Shelby Hintze

KSL+: Talking to your kids about race

After a two-year investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice found serious and widespread racial harassment in Davis schools. It’s opened up a lot of discussion about racism in schools, and where it comes from. We sat down with the anti-racism educator behind the podcast First Name Basis to better understand how we can teach our children…and ourselves… about becoming anti-racist.
1 year ago

KSL+: Context surrounding redistricting battle

A battle over boundaries. The opportunity only comes once every decade...using new census data to reconfigure district maps for members of congress...state legislators and school boards. We're focusing on the congressional map and the controversy surrounding it.
1 year ago

Fire chief concerned about safety along stretch of I-84

The Mountain Green fire chief is calling for safety improvements along what he believes is an extremely dangerous stretch of I-84. He says his department deals with frequent crashes there.
1 year ago

KSL+: Signs of intimate partner and domestic violence

One in four American women will experience intimate partner or domestic violence at some point in their life. Nearly half of all homicides in Utah are related to domestic violence. this week, we look at the signs of violence in your relationship or the relationship around you.
1 year ago

Voting security, the latest on redistricting

Many Utahns will have a different looking ballot than normal this midterm election, as a legislator yet again calls vote-by-mail security into question. Plus, the latest on the redistricting efforts as one commission member resigns. And big money in the Congressional District Four race, this week on Sunday Edition.
1 year ago

Missing BIPOC women; Looming government shutdown; Tab Choir gets back to rehearsals

The country seems to have been taken by storm by the Gabby Petito case--and is bringing to the forefront the hundreds of missing BIPOC women we've never even heard of. Rep. Angela Romero joins us. And the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square getting back to rehearsals after months away. But first--in the middle of one of the biggest, long-term disaster we have seen as a country Boyd Matheson joins us to discuss what will keep us from a government shutdown.
1 year ago

Evan McMullin joins Senate race; Support for all-day kindergarten; Ways to help redistricting

This week, we're looking at redistricting and all-day kindergarten--two issues that have a lot of public support, but seem to be lacking when it comes to legislative support. And a new candidate looks to unseat Mike Lee--continuing his tradition as running against a somewhat unpopular candidate as an independent. We talk with Evan McMullin.
1 year ago

KSL+: The division surrounding Bear’s Ears

A reversal in a years-long land dispute in southern Utah. President Joe Biden expanding Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, drawing praise from tribal leaders and conservationists, and criticism from some residents and state leaders and delegates. But why the back and forth over the years and what does this latest decision mean for the land and people moving forward?
1 year ago

KSL+: A deeper look at “Where Are the Workers?”

We know that many industries are struggling with staffing right now. But where did all the workers go? We know for sure, they aren’t living off unemployment. This week, News Specialist Deanie Wimmer looked at where the workers went and she joins us to look at what businesses will need to do to get people back.
1 year ago

KSL+: Overwhelmed hospitals leaving non-COVID patients worried

As Utah hospitals fill up with COVID patients, most of them unvaccinated, others looking for treatment are having their procedures and treatments postponed. We talk with one Utah family that is worried they miss the one chance at a kidney transplant as hospitals delay surgeries.
1 year ago

KSL+: Growing “true crime” genre impacting Petito case

The Gabby Petito case grabbed people's attention from the time she was reported missing, speculating on Reddit, Tiktok, even diving into all of Gabby's social media accounts, including her Spotify. And while much is said about how detrimental this kind of speculation can be, the tips that poured in, including a Youtube video showing Gabby's van---helped authorities know where to look to find her. Where is the line between hurting and helping?
1 year ago

Students get hands-on experience building tiny home

249 square feet is not a lot, but's offering students gain mansion-sized amounts of experience they can take with them on the job.
1 year ago

Utah schools fall victim to TikTok trend encouraging vandalism

It’s called “devious lick” and it refers to kids damaging school property or stealing it. It’s a trending hashtag on TikTok and it’s a trend costing Utah Schools thousands of dollars.
1 year ago

Vaccine mandate impact on Utah; a possible end to the death penalty in Utah

This week, a concerted effort to end the death penalty in Utah--from the Utah County Attorney to Republican lawmakers. And for a generation, they grew up in the shadow of 9/11, not really knowing a world without the tragedy. We talk with Katie McKellar from the Deseret News about the way the tragedy has shaped a generation. But first, President Biden this week announcing a vaccine or weekly testing requirement for US companies employing over 100 people. The details are scant right now but it's a decision already bringing praise and ire.
1 year ago

Battles over COVID legislation; increasing severe weather

As the Northeast recovers from Hurricane Ida and we sit under a cloud of smoke from California wildfires—we examine the uptick in extreme and deadly weather with the University of Utah. And in the fight against COVID, several efforts underway right now, calling the state's mask mandate ban unconstitutional. We'll talk with attorney Greg Skordas about one lawsuit. And the last year and a half has been seemingly a battle between politicians and medical professionals and scientists. Representative and doctor Suzanne Harrison joins us.
1 year ago

KSL+: Looking back at long term impacts of 9/11

All this week, KSL has been examining the lasting impacts of 9/11 as we approach the 20th anniversary. On KSL+ we dive deeper into the missed opportunities that may have kept us from the great divide we experiencing today
1 year ago

Intermountain Healthcare offers hospital-level care from home for stabilized COVID-19 patients

As ICU beds reach max capacity with yet another rise in COVID-19 cases, Intermountain Healthcare is looking for additional ways to take care of sick patients. A new program born during the pandemic utilizes technology to allow some patients the luxury of recovering from the comfort of their home.
1 year ago

Man goes home after 223 days in hospital with COVID-19

A Salt Lake City man who spent 223 days hospitalized with COVID-19 is celebrating his recovery tonight.
1 year ago

KSL+: Efforts to end mask mandate bans

Families and the feds both pushing back on Utah's law, banning state-wide mask mandates in schools. Many worry now that the law discriminates against kids with disabilities.
1 year ago

Sit-down with Sen. Romney; new candidate in historically contested 4th Congressional District

This week, we sit down with Sen. Mitt Romney to discuss some of the biggest challenges our country is facing right now—crumbling infrastructure and the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Plus, the first of the GOP challengers for the Congressional seat in the highly competitive 4th district, Jake Hunsaker joins us.
1 year ago

Utah preparing for influx of Afghan refugees; federal delegation discusses implications of troop withdrawal

This week on Sunday Edition with Doug Wright, we’re taking a deep dive into the current crisis in Afghanistan. Rep. Chris Stewart joins us to discuss political implications of the fall of the Afghan government. Sen. Mike Lee explains what his office is doing to evacuate U.S. citizens. And we look at how Utah is preparing for a possible influx of refugees.
1 year ago

Kaysville looks to hire full-time therapist to help law enforcement

Kaysville is looking to hire a therapist that will help law enforcement officers deal with the unique stress of their jobs and help them better respond to people in crisis.
1 year ago

‘We’re in a crisis’: Utah’s ICU beds above functionally full level

The Utah Hospital Association said the state’s health care system is once again in a crisis situation as intensive care units fill up with sick COVID-19 patients.
1 year ago