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Arianne Brown: The upcoming school year will be fine because you have options

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 5th - 8:05am

With school districts in Utah putting out their plans for the 2020-2021 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are finding themselves torn. But there are more options out there than you think.

Parents rally for 5-day, in-person learning at Davis School District

Matt Rascon and Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 5th - 7:38am

The back-to-school debate was front and center at the Davis School District Tuesday as parents rallied against the district’s updated hybrid model for returning to the classroom.

CDC warns parents to be on lookout for acute flaccid myelitis in children

Maggie Fox, CNN  |  Posted Aug 4th - 8:41pm

Parents and pediatricians need to be on the lookout in the coming months for a rare, paralyzing condition that affects young children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

Have You Seen This? Dad pulls ultimate dad joke on golfer

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 4th - 5:26pm

You have to hand it to this man, he is committed to the grand daddy of all dad jokes and he's absolutely slaying it.

Screen time and kids: Parents need to worry less about hours logged, study says

Megan Marples, CNN  |  Posted Aug 4th - 10:31am

When it comes to screen time, parents should start worrying less about the amount of time their teenagers are online and instead focus on the quality of the content.

Woman with high-risk pregnancy receives fake COVID-19 test results

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 4th - 8:22am

A woman with a high-risk pregnancy said she received a fake positive COVID-19 test result from an alleged scammer in a text message.

Coach Kim: Check to make sure you see people accurately

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 4th - 7:42am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how we subconsciously project our own experiences onto our loved ones and how doing so prevents us from seeing them and knowing them accurately.

As pandemic increases need, Utah-based nonprofit Eye Care 4 Kids ready to double its capacity

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 6:54am

Nonprofit Eye Care 4 Kids on Monday broke ground on an expansion of its Utah clinic that officials say will double the number of children it can serve.

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 3rd - 7:49pm

Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates, there’s COVID-19.

Family of twin killed in auto-pedestrian crash says faith getting them through loss

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 2nd - 5:48pm

The family of a toddler killed last week when a car hit her, her sister and mom in Taylorsville said their faith and support from the community is helping pull them through.

Alpine School District: Many parents haven’t declared if students learning from home, in class

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 31st - 7:48am

Thousands of parent have not responded to Alpine School District's requests to declare if their kids are staying home or returning to class.

As Utah school districts plan to reopen, state officials release 102-page guidelines to 'mitigate risk' of COVID-19

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 30th - 6:04pm

The Utah Department of Health, in conjunction with all 13 of the state’s local health departments and the state office of education, released guidelines for schools as they prepare to reopen in the fall.

Susie Boyce: 'Welcome to the pandemic!' My COVID-19 experience

Susie Boyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 29th - 8:36pm

What was it like to self-isolate for two weeks? Knowing I was carrying a lethal virus was like nothing I’d ever felt before, and I was determined not to even come close to exposing anyone.

Davis School District pivots to 2-day in-person, 3-day remote learning plan for fall 2020

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 28th - 5:42pm

Davis School District will begin the 2020-21 academic year on an alternate-day, hybrid model of in-person and remote learning options for all students, the district announced Tuesday.

Wives of 3 men lost in San Juan County rollover remember them as loving husbands, fathers, friends

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 27th - 9:17pm

On July 1, three men lost their lives in a rollover car crash in San Juan County. Amid their grief, the wives of each took time to remember the men as loving husbands, fathers and friends.

Coach Kim: Are you sarcastic or just mean?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 27th - 8:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim answers a question about sarcasm and whether it is damaging to relationships or not.

Amid virus, uncertainty, parents decide how to school kids

Tammy Webber and Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 26th - 10:25am

As they decide how their children will learn this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents are anxiously weighing the benefits of in-person instruction against the risks that schools could shut their doors again or that their children could contract the virus.

Don’t skip the sunscreen and yearly skin screenings during the pandemic, doctors say

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 24th - 9:40pm

Doctors say many of us are skipping our routine health check-ups during the pandemic. But preventing skin cancer is especially important now.

Exemption granted: International teachers can return to Utah dual language programs

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:35pm

Utah delegation fought for reprieve from visa restrictions intended to protect workforce during pandemic.