Recent Articles by Jed Boal
Published: Friday, January 29, 2016 5:54 pm MST
An Apache helicopter pilot with the Utah National Guard has flown more hours in that craft than anybody in the world, and Friday, he took his final flight.
Published: Friday, January 22, 2016 5:12 pm MST
Avalanche forecasters returned Friday to the site of a deadly avalanche high above Big Cottonwood Canyon that claimed the life of a Sugar House man.
Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 6:25 pm MST
Driving through a rainstorm or snowstorm can be difficult, especially when the double yellow line or the white dashes are hard to see. To make the stripes visible, UDOT is embedding round glass beads in the str...
Published: Friday, January 15, 2016 9:13 pm MST
While the first of three expected storms passed through northern Utah on Friday, police believe the variable speed limits through Parleys Canyon are proving their worth.
Published: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 7:52 pm MST
One Utah family endured a heartbreaking Thanksgiving when they lost a loved one in a car crash — but the story only begins there. What happened after that crash gives them some peace and a way to help oth...
Published: Thursday, December 3, 2015 5:08 pm MST
Early next week, two veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom will undergo surgery at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center that could change their lives.
Published: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 5:29 pm MST
Paramedics rarely get calls for heart attacks at middle schools, but that’s what happened on Oct. 14 when 14-year-old Skyler Nelson collapsed in the West Jordan Middle School gym while doing warmup laps.
Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 3:38 pm MST
Brighton welcomed skiers and snowboarders Wednesday, and several other resorts are expected to be open by the end of the week. But avalanche forecasters with the Utah Avalanche Center warn backcountry riders to...
Published: Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:52 pm MST
Seven decades ago, two World War II veterans from Idaho took the term 'Band of Brothers' to a whole new level.
Published: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 12:40 pm MST
Every week, UDOT posts clever safety messages on the overhead boards along the Wasatch Front for motorists. Not everyone thought Monday's message was cute. But it certainly got people's attention.