Emma Everett Johnson

Provo tops the nation for midsize city with most Energy Star-certified buildings

Provo tops the nation for midsize city with most Energy Star-certified buildings

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 6:02 p.m.

The Environmental Protection Agency ranked Provo the top midsize city in the U.S. for most Energy Star-certified buildings, and 20th overall.
Incarcerated Utah man wants drivers to hear his story ahead of '100 Deadliest Days'

Incarcerated Utah man wants drivers to hear his story ahead of '100 Deadliest Days'

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 5:05 p.m.

Utah's 100 Deadliest Days begin this week — one incarcerated man wants to make the roads safer by sharing his story.
What to do if you spot a cougar this summer

What to do if you spot a cougar this summer

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 12:44 p.m.

For many Utahns, summer means more time in the mountains — and as a result, more potential encounters with mountain lions.
Indoor pickleball facility coming to Salt Lake City, other Utah cities

Indoor pickleball facility coming to Salt Lake City, other Utah cities

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 20 - 9:04 p.m.

The pickleball craze is far from over. In some places, it's just heating up — Salt Lake City will be getting its first large-scale indoor pickleball facility later this year.
Utah artist creates new wildlife mural for Moab

Utah artist creates new wildlife mural for Moab

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 20 - 6:19 a.m.

A Utah artist is bringing colorful murals and environmental awareness to communities across the state as part of his "Utah Wildlife Walls" project.
BYU student donates bone marrow to potentially save stranger's life

BYU student donates bone marrow to potentially save stranger's life

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 19 - 4:06 p.m.

Jane Pearson was river rafting in Moab last summer when she got an unexpected phone call.
The death of the landline: Utahns opt for wireless options

The death of the landline: Utahns opt for wireless options

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 19 - 9:53 a.m.

Landline phones are a dying breed, especially in the Intermountain West.
Provo is home to world's largest convention for adults with autism

Provo is home to world's largest convention for adults with autism

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 6:16 a.m.

Sarah Heuser was tired of events about people with autism. She wanted events "by and for" people with autism.
Brandon Sanderson's annual Dragonsteel convention sells out in 1 hour

Brandon Sanderson's annual Dragonsteel convention sells out in 1 hour

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 16 - 10:27 p.m.

Brandon Sanderson fans turned out in digital droves last week to snap up all 7,500 tickets to Dragonsteel Nexus 2024 in just one hour.
Woman dies in 'tragic' scuba diving accident at Homestead Crater

Woman dies in 'tragic' scuba diving accident at Homestead Crater

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 5:14 p.m.

A woman scuba diving in the Homestead Crater experienced difficulty after surfacing and died Tuesday night in a "tragic incident," according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office.
Snow College, UVU partnership will help rural school districts

Snow College, UVU partnership will help rural school districts

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 12 - 12:17 p.m.

Snow College and Utah Valley University have reached an agreement that will hopefully benefit students — their own, and those in rural Utah schools.
US approves $200M to curtail spread of bird flu in cows; what USU scientists want you to know

US approves $200M to curtail spread of bird flu in cows; what USU scientists want you to know

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10 - 4:27 p.m.

Avian influenza, or bird flu, has been spreading from birds to dairy cows in nine U.S. states. Utah State University scientists want to make sure the public has the facts.
New Utah-focused exhibit comes to Hogle Zoo

New Utah-focused exhibit comes to Hogle Zoo

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 7:00 p.m.

Hogle Zoo's new Aline W. Skaggs Wild Utah exhibit opened Thursday, giving visitors a chance to discover "the wonder in our backyards," zoo president and CEO Doug Lund said.
ChatGPT popular in Provo, nationwide study finds

ChatGPT popular in Provo, nationwide study finds

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 9:51 a.m.

Provo is listed among the top cities for ChatGPT and artificial intelligence tool use, a recent study by Authority found.
High schoolers unveil finished class project: An affordable Sandy home

High schoolers unveil finished class project: An affordable Sandy home

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 7:06 p.m.

Marie Willson and her Canyons Technical Education Center classmates spent 10 to 12 hours a week constructing a 1,900-square-foot house at 142 Cottage Avenue, in Sandy.
Kevin Costner puts out casting call for extras in his southern Utah film

Kevin Costner puts out casting call for extras in his southern Utah film

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7 - 9:17 p.m.

"Yellowstone" star Kevin Costner is back in Utah, and he's looking for paid extras to star in his new film series, "Horizon: An American Saga."
Target announces new location in Logan

Target announces new location in Logan

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7 - 6:32 p.m.

Most Americans live within 10 miles of a Target store. If you live in Logan, it's a different story — the nearest Target is 51 miles away — but that's about to change.
Utah's Miss USA steps down for 'physical and mental well-being'

Utah's Miss USA steps down for 'physical and mental well-being'

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6 - 8:02 p.m.

Miss USA titleholder and former Miss Utah USA Noelia Voigt announced she would be stepping down from her current Miss USA role in a social media post Monday.