Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Former Gov. Herbert to serve on national education board

Former Gov. Herbert to serve on national education board

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 6:29 p.m.

Former Utah Gov. Gary Herbert will serve as a member of the National Assessment Governing Board, filling an open post on the board available for a Republican governor.
Seat belt use across Utah hits 5-year low

Seat belt use across Utah hits 5-year low

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 8:35 a.m.

The Utah Highway Patrol announced this week that seat belt use is at a five-year low. With more people taking to the roads for the holiday, UHP reminds all drivers to buckle up.
Parleys Canyon reseeding effort begins following August fire

Parleys Canyon reseeding effort begins following August fire

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 8:16 a.m.

A fire in Parleys Canyon in August burned more than 600 acres and forced many homeowners to evacuate. Now, crews from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources have begun reseeding efforts to address the damage done by the fire.
President M. Russell Ballard dedicates Pocatello Idaho Temple

President M. Russell Ballard dedicates Pocatello Idaho Temple

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 8 - 4:06 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints added the Pocatello Idaho Temple to its growing number of sacred edifices on Sunday in three dedicatory sessions.
2 missing women traveling to Utah are found, 1 dead

2 missing women traveling to Utah are found, 1 dead

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 9:07 a.m.

Authorities from Kootenai County, Idaho, announced Saturday evening two missing women from Oregon were found in the Panhandle National Forest in Idaho.
Officials searching for hiker missing at Zion National Park since Tuesday

Officials searching for hiker missing at Zion National Park since Tuesday

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 10:34 p.m.

Officials at Zion National Park continued their search Friday for a missing hiker.
Drivers beware: UDOT plans for closures, detours on I-80

Drivers beware: UDOT plans for closures, detours on I-80

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 11:04 a.m.

Motorists expecting to travel on I-80 over the next week in Salt Lake and Summit counties should plan ahead to avoid significant delays.
Unhappy trails: Trail signs are missing from the Foothills Natural Area

Unhappy trails: Trail signs are missing from the Foothills Natural Area

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 10:27 p.m.

The Salt Lake City Public Lands Department is seeking the public's assistance in the recovery of 30 wayfinding and trail designation signs.
Keeping visitors and wildlife safe at national parks

Keeping visitors and wildlife safe at national parks

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Aug. 29 - 7:15 a.m.

When it comes to visiting a National Park, most visitors have an interest in seeing wildlife. And when that moment arrives, the rush of adrenaline can often get the best of some people.
UDOT to close I-15 northbound in Clearfield Monday night

UDOT to close I-15 northbound in Clearfield Monday night

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Aug. 23 - 9:04 a.m.

The northbound lanes of I-15 through Clearfield will be closed Monday night as the Utah Department of Transportation continues work on the I-15 Express Lanes project.
Utah DWR names second-generation employee as new director

Utah DWR names second-generation employee as new director

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Aug. 20 - 8:29 p.m.

Justin "J" Shirley has been named the new director for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Virtual elementary school coming to Salt Lake City School District

Virtual elementary school coming to Salt Lake City School District

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 23 - 9:55 p.m.

The Salt Lake City School District will provide a virtual elementary school option this fall for students in grades K-6.