Quantcast

Utah

Sandy to collect household hazardous waste

Sandy, in conjunction with the Salt Lake County Health Department, has scheduled three household hazardous waste disposal events. Read more »

April 27, 2016

1 comment

Global business leader to keynote SLCC commencement

Gretchen W. McClain, a global business leader, will deliver the keynote address during Salt Lake Community College’s commencement on Friday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. at the Maverik Center in West... Read more »

April 27, 2016

0 comments

USU-Uintah Basin campus names new executive director

James Taylor has been named executive director of Utah State University’s Uintah Basin campus. He will oversee operations of its Roosevelt and Vernal locations. Taylor will begin his new role... Read more »

April 27, 2016

0 comments

Could your dentist save your life?

Your mouth is a pretty good indicator of overall health, so detecting periodontal (gum) disease and keeping inflammation under control can help prevent problems with chronic health conditions. Read more »

April 27, 2016

0 comments

By University of Utah Health Care | BrandView

?

Report: Spending on charter students increases, but there's still a gap

The gap in per-pupil funding between district schools and charter schools continues to narrow thanks to past efforts and recent legislation, according to a Utah Foundation report released Wednesday. Read more »

April 27, 2016

21 comments

Riverdale man shot, killed girlfriend in self-defense but is culpable for other offenses, police say

A man's fatal shooting of his girlfriend in February was justified by self-defense, but an investigation into the killing revealed he was responsible for drug and weapons offenses, leading to his... Read more »

April 27, 2016

3 comments

Charges: Man threatened police officers and their families, said he was part of ISIS

A man claimed to be a member of ISIS while threatening to kill multiple Salt Lake City police officers and their families in a confrontation during the weekend, according to criminal charges filed... Read more »

April 27, 2016

4 comments

Layton police want public's help locating missing woman

Layton police are seeking the public's help finding a woman missing since Monday morning. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

FrontRunner service halted after woman is hit, killed in Millcreek

FrontRunner service was at a standstill Tuesday afternoon after a woman was hit and killed by a northbound train in Millcreek. Read more »

April 26, 2016

3 comments

Larry H. Miller employees give back to the community

Employees of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies work at This Is the Place Heritage Park on Tuesday during the company's annual Day of Service. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Authorities: Accidental fire is what killed person found dead inside Midvale home

The person found dead inside a Midvale house fire was killed by the blaze itself, the Unified Fire Authority confirmed Tuesday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Poll: Legislature didn't go far enough with Medicaid expansion

Chris Karpowitz, co-director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at BYU, said the results are consistent with previous polls. Read more »

April 26, 2016

14 comments

Contentious politics, rising gas prices impact consumer confidence, report says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased 6.4 points to 109 in April. Despite the declines, the index sits 3.4 points higher than a year ago. In comparison, the national Consumer... Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Technology program 'a huge deal' for low-income Salt Lake students

Jackson Elementary School is one of two schools in Utah and 114 low-income schools across the country that are receiving technology grants as part of Apple's ConnectED program. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

'I'm much better than this,' says man who murdered Lee Mart clerk

A man convicted of murdering a popular Lee Mart convenience store clerk was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Tuesday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

2 comments

Salt Lake City to host coal reform hearing in May

Utah, one of the top coal-dependent states in the country, will be among the ground zero locations to host a U.S. Department of the Interior hearing to gather input on possible reforms to the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

1 comment

Weber commissioners considering curfew at Pineview Reservoir

Problem boaters are bringing noise, trash and safety concerns to Pineview Reservoir, according to law enforcement. Weber County commissioners are considering a boating curfew, but some say the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

3 charged in shooting death of 18-year-old Salt Lake man

Three men have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a Salt Lake man inside his room earlier this month. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Democratic A.G. candidate says Reyes could have prevented Brewvies lawsuit

A Democratic attorney general candidate says the Utah Attorney General's Office could have prevented a lawsuit Brewvies Cinema Pub filed against the state alcohol control agency. Read more »

April 26, 2016

3 comments

Crews extinguish asphalt fire at Woods Cross refinery

Crews knocked down an asphalt fire at the Foreland refinery in Woods Cross Tuesday that sent huge smoke plumes into the air. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Fewer breezes led to less wind power generation in West last year

Wind power generation had its smallest increase in 16 years due to less intense wind speeds in Utah and eight other Western states in the country. Even though wind generation capacity jumped by 13... Read more »

April 26, 2016

11 comments

Nebo Loop Road section collapses, delaying opening

A section of the popular scenic Nebo Loop Road will remain closed after part of the road collapsed in Payson Canyon. Visitors will still be able to get to some favorite summer destinations, but it... Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

How much did people spend on cars the year you were born?

