Shelby Lofton

Trenches built to hold runoff too shallow, homes in several subdivisions flood

Homeowners said they had eight feet of snow in their yards a few days ago. Today, it's half of that.
1 year ago

Summit County rivers placed on flood watch as water continues to rise

Summit County officials are keeping an eye on their rivers as the rapidly approaching warm weather is causing snow to melt quickly.
1 year ago

Utah man, 70, survives cougar attack while on a solo hike

Ray Nielsen, 70, was hiking alone Thursday afternoon when he was blindsided by a mountain lion. After a brief struggle , Nielsen threw a rock at the animal and it ran away.
1 year ago

Defective ear tags are threatening the health of Utah cattle herds

A number of veterinarians and ranchers across the state are dealing with an unusual problem, missing ear tags from bulls.
1 year ago

Several Woods Cross homes are sinking without a clear explanation

Woods Cross homeowner is wondering who and what is to blame for his sinking house, which is costing him thousands of dollars. 
1 year ago

Trails closed, damaged following house collapses in Draper

WaterPro, the water company that manages the water supply in the area where two Draper homes collapsed, addressed concerns about possible debris contaminating the watershed.
1 year ago

Sugar House Park water could rise as high as four feet, closed to vehicles

Sugar House Park was closed to vehicles Saturday as only foot and bicycle traffic was allowed throughout the week.
1 year ago

Floodwaters could bring ‘more aggressive’ type of mosquito this spring, summer

With spring around the corner, Utahns are already getting bugged by mosquitoes, and the flooding is expected to bring a lot more of them.
1 year ago

Trail users exercise caution during mudslide, avalanche threat

People hiking and biking the trails are being extra cautious after two people were trapped in a mudslide in Fruit Heights.
1 year ago

Avalanche warning issued for northern Utah mountains and foothills

While Utahns enjoy the spring weather, forecasters said it's important to stay aware of weather warnings, including those for avalanches.
1 year ago

Forecasters say warmer temps after latest snowstorm likely won’t lead to widespread flooding

Monica Traphagan, senior meteorologist at the National Weather Service's office in Salt Lake City, said she doesn't expect to see widespread flooding issues, even as Utah's capital is forecasted to hit 70 degrees Monday.
1 year ago

Drivers anxious to get to ski resorts after winter storm temporarily closes Cottonwood Canyons

Canyon closures backed up traffic and held up plans for Utahns Tuesday morning.
1 year ago

Heavy snow brings down trees, power lines across the Wasatch Front

This latest round of heavy and wet snow is keeping power crews busy. Line crews worked on restoration efforts up and down the Wasatch Front Monday.
1 year ago

Ogden officials warn public to be safe around rising, fast-moving rivers

Ogden City officials are closely watching rivers in the area as waters rise and pose a safety threat to the public on Sunday.
1 year ago

Spanish Fork High says emergency app helped during hoax call lockdown

The Nebo School District credits a new phone app for quick communication and direction during Wednesday's lockdown after hoax calls came in about a shooting threat.
1 year ago

Salt Lake City police using flyers to warn drivers about car thefts

Some car owners are waking up to find flyers on their windshields or car doors, warning them their vehicle could have been stolen.
1 year ago

Witness video captures deadly officer-involved shooting

Sandy Police said one person died in an officer-involved shooting Sunday morning.
1 year ago

Provo police, victims search for suspect driver in hit-and-run crash

A Provo couple is recovering after a scary hit-and-run crash Monday night.
1 year ago

Inflation leads to temporary closure of Salt Lake women’s resource center

Pretty Tough Ladies Resource Center is closed temporarily.
1 year ago

Search and rescue teams warn Utahns about dangers of playing in floodwater

With this year's runoff expected to be higher than Utahns have seen in the last few years, search and rescue teams are getting ready for water rescues.
1 year ago

South Salt Lake man upcycling old electronics, giving them to less fortunate

A handyman in South Salt Lake accepts donations of E-waste items and upcycles them to give away to the less fortunate.
1 year ago

Half of Silicon Slopes startups banked with Silicon Valley Bank

State leaders and founders of Silicon Slopes firms joined a town hall meeting Monday to discuss the fallout and what impact it had on Utah's tech industry.
1 year ago

‘Very rough wake up:’ Heavy snow causes roof collapse for a Morgan County family

A family living in a Morgan County house got a rude awakening Sunday morning when their roof caved in due to the heavy snow.
1 year ago

‘It was wild’: Dangerous winds rip up trees in northern Utah

SANDY, Utah —High winds blew across the northern part of Utah Thursday night into Friday morning knocking down trees and causing power outages. Some homeowners in Sandy woke up as early as 3 a.m. to the sound of gusting winds as high as 50 miles per hour. Massive trees were uprooted and fell on driveways, […]
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