Members of the State School Board are to discuss revisions to policy regarding the suspension of teacher licenses.
The 10th annual Spanish Fork Thanksgiving Dodgeball Tournament will take place Nov. 26 at Diamond Fork and Spanish Fork junior high schools. Read more »
Walk or run off the turkey before you eat it on Thanksgiving morning at the Eagle Mountain annual Turkey Trot. Read more »
Seth Thomas has a fractured pelvis and knee injury, but he is grateful to be alive. Dozens of people came to his aid when he was buried alive in a 10-feet deep trench on Oct. 29. Read more »
Two California men were arrested after police say an attempt to buy guitars at an Orem music store led them to find thousands of dollars worth of stolen property and credit card numbers. Read more »
Hundreds of Utahns gathered Saturday in support of Utah Sen. Mike Lee who has taken a beating in recent weeks for his involvement in a government shutdown effort to defund the Affordable Care Act. Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee might be sounding less strident lately, but the head of the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition is still looking forward to hearing the Utah Republican's keynote address at the coalition's... Read more »
Michele MacNeill inhaled a large amount of water and died from drowning, not heart disease, a forensic pathology expert told jurors hearing evidence in her husband’s murder trial Friday. Read more »
The White House announced that Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is among those who will serve on a task force tackling "climate preparedness and resilience." Becker will advise the federal... Read more »
Christmas tree permits will be sold Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Spanish Fork Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, 44 W. 400 North. Read more »
The Provo City School District will host community open houses throughout November to discuss a proposed school reconstruction bond initiative. Interested community members are invited to attend. Read more »
This month, the Utah County Health Department will hold immunization clinics throughout the county. Read more »
The World Health Organization has declared air pollution a certified cancer agent, joining tobacco, asbestos and ultraviolet radiation. It is determined to contribute to lung cancer rates around... Read more »
After enduring months of city and campus construction starting in April, the Creamery on Ninth in Provo is having a grand re-opening this week. Read more »
Utahn Tyson Apostol has been using a recent tribe swap to build a strong alliance and take more control of the game in “Survivor: Blood vs. Water” on CBS. Read more »
Police in Provo want to keep people from breaking into the old Utah County Jail on Halloween night. Read more »
None of the facts or circumstances surrounding Michele MacNeill’s death provided sufficient evidence to conclude the death was a homicide, Utah’s chief medical examiner told a jury... Read more »
What should Utah look like with an estimated 2.5 million more residents over the next 30 to 40 years, especially along the already heavily populated Wasatch Front? Read more »
Rep. Jason Chaffetz joined other GOP lawmakers Wednesday to demand more cooperation from the White House with Congress' investigation into last year's deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in... Read more »
Michele MacNeill was in good spirits, recovering well and taking few painkillers the day before she died, her daughter and main caregiver told jurors on Wednesday. Read more »
The Emery County Attorney's Office confirmed Tuesday that it is investigating the "unique" case of two Utah Boy Scout leaders who pushed over a rock formation in Goblin Valley State Park. Read more »
A construction worker was buried waist-deep in dirt for about 90 minutes Tuesday before rescuers were able to free him. Read more »
An 11-person contingent representing Utah businesses, community groups and faiths will descend on the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday urging Congress to return focus to the immigration debate in the... Read more »
The woman who prosecutors say was the motive for a murder plot told jurors Tuesday she texted suggestive photographs of herself to her lover Martin MacNeill on the day after his wife’s death. Read more »
Columnist and Fox News contributor George Will spoke at BYU on Tuesday and said the expanding American government is becoming a welfare state built on the "fundamental immorality" of borrowing, a... Read more »
Deseret News reporters sat down to discuss the topics of the American family, religious leaders and the government shutdown, and "Linsanity." Read more »
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Workers continued work this week on the roof and the tower where the Angel Moroni statue will stand when the Provo City Center Temple is completed in 2015. Meanwhile, Provo's downtown is buzzing... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert was mostly upbeat Wednesday as he highlighted his $13.3 billion budget proposal that includes $261 million in new money for education and $36 million to expand the state prison at... Read more »
Members of the State School Board are scheduled to discuss revisions to policy regarding the suspension of teacher licenses due to misconduct. Read more »
Jeff Whiting, a Utah native and BYU grad, has teamed with Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman to create four new Broadway shows. Now they are now working with Woody Allen on... Read more »
An assembly line of hundreds of missionaries at the Missionary Training Center spent Thanksgiving sporting bright red hair nets and smiles on their faces as they put together 350,000 meals destined... Read more »
Kaplan Test Prep recently reported that a higher percentage of college admissions officers are searching applicants’ social media and online presence than last year, yet many college... Read more »
The Utah Association for Intellectual Disabilities wants to make sure low-income people with intellectual disabilities are not forgotten this Christmas. Read more »
With five new artisan chocolate businesses slated to get underway some are predicting that Utah could become the center of the nation's chocolate world. Read more »
When she first tried several weeks ago to sign up for health insurance on the federal government's online marketplace, Pam Sheridan was repeatedly kicked off by the glitch-plagued website. Read more »
The Utah Department of Transportation Citizen Reporting Program enlists volunteers to report on current road conditions along specific roadway segments across Utah. Read more »
'White Christmas,' 'It's a Wonderful Life' lead Christmas films showing in local theaters for the holidays
“White Christmas,” starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, and the James Stewart comedy-drama “It’s a Wonderful Life” lead holiday films scheduled to play in local... Read more »
The Salvation Army is having a hard time raising funds, and the improving economy may be to blame. This season, the nonprofit organization expects to see an 18 percent to 20 percent drop in funds... Read more »
A 56-year-old Logan man died Saturday afternoon after being struck by a train in Spanish Fork Canyon. Read more »
Saratoga Springs is now accepting applications for members of the Planning Commission. Read more »
The Utah County Health Department and the American Association of Retired Persons are promoting a defensive driving course. Dec. 2-8 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. Read more »
Randon Olsen, the head counselor at Independence High School, has been selected as the state winner of the Utah Association of Career and Technical Education Career Guidance Award. Read more »
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