Road rage driver accused of killing two, tested positive for THC
The driver accused of killing two individuals in a road rage incident appeared in court today.
Convicted Utah felon given access to ammunition, potentially guns by AP&P agent
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — In a months-long investigation, a significant deficiency has been exposed in Utah, placing ammunition and potentially firearms in the hands of convicted felons. While on probation, a convicted child sex offender was allowed to access his storage unit containing ammunition, reloading equipment and gun...
Orem treatment center for parolees dealing with substance abuse to open by the end of the year
The Utah Department of Corrections will open the doors to the new Timpanogos Community Treatment Center by the end of this year. Located in Orem at 748 N. 1340 West, this facility is the first correctional treatment facility in Utah County and south of the Point of the Mountain. It will begin as a center for those on parole for substance abuse and, as needed in the future, will expand to programs for sex offenders on parole.
Provo Airport aims for major carrier and international flights
The Provo Airport is looking to expand its services by creating a "Business Air Task Force" with the goal of bringing a major carrier service and international flights to Utah County.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Target Area: Lower Washington County; Southern Mountains; Southwest Utah. A powerful thunderstorm is expected to affect central Washington and southwestern Iron Counties until 7:45 PM MDT. At 6:53 PM MDT, Doppler radar detected a strong thunderstorm located 7 miles northwest of Quail Creek State Park, or 25 miles west of Zion National Park. The storm is moving north at a speed of 55 mph. The primary hazards associated with this storm include wind gusts of up to 50 mph and pea-sized hail. The information is based on radar indications. Gusty winds could potentially cause tree limb damage and move unsecured objects, leading to minor damage outdoors. The following areas will be impacted: St. George, Washington, Hurricane, New Harmony, Sand Hollow State Park, Quail Creek State Park, Toquerville, Leeds, Pinto, Pine Valley, and the section of Interstate 15 between mile markers 7 and 25. The maximum hail size expected is 0.25 inches, and the maximum wind gust anticipated is 50 mph.
Southern Utah Counties Have Higher Opioid Dispensing Rates
Southern Utah counties have made a top ten list that they may wish they could have avoided. Stacker has ranked the counties in Utah with the highest dispense rate of opioids, and all five counties here in the southwest part of the state were in the top ten. The rankings were based on the amount dispensing rate of opioids per 100 persons in a specific county.
Red Flag Warning by NWS
Instruction: A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.
What’s new at Cornbelly’s this year
LEHI, UTAH (GOOD THINGS UTAH) — If you find yourself in Utah county now until the end of October, pay a visit to Cornbelly’s. The doors are open at both Spanish Fork and Lehi locations and there is so much to see and fun to be had. Food and Sweets Managers, Ashlyn and Gracie Herbst shared what’s new at Cornbelly’s this year including shows, attractions and sweets of course.
Utah steps up post-incarceration rehabilitation with new treatment center
OREM — Utah's approach to post-incarceration rehabilitation is growing with a new treatment center in Utah County, giving adult male parolees opportunities to receive help with getting back into society and getting their lives in order. The Timpanogos Community Treatment Center is the sixth post-incarceration treatment facility in Utah...
Queer community still wary of Utah Pride Center ahead of October reopening
Sky Young started going to the Utah Pride Center ten years ago when she first came out. However, little if any growth has occurred with the program since those 10 years to everyone's concern.
Local Woman Arrested for Stabbing Hitchhiker in Spanish Fork Canyon
A 32-year-old woman from Grand Junction, Colorado, identified as Linda Rose Harman, is being held in the Utah County Jail after allegedly stabbing a man who had offered her a ride. The incident took place on September 25, 2023, at the Tie Fork rest area on Hwy 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah. The victim, a man from Oklahoma, was traveling to Tooele County when he picked up Harman, who was walking on the highway near Grand Junction.
Black Hawk – Ute Indian Chief
When the Ute Indian Chief, Black Hawk, died on September 27, 1870 near Spring Lake and was buried by his tribe in a nearby ravine, there was laid to rest a man designated by Brigham Young as “The most formidable foe amongst the redman” that the pioneers had encountered in many years. These words were prompted by the memory of Chief Black Hawk’s part in Utah’s worst Indian war which ended in 1867.
Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce reestablishing operations in Utah County
The chamber held an event to announce an agreement with Mountainland Technical College to hold business academy classes and other events at its Provo Campus.