Recent Articles by Jed Boal
Published: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 6:17 pm MDT
When the Utah Department of Transportation raised the speed limit along I-15, I-215 and I-80 in December, many feared motorists would drive faster.
Published: Friday, May 1, 2015 3:35 pm MDT
A Utah man who made it out of Nepal after the Saturday's earthquake says the basic needs among the Nepalis are overwhelming — and he hopes the world won't forget about them too quickly.
Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:07 pm MDT
About 165,000 cars cross Point of the Mountain on an average day, so UDOT is widening the road to six lanes in each direction to ease congestion. Until work is done, the speed limit will be 55 mph, but few are ...
Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:15 pm MDT
Transportation officials are outlining the next steps to improve a fast-growing section of Utah. An I-15 rebuild through Lehi will add more travel lanes and a new commuter lane to make faster travel times in th...
Published: Friday, April 3, 2015 5:25 pm MDT
Utah wants to establish itself as a viable hub and an industry leader for commercial use of unmanned aerial systems, or "drones," by creating an alliance with industry leaders, two universities and filmmakers.
Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:35 pm MDT
A new Utah seat belt law will save lives, according to an analyst for the Utah Foundation and a lawmaker who works for the Utah Highway Patrol.
Published: Friday, March 20, 2015 3:42 pm MDT
Salt Lake sculptor Lena Toritch recently finished the clay statue of Sgt. Dan Brown and will send it to a foundry to be cast in bronze. The fallen soldier's family is eager to honor their son and his comrades i...
Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:49 pm MDT
A Kaysville woman lost some of her freedom when a thief or thieves made off with her wheelchair ramp last week.
Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 11:59 am MDT
Ten adults with severe or persistent mental illness have their own apartments to help them transition into regular life. Alliance House opened the new apartments right next to the clubhouse operated by members ...
Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:06 pm MST
University of Utah scientists collected the water vapor in our smog last winter and found the chemical signature emitted by combustion sources, like vehicles and furnaces.