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Provo’s long-awaited recreation center is now hosting open tours of its new pools, basketball courts, water slides, supervised child play areas, running track and weightlifting facilities. An open house i...
Joined by dozens of veterans Friday, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams lauded the sacrifice of more than 45,000 Utahns who fought in Vietnam 50 years ago, including the 354 who died while serving there.
Shoppers at four downtown parking lots near the City Creek Center can pay for parking with the press of one button, peruse Facebook for nearby deals on parking validations and be notified 15 minutes before thei...
Utah’s best and brightest high school mechanics tried their hands at repairing deliberately “bugged” Ford vehicles Thursday as part of a nationwide automotive competition.
Salt Lake County introduced its Bicycle Ambassador Program Wednesday, calling it an answer for would-be bike riders nervous about taking busy streets to work, school or mass transportation hubs.
Volunteers may work for free, but they've never earned more for their organizations than they do now, according to a study released this month. And no where are their more volunteer hours given than in Utah, wh...
In an effort to stop graffiti, the West Jordan City Council is considering an ordinance tonight that would ban minors from buying paint or broad tip markers.
Utah became the 44th state to welcome the Homes for Heroes initiative Monday, meaning nearly 200,000 local homebuyers may eventually be eligible to qualify for discounts on lending fees and closing costs.
Hundreds of Utah Sikhs gathered for prayer, song, celebration and food Sunday in honor of one of the religion’s most revered holidays.
A teenager who went missing from West Wendover Friday is home and safe. Police say Laura Ortiz, 17, returned home after seeing media coverage of her missing persons case.