they're stepping up after the governor and lieutenant governor asked them to help educate patients about the COVID-19 vaccine.
1 year ago

Third group of Utah firefighters deploys out of state to help fight fires

A group of 22 firefighters from around Utah left early Thursday morning to help Montana with their wildfires -- the third Utah group to leave this summer.
1 year ago

Investigators talk about “moneygrubbers” in elderly Medicare fraud

SALT LAKE CITY — The Federal Government is calling out scammers for Medicare fraud and taking judicial action against them. The Department of Justice says two nurse practitioners in Montana were just sentenced this week for conspiring to defraud Medicare out of millions of dollars. Former US Attorney for Utah, John Huber, told KSL’s Dave […]
1 year ago

‘Localscapes’ can help your lawn be water-wise

"Localscapes" take what works for your specific area and your specific needs into consideration, with usable open space surrounded by planting beds.
1 year ago

Some school districts offering vaccine clinics during fall registration

Some Utah School Districts will have vaccine clinics this week at their secondary schools for students and families can get a COVID-19 vaccine while they register for the upcoming school year.
1 year ago

Too much spending or bipartisan victory? Utah senators talk infrastructure bill

The two US senators from Utah have very different responses to the massive 2,700 page infrastructure bill now up for debate and amendments.
1 year ago

Intermountain doctor: Get vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19 variant in schools

Dr. Eddie Stenehjem encourages everyone to keep educating their peers about the benefits of being vaccinated before the Delta variant spreads throughout schools this fall.
1 year ago

Many Utah school districts still waiting on COVID guidance for the fall

School starts in August all around Utah, but there’s still a lot up in the air for parents, students and teachers waiting on official Covid protocols.
1 year ago

Utah governor outlines four ways to conserve water in drought

Utah governor Spencer Cox and water manager announce four new steps to conserve water amid the drought.
1 year ago

More flash flood warnings and severe weather for weekend

We have seen severe weather up and down the state, and there is more in the forecast including even more flash flood warnings.
1 year ago

State remains in extreme drought, but rain and people’s efforts are helping

The latest numbers on Utah's drought situation shows the state is still in bad shape, but rainstorms and efforts to conserve water are helping.
1 year ago

UHP trying to put all the pieces together in deadly sandstorm pile-up

Utah Highway Patrol is trying to piece together how a sandstorm resulted in multiple car pile-up crashes that claimed the lives of eight people.
1 year ago

Utah boaters will face challenges this Pioneer Day and the rest of the summer

It’s going to be a tough holiday weekend for many Utah boaters. The drought has affected several lakes and reservoirs around Utah and restricted or closed to many boat ramps.
1 year ago

Northern Utah moves to Stage II fire restrictions ahead of Pioneer Day

The Pioneer Day fire restrictions mean no campfires, tent stoves, barbecues or fireworks are allowed on state/unincorporated private lands.
1 year ago

Logan school employee arrested for child pornography

An employee at a charter school in Logan has been arrested on child pornography charges, after a tip from Snapchat, police seize more than 16,000 images
1 year ago

New developments in a deadly shooting, father issues statement

New developments in a deadly shooting over the weekend involving two West Jordan teenagers.
1 year ago

Black Lives Matter Utah leader stands by American flag comments

Black Lives Matter Utah leader Lex Scott stands by a Facebook post calling the American flag a symbol of hatred -- and those who fly it, racist.
1 year ago

Utah Task Force One members at Florida condo collapse site

Two members of Utah Task Force One traveled to Florida to help with recovery efforts at the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. Battalion Chief Bryan Case says the nation’s federal disaster response system brings together teams from task forces around the country. Federal authorities asked two Utah Task Force One members to go, too. UTTF-1 […]
1 year ago

Critical Race Theory debate goes to Granite School Board meeting

Protestors and advocates showed up to the Granite School Board meeting Tuesday night to make their voices heard about Critical Race Theory.
1 year ago

Family History Library, four other buildings re-open on Temple Square

Five more buildings on Temple Square re-open Tuesday, including the Family History Library, which draws people from all over the world.
1 year ago

Now hiring: Utah school districts need more bus drivers

School districts around Utah need bus drivers, and need them badly. They say the school year could have some problems without more staff.
1 year ago

Navajo photographer brings Jingle Dress Project and dance of healing around the country

A Navajo photographer and four dancers took their Jingle Dress Project across the country from place to place, performing a special dance of healing.
1 year ago