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More rock blasting to affect U.S. Highway 189 in Provo Canyon

The wet, cold weather that has continued into this spring has caused unusual problems for the Utah Department of Transportation.
3 days ago

Four Utah resorts eclipse their all-time snowfall records

Alta, Deer Valley, Solitude and Snowbasin have more snow piled up than ever before, and they’re still adding more.
4 days ago

Utah’s record snow is so deep it buried measuring equipment

The record-breaking snowfall this winter has been phenomenal, maybe even more so in the eyes of those who study it closely.  
7 days ago

Creek clearing is underway in Salt Lake to minimize threat of flooding

Many Utah communities are working proactively to minimize flooding that may happen when the snowmelt runoff really gets going in the next couple of months.
8 days ago

Exhibit: Concerns about Utah’s air quality go back to Brigham Young

An online exhibit details Utah’s unique air pollution problem going back to the 1880s when Utahns referred to the winter pollution as “smoke evil” or the “smoke nuisance”. 
9 days ago

Record-setting snow improves Utah drought conditions

As spring begins on the calendar, Utah’s snowpack continues to grow in record territory.
10 days ago

DWR to relocate at least 80 elk from SLC golf course to mountain

Sunday is moving day for a herd of elk that has been hanging out at the Salt Lake Country Club since late January.
13 days ago

Salt Lake County leaders speed up the timeline for dissolving UPD

Cities and townships in Salt Lake County now plan to take less time than allowed to figure out the future of their policing.
14 days ago

Overworked crews continue avalanche cleanup work

With another wet snowstorm on Utah‘s doorstep, UDOT avalanche crews are ready for another round.  They are as busy as they’ve ever been and using up their artillery at an unprecedented pace.
17 days ago

Strategic plan to address homelessness in Utah focused on collaboration, housing

The Utah Homelessness Council has launched the state’s new strategic plan to address homelessness statewide.
18 days ago

What makes potential flooding in Utah this weekend different from normal runoff?

The flooding potential Friday evening is different than the flooding that Utah prepares for when the snow starts to melt in April and May. 
21 days ago

Salt Lake International first airport with new TSA tech to speed up lines

The TSA showed off the next generation of identity verification technology for travelers at Salt Lake International Airport on Thursday. 
22 days ago

City celebrates opening of Colony B, affordable housing in Ballpark area

Salt Lake City today celebrated the opening of a brand new affordable apartment complex in the Ballpark Neighborhood.
23 days ago

Elizabeth Smart shares message of hope 20 years after her rescue

Twenty years ago this week, Elizabeth Smart was rescued on the streets of Sandy by alert Utahns. Her discovery brought an end to nine months of horrors that she endured at the hands of her captors.
24 days ago

NWS Salt Lake City issues the most winter weather advisories in years

Snowpack in the mountains is making records this season.
25 days ago

Today is Teen Mental Wellness Day – here’s ways to help your teen

Teenagers who are struggling with their mental health are not always eager or ready to reach out for help. Thursday is Teen Mental Wellness Day, so we wanted to share some ideas with teens and parents who are seeking answers.
29 days ago

Rare ‘thundersnow’ storm lights up the night, wakes up Utahns

A rare weather condition that might happen five times in Utah woke up residents in Roy and Ogden Tuesday morning.
1 month ago

UDOT exceeds annual plow budget, will borrow from non-essential paving to get by

The Utah Department of Transportation has already busted the annual budget for snow removal, even with two months of potential plowing left.
1 month ago

Habitat for Humanity homes are part of Jimmy Carter’s legacy

This Presidents Day, many Americans are thinking about former U.S. President Jimmy Carter as he begins hospice care at his home in Georgia. His work with Habitat for Humanity will be part of his legacy around the world and here in Utah.
1 month ago

Players, dignitaries help feed hungry as part of NBA All-Star efforts in SLC

The NBA All-Star weekend is more than just a game for the league, its players, and many of the fans.  Several teams of volunteers rolled up their sleeves Friday to assist our community with a day of service.
1 month ago

NBA renovates STEM lab, gym at elementary school in South Salt Lake

Over the next few days, the NBA will put on an amazing show in Salt Lake City.  The league is also making lasting investments in some of Utah’s youth as Lincoln Elementary School in South Salt Lake received some NBA upgrades for education and play.
1 month ago

Search ongoing for student with weapon at Murray HS fight

Police are still searching for one of two teenagers who pulled out weapons in the Murray High School parking lot as a fight was beginning Tuesday after school.
1 month ago

UTA offering zero fare, extended hours for NBA All-Star weekend

If you want to go downtown or to the University of Utah campus for NBA All-Star weekend events, the Utah Transit Authority is making it easy. They’re offering free fares on TRAX, FrontRunner and UTA buses through next Tuesday.
2 months ago

UTA free fare year proposed to improve Utah’s air quality

The bipartisan Utah Legislative Clean Air Caucus unveiled several bills and appropriations Tuesday aimed at improving air quality in Utah.  
2 months ago