Deanie Wimmer

Win or lose, Rose Bowl boosts U of U at almost every level

Even though the Rose Bowl game didn't go Utah's way, it still delivers what University President Taylor Randall calls a "halo effect" to nearly every aspect of the school. 
1 month ago

‘Team mom’ status brings comfort to aunt of late Utah player, Ty Jordan

Ty Jordan's aunt, Takka Jordan, still keeps in contact with the players and coaches, attends games and relishes the title of "team mom."
1 month ago

After her cousin was killed by an ex, Utah’s Lt. Gov. says Utah must take action on domestic violence

Four months after a Utah woman was killed by an ex-husband, her family hopes the case will spark change to Utah laws to better protect others from domestic violence.
2 months ago

KSL’s Deanie Wimmer sits down with new coach of Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz play their first home game of a new season this week with a mostly new team and a new head coach. KSL's Deanie Wimmer sat down with him for a one-on-one interview.
4 months ago

Chronic Absenteeism leads to rise in F grades in most of Utah’s largest school districts

Schools all over Utah are dealing with the problem of chronic absenteeism. Educators are seeing thousands of absences, and as a result, failing grades.
5 months ago

How Utah schools updated security in the wake of Uvalde

KSL surveyed Utah schools based on the findings of the "Robb Report," Texas lawmakers' analysis of what went wrong in Uvalde, to learn what changes have been made in our state.
6 months ago

Too many texts: Cellphone experiment shows impact on learning

Cellphones are a distraction in school. That well-researched fact surprises no one. What may be a surprise is to what extent they impact concentration.
9 months ago

New aptitude tests help match Utah students with careers

Utah has a new tool to better help its high school students plan for their future.
10 months ago

Social media gives behind the scenes look at Team USA in Beijing

Much of our lives revolves around social media. Liking, retweeting, snapping, swiping right — it's all a normal part of the day. But it's also giving us a behind the scenes look at a day in the life of Team USA athletes during their time in Beijing.
12 months ago

The affordable home challenge: See what a Utah homebuyer can find for $350K

Does finding an affordable home for your family seem like a hopeless challenge? See what options are available for $350K across the state, and what advice realtors have for homebuyers.
12 months ago

Utah charity group collecting emergency supplies for Tonga

Charity group Honor 365, which helps veterans, first responders and their families, has created a way people can help and send supplies to Tonga.
1 year ago

While Olympic venues sit mostly unused, Utah’s face a different problem

Olympic venues are the legacy of every host city. But Utah’s venues face the opposite situation of many around the world: They are almost too much in high-demand.
1 year ago

Upgrades at Utah’s Olympic Park lead to record times 

Utah's Olympic venues were state of the art for the Winter Games in 2002. Thanks to a multi-million-dollar upgrade at Utah Olympic Park, some facilities are like-new and already paying dividends in record times. 
1 year ago

Governor Spencer Cox Marks 100 Days In Office

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox marked the accomplishments of his first 100 days in office, celebrating with faculty and students at Morgan Elementary School and Morgan High School.
2 years ago

Utah High Schools Get Creative To Send Off Seniors

With high schools closed and social distancing measures still in effect, administrators across Utah are getting creative to honor the Class of 2020.
3 years ago