Recent Articles by Jed Boal
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.
Published: Monday, November 9, 2015 3:38 pm MST
Kearns residents voted last week to become a metropolitan township. That designation brings new business opportunity for one of the economic underdogs of the county. Friday, the community broke ground for Kearn...
Published: Friday, November 6, 2015 2:23 pm MST
With their openings in just a couple of weeks, resorts are busy whipping up a blizzard. Snowbird is using technology to create big mounds of snow while using approximately 20 percent less water.
Published: Thursday, November 5, 2015 3:14 pm MST
A national survey shows drunken driving is down nearly one-third in the past seven years, but during that same time, the number of motorists with prescription drugs in their system rose significantly.
Published: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 4:50 pm MST
When winter weather arrives, people start to think about their tires, and that is keeping tire dealers very busy.
Published: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:19 pm MST
Over the past several months, the Utah Highway Patrol has had aggressive driving on its radar to rein in deadly crashes.
Published: Thursday, October 29, 2015 3:46 pm MDT
It won’t be long until avalanche control is a top priority to keep motorists safe on Little Cottonwood Canyon Road. Snowbird purchased a new gas-powered avalanche release system to make the road safer.
Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 2:35 pm MDT
James Gamble uses his “mad lab” each October to entertain neighbors and friends, but this year he’s turning part of his proceeds over to the family of a 12-year-old girl killed three months ag...