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Traffic on I-15 pictured. Labor day traffic is expected...
Mark Jones

UDOT recommends motorists to plan ahead over Thanksgiving weekend

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, UDOT is recommending that motorists plan ahead to reduce the chance of running into delays.
8 days ago
Groundbreaking dates for four temples in Latin America have been announced this week by the First P...
Mark Jones

Church announces open house dates for Saratoga Springs Temple

The open house dates for the Saratoga Springs Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be from APril 15, 2023 to July 8, 2023, with the exception of Sundays.
9 days ago
Zuri plays with a pumpkin during Feast With the Beast for Thanksgiving at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lak...
Waverly Golden

Animals at the Hogle Zoo make a smashing entrance for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving Day, Utah's Hogle Zoo animals are making a smashing entrance involving pumpkins and other fun activities.
9 days ago
Kraft Heinz brand Jell-O gelatin dessert arranged in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Satur...
Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN

How Jell-O lost its spot as America’s favorite dessert

It was adaptable and versatile. Jell-O became a figure of speech and the state food of Utah, where the state's large Mormon population is known for its devotion to the product. Jell-O even went to space.
9 days ago
thanksgiving meal...
Elizabeth Weiler

If you’re a veteran, get your free Thanksgiving meal

Utah's veterans are receiving a complementary Thanksgiving meal courtesy of the Ken Garff company and employees.
12 days ago
Leia the puppy waits for her forever home...
Alejandro Lucero

Utah Humane Society advises communication if gifting pets during holidays

The Utah Humane Society encourages adoption during the holiday season, especially as the number of animals in shelters across the state grows
13 days ago
a person holds a gun, experts urge gun safety after increased gun deaths...
Adam Small

Experts urge gun safety as child gun deaths see higher rates

Experts say that the number of gun deaths and gun suicide is a big concern, and urged safety practices for gun owners.
13 days ago
A street in Centerville, Utah, where police said a teenager was hit by a car in a crosswalk on Wedn...
Mark Jones

Centerville teen dies a week after being struck by a vehicle

A 16-year-old Centerville teen died Wednesday from injuries sustained a week earlier after she was struck by an SUV while in a crosswalk.
13 days ago
riders are pictured on a lagoon rollercoaster, lagoon announced primordial will be its newest ride...
Elizabeth Weiler

Lagoon announces new rollercoaster ‘Primordial”

Utah's Lagoon Amusement Park is adding another rollercoaster, Primordial, to its roster and it will be ready to ride this upcoming 2023 season.
14 days ago
Respect for Marriage Act...
Samantha Herrera

Church issues statement supporting Respect for Marriage Act

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement Tuesday afternoon supporting the newest version of the Respect for Marriage Act.
15 days ago
Canyon School District...
Waverly Golden

Canyon School District donation drive is a success

A community donation drive resulted in hundreds of pounds of goods for those in need within Canyon School District.
16 days ago
Two Jazz dancers pose with one of the Murray kids who was gifted a holiday shopping spree from Ken ...
Chandler Holt

100 Murray kids gifted holiday shopping spree

Ken Garff employees and Reach Out Today brought 100 Murray kids on a shopping spree for winter clothes. Jazz dancers and some Jazz player's significant others were also there for the festivities!
18 days ago
granite school district...
Aimee Cobabe and Ladd Egan

Granite District: Computer glitch sent negative lunch balance notices

A computer glitch in the Granite School District has inadvertently notified parents that their students have a negative lunch balance. The district is working to correct the issue.
19 days ago
Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...
Mark Jones

Church leader delivers message of love, faith and hope to South Pacific

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is visiting the South Pacific.
20 days ago
huntsman cancer institute pictured with a section lighted purple, the institute just released an HP...
Adam Small

HPV vaccine rate for Utah teens increasing

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah historically had one of the lowest rates of teens getting the HPV vaccine, but new data shows that’s changing. According to data from the CDC, Utah’s HPV vaccination rate for kids ages 13 to 17 has jumped 16.4% since 2020. That increase moves Utah from 44th to 20th in the […]
27 days ago
On every Wednesday during the month of November, visitors can enter the Hogle Zoo at a discounted p...
Waverly Golden

Utah’s Hogle Zoo brings back Wild Wednesdays

Every Wednesday during November, visitors can enter the Hogle Zoo at a discounted price as part of a program called Wild Wednesdays, said the zoo in a release.
29 days ago
West Valley Arts presents Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Mexican dance and musical  perform...
Chandler Holt

The history behind el Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead

Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that spans two days. Far from being "Mexican Halloween," the holiday holds significant cultural importance.
29 days ago
Invited guests participate in the ground-breaking ceremony for the Williamette Valley Oregon Temple...
Mark Jones

Church breaks ground on Williamette Valley Oregon Temple

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Williamette Valley Oregon Temple was held Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, according to a church news release.
29 days ago
Taylorsville crosswalk Halloween...
Aimee Cobabe

One year since 13-year-old hit and killed in Taylorsville crosswalk

Karl Finch was hit in a crosswalk on 2700 West in Taylorsville. He later died at Primary Children's Hospital from his injuries. 
30 days ago
Orem City Library offers glowstick necklaces for children this year to stay safe trick-or-treating....
Waverly Golden

Orem City Library adds extra safety this Halloween for trick-or-treaters

The Orem City Library provided spooky green glowstick necklaces for children this Halloween to help keep them safe trick-or-treating.
30 days ago
Local artists partnered with the Redevelopment Agency of Midvale and the Salt Lake County Health De...
Waverly Golden

Midvale’s Main Street gets a new look from local artists

On Midvale's Main Street, local youth participated in painting crosswalk designs and trick-or-treating activities on October 29.
1 month ago
kids in halloween costumes pictured, keep kids safe with our halloween safety tips...
Samantha Herrera

It’s Halloween, here’s how to stay safe

Law enforcement and safety organizations are putting out Halloween safety tips for parents and drivers who will be out and about this year.
1 month ago
Halloween activities include haunted houses...
Samantha Herrera

Halloween activities Utah has to offer this weekend

Halloween activities in Utah are plentiful. Ahead of Halloween on Monday, these activities are all open this weekend.
1 month ago
Humane Society has been sheltering homeless animals, fighting cruelty and neglect, and creating an ...
Waverly Golden

Halloween safety tips for pets

Although Halloween can be a fun time to dress your pets up, it's important to remember some tips and tricks to keep your pet safe. 
1 month ago

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