Jenny Rollins

Utah fire officials report weather to be 'more favorable' as Jacob City Fire grows

Utah fire officials report weather to be 'more favorable' as Jacob City Fire grows

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 9:18 a.m.

The Jacob City Fire that began Saturday has grown to an estimated 4,000 acres and remains at 0% containment.
Rockstar Energy founder just bought the most expensive house in Utah

Rockstar Energy founder just bought the most expensive house in Utah

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 10:25 a.m.

Russell Weiner, billionaire and founder of Rockstar Energy, just bought a Park City mansion for $39.6M — breaking the record for the most expensive home sale in the state
'We've had enough': The rise of inclusive sizing in Utah fashion industry

'We've had enough': The rise of inclusive sizing in Utah fashion industry

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 7:53 p.m.

The average American woman is a size 16, according to a study, but most retailers start plus-sizing at size 12 or 14. That's rapidly changing, even here in Utah.
Here's what this Utah study group did to address antisemitism this Easter season

Here's what this Utah study group did to address antisemitism this Easter season

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 7:11 p.m.

A local group of Episcopalians at the Cathedral Church of St. Mark has spent Lent studying the antisemitism that can come with the story of the crucifixion of Christ.
How some say a 'culture of perfection' has created a breeding ground for eating disorders

How some say a 'culture of perfection' has created a breeding ground for eating disorders

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted March 6 - 9:31 p.m.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been documented increases in eating disorders everywhere, including Utah, experts say.
Utah podcaster, blogger invites 'strangers' to gather to raise funds for Ukrainian people

Utah podcaster, blogger invites 'strangers' to gather to raise funds for Ukrainian people

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted March 4 - 8:07 p.m.

Hundreds of Utahns, led by Strangeville podcaster and blogger Eli McCann, have put together a two-event fundraiser for Ukrainians in need. The two-part Friday and Saturday night event is called Strangers in Ukraine.
Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Front-line fatigue: Pandemic pressures pouncing on taxed veterinarians

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 7:50 p.m.

Many veterinarians are used to emotional roller coasters in their profession, but the pandemic has placed even more pressure on an overwhelmed system.
Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 7:03 p.m.

The pandemic combined with dealing with the confrontation of a sometimes angry public has led to anxiety, depression, numbness and burnout among many pharmacists.
McCluskey family announces plan to make campuses safer, increase awareness of dating violence

McCluskey family announces plan to make campuses safer, increase awareness of dating violence

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 7:07 p.m.

On the third anniversary of Lauren McCluskey's murder, her parents announced a new plan to change the culture surrounding dating violence stalking on college campuses.
Church announces location for new Latter-day Saint temple in Ephraim

Church announces location for new Latter-day Saint temple in Ephraim

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 11:09 a.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the location of its new temple in Ephraim Friday. The three-story, 39,000-square-foot building will be built on a 9.16-acre site.
No increase in Utah suicides, drug overdoses during pandemic; new prevention plan released

No increase in Utah suicides, drug overdoses during pandemic; new prevention plan released

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 1:57 p.m.

Although suicide and drug overdose remain a problem in Utah, the state does not reflect national trends of increases in these categories during the pandemic, says a new report.
Intermountain and Icelandic researchers discover the gene variants behind vertigo

Intermountain and Icelandic researchers discover the gene variants behind vertigo

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 7:11 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare and Icelandic scientists have jointly discovered six gene variants that lead to vertigo.
Utah faces repercussions for failing to adopt federal emergency standard for COVID-19

Utah faces repercussions for failing to adopt federal emergency standard for COVID-19

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 6:57 p.m.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed a plan to run its own workplace safety and health program, moving it back under the federal administration's authority.
These Utah youth are disproportionately struggling with mental illness in 2021

These Utah youth are disproportionately struggling with mental illness in 2021

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 4:18 p.m.

New data shows that two groups of Utah students are struggling with mental illness more than the rest: lesbian, gay and bisexual youth and Hispanic youth.
'Ping-Pong tables are not culture': Utah tech leaders say startup culture is changing

'Ping-Pong tables are not culture': Utah tech leaders say startup culture is changing

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 15 - 8:11 a.m.

During day two of the Silicon Slopes Summit Thursday, Utah tech leaders say they are moving away from old perks to new ones.
Here's what Gail Miller says is next for the Larry H. Miller Group

Here's what Gail Miller says is next for the Larry H. Miller Group

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 1:34 p.m.

During the Silicon Slopes Summit on Thursday, Gail Miller announced that the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has made $5 billion in strategic changes in the past year to diversify the company's portfolio, move on and look to the future.
A tech mogul, a rockstar and an NBA team owner set new fundraising goal for Utah nonprofit

A tech mogul, a rockstar and an NBA team owner set new fundraising goal for Utah nonprofit

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 11:13 a.m.

Prominent figures already came together to raise $8 million for Encircle with the goal of providing safe spaces and mental health services for LGBTQ youth. Now, they have a new goal.
Apple CEO Tim Cook had this compliment for Utahns in tech at the Silicon Slopes Summit

Apple CEO Tim Cook had this compliment for Utahns in tech at the Silicon Slopes Summit

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 13 - 7:02 p.m.

During a chat with Sen. Mike Lee at the 2021 Silicon Slopes Summit on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a great compliment to Utah's booming tech ecosystem.
New Utah law allows adoptees access to birth certificate without going to court

New Utah law allows adoptees access to birth certificate without going to court

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 5:07 p.m.

A new state law will allow Utah-born adoptees to get a non-certified copy of their original birth certificate without having to go to court, the Utah Department of Health announced Tuesday.
As Utah politicians fight Biden's vaccine mandate, how are businesses handling requirements?

As Utah politicians fight Biden's vaccine mandate, how are businesses handling requirements?

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 8:05 a.m.

As many Utah politicians prepare for legal battle against President Joe Biden's plan to require COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing for most businesses across the U.S., Utah companies are trapped in political limbo.
University of Utah engineers develop new exoskeleton to help amputees walk more easily

University of Utah engineers develop new exoskeleton to help amputees walk more easily

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 1:21 p.m.

Mechanical engineering researchers in a University of Utah lab created a lightweight, powered exoskeleton to help lower-limb amputees walk with less difficulty.
Front-line fatigue: Many teachers, staff face utter exhaustion in 'an untenable situation'

Front-line fatigue: Many teachers, staff face utter exhaustion in 'an untenable situation'

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 11 - 10:50 a.m.

Utah educators are facing an impossible workload, staff shortages, COVID-19 and other illness, limited sick leave, political backlash and students falling behind.
'We're still in the thick of it': Utah reports 1,637 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths Friday

'We're still in the thick of it': Utah reports 1,637 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths Friday

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 5:57 p.m.

Utah health officials reported 1,637 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as well as 11 deaths.
University of Utah researchers identify molecule that could treat, stall Parkinson's disease

University of Utah researchers identify molecule that could treat, stall Parkinson's disease

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 5:37 p.m.

Scientists at University of Utah Health made a discovery that could lead to a new way to treat Parkinson's disease and potentially stop its progression.
Utah has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids. Could insuring them save taxpayers millions?

Utah has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids. Could insuring them save taxpayers millions?

Jenny Rollins for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 7 - 6:19 a.m.

Voices for Utah Children released a report Wednesday that estimates that Utah is actually losing out on $9.6 million by not covering its uninsured children.