Ashley Fredde

'We have to do better': Policymakers, advocates call for better support of maternal mental health

'We have to do better': Policymakers, advocates call for better support of maternal mental health

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 19 - 8:21 a.m.

State leaders called for better support and policies for maternal mental health Tuesday as almost half of Utah mothers report mental health symptoms before, during or after pregnancy.
Experts spell out do's and don'ts for parents amid baby formula shortage

Experts spell out do's and don'ts for parents amid baby formula shortage

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 5:13 p.m.

University of Utah Health experts addressed growing concerns Tuesday amid the shortage of baby formula, leaving parents frantically trying to provide for their children's nutritional needs.
Ogden domestic violence shelter calling for more housing amid increased need

Ogden domestic violence shelter calling for more housing amid increased need

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 9:00 a.m.

The YCC Family Crisis Center in Ogden has been a place of refuge for individuals or families experiencing domestic or sexual violence for 76 years. Now, some are being turned away.
Man arrested in fatal stabbing in Salt Lake City

Man arrested in fatal stabbing in Salt Lake City

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 5:42 p.m.

Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal stabbing on State Street on Saturday in Salt Lake City.
West Jordan man stabbed stranger in 'senseless attack,' police say

West Jordan man stabbed stranger in 'senseless attack,' police say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14 - 5:37 p.m.

A West Jordan man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stabbing a man he didn't know, leaving him hospitalized in serious condition, police said.
Man struck, killed in auto pedestrian crash in Ogden

Man struck, killed in auto pedestrian crash in Ogden

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14 - 8:58 a.m.

A man died Friday night after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Ogden.
Utah moms spending 'all day, every day' in search of infant formula some can't even afford

Utah moms spending 'all day, every day' in search of infant formula some can't even afford

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 12 - 9:07 a.m.

Traveling from store to store to stare at empty shelves, scouring Facebook groups and spending hours on the phone every day has become a part of many parents' lives nationwide. It's no different for Utah parents who are also desperate to find infant formula.
Native American-owned health care entity expands services into addiction recovery

Native American-owned health care entity expands services into addiction recovery

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11 - 10:04 a.m.

Sacred Circle Healthcare is about to celebrate the opening of its new Dommu Ghani Recovery Clinic, which will work to provide Native Americans with addiction recovery services centered on both traditional and Western practices.
National Day of Remembrance: Native community gathers to grieve missing, murdered relatives

National Day of Remembrance: Native community gathers to grieve missing, murdered relatives

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5 - 10:58 p.m.

In 2021, there were 5,203 missing Indigenous girls and women, according to the FBI's National Crime Information Center. Their rate of disappearance is nearly three times their estimated share of the national population.
Utah Clean Energy unveils Climate Innovation Center, tools for net-zero buildings

Utah Clean Energy unveils Climate Innovation Center, tools for net-zero buildings

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4 - 8:06 a.m.

Utah Clean Energy unveiled plans for the Climate Innovation Center in downtown Salt Lake City with the over 70-year-old building looming in the background on Tuesday.
Abortion rights advocates at Utah rally, pledge to fight after leaked Supreme Court draft opinion

Abortion rights advocates at Utah rally, pledge to fight after leaked Supreme Court draft opinion

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3 - 10:28 p.m.

Hundreds of abortion rights advocates gathered at the Utah Capitol steps with rushed picket signs and posters Tuesday evening.
Employees at 2nd Utah Starbucks announce plans to unionize

Employees at 2nd Utah Starbucks announce plans to unionize

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3 - 7:11 p.m.

As Kat Howard watched several Starbucks stores unionize, it seemed like a distant possibility for any Utah Starbucks store.
1 dead, 2 others critically injured in separate stabbing incidents in West Valley

1 dead, 2 others critically injured in separate stabbing incidents in West Valley

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1 - 9:03 a.m.

One man is dead and two others are critically injured after two separate stabbings and a shooting overnight in West Valley, police said.
'The fabric of neighborhoods': Independent bookstores emphasize shopping local

'The fabric of neighborhoods': Independent bookstores emphasize shopping local

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 1:38 p.m.

King's English Bookshop's outside exterior is much like the adage 'don't judge a book by its cover.'
'Notorious motel' in Salt Lake City experiences new life as affordable apartments

'Notorious motel' in Salt Lake City experiences new life as affordable apartments

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 28 - 11:05 a.m.

With the swift cut of a bright-red ribbon, the transition of a crime-ridden motel into a newly remodeled affordable housing complex in Salt Lake City was complete.
'We need to do better': Utah leaders, advocates call for better support for sexual assault victims

'We need to do better': Utah leaders, advocates call for better support for sexual assault victims

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 27 - 7:01 p.m.

Leaders, law enforcement, advocates and survivors gathered Wednesday for "Denim Day," a day of action held on the last Wednesday of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
4 dead in plane crash outside of Cedar City, officials say

4 dead in plane crash outside of Cedar City, officials say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 4:46 p.m.

Four people in a small plane died after it crashed Saturday evening near Cedar City, according to Iron County Sheriff's Office.
2 deputies in marked patrol car hit by a semi-truck

2 deputies in marked patrol car hit by a semi-truck

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 9:23 a.m.

Two Washington County police deputies were transported to the hospital after their vehicle was struck while assisting in a lane closure on Saturday.
Utah clinics rejoin Title X federal family planning program after Trump administration rule change

Utah clinics rejoin Title X federal family planning program after Trump administration rule change

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 9:35 p.m.

The return comes after President Joe Biden rolled back the 2019 rule that prohibited Title X grantees from referring patients for abortion, except in cases of rape, incest or medical emergency. The Title X program provides low-income women with contraceptives, STD screenings and other services.
'Only the beginning': Medical team, family celebrate Utah's first in utero surgery

'Only the beginning': Medical team, family celebrate Utah's first in utero surgery

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 8:04 p.m.

Abigail Keyworth was the recipient of the first in utero fetal surgery in Utah. The now 11-month-old reunited with her caregivers Wednesday to celebrate the anniversary of her surgery.
Salt Lake City receives over $300K to house human trafficking survivors

Salt Lake City receives over $300K to house human trafficking survivors

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 6:19 a.m.

The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City is one of nine nationwide to receive special congressional funding to expand and fully launch its initiative to house survivors of human trafficking.
'Know that we believe you': Utah advocates, sex assault survivors honored

'Know that we believe you': Utah advocates, sex assault survivors honored

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 6 - 8:34 p.m.

Utah's Start by Believing Day was celebrated Wednesday. It's designed to facilitate conversations surrounding sexual assault policies and recognize those making a difference.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts school programs manager awarded museum educator of the year

Utah Museum of Fine Arts school programs manager awarded museum educator of the year

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted March 31 - 8:41 a.m.

Katie Seastrand was hired by the museum to travel and teach in classrooms throughout Utah, but her work was reenvisioned as COVID-19 complicated things.
Utah Jazz unveil new mural, sports court at YWCA Utah

Utah Jazz unveil new mural, sports court at YWCA Utah

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 9:51 p.m.

The only thing brighter than the new, shiny maple-colored floors in the YWCA Utah sports court Friday were the smiles of the program's children after the unveiling of an updated sports court and a new mural at the YWCA Utah gym in Salt Lake City.
University of Utah Health hospitals awarded 'LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader' designation

University of Utah Health hospitals awarded 'LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader' designation

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 9:20 p.m.

The index is considered one of the nation's foremost benchmarking surveys of a healthcare facility's practices and policies regarding LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees