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Unaffordable Utah: Mortgage rates climb again as buyers look for price reductions

Utah's housing market is whiplashing as last year's buying frenzy seems to have slowed down to signs of a recession.
4 months ago

‘Totally devastated’: Trucks, trailers and ATVs stolen from Pleasant Grove neighborhood

Residents of a Utah County neighborhood that was targeted by car thieves last weekend are warning others to be on the lookout.
4 months ago

‘It’s a mess’: Dog poop on school grounds growing problem in Murray District

Recess is supposed to be fun, but lately, it’s turning into a stinky mess for students in the Murray School District because of dog feces littering the playground.
4 months ago

Anonymous donor pledges nearly $100K to cover meals at Utah elementary school

Parents of students at Manila Elementary School awoke Monday to a surprising email announcing that a private donor will be paying for school meals for the entire school year.
4 months ago

Utah’s unemployment rate stays at a rock-bottom 2%

The Beehive State’s economy added nearly 55,000 jobs in the last year as the unemployment rate held steady at just 2%, according to the August report from the Utah Department of Workforce Services.
4 months ago

‘Very violent’: Davis District warns parents of inappropriate images, video being shared at school

The principal at Farmington Junior High is asking parents for help. The problem? Students are sharing inappropriate photos and images of a violent nature, but not through text messages.
5 months ago

‘I just ran:’ Layton Police investigating report of attempted kidnapping

Police officers are keeping a close eye on elementary schools in Layton after a boy reported that a man tried to lure him into his SUV Wednesday.
5 months ago

Heat wave prompts cancellation of planned power outage in South Jordan

Residents in the Daybreak neighborhood were relieved that a planned power outage for Tuesday evening had been postponed.
5 months ago

UDOT warns of possible travel delays over Labor Day weekend

As Utahns hit the road and say goodbye to summer this weekend, traffic engineers with the Utah Department of Transportation are warning of possible delays in a few spots.
5 months ago

Provo Police: Still unclear what caused crash that killed young siblings

As the Hidalgo family begins to prepare funeral services for two of their three young children, police continue their investigation into the auto-pedestrian crash that also left the driver dead.
5 months ago

Moab ready for weekend of visitors following last Saturday’s flood

After nearly a week of non-stop cleanup and debris removal, Moab officials and businesses are ready to welcome back the crowds this weekend.
5 months ago

Moab cleans up after flood, prepares for future rain

Moab residents and city crews continued their clean-up efforts on Thursday, five days after a historic storm turned Main Street into a river of mud and debris.
5 months ago

‘We just need the drivers’: School districts grapple with staffing shortages

It's the second week back in the classroom for many Utah kids and school districts are still dealing with staffing shortages in the classroom, lunchroom and on buses.
5 months ago

Districts remind that help is available for families struggling to pay for school meals and fees

Now that federal pandemic relief has stopped for school breakfast and lunch, parents who need assistance will again need to apply for free or reduced meals for their students.
5 months ago

Road To Zero Fatalities: Male vs. female drivers

An analysis by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that during nearly every year since 1975 to 2020 the number of U.S. men killed in crashes was more than twice that of women.
5 months ago

‘We don’t have the crowds:’ Tourism officials say Bryce Canyon needs more visitors

When Utah’s other “Mighty Five” national parks experienced record crowds last year, Bryce Canyon did not. And so far this year the park has seen declining visitation.
5 months ago

Lehi neighborhood wants to find out what’s interfering with garage door openers

It’s a mystery that a Lehi neighborhood wants to solve: What’s causing their garage door openers to not function?
6 months ago

Amid increased need and dwindling supplies, Tabitha’s Way holds food drive on Saturday

Tabitha’s Way food pantry says donations are down at the same time that demand for food assistance has gone up.
6 months ago

Economists: Wage growth remains strong but can’t match inflation

The good news is that the upward pressure on wages is expected to continue for a while, the bad news is that the pay increases aren’t enough to match inflation, according to economists with Wells Fargo.
6 months ago

Back to school: Kindergartners may need extra help due to pandemic social disruptions

Kindergarten teachers in the Murray City School District have noticed some changes with kindergarten students since the pandemic began.
6 months ago

Workforce Services Economist: Despite recession fears, labor market ‘begging for workers’

Despite the signs of a recession and a shrinking economy, Utah's workforce still needs workers to fill a revolving job market.
6 months ago

Utah districts short on support staff as school is about to start

With students returning to the classroom in the coming weeks, several Utah school districts report having almost enough teachers but severe staffing shortages elsewhere.
6 months ago

UTA: staffing shortages to blame for some service delays

Staffing shortages at the Utah Transit Authority were made visible this week with the cancellation of several Monday morning trips on the TRAX Blue Line.
6 months ago

SLC School Board member, former state senator allege superintendent faced racial harassment

A Salt Lake City School Board member and a former state senator are calling on residents to come to Tuesday’s board meeting to support Superintendent Timothy Gadson, alleging he’s been the victim of racial harassment and an effort to force him to resign.
6 months ago