Utah earned a C- for its family medical leave and breast-feeding accommodations in a study by the National Partnership for Women and Families. The study compares each state’s policies with the federal Family Medical Leave Act.
Canyons School District launched a new initiative to help raise student graduation rates. The initiative kicked off with a seven-week boot camp for ninth-grade students prepping for their first year at Hillcrest High School.
More than 100 veterans gathered Tuesday at the Utah Valley Convention Center to seek employment through networking and applying for jobs at a Hero2Hired job fair.
Hikers were evacuated from the Ensign Peak trailhead after a grass fire began around 6 p.m. Saturday.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children of Utah County has been awarded the Loving Support Awards of Excellence for WIC mothers as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National WIC Breastfeeding Week.
A summerlong art project designed to bring beauty and a sense of community pride in West Valley City was showcased Thursday morning.
A demo electric battery-powered bus made its way to Utah, representing the five buses that will be purchased by Utah Transit Authority with a $5.4 million low- or no-emission vehicle deployment grant from the Federal Transit Administration.
Kevin Otteson was awarded Friday for driving his semitrailer over 2 million miles, completely accident free.
Critically ill children at Primary Children’s Hospital were visited Thursday by international artist Luis Sottil as part of his Hearts of Hope project.
Latinos in Action student leaders attended a leadership training boot camp Monday and Tuesday at Camp Tracy in Millcreek Canyon.
A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale and the person who shot him was in custody, police said.
A man died after falling 70 feet rock climbing with friends on Monday in Rock Canyon.
A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a truck while she was crossing at a Bountiful intersection.
Studies show that women’s consumption of social media can be directly associated with negative body image and eating disorders. Experts say one solution is to simply cut back on some social media exposure.
A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city.
On Tuesday, city administrators finally granted up to $35,000 in funding for deer removal after a more than two-hour discussion among City Council members and Provo residents.
Sixty-six girls participating in a Girls Go Digital summer camp, hosted by Junior Achievement, met together Monday and Tuesday to learn about computers, programming, technology and design.
World-renowned Irish sculptors built a replica of Utah’s Delicate Arch and a beehive to raise awareness about sugar overconsumption in the state.
Springville officials are working hard to finalize plans by Sept. 1 for an $18 million new city aquatic center to be ready for construction beginning in October of this year.
Emerald ash borers are infesting states across the country and are on their way to Utah. But a recent BYU study may have found a way to eliminate the problematic pests.
About 20 students in fifth through eighth grades in the Duchesne and Uintah school districts visited the University of Utah on Wednesday afternoon to explore the campus and participate in a dissection of a cow heart.
To combat underage drinking, a Utah Latino coalition has joined with Parents Empowered for the first time to launch an initiative informing parents of the harmful effects.
In honor of national “Cheer Up the Lonely Day” Monday, senior citizens gathered at Pioneer Park to bring water and cold treats to the homeless community in downtown Salt Lake City.
At age 66, Carol Masheter became the oldest women to reach the seven highest summits in each continent. Now 69, she told her story to a group of senior citizens this week, inspiring them to stay active through continued activity.
In an effort to revamp fraud protection throughout the state, the Utah Department of Public Safety’s Driver License Division is now issuing newly designed drivers’ licenses and identification cards with enhanced security.
A 65-year-old Pleasant Grove woman died in an ATV crash while traveling down a steep hill in Cottonwood Canyon on the road to the Indian Creek Campground, police say.
Sparks from a train ignited a wildfire in Weber Canyon on Monday, forcing lane closures on I-84 near mile marker 90. The closure backed up westbound traffic to mile marker 94, officials with the Utah Highway Patrol said.
Provo officials hosted a town hall meeting this week and discussed plans to increase the number of retailers in the city through upgrading four existing shopping centers.
In preparation for the Fourth of July weekend, Utahns honored their heroes and gave back to the community Friday at two Red Cross blood drives in Salt Lake City and West Jordan.
Restrictions on when, where and how fireworks are used vary from city to city, but state fire officials say there are several common-sense guidelines residents along the Wasatch Front can follow to help prevent wildfires.