Lauren Steinbrecher

Forest Service hoping to reopen popular Big Cottonwood Canyon area closed over permit issue

The Forest Service is trying to work through a permit issue with private landowners right next to one of the most popular hiking trails along the Wasatch Front.
4 months ago

Utah mountain cabin community hoping for national historic designation

Historic cabin community hopes for national designation to preserve area's future.
4 months ago

Tourism conference looks at turning around drop in Utah visitation

Tourism in Utah is down by a significant amount, and people from across the state are strategizing how to turn that around.
4 months ago

Thousands flood FanX at Salt Palace Convention Center

Cosplayers are filling the streets of downtown Salt Lake City, headed to the Salt Palace for the FanX Convention.
4 months ago

Salt Lake City restaurateur Valter Nassi remembered for passion, dedication to community

The Salt Lake City community is remembering a beloved downtown restaurant owner who died at the age of 76.
4 months ago

Layton High parents wish communication from school during lockout came faster

Layton High School parents are wondering if communication could have been better during a school lockout Tuesday afternoon, after a stabbing occurred during a fight between students near the school.
4 months ago

Man hit by own truck trying to stop carjacking in West Valley City

A scary and crazy situation sent a West Valley City man to the hospital after police said he tried to stop another man from carjacking him.
4 months ago

Fan speaks out after filming derogatory student chant at BYU vs. Oregon game

The University of Oregon is apologizing for chants in videos in the student section of Saturday's OU vs. BYU football game in Eugene, Oregon.
4 months ago

‘Pride, Not Prejudice’ conference to teach educators inclusion in classroom

The Utah Pride Center is getting ready to teach hundreds of educators, students, parents, and caregivers how to create supportive and open school environments for LGBTQIA+ students.
4 months ago

West Jordan neighborhood at wit’s end over ‘infestation’ of skunks, raccoons

A West Jordan neighborhood says they’re experiencing a nuisance infestation that has them at their wit’s end in their own homes. They say skunks are spraying dogs and raccoons are wandering the streets. 
5 months ago

Youth football referee punched over call in Layton shares message

A youth football referee is speaking out, saying a player punched him in the neck at a game last weekend in Layton, and he is sharing a larger message for parents in the youth football community.
5 months ago

Herriman police investigating parent brawl on field during youth football game

A youth football league is responding to a brawl between team parents caught on camera, that led to the cancellation of a football game in Herriman and is now part of a police investigation. 
5 months ago

Utah family searching for heirloom baptism dress accidentally donated to DI

A mother in Utah County is hopeful the community can help her find a family treasure that ended up in a thrift store because of a family friend's mistake.
5 months ago

Heber City community helps family that lost historic heirloom home in fire

A Heber family is thanking the community after a house that has been passed down through the family for over 100 years burned down in a fire over the weekend. 
5 months ago

Rocky Mountain Power customers concerned over planned outages during heatwave

Rocky Mountain Power said it has planned five outages in Salt Lake County over the next 10 days, lasting longer than three hours.
5 months ago

Tooele High releases students after broken AC causes uncomfortable class temps

The Tooele County School District was forced to release all students at Tooele High School Wednesday, after a broken air conditioning system led to classroom temperatures too high to work in.
5 months ago

Iron County takes steps to prevent damage from flash floods

Iron County crews racing against the next flash flood watch or warning as they work to cut down on the potential for damage from flash floods.
5 months ago

Cedar City ready for flash flood danger

On standby for potential flash floods and closely watching the forecast, some southern Utah communities were looking to the sky Wednesday evening.
5 months ago

Controversial Parley’s Canyon mine proposal gets permit, but could become a legal battle

A controversial proposed mining project in Parley’s Canyon has received the green light for blasting and hauling limestone near I-80.
5 months ago

Family friend remembers expectant West Jordan mother killed in crash

Those who know Jessica Keetch Minnesota said she was expecting the family's third child when she died in a crash up Big Cottonwood Canyon.
5 months ago

Neighborhood supports family of West Jordan mom killed in Big Cottonwood Canyon crash

 A neighborhood is coming together for a family after a terrible crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon left a West Jordan mother dead.
6 months ago

Utah family takes in Ukrainian family fleeing war after meeting on social media

A family from southcentral Ukraine is now calling Utah their home after meeting a Utah couple online who were total strangers.
6 months ago

Friday storm floods streets, homes around Utah

Thunderstorms Friday brought rain and hail to Utah, causing water to build up and flow through streets and homes in communities around the state.
6 months ago

Good Samaritan tries to chase hit-and-run suspect in West Valley City who killed 11-year old boy

A witness is recounting trying to follow a hit-and-run driver, after the driver killed an 11-year old boy in West Valley City and took off.
6 months ago