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Utah would need to increase foster care stipends as much as 70 percent to cover actual costs of providing care for children in the state's custody, one national study says. Utah foster parents seek a more modes...
For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it energy-efficien...
Relief for the embattled Rio Grande neighborhood is on the way in the form of a new Community Connections Center intended to assist people experiencing homelessness, city officials announced Tuesday.
From the finer points of organic gardening to preparing a multicourse meal from crops they have grown, teens in Utah Community Action's Real Food Rising youth development program master a farm to table experien...
Pioneer Day will take on a fresh meaning this year as 12 refugee communities in Utah take part in the Days of '47 Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 25.
After more than three years of being detained in the Utah County Jail on a mandatory immigration hold, Martin Chairez-Castrejon dropped to his knees Friday to offer a prayer of gratitude after he was released o...
Experts recommend that people attempting to process the recent spate of violent deaths of five youths plug into their respective communities, talk and, if needed, seek the help of a variety of professional reso...
Less than half of conservative Utahns rate homelessness and poverty of high concern compared with 75 percent of liberals, according to a new Utah Foundation report. People's incomes also appeared to influence t...
The Road Home's new annual report indicates triple-digit percentage increases in the numbers of families and single women served in fiscal year 2015 than a decade ago.
Independence Day took on new meaning for three former LDS Church missionaries who survived the Brussels airport attack in March. The three were honored as the grand marshals of Monday's Freedom Festival Grand P...