Pamela Atkinson

Thurl Bailey leading effort to build community center to enhance refugees' work, life skills

Government and private organizations are collaborating to raise funds and construct a community center to better serve refugees in Utah. The effort is led by Thurl... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2013

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Thousands of Utahns awaiting governor's decision on Medicaid expansion

State leaders continue to mull over a decision whether to expand Medicaid eligibility while more than one-third of Utah's uninsured population has limited options to... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013


Lawmakers review charity care as an alternative to Medicaid expansion

Utah lawmakers and community advocates are exploring the option of a viable system of charity care. The idea would utilize Utah's large network of retired physicians... Read more »

Sept. 24, 2013


The 'Dream' lives on: Utahns mark MLK speech but say there's more needs to be done

For Freddie Belle Phillips Cooper, participating Wednesday in a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2013


Homeless Utahns receive direct help at Pioneer Park

Service providers reached out to homeless Utahns at Pioneer Park on Wednesday to let them know about resources available to them. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2013


Food insecurity plagues single-parent families

A new Gallup report shows that one-third of single-parent households struggle to feed their families. Read more »

July 23, 2013


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