Jed Boal

Utah’s newest transit system breaks ground on $26M new home

High Valley Transit broke ground on a new 61,277-square-foot facility that will house the transit organization's administrative and operations offices.
2 months ago

Red Cross CEO from Utah will deploy to Florida where she worked before

Red Cross volunteers from Utah are already helping in Florida, and more are on their way. Our regional Red Cross CEO, based here in Salt Lake City, will head there Saturday.
2 months ago

Three in Salt Lake County given awards by sheriff’s association

Salt Lake County Sherriff‘s Office received awards last week from the Utah Sheriffs’ Association for the excellent leadership they show in their jobs.
2 months ago

Orem couple volunteers for Red Cross in path of Hurricane Ian

A married couple from Orem is in Florida right now among the trained disaster volunteers from the Red Cross of Utah. They’re already helping out in an evacuation shelter as Hurricane Ian closes in.
2 months ago

‘We’re right at that spot where it’s about to take off’: This might be the time for EVs

There’s a lot of excitement surrounding electric vehicles these days, and more of them on Utah roads. Rocky Mountain Power hosted an electric vehicle car show Tuesday to show off the latest options.
2 months ago

University Health recommends getting omicron booster and flu shot now

The CDC approved the COVID-19 bivalent boosters that target the most recent omicron variants on September 1. Since then, tens of thousands of Utahns have rolled up their sleeves.
2 months ago

Drones are helping investigate crimes like poaching out in the wild

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources can now get a bird’s eye view of the crimes they investigate.
2 months ago

Wheelchair Palooza will open a whole new world of possibilities for some

There’s an adaptive sports event at Woodward Park City this weekend that is likely to turn on wheelchair users to an exciting new world of activities.
2 months ago

Drug trial is helping Utah woman beat back ovarian cancer

In the past, women with advanced ovarian cancer did not have a good chance of living five years past diagnosis.
2 months ago

Love Hard Foundation making positive difference in Utah teens’ mental health

The Love Hard Foundation was started in January to make a positive difference in the mental and emotional health of Utah teens. Each week, the nonprofit is getting more involved in schools and communities.
2 months ago

‘Wrap Ukraine with Quilts’ to teach sewing skills in Poland

When Russia first invaded Ukraine, a Lehi couple started helping, sending handmade quilts to Ukrainian refugee children. Now, they're ready for a new challenge.
2 months ago

Despite reaching 5,000 deaths, Utah’s COVID-19 numbers are down

The director of the World Health Organization said yesterday about COVID-19, “the end is in sight,” even if we are not there yet.
3 months ago

45 killed in auto-pedestrian crashes honored with 45 shoes

A collection of 45 pairs of shoes honors the 45 individuals killed in auto-pedestrian crashes in Utah last year.
3 months ago

Mendenhall proposes $6 million to build 400 new housing units for Salt Lake homeless

Standing together Tuesday afternoon, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, and the state outlined steps to address the crisis of homelessness in our communities as Utah heads into colder months.
3 months ago

Local Peace Corps volunteer is heading out, two years after the operation suspended

A recent college graduate from Layton joins Peace Corp operations in Peru after two years of suspended operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 months ago

Smoky skies could be persistent problem in Utah this fall

Most of Utah hasn't had a lot of bad air quality from wildfire smoke this summer, especially compared to last year. But wildfires to the north and west of Utah are now pumping in a lot of smoke. Unfortunately, we could be in for several smoky periods over the next few weeks.
3 months ago

Owner of Little Taste of Britain mourns the loss of the Queen

The owner of Little Taste of Britain opened the restaurant in Layton with her husband more than a dozen years ago when she was feeling homesick. Today, was another one of those days that had Mandy Island thinking about her homeland.
3 months ago

Utah’s record heat creates conditions for roads to buckle

This unprecedented heat wave can be tough on Utah roads.
3 months ago

‘I loved him off the ledge’: Lehi man inspires suicide prevention playbook

As part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Utah launched a first-of-its-kind suicide prevention course taught on social media, or online. It’s called Live On Utah: a statewide effort to educate and prevent suicide.
3 months ago

Utah’s 2022 summer was relatively smoke-free, but record heat is hurting air-quality

Utah has experienced a lot less smoke pollution than last summer, but ozone pollution is reaching unhealthy levels due to record heat.
3 months ago

Surveillance video shows brash burglar smash into storefront, steal high-end E-bikes

A South Jordan bike shop wants people to be on alert for electric mountain bikes that were stolen early Saturday morning.
3 months ago

Father of volleyball player subjected to racism: ‘You have to call racism out at every turn’

Two days after a Duke University volleyball player was targeted with racial heckling at a game at Brigham Young University, the player’s father is urging everyone to call out racism whenever it happens.
3 months ago

Salt Lake City sells out of grass blend that uses 30% less water

Salt Lake City has innovated a way for its water users to enjoy a green lawn and save water this summer. It’s a blend of grass seeds that uses 30% less water than bluegrass.
3 months ago

Large crowd expected for emergency water meeting in Stockton Thursday night

The town of Stockton in Tooele County is up against several critical water issues heading into an emergency meeting with the town council and mayor Thursday.
3 months ago