Whether it’s the car you learned to drive on, the first car you bought, or the well-kept classic that still gleams in your garage, that memory is likely one that you will hold fondly for the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

2 comments

Members of USU Presidential Search Committee named

Daniel Campbell, chairman of the Utah State Board of Regents, has named a 25-member committee to conduct a national search for the next president of Utah State University. Read more »

April 26, 2016

1 comment

Alpine district seeking public input on bond proposal

The Alpine School District is holding a series of meetings to get public input on the feasibility of a new bond to address growth, safety and technology infrastructure needs throughout the district. Read more »

April 26, 2016

2 comments

Library hosting May the 4th Be With You party

May the 4th Be With You. That’s the wish of the Salt Lake County Library Services as it hosts a Star Wars-themed party on Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-10 p.m., at the Viridian Event Center, 8030 S.... Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

UVU to award 4 honorary doctorates at 75th commencement

Utah Valley University will award four honorary doctorate degrees during its 75th commencement on Thursday, April 28. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Interim Salt Lake Police Chief Mike Brown officially gets the job

Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that she has decided to permanently appoint Mike Brown as Salt Lake City's police chief. Read more »

April 26, 2016

1 comment

Mother, son game night set for May 6 in South Salt Lake

South Salt Lake is sponsoring a mother and son game night on Friday, May 6, from 6-8:30 p.m., at the Central Park Ball Field, 2797 S. 200 East. Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

'Sister Wives' family wants full appeals court to review Utah polygamy ruling

The polygamous family featured in the reality series "Sister Wives" wants the entire 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to review a decision earlier this month upholding the cohabitation provision in... Read more »

April 26, 2016

13 comments

BYU will buy Provo High School for $25M, expand west across University Avenue

BYU also announced Tuesday it will break ground on a new engineering building on the southern edge of campus. A day earlier, the school announced that it is going to begin the final phase of the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

49 comments

Comedian Brian Regan donates $10K toward Orem playground

Comedian Brian Regan has donated nearly $10,000 toward an Orem playground designed for children of all ability levels, the city announced Monday. Read more »

April 26, 2016

2 comments

Charges: Man profited from prostitution operation at Midvale hotel

Charges filed Monday claim a man profited from two prostitutes by arranging for them to meet clients at a Motel 6 in Midvale and that he attempted to recruit a 15 year-old girl staying at the hotel... Read more »

April 26, 2016

0 comments

Dark skies: 'Half the park is after dark'

If you live in an urban area you may have never seen the Milky Way — really seen it, that is —in all its glory. Rural Utah, though, is blessed with exceptionally dark skies, and many... Read more »

April 25, 2016

5 comments

2,000 horse lovers gather to fight for equestrian park

Roughly 2,000 horse lovers gathered at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park Monday evening with a message that was loud and clear: Don't close our park — enhance it. Read more »

April 25, 2016

5 comments

Arizona educator chosen next superintendent of Salt Lake City School District

The Board of Education from the Salt Lake City School District voted unanimously Monday to offer the position of superintendent to Alexa Cunningham, one of three final candidates. Read more »

April 25, 2016

6 comments

doTERRA letter informs customers of possible data breach

A letter sent to customers and Wellness Advocates from doTERRA, the Utah-based essential oil company, is warning an apparent data breach last month may have compromised their personal information. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

West Valley woman attacked in failed robbery in front of her home

An armed man attacked a woman with the butt of his gun during a failed robbery attempt Monday evening, before speeding away in a vehicle, police said. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

Refugee goat project growing by leaps and bounds thanks to investment

A herd that started with about a dozen goats is slowly becoming a money-making venture for three African refugee communities in Utah. The East African Refugee Goat Project recently won a $30,000... Read more »

April 25, 2016

1 comment

Former Mormon missionary looks for positive since Belgian blast

One of the four LDS missionaries wounded in the Brussels terrorist attacks described Monday the fear, confusion and lessons learned as he continues on the road to full recovery. Read more »

April 25, 2016

3 comments

Magna man accused of tax evasion faces 11 felonies

A Magna man charged with 11 felonies related to alleged tax evasion was dishonest in his filings from 2009 to 2013, the Utah State Tax Commision claims. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

GOP's hard feelings over SB54 play part in forcing Herbert into primary with Johnson

Gov. Gary Herbert isn't the first popular governor Republican state convention delegates have forced into a primary election. Read more »

April 25, 2016

43 comments

State School Board seeks applications for state superintendent

The Utah State Board of Education began accepting applications Monday for the position of state superintendent of public instruction, the state's top education executive. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

Danger in a small package: Laundry pod poisonings on the rise, study shows

Parents love them for their convenience. Manufacturers know they’re a hit. But experts are saying that the brightly colored laundry detergent pods flying off the shelves are a danger to... Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

Man who killed girlfriend as 14-year-old gets 15 years to life in prison

A man who was 14 when he violently beat his 15-year-old girlfriend in an isolated area of the Jordan Parkway and dumped her lifeless body into the Jordan River, was sentenced Monday to 15 years to... Read more »

April 25, 2016

3 comments

Utah official: BLM 'impotent' to deal with wild horse problem

The U.S. Department of Interior's deputy assistant secretary Jim Lyons was in Salt Lake City last week to discuss sage grouse, but the continuing problem of too many wild horses on the ranges of... Read more »

April 25, 2016

12 comments

Moon Lake Road to close for bridge replacement

The Duchesne-Roosevelt Ranger District on the Ashley National Forest will replace the Twin Pots Bridge, temporarily closing Forest Service Road 131 that accesses Moon Lake. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

Health department kicks of National Bike Month with new fix-it station

Teresa Roark inspects her bike at the Utah Department of Health's new bicycle fix-it station on Monday. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

I-15 traffic being joined at Hill Field Road for bridge work

Utah Department of Transportation crews will join southbound and northbound traffic on I-15 at the northbound bridge at the new Hill Field Road interchange on Wednesday, in preparation for the... Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

Man sentenced to prison for shooting death on Ogden street

An Ogden man has been sentenced to prison in a shooting death after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the case. Read more »

April 25, 2016

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives

Zero fatalities
It's a goal we can all live with.