Michele Rowe

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Website: http://www.staging.kslnewsradio.com

Michele Rowe covers news and traffic for KSL NewsRadio. You can frequently hear her on weekdays during Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact Michele at mrowe@ksl.com.

South Jordan employees keen on telecommuting as the ‘new normal’

South Jordan city employees say after working from home for a year, they like telecommuting and want to see the option stick around. 
1 year ago

Garth Brooks breaks record for Salt Lake City concert ticket sales

When Garth Brooks comes to Salt Lake City this summer, his show will represent Ticketmaster's fastest stadium ticket sell-out ever. 
1 year ago

Mysterious lights appeared over Utah skies last night

Utah's NASA's solar system ambassador to Utah Patrick Wiggins explained the lights seen in Utah skies Wednesday night were a series of Starlink satellites.   
1 year ago

Fans allowed in the stands again with first Salt Lake Bees home game

Fans will be allowed to enter the ballpark for a Salt Lake Bees game for the first time in the 2021 season Thursday night.
1 year ago

“Vaccine shopping” has to stop, health officials urge

Vaccine shopping happens when people make an appointment for a vaccine, then find another appointment but do not cancel the first one.
1 year ago

Former Salt Lake City mayor announces plan for new major political party

When Ross Carl "Rocky" Anderson was Salt Lake City's Mayor he was a Democrat in the early 2000s, but later to form the Justice Party.
1 year ago

$87 million in stimulus money is making its way to Salt Lake

About half of the $87 million federal stimulus money will come now, the rest will be coming in a year. The city is looking for input from residents on how the funds will be used.
1 year ago

Salt Lake convention and tourism industries hit hard, but improving

The canceling of convention business created hundreds of millions of dollars of lost revenue for the Salt Lake City area, but it's bouncing back.
1 year ago

Don’t get a ticket: Know the difference between solid or striped crosswalks

Unified Police had officer checkpoints set up on Wednesday, which resulted in several driver citations for those who were caught driving through crosswalks. 
1 year ago

Utah joins lawsuit against Biden administration over gas and oil rights

Utah joined a lawsuit Wednesday initiated by Louisiana, challenging the executive order signed by President Biden about oil and gas development
1 year ago

Utah lawmaker fighting COVID-19 makes surprise legislature appearance

A lawmaker who's been fighting COVID-19 surprised his colleagues at the Utah legislature in a virtual appearance, to cheers and applause.
1 year ago

Concern over substitute teacher shortages in Ogden

ESS Substitute Teacher Services says it's particularly hard to find willing substitutes in Ogden, where the available pool of subs skews older.
1 year ago

New “Stealth Stat Box” helps police spot Midvale speeders

The Unified Police Department installed one such "Stealth Stat Box" on Carlson Avenue to gather information about the speeds and traffic patterns.
1 year ago

Proposed bill to let driving-age teens vote in school board elections

A bill before the Utah legislature would give some teens the right to vote in local school board elections, so long as the school boards approve.
1 year ago

Three homicide suspects arrested in Tooele County

State troopers arrested three suspects in two vehicles in Tooele County, all wanted in connection with a triple homicide in California. 
1 year ago

Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists back

With US coronavirus cases around the 7.4 million mark, many nations continue to view America with trepidation. The European Union has omitted the United States from its list of countries whose tourists may visit. Americans still can't vacation in their neighbor to the north, Canada, nor head to many Asian favorites such as Japan.
2 years ago

Furnaces and fire prevention, is your home safe?

It's fire prevention month, is your home ready for the cooler weather? The furnaces and space heaters turning back on could pose a fire danger.
2 years ago

Forget Zoom: You can do meetings on a website that looks like a retro video game

On August 15, friends and family members from all over the world gathered in a church and reception hall to celebrate the wedding of Karen Dowling and Raghav Krishnapriyan.
2 years ago

Residents raise concern over storm debris pile up in Kaysville

A big mess of debris has piled up in Kaysville after last month's monster storm. Residents say they knew it would take some time to clean up, but a month later, in addition to the eyesore, they're concerned about the danger of the large pile at neighbors backyard
2 years ago

Police: Man seriously injured in shooting at downtown Portland hotel

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) — Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in a hotel room in downtown Portland early Tuesday morning. Just before 1 a.m., officers were called out to a report of a shooting at the Marriott, located in the 1400 block of Southwest Naito Parkway. Officers arrived at the scene and found a […]
2 years ago

Kraft’s newest campaign has a risqué tagline

That's noods, as in noodles. Kraft's new #SendNoods promotion lets mac and cheese lovers send a free box (or a coupon to redeem for one) to loved ones.
2 years ago

Flash floods in St. George left a sinkhole and lots of clean up

Business owners in St. George say flash floods that left heavy damage behind this week represented the third time that's happened to them.
2 years ago

What to watch on the second night of the Republican convention

(CNN) — Republicans will gather for the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday to continue to make the case for Donald Trump to serve as president for four more years. After adopting a “Land of Promise” theme on Monday, the convention will move on to the theme “Land of Opportunity” on Tuesday. […]
2 years ago

American Airlines will lay off 19,000 workers if it doesn’t get additional federal help

The world's largest airline, which had 133,700 employees heading into this year, says it will need to reduce headcount by "at least" 40,000 employees. It said that 12,500 had agreed to leave the company with early retirement or buyout packages, and another 11,000 had agreed to voluntary furloughs for October.
2 years ago