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  • Saturday marks deadline to relocate homeless families out of downtown Road Home shelter

    SALT LAKE CITY – The deadline to relocate families out of the Road Home shelter in Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande district arrived Saturday. If the shelter fails to meet the deadline, they could lose up to $2.4 million in state funding. The move is all part of the city’s plan to divide up the homeless population and reduce the number of people congregating in the Rio Grande district. The Road Home is trying to help families find deeply affordable […]

  • Olympians and young trainees make a splash in Park City

    PARK CITY UTAH – We may be in the middle of a heat wave, but that doesn’t stop winter athletes from practicing their craft. Up at the Utah Olympic Park, Olympians and hopeful future Olympians are training for some big jumps this winter. An invitation-only aerial skiing tryout camp is currently underway, where people get a chance to see some potential future Olympians perform. “When you go off a jump it’s just like straight off, you feel the breeze on […]

  • Memorial concert celebrates life of Utah man killed in London terror attack

    BOUNTIFUL – In lieu of a funeral, Bountiful City and the Cochran family held a concert Saturday in memory of Kurt Cochran, the Utah man killed in a London terror attack on March 22nd. Kurt was influential in the lives of many musicians, and all of the performers had worked with him at some point. Kurt was just 54 years old when he was hit and killed by a terrorist who drove a SUV into the crowd. Kurt’s wife, Melissa, […]

  • Relieved sighs greet roll-out of 2-ply at UVU

    OREM – After years of student and faculty requests, Utah Valley University is finally making the switch from 1-ply to 2-ply toilet paper. “It’s something that our student body has made jokes about, it’s something that we’ve heard references to for a long time,” said Layton Shumway, a UVU campus spokesperson. It’s been the topic of tweets, YouTube videos, articles and even an online petition. “…it was a decision we made to, you know, keep costs down, try to make […]

  • Study shows waiting to bathe newborns may have health benefits

    SALT LAKE CITY — New research shows waiting to give your newborn baby their first bath may be beneficial for their health. In a study out of Illinois, a substance called vernix was not washed off full-term babies until 14 hours after birth. Researchers said those babies and their moms benefited. The percentage of babies with hypothermia decreased from 29 percent to 14 percent for those who waited, and hypoglycemia dropped from 21 percent to 7 percent in the first […]

  • Rally in Salt Lake City opposes replacing Affordable Care Act

    SALT LAKE CITY – A march and rally to oppose the Affordable Care Act replacement happened at the Federal Building Saturday morning. Activists want the opportunity to discuss the new health care bill Senator Mike Lee and Senator Orrin Hatch are helping write before the Senate votes. “Medicaid is going to be cut for so many people who need it, people who have preexisting conditions, it’s going to fall back on the states to determine whether they want to keep […]

  • UDOT projects to cause road closures in northern Utah this weekend

    Utahns can expect to see more road closures this weekend. In West Valley City, the ramp from westbound 3500 South to I-215 North will be closed down for the rest of the month. For those coming into Salt Lake from Park City, they should know Westbound I-80 will be closed from Parley’s Canyon at the I-215 exit all the way down to 2300 East from Friday night to Monday morning. UDOT says it will add about a half-hour delay. And […]

  • Animal advocates remind Utahns about deadly dangers of leaving pets in hot cars

    LAYTON, Utah — Animal services across the Wasatch Front are reminding people a hot car is no place for man’s best friend, especially when tragedy can strike in as little as 6 minutes. Davis County Animal Services got people in Layton to pledge Wednesday to remember that their dog is “too cool” for a hot car. “A lot of people think of, if it’s in the 100’s it’s going to be dangerous: but really it starts in the 70’s because […]

  • Missing valuable collectibles? Salt Lake Police might have them

    SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City Police are looking for the owner of an extensive collection of valuable coins, cards and other items they say was stolen. It has been sitting in evidence for over a year and detectives haven’t been able to connect the valuable collectibles to their rightful owner. The valuables are now on display for the public in hopes someone will recognize them. “We’ve held back a few of the items so that if the owner […]

  • Utah recycling business loses $25K in trailer theft

    SPRINGVILLE, Utah — They were trying to make the world a better place but now are the victims of thieves. A recycling business had $25,000 of equipment stolen. The trailer was locked up but it was left on a job site and taken last Tuesday in Springville. “They figure, ‘Oh, it’s a company that can afford to buy these tools.’ Well, no, its my family that’s on the line. It’s all my employees’ families that are on the line,” said […]

  • Changes coming to Utah Lake Summit

    UTAH LAKE, Utah — From toxic algal blooms to invasive fish, Utah Lake is no stranger to problems. But, for the first time, all the experts got together for the first ever Utah Lake Summit. This summit gathered everyone who works on, uses and researches Utah Lake. Hundreds filled a ballroom of the Provo Convention Center – all representing an agency or group that takes an interest in the future of Utah’s largest freshwater lake. “I don’t think there’s any […]

  • Cottonwood Heights residents fill sandbags as creek levels rise

    SALT LAKE CITY – Hot temperatures are driving a big rise in water levels for rivers and creeks in Utah. In Cottonwood Heights, people are already lining their properties with sandbags in the fight to stay dry. “Five years ago I had water lapping up, I was four sandbags high and it came up to the first row of sandbags,” said homeowner Perry Bolyard. Perry Bolyard knows what this rushing water is capable of. “I’ve known people that have tried […]