Ladd Egan

High runoff is both good and bad news for algal blooms on Utah Lake

In recent years, algal blooms started to develop on Utah Lake around mid-June. This year, Bonner said the blooms could be delayed if the water level stays high and cold.
2 days ago

Eagle Mountain homeowners ask city hall for help with sinking driveways

A group of Eagle Mountain homeowners are asking for the city's help after several new homes started to show sinking walkways and driveways.
4 days ago

Bridal Veil Falls remains closed; avalanche deposit creating safety hazard

Even as Utahns mark the unofficial start to summer, Bridal Veil Falls remains closed because of debris and ice left behind from a January avalanche.
5 days ago

Deer Creek, Jordanelle nearing capacity; releasing extra water

Those heading outdoors this holiday weekend will notice that many of Utah’s reservoirs are nearing capacity.
8 days ago

Outfitters, city officials urge caution while recreating near Provo River over holiday weekend

The Provo River is swelling with runoff just as Memorial Day weekend approaches and as Utahns plan to enjoy the outdoors.
9 days ago

Lightning suspected as cause of fire that destroyed Highland home

A large home in Highland, Utah, is being deemed a total loss after flames tore through the top story and roof Tuesday evening.
10 days ago

12-year-old girl released from hospital after incident at Gunlock Falls

The 12-year-old girl pulled unconscious from the water at Gunlock Falls on Sunday has been released from the hospital, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
12 days ago

‘It’s very dangerous’: Increased flows expected for Provo River next week

Those who live and recreate along the Provo River are being warned that there will be a significant increase in water over the next week.
15 days ago

Utah lawmakers quickly pass emergency order and funding to address flooding

The House and Senate quickly passed a resolution, keeping the state of emergency order in place until Aug. 15.
17 days ago

Lehi family warns of water danger after dog jumps into creek

After going for a run with Willow, the family dog, Lehi resident Danny Jessop stopped to look at the rushing waters of Dry Creek. Suddenly, the dog jumped into the raging waters of a box culvert next to the freeway and was swept through a tunnel.
18 days ago

Rain, heat causing floodwaters to rise on Strawberry River

A flood warning remains in place until Thursday evening for the Strawberry River as it enters Strawberry Reservoir.
19 days ago

Stamp Out Hunger food drive comes at a critical time for Utah families in need

Food pantries across Utah will be able to help more families needing assistance thanks to all the food collected by postal carriers on Saturday.
21 days ago

BYU students win top prize for 2,000 mpg ‘supermileage’ vehicle

Engineering students at Brigham Young University are celebrating a big international win for their fuel -efficient vehicle that can travel nearly 2,000 miles on a single gallon of gas.
22 days ago

Fire officials: Snowpack will delay large fires but also help grasses grow

State and federal fire officials outlined two risks to Utah’s record-breaking snow when it comes to the upcoming fire season.
24 days ago

When will Deer Creek, Jordanelle reservoirs reach capacity this spring?

It’s a tricky spring for managing Utah’s reservoir levels in order to prevent flooding while also storing water for later.
25 days ago

Utah’s $20k first-time homebuyer assistance program starts in July

Utah’s new $20,000 first-time homebuyer assistance program created by the legislature earlier this year is set to rollout in the beginning of July.
29 days ago

Unaffordable Utah: Start a side gig to bring in extra cash

Looking for a way to stretch your family’s budget and battle inflation? A side gig could bring in extra income to make ends meet, pay off debt or make a large purchase.
30 days ago

Flood warning in place for South Fork of Ogden River as water levels expected to peak

A flood warning remained in place Thursday night for the South Fork of the Ogden River.
30 days ago

Provo Fire and Rescue practices swift water rescue techniques in Provo River

Provo Fire and Rescue is preparing for a busy and dangerous spring and summer.
1 month ago

Filming begins in St. George for Kevin Costner’s ‘Horizon, an American Saga’

Excitement is growing in southern Utah and money is pouring into the local economy with filming underway for two Kevin Costner movies.
1 month ago

UDOT: U.S. 89 near Thistle could close again in coming days due to flooding

Flooding forced the closure of U.S. Highway 89 in both directions near the Thistle Junction with U.S. 6 Sunday night through Monday afternoon.
1 month ago

Parents ask for help finding missing kids they say are being hidden by followers of Warren Jeffs

A group of parents, who were once part of the FLDS community, gathered to ask for helping finding their missing children. They believe those children have been assisted in running away by those loyal to convicted felon, the jailed Warren Jeffs.
2 months ago

Provo waits and prepares for heavy runoff expected in coming weeks

State and local leaders gathered in Provo Friday to fill sandbags and warn residents about flooding.
2 months ago

Cities across Utah monitoring spring runoff as warmer temperatures arrive

From Lehi to St. George, water officials and residents are watching how the warmer temperatures are impacting spring runoff and the risk of flooding.
2 months ago