Shelby Lofton

Summit County asks for public’s help cutting down on noxious weeds

This spring and summer, experts say to expect to see more weeds because of the abundance of water Utah received this winter.
2 days ago

Utah historian uncovers artifacts from 1983 floods

A Utah museum curator stumbled across some intriguing artifacts from the 1983 flooding that hit Utah years ago.
4 days ago

Lehi officials warn residents to stay away from high water this Memorial Day

Officials in northern Utah are warning people to stay out of creeks, streams, and rivers this Memorial Day weekend.
5 days ago

Teen who died at pool party was ‘the calm to our storm,’ aunt says

The family of a West Bountiful teen who died after an accident at a pool party earlier this week said she always put other people first.
8 days ago

Mental health professionals encourage conversation after West Bountiful teen death

Mental health experts are asking parents to keep an eye on their children and provide support for them after traumatizing accidents.
9 days ago

American Fork golf course sinkhole stabilized after weekend collapse

City crews in American Fork have stabilized a massive sinkhole after it took part of the Fox Hollow Golf Club on Saturday.
11 days ago

Crews monitor large sinkhole at American Fork golf course

A massive sinkhole has taken over a section of an American Fork golf course Saturday afternoon.
12 days ago

Family, friends remember Spanish Fork man killed in DUI crash with honorary motorcycle ride

Hundreds of motorcyclists rode from Nephi to American Fork Saturday to honor a man killed by a suspected drunk driver.
13 days ago

South Jordan police search for person targeting, hitting animals with blow darts

Several colorful birds make their home at the Oquirrh Lake in the Daybreak neighborhood, but someone is targeting them with a dart gun, police say.
17 days ago

Utah State Prison has unique way of dealing with mosquitoes

The big move to the new Utah State Correctional Facility came with more mosquitoes in the flood plain where the prison sits.
22 days ago

Ogden employees create sandbagging machine out of spare parts

Ogden City employees have created their own sandbagging machine using pieces of playground equipment and scraps from buildings.
23 days ago

Valley Fair Mall employees recall moments leading up to shooting

Store employees speak about the terrifying moments of a shooting inside a West Valley City, Utah mall that injured one man on Monday.
24 days ago

Utahns in England celebrate King Charles’ coronation

A group of Utahns celebrated King Charles III's coronation in London, England Saturday, the country's first coronation in 70 years. 
26 days ago

Provo Canyon community concerned river will breach walls, sandbags

Residents in a small Provo Canyon community are creating their own levee in preparation for flooding.
29 days ago

Garden City digs channels to redirect snowmelt to Bear Lake

Several neighborhoods are under a state of emergency as Garden City families are working to redirect the water coming down the mountain.
30 days ago

Homeowners along South Fork Ogden River using thousands of sandbags

People living along the South Fork of the Ogden River were trying to keep the high waters from damaging their homes Tuesday as the area was under a flood warning.
1 month ago

Trenches built to hold runoff too shallow, homes in several subdivisions flood

Homeowners said they had eight feet of snow in their yards a few days ago. Today, it's half of that.
1 month ago

Summit County rivers placed on flood watch as water continues to rise

Summit County officials are keeping an eye on their rivers as the rapidly approaching warm weather is causing snow to melt quickly.
1 month ago

Utah man, 70, survives cougar attack while on a solo hike

Ray Nielsen, 70, was hiking alone Thursday afternoon when he was blindsided by a mountain lion. After a brief struggle , Nielsen threw a rock at the animal and it ran away.
1 month ago

Defective ear tags are threatening the health of Utah cattle herds

A number of veterinarians and ranchers across the state are dealing with an unusual problem, missing ear tags from bulls.
1 month ago

Several Woods Cross homes are sinking without a clear explanation

Woods Cross homeowner is wondering who and what is to blame for his sinking house, which is costing him thousands of dollars. 
1 month ago

Trails closed, damaged following house collapses in Draper

WaterPro, the water company that manages the water supply in the area where two Draper homes collapsed, addressed concerns about possible debris contaminating the watershed.
1 month ago

Sugar House Park water could rise as high as four feet, closed to vehicles

Sugar House Park was closed to vehicles Saturday as only foot and bicycle traffic was allowed throughout the week.
1 month ago

Floodwaters could bring ‘more aggressive’ type of mosquito this spring, summer

With spring around the corner, Utahns are already getting bugged by mosquitoes, and the flooding is expected to bring a lot more of them.
1 month ago