Utah County

Student attitudes changing on healthy school lunches, studies say

A survey of school administrators found that attitudes toward healthier school lunches are now more positive.

Utah architect designing dome schools that keep kids healthy, safe

Unusual new schools are popping up all over the country and the architect, contractors and technology come from Utah. The dome buildings become a lot more attractive when people discover the... Read more »

June 1, 2014

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June sucker recovery programs helping endangered fish survive

The June sucker is a fish native to Utah Lake and the Provo River. Efforts over the past decade to help the endangered fish survive appear to be paying off. Read more »

May 31, 2014

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Public comment sought on updated school library media standards

The Utah State Board of Education is seeking public comment on a proposed update to the Core Standards for Library Media in public schools for sixth through 12th grades. Read more »

May 29, 2014

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Wildlife agency seeks input on fishing changes

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking input about potential fishing regulation changes for 2015. Read more »

May 29, 2014

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Provo hits Sweet 16, aims for upset in magazine competition

Outside magazine has again turned to its readers to choose America's Best Place to Live, this time with brackets similar to March Madness. Provo, a No. 16 seed, has made it to the Sweet 16. Voting... Read more »

May 29, 2014

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Geneva Steel site transformation underway with variety of projects

Developers are moving fast with a variety of projects on the old Geneva Steel property in Utah County. Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Wasatch Elementary students stay cool during Field Day

Students at Wasatch Elementary School held their end-of-the-year Wednesday. Read more »

May 28, 2014

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9-year-old boy hit by truck in Santaquin

A 9-year-old Santaquin boy was hospitalized Tuesday after he was hit by a truck. Read more »

May 27, 2014

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On Memorial Day weekend, Utahns pause to reflect upon lives of family, sacrifices of service members

Utahns observed Memorial Day weekend Sunday by tidying and decorating graves of loved ones as well as pausing to reflect on the sacrifices and service of the nation's military. Read more »

May 25, 2014

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'Silver tsunami' set to hit Utah as older Utahns start to outnumber preschoolers

In a state better known for its bumper crop of children, there are already more seniors in the Beehive State than preschool age children. Salt Lake County needs to prepare for the upcoming "silver... Read more »

May 25, 2014

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Washington Post writer names Utah 'this week's best state in America'

"A lesson all parents hope to instill in their children: it's better to give than to receive," Washington Post reporter Reid Wilson wrote Friday. "Apparently, people who live in Utah get the... Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Special needs prom 'makes everyone feel good'

Songs by Katy Perry and One Direction were huge hits Thursday at a special needs prom for adults with developmental disabilities in Orem. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Provo residents asked to help design new city flag

The flagpole at Provo City Hall hasn't flown a flag in a long time, and the city is hoping residents will help create a new one. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Utah has front-row seats to brand new meteor shower this weekend

The brand new Camelopardalids meteor shower should be visible in Utah this weekend, with predicted rates of 100-400 meteors per hour. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Report: Utahns lacking insurance aren't necessarily lacking jobs

Utahns lacking insurance aren't necessarily lacking jobs, according to a new report by FamiliesUSA. Read more »

May 22, 2014

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Pleasant Grove paraglider crashes into mountainside

A man flying a paraglider crashed in Battle Creek Canyon about 6 p.m. Wednesday, breaking his ankle. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Utah County offers car seat installation classes

The Utah County Health Department offers free child car seat installation classes for parents and other guardians. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Lehi High agriculture teacher honored

Brett Robertson an agriculture teacher at Lehi High School, has been named Teacher of the Year by the Utah Association for Career and Technical Education. Read more »

May 21, 2014

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Utah home to Republican National Committee 'Victory Center'

It looked like a call center set up by the Republican National Committee to help GOP candidate Mia Love unseat Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson might be shuttered after Matheson announced he wasn't... Read more »

May 17, 2014

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Utah bond fund changes name

The Aquila Group of Funds announced Monday that the municipal bond fund formerly known as Tax-Free Fund For Utah is now called Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2013

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Judge rejects petition to open Ron Lafferty competency hearing

Judge Dee Benson has rejected a petition to open a mental competency hearing for Ron Lafferty, one of Utah's most infamous killers and the longest-standing death row inmate. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2013

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Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah

Without a good winter with lots of snow, reservoir levels will be in terrible shape next year. This summer, however, fishing and boating are already suffering because of lack of water, with some... Read more »

July 26, 2013

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Days of 47 Parade 'presses forward'

SALT LAKE CITY — Cloud cover kept the thousands of spectators lining the downtown streets cool on Monday for the Days of ′47 KSL 5 Parade. More than 100 entrants made their way from... Read more »

July 25, 2011

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Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2011

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Act to survive gunman on a spree

Experts say the danger from the increasing number of shooting attacks is so chaotic, that even before the first responding officer arrives, a person can take several actions to increase their odds... Read more »

March 12, 2009

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