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Mother and son graduate from BYU on the same day

Mary Richards  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:09pm

BYU’s convocation ceremonies today included a special moment for one family — a mother and youngest son walked across the stage at the same time.

Clearfield boys caught on camera doing the right thing

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:40pm

It seems like surveillance cameras capture just about everything these days; usually showing people at their worst. However, sometimes it has the ability to capture people at their very best.

Midvale man gets new kidney from sister-in-law

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:45pm

Organ donation saves lives and changes lives.

'House on Mango Street' author tells Salt Lake elementary students to 'dream big'

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 4:02pm

Author and National Medal of Arts recipient Sandra Cisneros told fifth-graders at Mountain View Elementary School that they live in a momentous time, but achieving their dreams will take much effort.

Eagle Mountain boy's elaborate scheme for more video game time goes viral

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:54am

Every child wishes to get the ultimate pass to play more video games, and one Utah boy’s attempt to persuade his parents to let him game more has gone viral.

Northern Utah community comes together for teen with special needs

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:37pm

Utah's biking community came together Tuesday to help a 17-year-old boy with autism reach his goal of competing on his high school's mountain biking team.

Snow College students engineer service project to help neighbors

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:37pm

Many college students are cramming for finals right now, but a few students at Snow College took a break to help their neighbors. They adopted a mobile home park in the community that was in serious need of attention.

Music brings 2 families together in twist of fate

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:00pm

After forming a band together, two Utahns realized both their families had been affected by the same rare form of leukemia. After suffering the worst that could happen, the two have created music to help raise money for a cure.

Provo group donating beds to help make refugees feel at home

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:56pm

A family in Provo is sleeping a little better tonight after a big donation from a group who is helping to make refugees feel at home.

Seniors share time, experience as Head Start volunteers

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:45pm

On Monday, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams encouraged senior citizens in the community to join the county's Senior Corps, where they can participate in programs such as Foster Grandparents, Meals on Wheels and even ride-sharing.

Make Your Week: Strangers pay for each other’s lunch, other feel-good stories

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:56am

With overcast skies and rain in the forecast, some may be feeling the Monday blues a bit more than usual.

Volunteers, Fidelity employees help revitalize Utah's oldest school

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:21pm

Volunteers with local Fidelity Investments firms worked Saturday to enhance the environment at West High School, the oldest public high school in the state of Utah.

Woman decorates yard with hundreds of stuffed animals, honors late pet pig

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:07pm

If homes are judged by their character, this house has plenty – as in, plenty of characters...

Cedar City father of 11 gains internet fame for ‘peeing his pants’

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 6:27pm

A father of 11 and associate professor at Southern Utah University has been lauded by the internet for his parenting skills because of how he handled the call that his daughter peed her pants during school last week.

Ohio man turns in $14K found on side of road

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:21am

An Ohio man says he was trying to set a good example for his children when he turned in $14,000 he found on the side of the road.

Community steps up to save jobs following Ogden warehouse fire

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 10:29pm

When the EnableUtah paper shredding facility in Ogden went up in flames six weeks ago, a quick recovery didn't seem possible. But Weber County residents and business owners stepped up to help save the employees' jobs.

Make Your Week: Helping others go to prom, building a school in Mexico

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 11:41am

If going back to work after the beautiful Easter weekend was rough for you, you are not alone.

Utah sculptor's art mimics tragic turn in his own life

Emily Havens, The Spectrum Via AP  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 9:15pm

Each and every one of the thousands of art pieces Matt Clark has sculpted has at least one recycled, broken piece of scrap metal.

New technology gives doctors a better look at prostate cancer

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 5:13pm

New technology at the Huntsman Cancer Institute is providing new hope for a diagnosis for men undergoing repeated prostate biopsies.

Construction worker helps put out Eagle Mountain brush fire

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Apr 15th - 10:31pm

A construction worker with a water truck helped Unified Fire Department firefighters get a brush fire extinguished quickly in Eagle Mountain Saturday afternoon.