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Small-town teacher shares life-changing lesson with students

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 20th - 10:55pm

A class assignment unlike any you'll find in a textbook has made a huge difference in a small Utah school. A third-grade teacher taught a lesson far beyond reading, writing or math — one that's changing her the lives of her students.

1 year after baby’s death, Utah mom donates memorial boxes to hospitals

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 20th - 11:27am

On the anniversary of her infant daughter’s death, Nicole Ashley-Rhodes delivered memorial boxes to local hospitals, and hopes they help other parents who are similarly grieving to heal.

'Thankfully I was there:' Deputy rescues woman, baby from flood

Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  |  Posted  May 19th - 9:09am

A Texas deputy went "Tarzan" and pulled a woman and her baby out of a river after flood waters swept their car off the road in San Antonio.

Teens learn to box at South Salt Lake after-school program

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 18th - 12:58pm

Due to after-school programs, juvenile crime is down in South Salt Lake, according to officer Jerry Silva with the South Salt Lake Police Department.

Nonprofit loans prom dresses for free

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 17th - 1:01pm

Rather than forking over an arm and a leg to pay for a high school prom dress, teenage girls can borrow them free of charge from a new nonprofit organization.

Make Your Week: Uplifting stories to improve Monday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 16th - 9:07am

Although it's common to read tragic and crime-related stories in the news, strives to find the good in the world and share those stories with our readers.

Teen Hero 12 contest awards girls for starting charity, speaking out about bullying

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 13th - 11:31am

Teenagers in Utah are being recognized for doing great things, and their rewards are big.

Utah-based app makes donating 'easier than throwing it away'

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 12th - 9:01am

A recently developed app called Giveit pairs Utahns’ discarded items with nonprofit organizations that need them.

Couple honors late daughter by giving more than $100K to families battling cancer

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  May 12th - 8:01am

A California couple who lost their baby daughter to cancer are honoring her memory by giving more than $100,000 to charity.

BYU alums create humorous infertility announcements

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 11th - 12:35pm

For many Utahns, pregnancy announcements show up somewhat regularly on social media, and many of them tend to be pretty creative.

Alex Boye surprises mother battling cancer

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted  May 11th - 9:02am

YouTube star Alex Boye is in east Idaho this week, and when he heard about Jenny Bess, he decided to pay her a visit.

Have You Seen This? 2-year-old boy falls in love with Snow White

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  May 10th - 1:13pm

This adorable 2-year-old boy, Jack Jack, falls madly in love with Snow White at Disneyland. The video is cute, but try to hold onto your emotions when you find out the whole story.

Utah woman visits 50 LDS temples by 50th birthday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 10th - 10:54am

A couple of weeks before turning 50, Annette Christensen accomplished her goal of visiting 50 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before her 50th birthday.

Bride cancels wedding over prenup, throws party for needy kids

Lorenzo Ferrigno, CNN  |  Posted  May 10th - 7:06am

Yiru Sun had made all the arrangements for her special wedding day: the food, a DJ, a swanky venue reserved in New York City's Upper East Side.

Make Your Week: 3 feel-good stories

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 9th - 9:38am

Amidst impatient drivers, bullies at school and condescending coworkers, there are people whose kindness touches the hearts of those they serve so much that their stories reach the internet.

Salt Lake City Mission showers moms with flowers, gifts and kindness

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 8th - 7:31pm

Salt Lake City Mission showered moms with flowers, gifts and kindness Sunday at its second-annual Mother's Day celebration. The event also included lunch, a church service and an opportunity for moms to relax with their children.

Community reaches out to help people displaced by Millcreek apartment complex fire

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 7th - 8:50am

The day after a large fire burned two units of the Monaco Apartments in Millcreek, displaced residents were attempting to figure out their next moves with the help of friends, community organizations and apartment managers.

Good Samaritans rescue man from S.R. 201 car fire

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  May 6th - 9:15pm

A group of strangers jumped into action Thursday afternoon and pulled a man from a burning car. Utah Highway Patrol officials say the man would have died without the quick thinking of those driving by.

LDS missionary lives with mom’s liver

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 6th - 9:01am

A man who was born with a terminal liver disease is now serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, thanks to his mom.

Man with paralysis travels to Utah to rappel more than 150 feet

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 5th - 9:01am

About 14 years after suffering his first of two neck breaks, Nathan Ogden rappelled down a more than 150-foot drop as a quadriplegic.