A man from Roosevelt died while climbing Bridal Veil Falls on Saturday evening, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office said.
In her obituary, Shawna Wright’s family blamed failures in Utah’s mental health system for her death “alone on the streets” amid Fourth of July heat while she was in mental crisis.
The president of the Utah NAACP chapter became the latest to denounce the controversial stance taken by Black Lives Matter Utah that the American flag is a “symbol of hatred” and anyone who flies it is a racist.
Loss of coverage came after the federal government reversed a decision allowing CHIP cases to remain open and suspend premiums due to the pandemic, advisory committee says. Families can still get the health care coverage back but need to reapply as soon as possible.
The Rainbow March and Rally began at the state Capitol before attendees marched through the streets of downtown Salt Lake City. Organized by the Utah Pride Center, marchers carried a 200-foot pride flag as they walked underneath rainbow-colored balloon arches set up along State Street.
The Utah County Sheriff’s Office and Saratoga Springs Police Department responded and found a suicidal man in a garage attempting to self-harm with carbon monoxide, according to Utah County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Spencer Canon.