Orphaned bear cubs are getting a better chance at life, thanks to the combined efforts of Utah State University, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) and the USDA National Wildlife Research Center Predator Research Facility.
John Freeman Colt, 42, a "dangerous sex offender" who escaped from a Kansas mental hospital, may be in Utah. U.S. Marshals say they are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his capture.
Moab City Police Chief Bret Edge went out on Family Medical Leave on Monday, the city’s mayor’s office confirmed. Officials provided no information on how long he will be on leave or any other details.
Lewiston Elementary School was recently recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in achievement gaps in student subgroups.
According to Utah Fraternal Order of Police Executive Director Ian Adams, the Salt Lake City Police Department is understaffed. He says the community “deserves better leadership from the mayor and police chief.” Adams says if Salt Lake police had responded sooner to a noise complaint call from the party where University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe was shot, Lowe could possibly still be alive today.
As of July, Logan city has the lowest unemployment rate by metro area in the nation, recorded by The United State Bureau of Labor Statistics. Low unemployment rates can cause issues for the economy and business growth — especially for Cache Valley.
Some Utah colleges are starting to launch esports programs. These are competitive leagues for video gaming at the collegiate level that give students opportunities to win scholarships, find a career and more.
Search teams have found no signs of Gabby Petito’s boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in a Florida wilderness park where they have spent days searching. Laundrie is officially a person of interest in the case, and he may be the only person who’s able to give answers on what happened to Petito.
The Utah Inland Port Authority delayed a critical vote on whether to create a new infrastructure district and spend more than $150 million in bonds or not. The delay gives the environmentalists who are protesting the project a temporary win.
ByCharles McCollum & The Herald Journal•Sep 21, 2021
Some residents have mistaken a large dirt-moving operation at 10th North and 10th West as the beginning of construction for the planned Costco wholesale outlet in Logan, but the site is actually targeted for a new FedEx Ground distribution center recently approved by the Logan Planning and Zoning Commission.
Utah confirmed 1,749 COVID-19 cases on Friday, and one doctor at Intermountain Healthcare said that Utah leaders fear the state will reach “crisis standards of care.” Dr. Todd Vento said hospitals are overwhelmed and there aren’t enough staff to keep up.