More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon.
InTech Collegiate High School in North Logan has been named the best high school in the state for the second consecutive year by U.S. News but ranked 652nd nationally. Read more »
A man wanted in connection with a burglary spree was arrested after he was spotted in a court parking lot in Farmington and then fled, police say. Two nearby schools were temporarily locked down until his arrest. Read more »
The latest rankings by the American Lung Association note some improvements on the Utah air quality front, but major metro area still flunked because of short-term spikes in pollution levels. St.... Read more »
With summer driving season approaching, the Utah Department of Transportation has announced its top 10 road construction projects for the rest of the year. Read more »
Woods Cross will spend about $4 million to build a water treatment facility to get rid of PCE in wells. Residents will be an additional $7 to $9 a month to pay for the facility. Read more »
Students at Shadow Valley Elementary in Ogden were evacuated Tuesday due to a bomb threat. Read more »
Layton police are reviewing two weeks of surveillance video in an effort to find whoever put a pipe bomb on top of Mountain View Elementary School. Read more »
A suspicious device was found at Mountain View Elementary on Monday, prompting officials to evacuate the school and cancel classes for the day. Read more »
Farmington Canyon Road, which had been closed after flooding, is now open to the intersection with Francis Peak Road and Skyline Drive. Read more »
Employment in Utah is looking up, according to the Utah Department of Workforce Services. Read more »
This is the 14th and last of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This week: The ShakeOut happened, but it's not too late for... Read more »
Cases of some sexually transmitted diseases increased dramatically statewide in 2012, and the trend has continued through the start of 2013, according to the Utah Department of Health. Read more »
A burn expert testified that the burns 4-year-old Ethan Stacy suffered would not have been enough to kill him if treated properly. The boy's mother and stepfather are each charged with capital... Read more »
Three Davis County students are competing to win the 2013 Team America Rocketry Challenge. Read more »
Students in Davis County will be subject to random drug tests beginning this fall after the Davis School Board on Tuesday adopted a policy aimed at deterring the use of illegal and prohibited... Read more »
KUED airs “Preparing for Disaster: Are You Ready?” on Tuesday. Locally produced, the program should be required viewing for Utahns. Local emergency preparedness officials are... Read more »
The Utah Highway Patrol is working to teach teen drivers crash avoidance skills at its Teen Driving Challenge classes. The classes are held Saturdays in April and May. Read more »
This is the 13th of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This week: The Great Utah ShakeOut is here. Here's who's participating... Read more »
Since he started skiing at the age of 9 at Snowbasin, Spence Eccles of the famous Eccles financial family has maintained a lifelong love affair with the sport. He'll be honored Tuesday by the Utah... Read more »
The baby boomer generation is aging, and a large portion of the growing 65-and-older population isn't going quietly into a sedentary retirement. Read more »
Bird enthusiasts will have an opportunity to take a trip and see male sage grouse strutting and vocalizing on a historic breeding ground. Read more »
The U.S. Air Force plans to ground one-third of its active-duty force of combat planes, including at least one squadron at Hill Air Force Base because of automatic federal budget cuts. Read more »
The parents of Utah’s top consumer watchdog were targeted by phone scammers Tuesday, and now Francine Giani and her family are warning everyone else about a recurring con. Read more »
Street signs, barricades and power lines were blown down, garbage cans and trampolines tossed about, vinyl fences blown out. Read more »
This is the next in a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This week: Consider how well trained your neighborhood is to take on an... Read more »
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More than 40 local Scouting leaders will participate in a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America in Texas this week, during which a vote will be taken on a new membership policy. Read more »
Recently, we learned that the government seized phone records of reporters hoping to discover leaks and "sources" and perhaps a recommendation for a good sushi place. Read more »
Police have identified the man killed in an accident on I-215 Monday. Read more »
A 54-year-old man was killed Monday in a crash with two other vehicles on I-215. Read more »
Whatever happened to Brittany Fisher, the former Utah State student-athlete who fell from a cliff in the middle of the night? Glad you asked. Read more »
About Utah: Without fanfare, the National Ability Center in Park City has taken the 'dis' out of disability
Since 1985, the National Ability Center in Park City has shown people with so-called disabilities how to adapt and enjoy the many benefits of sports and recreation. Read more »
The Utah Department of Transportation has completed the environment study for the controversial West Davis Corridor project. On Thursday, the agency released the Environmental Impact Study for a... Read more »
A former Kaysville teacher and basketball coach has been ordered to stand trial on 11 felonies stemming from allegations of a sexual relationship with a student. The girl was 15 and 16 at the time... Read more »
Joseph Nance pleaded guilty to manslaughter for shooting and killing his father in a Kaysville motel. Prosecutors said they took a history of abuse into account when offering the plea deal. Read more »
The Utah Department of Public Safety launched its Click It or Ticket campaign Monday with an interesting display at the state Capitol. A pickup truck was suspended in midair with a strap made of... Read more »
Utah's Republican Party will vote on a resolution opposing the Common Core State Standards on Saturday. The resolution has received an unfavorable recommendation by party leadership who worry the... Read more »
A wave of storms left Utah soggy over the weekend, but the state should continue to dry out as the week progresses. Temperatures will actually shift to the 80s, with the National Weather Service predicting a good chance for a sunny... Read more »
Utah Attorney General John Swallow finds himself in the cross hairs of another criminal investigation, this one by two county attorneys in conjunction with federal authorities. Read more »
More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon. Read more »
A Centerville man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to shooting his neighbor was sentenced to prison. He said he believed the neighbor was "telepathically" raping his wife. Read more »
Utah lawmakers intend to pursue legislation that would regulate the sale and marketing of electronic cigarettes to children and teens. Read more »
When it comes to meaningful reporting on education, the environment and the family, Deseret News reporters stand out in the Rocky Mountain region. Read more »
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