Recent snow storms have positive and negative consequences for farmers
By PaulNelson at 02/21/2018 6:12 pm
As northern Utah is thawing out from this week's storms, weather watchers and farmers are preparing for more snow that is already on its way.
Passionate pleas to eliminate/keep death penalty
By kslcleon at 02/21/2018 5:59 pm
Utah's House of Representatives will now discuss a bill that could abolish the death penalty in the state. But before a committee forwarded the legislation on to the full House today, family members of murder victims testified why they think the death sentence should go or stay. (Photo: Kristin Murphy/Deseret News)
Utah's Evangelicals honor "America's Pastor" Billy Graham
By PaulNelson at 02/21/2018 1:53 pm
The Evangelical community in Utah is looking back fondly on the life of a man who they say inspired millions of people all over the world. Billy Graham, the man known as “America’s Pastor” is dead at the age of 99. (Photo Credit: AP Photo/ Neil Redmond 2010)
Gen Xers are worried about retirement.
By KSLRikki at 02/21/2018 1:52 pm
Many Americans are concerned about being able to financially retire comfortably. Now, the latest group to have those fears is Gen X-ers.
Legislative panel approves rules for self-driving cars
By kslpetersamore at 02/21/2018 12:23 pm
A state legislative panel excitedly approved regulations for five levels of autonomous cars, but they admit they have some bugs to work out. More on HB-371: https://le.utah.gov/~2018/bills/static/HB0371.html
BYU listing campus resources for sexual assault victims and survivors
By kslmrichards at 02/21/2018 11:54 am
The Brigham Young University Instagram account outlined what people should do.
West Valley appoints its first full-time female police chief
By kslpetersamore at 02/21/2018 7:32 am
West Valley went with an insider when hiring its new police chief, who happens to be Utah’s only woman in that post. More on the story: https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900010847/west-valley-names-new-police-chief.html
President urges ban on bump stocks for guns
By kslpetersamore at 02/21/2018 7:31 am
His proposal brings mixed reaction from Utahns about effectiveness in stopping mass shootings. More on the story: https://www.ksl.com/?sid=46264850&nid=157&title=trump-urges-ban-on-gun-devices-like-bump-stocks
Judge: Man accused of assisting teen's suicide is competent
By kslmrichards at 02/21/2018 6:55 am
A Spanish Fork man accused of murder after investigators say he helped a teenager take her own life is competent to proceed to trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Utah company offering free concealed carry class for teachers, faculty
By kslmrichards at 02/21/2018 6:53 am
UtahGunExchange.com is offering a free concealed carry class and free permits to teachers, staff, administration, and students over age 18.