Harley Barnes

Harley Barnes

Flouncing poodle skirts, diner milkshakes, and boys with slicked-back hair set the scene for the play "Cindy Goes to the Sock Hop" at the Nibley City amphitheater this weekend. 

Firefighters were called to a two-alarm house fire at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday in Hyrum. The house was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. 

After remodeling delays, the grand reopening of the Cache County Children’s Justice Center will be on Tuesday with an open house for the public from 3 to 7 p.m.

Harley Barnes

The Logan Peak trail run is an annual 28-mile run that traverses the mountains around Logan Peak. This year's race was on Saturday.

James St. John

Drought was the topic of discussion for Gov. Spencer Cox’s town hall on Tuesday.

Alex Proimos

As the number of Utahns receiving vaccines continues to decrease and temperatures in the state continue to hit record highs, Gov. Spencer Cox used his monthly news conference to focus on the success of vaccines and the importance of not lighting fireworks this year.

Greg Willis

The newly proposed federal MAPLand Act would provide resources to digitize map records as part of an effort to improve access to public lands.

Linda Tanner

The Bear River Heritage Study Act was introduced last month by Utah Congressman Blake Moore (R) and Idaho representative Mike Simpson (R). If passed, the legislation would require the Secretary of the Interior to study the sustainability of establishing a national heritage area for the land on either side of the Utah-Idaho border where the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains meet.

Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

In Thursday’s weekly COVID-19 briefing, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson said businesses are encouraged to provide incentives for getting the vaccine to their employees.

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Governor Spencer Cox pleaded with Utahns to get vaccinated as soon as they can at his weekly COVID-19 briefing. 

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As Utahns begin planning summer vacations, the USDA Forest Service is encouraging people to be safe and prepared in public lands.

Arizona Department Of Health Services

Although hospitalization rates are decreasing and vaccination rates are increasing, ICU use in Utah is still considered high. 


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During the last week of the school year, masks will no longer be required for students in Utah’s K-12 schools. 

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

During his Thursday COVID-19 briefing, Gov. Spencer Cox announced Utah has met the metrics of bill H.B. 294 which terminates many of the restrictions the state implemented to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Rick Bowmer


  

With over a quarter of Utahns now vaccinated, Gov. Cox continues to urge people who have not recieved the vaccine to sign up.

Vaccine Equity Efforts See Success In Utah

Apr 15, 2021
Memorial Medical Center

As more and more vaccines are distributed in Utah, vaccine equity continues to be an important part of the effort.

Utah Sees Record Year For Hunting, Fishing Licenses

Mar 31, 2021
Utah Division Of Wildlife Resources


  

It was a record year in the state of Utah for fishing and hunting licenses.

Scott G. Winterton

Gov. Spencer Cox announced at his weekly briefing that financial help for funeral expenses will be available to families who lost loved ones due to COVID-19. 

Vaccine Open To All Utahns 16 And Older On Wednesday

Mar 19, 2021
Abel F. Ros


  

Gov. Spencer Cox announced at his Thursday news conference that all Utah residents age 18 and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine on Wednesday. The Pfizer vaccine will also be available for those ages 16-18. This is earlier than the previously planned April 1st date. 

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Utahns over age 16 with certain comorbidities are immediately eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

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Utah adults ages 65 to 69 are immediately eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. 

Roadtrippers


 

Many visitors to Grand County bring recreational-off road vehicles with them. Moab city officials say while they want people to enjoy their time in the community, the negative effects UTVs can have on residents must be accounted for.  


Vaccination Distribution Continues To Increase

Feb 8, 2021
Discover Society


 

Gov. Spencer Cox announced the number of vaccines administered in Utah is continuing to rise, while COVID-19 cases are dropping.

Former Sen. Hillyard Appointed To Independent Redistricting Committee

Feb 2, 2021
Bernard Gagnon

Members for the 2021 Independent Redistricting Commission were announced on Monday as a result of the 2018 Better Boundaries ballot initiative, which sought to reduce gerrymandering in the state.


Proposed Bill Calls For Reclassification Of Utah Counties

Feb 1, 2021
Pixy


 

A new bill being considered by the Utah legislature would amend provisions made to county classifications in the state of Utah.


U.S Secretary of Defense


 

Vaccine distribution is continuing to increase in the state of Utah.

Utah Public Radio

 

More vaccination updates came from Gov. Spencer Cox during a press conference on Thursday.

Brigham City Museum Of Art And History

The winner of a recent art competition at the Brigham City Museum of Art and History drew on what may seem like an unlikely inspiration for a piece of jewelry—the coronavirus pandemic. 

Harley Barnes

Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson visited the Bear River Health Department on Wednesday to meet with health officials and discuss COVID-19 vaccine efforts.


Drew Williams


 

A student from Utah’s Tuacahn High School for the Arts in southern Utah won a prestigious national award in theatre.

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