Pollution levels have SLC officials concerned
By PaulNelson at 02/10/2016 5:58 pm
Officials within the Salt Lake City Mayor's Office say their anti-idling ordinance needs to be followed especially closely on days like today.
IRS raids offices allegedly tied to polygamous Kingston family
By PaulNelson at 02/10/2016 5:11 pm
Federal agents remain very tight-lipped over what they're searching for, but, several offices were reportedly raided all at once.
Sheriff creating emergency unit to nab escaped parolees
By kslpetersamore at 02/10/2016 12:33 pm
He doesn't want to "cast stones," but Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder is taking matters into his own hands to capture escaped parolees from one state halfway house.
Wanted felon raises questions about halfway house safety
By kslpetersamore at 02/10/2016 8:09 am
The felon who walked away from a Salt Lake facility is the third in a month. Another one of them killed a Unified Police officer last month.
Poll: Move homeless shelters out of downtown
By kslpetersamore at 02/10/2016 8:07 am
Most Utahns of all political and religious stripes want Salt Lake’s homeless shelters and services to be more widespread.
Utah legislative committee to consider removing hygiene tax
By kslmrichards at 02/10/2016 6:45 am
Some other countries agree the products should not be taxed like a luxury.
Bill moves forward to study electronic driver licenses in Utah
By kslmrichards at 02/10/2016 6:42 am
The feasibility study will look at whether Utahns could have their license on their smartphone.
U of U professor is fighting sentence he handed down
By PaulNelson at 02/09/2016 6:26 pm
It's not every day you see a former federal judge asking the President to commute a sentence that he imposed, but a University of Utah law professor is doing just that. He's written a letter to President Obama asking him to let a convicted drug dealer be released.
Air pollution relatively low, until now
By PaulNelson at 02/09/2016 6:15 pm
Environmental officials say the skies haven't been this dirty for a while. But, even though we haven't seen as bad of an inversion as we have in years past, some people still need to be aware of potential problems.
The somewhat infamous Vermin Supreme
By smith.cassie at 02/09/2016 11:50 am
"Each and every American will be fully employed, picking up pony poop and composting .... The road to Ponytopia will not be easy. There will be hardships. There will be sacrifices. Not all of us will make it." Doug Wright interviews Vermin Supreme in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Dispatchers now taking text messages for help
By kslpetersamore at 02/09/2016 11:33 am
Got an emergency that you cannot call in? Now, along the Wasatch Front, you can text 911 for that.
Cold and flu season could be worse in Utah
By kslmrichards at 02/09/2016 6:46 am
As we slog through another long cold winter, many of us are having problems with the winter sniffles, including colds, viruses and even the flu. KSL Newsradio's Mark Jackson reports.
Lobbyist group considers suing Utah over 'inadequate' school funding
By kslmrichards at 02/09/2016 6:42 am
It's never enough money for the Alliance for a Better Utah.
National Park Service says maintenance backlog cost increasing
By kslmrichards at 02/09/2016 6:18 am
Utah's costs are at 292.5 million dollars.
Concerns over low gas prices and air quality
By PaulNelson at 02/08/2016 6:24 pm
While all drivers love paying less at the gas pump, some clean air advocates say cheaper gas will translate to more drivers on the roads.
Hearing on medicaid expansion in Utah
By kslmrichards at 02/08/2016 11:28 am
A Utah legislative committee trying to figure out where the money should go heard emotional testimony on medicaid expansion Monday morning.
Dr. Hiatt: eat protein, exercise to keep muscle while losing weight
By KSLbbruce at 02/08/2016 10:20 am
If you're looking at the scale the day after the Super Bowl and wondering how to lose weight without losing muscle, we've got what you need to know. Regence Blue Cross Executive Medical Director Mark Hiatt explains with Brian and Amanda on Utah's Morning News. Tune in Mondays at 6:45 for his Medical Moment.
No storms mean incessant haze for northern Utah
By kslpetersamore at 02/08/2016 7:37 am
Get used to these smoggy skies... they won't go anywhere any time soon.
KSL in New Hampshire before state's big primary
By kslpetersamore at 02/08/2016 7:35 am
The Doug Wright Show talked with voters rallying for Marco Rubio after a rough week for the candidate.
Utah holding presidential caucus, not primary election
By kslmrichards at 02/08/2016 6:51 am
(Picture and more here: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865647112/Utah-holding-presidential-caucus-not-primary-election.html?pg=all)