A motor home crashed into a condominium complex in St. George early Friday, killing two people from Provo.
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 »
Family members believe a Utah County soldier missing in action in Afghanistan has been killed. Read more »
The Utah Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that Utah’s employment rate for April 2013 grew by an estimated 3.5 percent, adding 43,100 jobs to the economy compared to April 2012. Read more »
Utah water quality regulators say a $3 increase per household on sewer rates would help the state address the most challenging water pollution problem they've seen since the federal Clean Water Act... Read more »
The Salt Lake City School Board is considering a property tax increase that would cost an additional $12.65 per year on a $100,000 home. Read more »
Demolition crews began removing an east-facing portion of the Wilkinson Center on Wednesday. The canopy and the drop-off area it sheltered were part of the student center's original design when the... Read more »
Two men were arrested in Orem after police say they offered a 14-year-old girl and her 16-year-old sister $30 to have sex with them. Read more »
The Pleasant Grove day camp is designed for boys and girls, ages 10 to 15, who want to learn some skills in order to become baby-sitting pros. 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 »
The National Transportation Safety Board wants all states to lower the impaired driving definitions for blood-alcohol content from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent. Read more »
Most of Utah's public university presidents are paid less than the national median. Read more »
The Davis County Health Department has announced an outbreak of pertussis at Viewmont High School. Read more »
The Lindon City Aquatics Center will open for the summer on Saturday, May 25. Read more »
The Provo Police Department is partnering with the Utah Area Agencies on Aging and other organizations to host the first Elder Abuse Conference on Thursday, June 13, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Utah County Convention Center, 220 W.... Read more »
About the last thing Richard Falkner expected last Tuesday night was to answer the doorbell to a hug and heartfelt thank you from two of the daughters of the man whose life he saved — 57... Read more »
The hot weather being enjoyed along the Wasatch Front also poses risks due to fast-moving streams carrying runoff from melting snow. Authorities are reminding people to be watchful of children and... Read more »
Utah's summer job prospects are looking good for many companies. But some officials say they're having a hard time finding employees to fill all positions. Read more »
A Utah County woman has gone from frustrated mom to successful businesswoman after taking a chance to solve a problem that has plagued nursing mothers forever. Read more »
It's not an election year, but GOP state delegates still have some big political decisions to make when they gather for their annual convention Saturday. Read more »
Five young adults are running 26 miles a day for seven days and exploring the science of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Expedition Utah by impossible2Possible is designed to inspire... Read more »
Several officers in Utah County attended the Crisis Intervention Team Academy this week. Read more »
Aimee Dodd, a widowed mother of six, received some helping hands Thursday. Keller Williams employees rallied together with other volunteers to put in an irrigation system, lay sod and plant... Read more »
Crews are putting the finishing touches on the Murdock Canal Trail in Utah County, ahead of the grand opening on Saturday, May 18. Read more »
Work on phase one of BYU's campus unification project began May 4. Construction crews demolished the law school pedestrian bridge, which has connected the J. Reuben Clark Law building to the... Read more »
With allegations mounting against Utah Attorney General John Swallow, Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jim Dabakis has called for a special prosecutor to be appointed to carry out a state investigation. Read more »
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A motor home crashed into a condominium complex in St. George early Friday, killing two people from Provo and injuring eight. The crash marks the beginning of a busy travel weekend. Read more »
Some say the Common Core State Standards adopted by all but five U.S. states will better prepare graduates for college and work. Others say the standards are an intrusive, cookie-cutter approach to... Read more »
Mia Love made it official Saturday at the GOP state convention — she’s once again challenging Utah’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Jim Matheson, for his 4th District seat. Read more »
"People tend to kind of push the envelope in a realm that they're not comfortable in. New sports should be learned in a gradient manner, to reduce risk of injury" said Dr. George Vargyas Read more »
The Deseret News provides answers to common questions about the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Read more »
At the mouth of Parleys Canyon on I-80, UDOT will replace a two-mile section of massive metal pipe 8 feet in diameter that carries Parleys Creek under the interstate. The old pipe is failing, UDOT... Read more »
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 »
All but three of the 32 Utah state parks that offer camping are chock full this Memorial Day holiday weekend, but people can visit for the day to boat, hike or picnic. Three state parks offer... Read more »
Timpanogos Cave National Monument will kick off its 90th summer season Memorial Day weekend, with the first cave tour of the year on Saturday, May 25. Read more »
Salt Lake City was named the 14th healthiest city in America, according to a study by NerdWallet. Read more »
Lawmakers met Wednesday for the first meeting of the Education Task Force. The task force was created during the most recent legislative session to advance long-term planning and goals for public... Read more »
Saturday, June 8, is Free Fishing Day in Utah. Anglers don’t need a fishing license to fish in the state that day. Read more »
Paragliders travel from all around the world to soar at the Point of the Mountain. There are four main reasons why you should try paragliding at this Utah landmark. Read more »
Dr. Greg Hudnall, associate superintendent of the Provo City School District, is stepping down next month so he can focus all of his attention on preventing teen suicide. 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 »
Police were working Wednesday night to identify a man who was killed after falling almost 200 feet near Bridal Veil Falls. Read more »
A Utah County man originally listed as "missing in action" this week after a bomb went off next to him in Afghanistan was confirmed "killed in action" Saturday night by the Army. Read more »
Former Utah Jazz player Thurl Bailey is taking his talents to Utah's refugee community. 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 »
As the temperatures continue to rise, more people are going outside and out of town for activities and vacations, leaving homes and cars unattended — often for days. The change in weather... Read more »
An accident in Saratoga Springs resulted in six hospitalized. Police responded to a call around 9:30 of an accident near 1200 west and SR-73, about one and a half miles away from the Crossroads... Read more »
The Utah Highway Patrol will be hitting the roads in extra large numbers for the Memorial Day weekend, and their enforcement efforts will be guided by a database of crash information. 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 »
The prominent Republicans behind the group threatening to launch an initiative to give candidates an alternative to the caucus and convention system, are still deciding their next move after the... Read more »
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