With parents in tow, thousands of toddlers flooded Wheeler Historic Farm’s 75 acres Saturday morning for FarmFest, the park’s annual summer kickoff celebration.
Medical professionals and computer scientists from more than 40 countries are showcasing their work at the 11th annual International Meeting for Autism Research at the Grand America Hotel this weekend.
More than 30 Utah businesses, nonprofits and government agencies pledged their support for the Women’s Leadership Institute and its ElevateHER challenge at the institute’s official launch Thursday afternoon.
Utah’s recently formed Women’s Leadership Institute will issue its first official corporate challenge this week.
Officials on Friday suspended their search for the black bear disturbing Park City as the bear is believed to be moving south.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is redoubling efforts in Park City following another rash of reported bear sightings.
World War II veteran Sgt. Robert Ord, 90, returned home to Magna Wednesday following a 10-day trip through Germany and France. A mayor in France honored him with a medal and his family gave him the hero’s welcome he never received after the war.
In honor of mothers, the Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity is celebrating Women’s Build Week, an initiative to include more women in the nonprofit organization’s community construction projects.
Nearly 40 YWCA after-school program enrollees participated in an all-expenses-paid Mother’s Day shopping spree Monday, courtesy of Women’s Edge, a new resource group for women who are employees of Smith’s.
After years of dedicated service, 11 outstanding educators will receive Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education this month.
Bonneville Junior High history teacher Rosemary Jacklin’s class was interrupted by philanthropist Karen Huntsman, who stunned Jacklin with the news that she had been awarded a prestigious Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education.
The Cache County Child and Family Support Center’s sixth annual “Steppin’ Up for Children” event used 327 pairs of shoes to represent the 327 substantiated cases of child abuse filed in Cache County last year.
After spending nearly three days stranded in the rubble of Kathmandu, seven Utah travelers returned home from Nepal on Monday afternoon. They are the first Utahns to return following the quake.
A joint campaign against underage drinking by the Sandy mayor’s office, police and ParentsEmpowered.org, an outreach arm of the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, targets parents and other adults who provide alcohol to minors.
Veteran Eugene Ward, 83, known to the children of Redwood Elementary School as “Mr. Gene,” is a regular volunteer in the classroom of first-grade teacher Marta Welch. He has been teaching children to read for the past year.
Hundreds of Utah’s faithful convened Saturday for an “interactive preview” of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions, which Salt Lake City will host this October.
The thesis project of 12 University of Utah graduate students, a net neutrality-themed video game, has amassed more than 82,000 downloads and 500 reviews in a week.
Volunteers with Intermountain Donor Services commemorated National Donate Life month on Friday by planting 123 flowers in the gardens surrounding the Celebration of Life Donor Monument, representing the 123,000 Americans waiting for a transplant.
117 Utah veterans of the Korean War were named “Ambassadors for Peace” by the South Korean government on Thursday in a ceremony at the Central Utah Veterans Home in Payson.
In keeping with its recent focus on supporting survivors of sexual violence, the West Valley City Police Department opened a “soft” interview room specifically for survivors this week.
Orem pediatrician Matthew Cornish just returned from 10 days of voluntary medical service in the recently-devastated nation of Vanuatu, a tightly-knit group of 83 Pacific islands.
Utah Valley University’s Engineering Technology Fair, a joint effort between three of the university’s engineering programs, gives graduating students one last chance to show off their skills.
The AAA Foundation, a prominent traffic safety nonprofit organization, recently released the first year of data collected in its long-term survey of American driving habits.
The Arrive Alive Tour visited the University of Utah on Monday to give students a hands-on lesson in the risks of texting or drinking while driving. The national prevention campaign uses a simulator to demonstrate distractions.
The Utah Veterans Administration solemnized the 73rd anniversary of the infamous Bataan Death March on Friday afternoon with a luncheon honoring Utah’s prisoners of war.
Wes Orton, a senior at Innovations Early College High School, has been named the state’s top high school volunteer for his work with schoolchildren on the Navajo reservation in southeastern Utah.
Community leaders recognized and thanked Utah’s 6,900 national service volunteers on Tuesday, during the Corporation for National Community Service’s third annual County/Mayors Day of National Service Recognition.
After finding no significant differences between the cognitive functioning of pregnant and post-partum women and that of non-pregnant women, neuroscientists at BYU recently released a study declaring “pregnancy brain” a myth.
A spectator was struck and killed while taking photographs of a vehicle rock racing event Saturday afternoon in the Black Ridge area of San Juan County.
Police are searching for a man who allegedly hit a Shopko employee with his car while stealing a pair of Nike athletic shoes.