Emily Ashcraft is in her final year at Brigham Young University studying communications and political science. Emily has always been interested in what is going on in the world and wants to help spread uplifting stories through writing. She has worked as a legal assistant, an intern in Scottish Parliament and is currently the legislative intern at Deseret News.
Apr 23, 2019 6:32 pm MDTUtah's rise in motorcycle deaths could reverse with awareness In 2018, Utah had a 24 percent increase in motorcycle deaths with 47 motorcyclists killed on the roads. This year is on track to match that. Drivers and bikers are encouraged to be more aware of each other on the road.
Apr 22, 2019 7:03 pm MDTUtah Rep. Ben McAdams, Zions Bank CEO Scott Anderson teach fiscal responsibility to fourth graders Fourth-grade students at Granger Elementary learned an important lesson Monday about finances taught by Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, and Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Zions Bank.
Apr 19, 2019 5:19 pm MDTWoman meets with good Samaritan who helped her save siblings in Utah carjacking try Joanna Kingston and three of her siblings were able to remain safe in a carjacking attempt Tuesday because of Kingston's quick thinking and help from others, including Brad Fritz, who placed his car in front of hers so the suspect couldn't get away.
Apr 17, 2019 7:10 pm MDTPamela's Place: New supportive housing named for homeless Utahns' best friend Pamela Atkinson is an advocate involved in multiple programs to help the homeless. She calls many of the homeless in Salt Lake City her friends. Ground was broken for a development of permanent supportive housing named after Atkinson.