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After six years leading USU, and an overall 32 year career with the school, President Noelle E. Coc...
Simone Seikaly

USU President Noelle E. Cockett will step down

USU President Noelle E. Cockett has been part of the college's community for 32 years.
2 months ago
A national survey finds Utah the third safest state when it comes to drunk driving fatalities....
Simone Seikaly

Utah one of the leading states for low levels of drunk driving

SALT LAKE CITY — Forbes Advisor has ranked American states to determine which have the highest number of drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Their results put Utah third in the nation for the lowest rate of drunk driving. The District of Columbia and New Jersey each ranked higher than Utah when considering this data. […]
2 months ago
free transit rides...
Elizabeth Weiler

Free public transit rides come to Heber Valley

HEBER CITY, Utah — In the summer of 2022, Wasatch County Council approved a sales tax which is now providing funding for free public transit rides throughout Heber Valley.  Wasatch County and High Valley Transit entered a three-year, $3 million agreement to offer public bus transit services between Wasatch and Summit Counties, along with micro-transit […]
2 months ago
nichole olsen was shot and killed outside a nightclub in dowtown salt lake city over the weekend....
Elizabeth Weiler

Man arrested for murder in weekend shooting outside nightclub in Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — A Southern Utah man has been arrested and booked into jail in connection with the shooting death of a Salt Lake City woman over the weekend. Nichole Olsen, 29, was shot and killed outside a nightclub near 300 S. West Temple in Salt Lake City around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police have […]
2 months ago
A “for sale” sign is displayed outside of a house in Layton. 
Photo: Shafkat Anowar, Deseret Ne...
Adam Small

Salt Lake seeing highest drop in home sales, national report finds

Utah's home sales are dropping fast according to a new national report. Prices have dropped by 48% in the last 12 months.
2 months ago
Animal activists Paul Picklesimer and Wayne Hsiung with two rescued piglets American food system....
Elizabeth Weiler

Utah animal rights case raising questions about the American food system

After a rare win in the court system, animal activists Wayne Hsiung and Paul Picklesimer look to the future.
2 months ago
Dozens of residents were displaced after fire at a low income apartment complex in Richfield, Utah....
Amie Schaeffer

Apartment fire displaces dozens in Richfield, community jumps in to help

Community members began helping immediately with blankets and clothing. The cause of the Richfield apartment fire is still unknown.
2 months ago
BYU...
Mark Jackson

BYU wellness students return from Blue zone with healthy lifestyle tips

Some BYU students are learning how to live healthy and happier lives from a trip to Ikaria, Greece.
2 months ago
A fire in Richfield Monday night destroyed a motel, officials say. Photo credit: Keaton Anderson...
Mark Jones

Breaking: Richfield motel destroyed by fire

RICHFIELD, Utah — A motel in Richfield was destroyed by a fire Monday night, according to the city’s mayor. According to fire officials in Richfield, all individuals staying at the Ville 647 motel have been accounted for. They say some injuries have been reported, but no fatalities. The extent of those injuries are not immediately […]
2 months ago
A man works on a power pole, RMP just reported a power outage in salt lake city...
Mark Jones

Rocky Mountain Power asking customers to lend a hand to those in need

Rocky Mountain Power is asking its customers to participate in the Lend a Hand program to help those individuals in need stay warm during the winter.
2 months ago
mental health rural...
Devin Oldroyd

Salt Lake Co. Council voting to fund temporary mental health receiving center

Salt Lake County Council will vote Tuesday morning on Funding for a temporary mental health receiving center at the Huntsman Mental Health Institute.
2 months ago
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.
2 months ago
Logan Tabernacle...
AIMEE COBABE, KSL NEWSRADIO & ELIZA PACE, KSL TV

Historic Logan Tabernacle vandalized

Police in Logan are investigating vandalism at a historic tabernacle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2 months ago
A judge has denied a retrial request made by Jerrod Baum, who was found guilty in April 2022 in the...
Aimee Cobabe

Judge denies retrial for Jerrod Baum, convicted of killing Utah teens

Baum wanted a retrial so his defense could use statements made by a juror after Baum's murder trial concluded.
2 months ago
The Utah Highway Patrol reported that an SUV ended up underneath a semi truck on eastbound I-80 on ...
Simone Seikaly

SUV winds up under semi after crash on I-80 near Mountain Dell

The crash blocked morning traffic that was headed eastbound on I-80 in Parley's, but there were no injuries.
2 months ago
The disparity in gas prices, both across Utah and the United States, has to do with supply, demand,...
Heather Kelly

Gas prices tumble in some US cities, not so much in others

The good news is that gas prices are down most everywhere, but several factors that determine the cost of gasoline prevent consistency.
2 months ago
The Great Salt Lake Collaborative in California. The team consisted of The Salt Lake Tribune, Deser...
Amie Schaeffer

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative wins $20,000 prize in ‘Local that Works’ contest

The Great Salt Lake Collaborative gains national recognition with the top prize in the 'Local that Works' contest. The collaboration is a group of 23 media organizations and community partners focused on the plight of the Great Salt Lake.
2 months ago
General view of the Club Q gay nightclub as police respond to a mass shooting in Colorado Springs, ...
Devin Oldroyd

The Beehive State reacts to Colorado LGBTQ+ nightclub shooting

Various Utah leaders and organizations have released statements on the incident, sharing their condolences and support for the LGBTQ+ community.
2 months ago
Unmanned drones that drop fireballs are one of the latest weapons against wildfires in the U.S....
Natalia V. Osipova and Catherine Thorbecke, CNN Business

These fireball-dropping wildfire drones are on the frontlines of prevention

The founder of Drone Amplified says the drones method works by burning dead leaves and sticks that could cause wildfire later in the summer.
2 months ago
Missing Jacob White...
Devin Oldroyd

South Jordan Police find missing 17-year-old, police say boy is OK

South Jordan Public Safety is searching for missing 17-year-old, Jacob White. White was last seen heading south from Herriman High school Friday morning.
2 months ago
Sandy fire truck...
Mark Jones

Sandy to hold push-in ceremony for new fire engine

Sandy City Fire Department's newest fire engine will be celebrated Saturday with a push-in ceremony.
2 months ago
DOCUTAH Awards...
Devin Oldroyd

Ten films awarded special honors at DOCUTAH 2022

The DOCUTAH International Film Festival, hosted by Utah Tech University, awarded 10 films with special honors in its 2022 season.
2 months ago
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square announced three pilot programs Friday to help reach more peop...
Mark Jones

Choir announces three pilot programs to help reach more people

Three pilot programs were announced Friday by the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square to help reach more people throughout the world.
2 months ago
Shortages in daycares across the country and in Utah are keeping thousands of parents home, intead ...
Becky Bruce and Kira Hoffelmeyer

School and daycare facilities haven’t “bounced back” to normalcy

Along with the rest of the nation, a shortage of daycare workers and teachers in Utah means parents are staying home from work.
2 months ago

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