Wendy Leonard
Wendy Leonard works as a reporter for the Deseret News, and while her daily duties are dictated by breaking news, she currently focuses on writing about issues involving health care, medicine and transportation. She began her journalism career at Weber State University and has been working at the Deseret News since 2004. Leonard loves meeting new people and telling their stories through her writing, as well as educating the public on issues that affect the community. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and photography and is nationally and locally licensed as a pharmacy technician. She served an LDS mission to Hong Kong, where she learned to speak Cantonese, and has visited 46 of the 50 states, as well as a handful of places outside of the U.S.

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The Utah County Health Department foster grandparent program has been providing assistance to schoolchildren for 50 years. Marie Hansen, of Spanish Fork, is the department's oldest and longest-serving volunteer...
Halloween came early for hundreds who dressed up for the Halloween in Summer Festival on Saturday in Magna.
Four boaters were hospitalized Friday after their vessel crashed into a rocky shoreline at Pineview Reservoir.
A recently implemented Utah law is helping to clean up the substance abuse treatment industry, cutting down on questionable practices by some providers.
One of the greatest but little-known stories about Utah history is now a big part of This Is the Place Heritage Park.
The superheroes of the Kids Heroes Foundation are planning a two-hour roller-coaster marathon at Lagoon in Farmington on Monday to raise funds for families in need.
Utah Partners for Health planned on offering dental care at its Midvale clinic, but with a new federal grant of $350,000, it is happening much sooner than expected. Three other clinics in Utah will also expand ...
As Molly Froerer stood at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and watched the sun coming up on the African savanna, she reminisced on another difficult climb in her life — the time she beat cancer.
Firefighters extinguished a small wildfire along a trail at Tanner Park Saturday that had been spotted by hikers.
Slide the City comes to Salt Lake City once a year, totally closing off several city blocks, and bringing in hundreds, if not a couple thousand participants as the summer sun beats down throughout the day.