Emma Everett

Days of '47 celebrates historic and modern pioneers

Days of '47 celebrates historic and modern pioneers

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 24 - 12:58 p.m.

Thousands set up camping chairs, canopies and air mattresses along the Days of '47 parade route Tuesday night and Wednesday to watch one of the oldest parades in the U.S.
Mennonites in Provo connect with community through doughnuts

Mennonites in Provo connect with community through doughnuts

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 2:31 p.m.

In 2012, a small group of Mennonites came to Provo to establish the Living Water Mennonite Church and Christian Ministry. Since then, they've found some unique ways to be involved in the community.
Utah man with cerebral palsy publishes children's book

Utah man with cerebral palsy publishes children's book

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 10:59 a.m.

Johnathan Aubrey, the founder and CEO of Winning Despite Obstacles, tells the story of learning how to ride a bike despite his disability in his new children's book.
Here's where to watch fireworks celebrating Pioneer Day in Utah

Here's where to watch fireworks celebrating Pioneer Day in Utah

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 9:11 a.m.

Get ready for some powerful pyrotechnics over the next week, as cities across Utah celebrate Pioneer Day.
See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 12:45 p.m.

Here is a look at numerous locales and taxing entities throughout Utah that are mulling property tax hikes as part of their proposed 2024-25 budgets.
Police seeking tips in series of overnight fires in rural Box Elder County

Police seeking tips in series of overnight fires in rural Box Elder County

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 8:03 a.m.

Recent fires on Rocky Dugway Road in Mantua, Box Elder County, have puzzled the community and damaged at least three properties.
BYU Creamery to be demolished, rebuilt

BYU Creamery to be demolished, rebuilt

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 10:32 p.m.

The Creamery on Ninth — an iconic Provo date spot, as well as a dependable campus grocer — will be demolished and rebuilt directly west of the current location.
Switchpoint receives $3.8M from Church of Jesus Christ, Walker and Miller funds

Switchpoint receives $3.8M from Church of Jesus Christ, Walker and Miller funds

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:03 p.m.

A nonprofit that combats homelessness announced $3.8 million in new funding from the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund, the Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Helmet use declines amid rising number of bike vs. vehicle collisions in Utah

Helmet use declines amid rising number of bike vs. vehicle collisions in Utah

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:03 p.m.

The relationship between cyclists and motorists can be fraught with tension and misunderstanding. Biking advocates say it's important for both parties to acknowledge responsibility in keeping roads safe.
Influencer Roblox stars, chocolate bars: Utah's crazy YouTube meet-up

Influencer Roblox stars, chocolate bars: Utah's crazy YouTube meet-up

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 8:32 p.m.

On Monday, YouTuber Steak recruited friends and fellow YouTubers Lana's Life, KreekCraft and Mr Booshot to host a meet-and-greet and give away $25,000 worth of Feastables chocolate in Salt Lake City.
Utah Valley University promotes K-12 civic education with new master's program

Utah Valley University promotes K-12 civic education with new master's program

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 7:05 p.m.

Utah Valley University's new program in constitutional government, civics and law offers two tracks — one for current or prospective K-12 teachers and another for research.
Hiking Timp? Watch out for mountain goats

Hiking Timp? Watch out for mountain goats

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 1:21 p.m.

The estimated 1,500 mountain goats in Utah can pose a threat to high-altitude hikers across the state.
'Use this time to better yourself': Women inmates plant garden at Utah State Prison

'Use this time to better yourself': Women inmates plant garden at Utah State Prison

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 7:23 p.m.

The garden at the Utah State Prison is a community space where women who have proven they can manage themselves can spend their free time.
Watch out, Utah — TikTok has some weird baby names, too

Watch out, Utah — TikTok has some weird baby names, too

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 8 - 10:03 a.m.

Baby name consultants have taken to TikTok to help parents wade through a sea of names and settle on a unique pick that reflects their personal style.
Why TikTok's 'Lost My Mind' trend matters: Insights into teens' digital footprints

Why TikTok's 'Lost My Mind' trend matters: Insights into teens' digital footprints

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 4:07 p.m.

The "I remember when I lost my mind" TikTok trend is funny — and sheds light on what it was like for young adults to grow up on social media.
'I feel violated': Some Utah artists upset about Meta AI scraping their art

'I feel violated': Some Utah artists upset about Meta AI scraping their art

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 9:10 a.m.

Meta is training its in-app artificial intelligence with copyrighted artwork. Some artists, many of whom post their work on Instagram to build a clientele and generate income, are upset.
Fighter wing to fly over 17 Utah cities for Fourth of July celebrations

Fighter wing to fly over 17 Utah cities for Fourth of July celebrations

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 11:01 a.m.

The 419th Fighter Wing will fly over 17 Utah cities Thursday morning for its annual Fourth of July Flyover.
Intermountain Health has shortest liver transplant wait times in nation, thanks to new tech

Intermountain Health has shortest liver transplant wait times in nation, thanks to new tech

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 7:01 p.m.

A new 167-pound piece of medical equipment has given Sophie Hansen, a 22-year-old Bountiful woman with an incurable liver disease, a chance to live again.
Have You Seen This? Slovenian goalkeeper blocks Cristiano Ronaldo's overtime shot

Have You Seen This? Slovenian goalkeeper blocks Cristiano Ronaldo's overtime shot

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 5:32 p.m.

Check out this crazy save from Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak, who blocked Ronaldo's free kick 104 minutes into the match. Look closely — are those tears from Ronaldo, or just a little sweat?
Here's where to watch fireworks in Utah this Fourth of July week

Here's where to watch fireworks in Utah this Fourth of July week

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 7:30 a.m.

Get ready for some powerful pyrotechnics the week of Independence Day throughout Utah.
Thousands flock to see 'magic in the sky' at Hill Air Force Base Saturday

Thousands flock to see 'magic in the sky' at Hill Air Force Base Saturday

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 29 - 7:04 p.m.

Hill Air Force Base Warriors Over the Wasatch show returned after two years, putting world-class military power on display Saturday and Sunday in Davis County.
'It's abrupt, it's sad': Weber State, University of Utah students brace for cultural center closings

'It's abrupt, it's sad': Weber State, University of Utah students brace for cultural center closings

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 29 - 12:23 p.m.

Weber State University and the University of Utah held receptions this week to mark the looming closure of cultural centers at the schools. It's a change some are sorry to see.
Americans want sustainable energy but don't want to change lifestyle, new survey finds

Americans want sustainable energy but don't want to change lifestyle, new survey finds

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 3:01 p.m.

A majority of Americans support the goal of the U.S. taking steps to become carbon neutral by 2050, a new survey finds. How they want that to be accomplished is still unclear.
Provo nonprofit highlighted for helping adults with autism live independently

Provo nonprofit highlighted for helping adults with autism live independently

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 9:11 a.m.

SenicView Academy in Provo is the subject of a new documentary highlighting the school for its work to help adults with autism live independently.
How to take public transit to get to the air show at Hill Air Force Base this weekend

How to take public transit to get to the air show at Hill Air Force Base this weekend

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 12:12 p.m.

Heading to Hill Air Force Base for the 2024 Warriors Over the Wasatch air show this weekend? The base anticipates tens of thousands of people will attend.