Recent Articles by Jed Boal
Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 4:46 pm MDT
Right now there are only a few small fires burning in Utah with no major threats. But it's not the number of fires that sets this year apart.
Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 1:23 pm MDT
The Utah Rivers Council launched phase two of its rain harvesting program. Murray, Park City, Ogden and Sandy are making the 50-gallon barrels, designed for rain harvesting, available at a subsidized rate of $4...
Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12:26 pm MDT
Two weeks ago, Utah Highway Patrol trooper David Schiers was assisting a motorist when he was hit and pinned by a car hydroplaning out of control.
Published: Friday, July 17, 2015 1:01 pm MDT
Research out of Wyoming on car-versus-deer collisions gave the Utah Department of Transportation something new to consider.
Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:00 pm MDT
The power of the sun is turning into savings for the Utah National Guard and the state’s taxpayers. At the south end of Camp Williams, nearly 4,000 solar panels are generating about a quarter of Camp Will...
Published: Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:51 pm MDT
Water restrictions implemented two months ago in Lehi have led to substantial savings for the city, according to city officials.
Published: Monday, July 6, 2015 5:28 pm MDT
Hot cars can prove dangerous and deadly for kids, adults and pets. Last week, West Valley Police officers and paramedics demonstrated how quickly a car can become an oven.
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:28 pm MDT
The National Safety Council estimates more than 400 people will die on America's roads this Independence Day weekend, and about 49,500 will be injured. Those are the highest numbers since 2008.
Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:56 pm MDT
Thirteen of the best soldiers and non-commissioned officers are at Camp Williams this week, fighting through the heat to prove their battle skills. The Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition is a grueling...
Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:29 pm MDT
Conflicts over target shooting are flaring up again along the western shores of Utah Lake. Some residents are upset about the destruction of the environment and rock art, as well as all the garbage left behind.