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Home sales down 41% in Utah; prices still up from one year ago

Home sales in Utah fell nearly 41% in October compared to one year ago, according to the Utah Association of Realtors, while the median sales price increased 7% during the same period.
5 days ago

4 high school students questioned by police after car chase in Weber County

Police took four Weber County high school students into custody after a short car chase ended with a minor crash.
11 days ago

‘Pretty shocking’: Utah woman warns others about radon after cancer diagnosis

A Utah woman is warning others about the danger of radon after she received a stage 4 cancer diagnosis for non-smoking lung cancer.
11 days ago

Utah County first responders finish backyard concrete after saving man’s life

A trio of first responders in Utah County is getting praise and thanks for two acts of kindness. First, they saved a man’s life. Second, they stuck around and finished pouring concrete in his backyard.
17 days ago

Unaffordable Utah: Keep the holiday magic alive without breaking the bank

From the Thanksgiving turkey to the presents under the tree, the holidays are expected to be more expensive this year.
17 days ago

Granite District: Computer glitch sent negative lunch balance notices

The Granite School District is alerting parents that a computer glitch resulted in incorrect notices being sent to some parents that they have negative school lunch balances.
18 days ago

Utah’s ski resorts celebrate series of winter storms and early openings

Utah’s ski resorts are very pleased with Mother Nature as the winter storms keep rolling in and dropping the right kind of snow.
22 days ago

Utah home sales fall 25% in September due to high mortgage rates

September home sales in the Beehive State fell 25.5% compared to the same month last year, according to the Utah Association of Realtors.
1 month ago

Vineyard Elementary wears pink to support classmate hit by car

Students and staff at Vineyard Elementary School wore pink shirts, socks and shoes on Friday in a show of support for 11-year-old Ryder Pearson who was hit by a car last week.
1 month ago

First scores released today for new ‘Dignity Index’ for Utah’s federal candidates

A new measurement for elections has been created to encourage political candidates to use more dignity and get rid of contempt by scoring the words and messaging they use on a scale from one to eight.
2 months ago

‘The Dignity Index’ launches pilot program in Utah to score messaging from candidates

A new project in Utah is trying to encourage political candidates to use more dignity and get rid of contempt by scoring the words and messaging they use.
2 months ago

Unaffordable Utah: Mortgage rates climb again as buyers look for price reductions

Utah's housing market is whiplashing as last year's buying frenzy seems to have slowed down to signs of a recession.
2 months ago

‘Totally devastated’: Trucks, trailers and ATVs stolen from Pleasant Grove neighborhood

Residents of a Utah County neighborhood that was targeted by car thieves last weekend are warning others to be on the lookout.
2 months ago

‘It’s a mess’: Dog poop on school grounds growing problem in Murray District

Recess is supposed to be fun, but lately, it’s turning into a stinky mess for students in the Murray School District because of dog feces littering the playground.
2 months ago

Anonymous donor pledges nearly $100K to cover meals at Utah elementary school

Parents of students at Manila Elementary School awoke Monday to a surprising email announcing that a private donor will be paying for school meals for the entire school year.
2 months ago

Utah’s unemployment rate stays at a rock-bottom 2%

The Beehive State’s economy added nearly 55,000 jobs in the last year as the unemployment rate held steady at just 2%, according to the August report from the Utah Department of Workforce Services.
2 months ago

‘Very violent’: Davis District warns parents of inappropriate images, video being shared at school

The principal at Farmington Junior High is asking parents for help. The problem? Students are sharing inappropriate photos and images of a violent nature, but not through text messages.
2 months ago

‘I just ran:’ Layton Police investigating report of attempted kidnapping

Police officers are keeping a close eye on elementary schools in Layton after a boy reported that a man tried to lure him into his SUV Wednesday.
3 months ago

Heat wave prompts cancellation of planned power outage in South Jordan

Residents in the Daybreak neighborhood were relieved that a planned power outage for Tuesday evening had been postponed.
3 months ago

UDOT warns of possible travel delays over Labor Day weekend

As Utahns hit the road and say goodbye to summer this weekend, traffic engineers with the Utah Department of Transportation are warning of possible delays in a few spots.
3 months ago

Provo Police: Still unclear what caused crash that killed young siblings

As the Hidalgo family begins to prepare funeral services for two of their three young children, police continue their investigation into the auto-pedestrian crash that also left the driver dead.
3 months ago

Moab ready for weekend of visitors following last Saturday’s flood

After nearly a week of non-stop cleanup and debris removal, Moab officials and businesses are ready to welcome back the crowds this weekend.
3 months ago

Moab cleans up after flood, prepares for future rain

Moab residents and city crews continued their clean-up efforts on Thursday, five days after a historic storm turned Main Street into a river of mud and debris.
3 months ago

‘We just need the drivers’: School districts grapple with staffing shortages

It's the second week back in the classroom for many Utah kids and school districts are still dealing with staffing shortages in the classroom, lunchroom and on buses.
3 months ago