Wildfire Season, Drought, And Fireworks On Behind The Headlines

Jul 2, 2021

Credit The Salt Lake Tribune

State and local leaders plead with you not to light personal fireworks as Utah's extreme drought persists and the promise of a terrible wildfire season looms. A Utah woman sues her landlord after getting evicted for breaching her contract by 'voicing suicidal thoughts'. And Utah's poet laureate marks a moment in history with a poem about vaccines, hope, and shared humanity. 

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