Ashley Imlay

Ashley Imlay

How Utah Children's Justice Centers powered through pandemic to help kids while others shut down

How Utah Children's Justice Centers powered through pandemic to help kids while others shut down

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 4:27pm

Children's Justice Centers in Utah changed their forensic interviewing techniques and other aspects to continue providing a service considered essential in the state.
'A new day for recycling': New $17M facility 'inspiring' to Salt Lake mayor

'A new day for recycling': New $17M facility 'inspiring' to Salt Lake mayor

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 5:35pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and other city leaders got a tour of the city's new state-of-the-art recycling facility, which uses automation to sort through the garbage.
'What do you do as a sequel?': Former Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announces his next role

'What do you do as a sequel?': Former Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announces his next role

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 4:40pm

Former Gov. Gary Herbert announced a new role as executive chairman of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce in his home county.
'It hurt me': These scams are becoming more common in Utah

'It hurt me': These scams are becoming more common in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 9:09am

A victim recalls falling for a scam that caught him at a vulnerable time. Utah police describe some of the scams everyone should be aware of.
What Jill Biden did in one of Salt Lake City's most diverse neighborhoods

What Jill Biden did in one of Salt Lake City's most diverse neighborhoods

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5th - 8:20pm

First lady Jill Biden seemed right at home Wednesday interacting with students and praising teachers at a middle school on the west side of Salt Lake City.
What the heck is a 'living building'? It's a first of its kind for Utah

What the heck is a 'living building'? It's a first of its kind for Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 2nd - 7:43am

Arch Nexus SLC, is renovating its building to become one of the Intermountain West's first "Living Buildings," one that consumes less energy than it produces and acts as a natural part of the environment.
Utah wildland firefighters getting ready for another busy season

Utah wildland firefighters getting ready for another busy season

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 29th - 8:59pm

Unified firefighters at Camp Williams practiced their wildland fire skills on Thursday ahead of what they expect will be a busy season.
'We believe you,' Utah leaders, advocates tell sex assault victims

'We believe you,' Utah leaders, advocates tell sex assault victims

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 28th - 5:06pm

Local leaders and prevention advocates on Wednesday honored "Denim Day," which is meant to protest victim-blaming during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Utah first lady Abby Cox's goal: Combating the 'empathy crisis'

Utah first lady Abby Cox's goal: Combating the 'empathy crisis'

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 27th - 4:14pm

Utah first lady Abby Cox announced her first initiative, which will focus promoting empathy through service and strengthening children throughout the state.
Current Ogden School District superintendent named as new Granite superintendent

Current Ogden School District superintendent named as new Granite superintendent

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 26th - 1:27pm

Richard Nye was announced Monday as the new superintendent for Granite School District. He will step into the position in July.
What does Gen Z want when they grow up? Similarity to their parents may surprise you

What does Gen Z want when they grow up? Similarity to their parents may surprise you

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:18am

despite beliefs that those in Gen Z might prefer a different lifestyle than that of their parents.
Dinosaur drive-thru exhibit Jurassic Quest stomps into Utah

Dinosaur drive-thru exhibit Jurassic Quest stomps into Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:32pm

Hundreds of kids came face to face with their favorite dinosaurs Friday as the exhibit lands at the USANA Amphitheatre for two weeks.
'Justice for George Floyd': Utah leaders, advocates celebrate Chauvin murder conviction

'Justice for George Floyd': Utah leaders, advocates celebrate Chauvin murder conviction

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:19pm

After a jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murder in the death of George Floyd, Utah leaders and advocates celebrated but said there was more work to be done.
Study finds 1 in 5 Weber County children face food insecurity, higher than statewide rate

Study finds 1 in 5 Weber County children face food insecurity, higher than statewide rate

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:34pm

A first-of-its-kind study in Weber County found that food insecurity in the area has increased since 2018, with children there more likely to suffer from hunger than those throughout the rest of the state.
'It's not a third-world problem': Utah's human trafficking survivors, experts bring attention to global issue

'It's not a third-world problem': Utah's human trafficking survivors, experts bring attention to global issue

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 7:57pm

Elizabeth Frazier grew up in a suburban Salt Lake County neighborhood where she says she played soccer with her friends and appeared to have a regular childhood.
How did national events like George Floyd's death complicate Dixie State name change debate?

How did national events like George Floyd's death complicate Dixie State name change debate?

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 6:27am

A local lawmaker said national events like the death of George Floyd last year politicized the name change and damaged the school's efforts to include residents.
Utah's first lady hopes new awareness campaign can reduce youth suicides

Utah's first lady hopes new awareness campaign can reduce youth suicides

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 13th - 5:22pm

Utah first lady Abby Cox and others announced a new mental well-being campaign in rural Wasatch County middle and high schools to combat continuing high rates of suicide.
What animal services officials think should be done with those who intentionally harm pets

What animal services officials think should be done with those who intentionally harm pets

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 12th - 9:18pm

Animal welfare advocates with Salt Lake County Animal Services are calling for harsher criminal penalties for those who intentionally injure animals after a dog was kidnapped last month and lit on fire.
Could text counseling be one solution for the teen mental health crisis?

Could text counseling be one solution for the teen mental health crisis?

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 12th - 9:07am

The growing rate of depression and anxiety in Utah and across the U.S. has led schools, businesses and leaders to search for innovative ways to reach the youngest generations.
What do Utahns think about businesses requiring masks after mandate ends?

What do Utahns think about businesses requiring masks after mandate ends?

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 7:43am

The statewide mask mandate may be set to end this weekend, but Utahns will still need to keep their face coverings handy as many businesses will continue requiring them.
Do you qualify? $45M in federal food assistance en route to Utah families

Do you qualify? $45M in federal food assistance en route to Utah families

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 9:54pm

According to the executive director of Salt Lake City-based Utahns Against Hunger, food insecurity over the last year has doubled.
County GOP volunteer at center of bullying allegations says he wasn't given 'fair process'

County GOP volunteer at center of bullying allegations says he wasn't given 'fair process'

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 30th - 4:46pm

The Salt Lake County GOP volunteer at the center of bullying allegations raised by several Republican women said Tuesday that despite seeking a "fair process" from party leadership, he didn't get an opportunity to hear the allegations or defend himself before they became public.
Here's what Utah is doing now to address 'tsunami' of mental health needs

Here's what Utah is doing now to address 'tsunami' of mental health needs

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 29th - 11:32am

Utah and the nation are in the midst of two pandemics, and one of them shows no signs of slowing down.
First-of-its-kind affordable apartment project for autistic adults planned in Provo

First-of-its-kind affordable apartment project for autistic adults planned in Provo

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 18th - 10:45pm

Utah County will soon house what's believed to be the first large affordable housing project specifically for adults with autism in the country, leaders announced Thursday.
Preserving dreams: Utah bill will allow Medicaid to cover fertility treatments for cancer patients

Preserving dreams: Utah bill will allow Medicaid to cover fertility treatments for cancer patients

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 14th - 8:36am

Brittney Watkins dreams of becoming a mother. But the 26-year-old's path to having children might look a bit different than others after she got diagnosed with melanoma a year ago.