University of Utah inaugurates Ruth Watkins, its 16th — and first woman — president
University of Utah President Ruth Watkins was inaugurated the 16th leader of the state’s flagship institution Friday afternoon during a ceremony in Kingsbury Hall.
The Associated Press | Posted Sep 21st - 5:13pm
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat from the prior month, registering at 3.1 percent in August — No. 13 in the U.S. Nationally, the jobless rate was also stable from the previous month registering at at 3.9 percent.
Aley Davis, KSL TV | Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm
Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 3:35pm
A West Valley police officer who shot and killed a 20-year-old man holding a screwdriver inside a garage will not be criminally prosecuted.
KSL.com | Posted Sep 21st - 1:14pm
Utah's Hogle Zoo on Friday introduced it's newest addition — Georgetta the giraffe. The 150-pound bundle of joy was born at 3:33 a.m. Monday.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Sep 21st - 12:53pm
A new visualization Friday that shows how the Pole Creek Fire grew since it sparked by lightning Sept. 6.
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV | Posted Sep 21st - 12:48pm
Of all the weeks Chris Hermansen has worked in his life, this past one just might be his toughest yet. He’s the owner of the Elk Ridge Assisted Living facility in Utah County.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Sep 21st - 12:14pm
One of three men charged in connection with a shooting at a club that injured three people earlier this month was arrested Wednesday, while two others remain at large.
Spencer Ricks, St. George News | Posted Sep 21st - 11:16am
Ivins residents like Chris Haddad and Regina Roper moved to the small Southern Utah city to enjoy the peaceful vistas and starry skies, but as of late, they’re fighting a proposed resort with over 100 total buildings, including two hotels and many rental homes that they say would threaten their quiet way of life.
Senators call for audit of DSU as ‘concerned faculty’ seek investigation into violation of academic freedom
Joseph Witham, St. George News | Posted Sep 21st - 11:00am
Faculty at DSU and a group of Utah state senators are seeking an investigation into the school’s administration for the termination of tenured professors.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 10:47am
Jeremy Edwin Richards says he'll serve whatever time the Board of Pardons and Parole decides is best. But Richards believes after 19 years in the Utah State Prison, he has changed and is ready to be a productive member of society again.
The Associated Press | Posted Sep 21st - 9:00am
The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month.
Ashley Imlay, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 8:21am
The 100,000-square-foot expansion would extend from the north end of the Huntsman Cancer Institute's existing buildings, officials said, adding up to 50 new inpatient rooms and workspace for doctors.
The Associated Press | Posted Sep 21st - 7:45am
Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids.
Mike Anderson, KSL TV | Posted Sep 21st - 7:17am
Michael Conrad, a junior at Taylorsville High School, was excited to get an invitation to the homecoming dance from a cheerleader, but saddened to later learn it was a fake – a prank, placed by a bully.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 7:08am
A judge has agreed to transfer out of Iron County the case against a Taylorsville man charged with accidentally starting the 71,000-acre Brian Head wildfire last year.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 6:45am
A Salt Lake man was charged Thursday with driving away and abandoning his vehicle after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk one year ago.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Sep 20th - 10:21pm
Two taxi companies have closed in the northern Wasatch Front in the past month.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 9:50pm
Many who are displaced in Utah County are receiving support — whether it's housing, meals, or other assistance — from those just outside the evacuation zone instead of the Red Cross.
Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted Sep 20th - 8:49pm
Brigham Young University’s law school just admitted its first predominantly female class, and both religion and politics may have something to do with it.
Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 8:15pm
A Utah real estate investor accused of running a $100 million Ponzi scheme faces prison time after a federal jury found him guilty Thursday of 15 fraud charges.
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