Utah County

U. teams up with Girl Scouts to build energy-efficient cabins

The University of Utah's School of Architecture and the Girl Scouts of Utah teamed up to build modern cabins.

Lindon City Council rejects UTOPIA deal

The Lindon City Council voted Tuesday to withdraw from a potential partnership with Macquarie Capital Group to hand over management of the embattled UTOPIA fiber-optic network. Read more »

June 18, 2014

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2 children remain hospitalized from Orem cannon accident

One of the children injured in a weekend cannon accident during Orem's Summerfest Grand Parade has been released from the hospital. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Doctor guilty of killing wife faces sex-abuse case

Prosecutors say a Utah doctor accused of sexually assaulting an adult female relative acknowledged the act and said he thought the woman was his dead wife. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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WalletHub: Utah ranks as 11th safest state, Orem as safest city in state

In an analysis of the safest states to live in, Utah is No. 11, according to the WalletHub personal finance website. Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Group hosts forum probing water scarcity in Utah

With Utah staring at its third year of drought, the availability of water becomes a key challenge for supply managers and policymakers. An environmental stewardship organization is hosting a free... Read more »

June 16, 2014

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Tax or fee? Cities face key decisions on future of UTOPIA

The 11 Utah cities involved with UTOPIA have until June 27 to approve moving forward with a public-private partnership with Australian investment firm Macquarie Capital Group that would see... Read more »

June 14, 2014

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Summer festival season is off and running

Children's squeals carry from the carnival rides and linger with the smell of giant turkey legs, funnel cakes and, of course, scones that are famous to the Springville Art City Days. Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Teen charged in deputy's death wants trial moved from Utah County

Lawyers for a 17-year-old girl charged with aggravated murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride want her trial moved out of Utah County. Read more »

June 12, 2014

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Kayakers enjoy warm weather on Great Salt Lake

Joel and Alice Sherry of Sugar House kayaked on the Great Salt Lake on Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to be in the 90s Thursday with a chance of a thunderstorm. Read more »

June 11, 2014

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Love plans to join Congressional Black Caucus; Owens first to buy TV time

GOP candidate Mia Love said Tuesday she'd join the Congressional Black Caucus if elected in Utah's 4th District even though she said the group does "ignite a lot of emotion" and is "about creating... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Police arrest father charged with stabbing, killing wife in Layton

Police arrested a Layton father Tuesday who they say murdered his estranged wife Sunday and then fled. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Provo advances to finals in Best Towns contest

The Stanley Cup Final and NBA Finals aren't the only national competitions underway. The Best Towns contest, which started with 64 cities, is down to two: Provo and Duluth, Minnesota. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Utah County Health Department offers free HIV testing

In honor of national HIV Testing Day, the Utah County Health Department will be offering free Rapid HIV screenings for Utah County residents by appointment June 23-27, with a walk-in clinic... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Orem man accused of 350 incidents of sex abuse

An Orem man was arrested Sunday after police say he sexually abused a teenage girl more than 300 times over the span of four years. Read more »

June 9, 2014

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Command change conducted at Camp Williams

The Utah Training Center for the National Guard conducted a garrison change of command Saturday. Read more »

June 9, 2014

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Photos: 1,000 athletes, 1,000 volunteers make Special Olympics Summer Games

The 45th annual Special Olympics Summer Games were held June 6-7 at Herriman High School with more than 1,000 athletes participating and 1,000 volunteers making the event possible. Read more »

June 7, 2014

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SCERA wins community theater award

SCERA Center for the Arts has been named the recipient of the Distinguished Merit Award from the American Association of Community Theatre. Read more »

June 7, 2014

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Behind the music: Provo studio owner's passion is helping musicians 'blossom'

June Audio Recording Studios feels like a place where art happens. It looks like the kind of place where songs are crafted. Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Stadium of Fire to host talent competition

The Gigg Stadium of Fire Talent Competition, which takes place June 10 at 7:30 p.m., gives four music acts the chance to compete for a spot to perform on the same stage as Carrie Underwood and... Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Evidence against man accused of being BYU groper is weak, attorney says

Nathan Eric Fletcher, a man charged with two counts of sexual battery in connection with a series of gropings on or near the BYU campus, made an initial appearance in 4th District Court Thursday. Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Live stream: Class of 2014 graduation ceremonies — Skyline High School

The Deseret News is providing live streams from the class of 2014 graduation ceremonies for several high schools in Utah. Read more »

June 5, 2014

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Spanish Fork offers recycling program details

Spanish Fork's new recycling program will take effect in a few months, but residents and businesses can opt out if they wish. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Provo makes Final Four in best towns competition, faces Ithaca, N.Y.

Outside Magazine's Best Towns contest is in its fourth year, but this is the first year that the contest was arranged in a 64-town bracket-style challenge, with the winners determined by votes on... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Utah teen Jessie Bradley making waves in Olympic weightlifting world

Utah teenager Jessie Bradley has been making waves in the Olympic weightlifting world after recently discovering the sport. Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Provo Farmers Market set to launch

The Provo Farmers Market begins this weekend. The market starts Saturday at Pioneer Park, 500 West and 100 South. Read more »

June 3, 2014

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