Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Deer for First Time in Payson
Chronic wasting disease was first detected in mule deer in Utah in 2002 in northeastern Utah, and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently confirmed it has now spread to deer in the Payson area of Utah County as well. Chronic wasting disease is a relatively rare transmissible disease that...
Weather advisory issued across the valley; winter storm warning in effect for mountains
Through Monday, a winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service in parts of Northern Utah and the canyons near Salt Lake and Utah counties. A winter weather advisory has been issued through Sunday morning for all of Utah County and other parts of the valley including Salt Lake City.
6 holiday events in Utah County your family needs to experience
This story is sponsored by Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce. With the holiday season here it's time to make cherished memories with your families and friends. Although it's tempting to ride out the rest of the winter season indoors at home, there are plenty of holiday destinations throughout Utah County.
Utah County addresses homelessness with first-ever warming centers for winter
PROVO, Utah (KUTV) — With temperatures dropping in Utah, homeless advocates are implementing ways to keep vulnerable individuals out of the cold. In Utah County, the Mountainland Continuum of Care — a group of homeless service agencies — will introduce a set of warming centers for the first time in the county.
Tired of Utah's latest inversion? Relief is in sight as more snow arrives
Air quality levels have been in ranges that are unhealthy for sensitive groups in Salt Lake County.
SHHS's 'Make a Wish' Week: A Community Effort with Utah County Sign Gypsies
We had so much fun helping out SHHS at The Gorge during their Make a wish week!! Our student council was amazing and we had such a fun night. We love our community! Thank you Utah County Sign Gypsies for helping us with our booth!Visit here for more details.
2 officers injured, 1 man arrested following lengthy chase in Utah County
PROVO — Two police officers suffered minor injuries while trying to arrest a man who refused to pull over early Friday, hit a parked car and then ran from officers. Tareq Basem Hamdan, 24, was booked into the Utah County Jail for investigation of a dozen charges including aggravated assault, fleeing, failing to stop at the command of police, meth possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI.
Utah County churches are lined up as needed warming shelters for the winter
For the last seven years, a church in Provo called Genesis Project was the only place providing a warm place to sleep for Utah County’s homeless population. They open their doors twice a week whenever temperatures drop below 20 degrees. Pastor Justin Banks said people show up for shelter...
Annual Lighting of Riverwoods Event Kicks Off Holiday Season in Utah County
The Shops at Riverwoods kicked off the holiday season with its annual Lighting of Riverwoods event on November 17. The Timpview High School band performed, and over 1.5 million lights were turned on at 6 p.m. The event included live entertainment, photos with Santa, shopping deals, and fireworks. Attendees, including Matt and Millie Killpack from Lehi, enjoyed the festive atmosphere.
Restaurant Roundup: Local Fried Chicken Joints
As it feels a bit like the Utah fried chicken trend is reaching the point of oversaturation, the time has come for me to deliver a definitive list of whose bird is the word. I've checked out all of the national chains that I know about, and while I've found them to be satisfactory, I just don't think they are ready to go toe-to-toe with the fried chicken scene that our local stalwarts have established. So, if you're wondering why no national restaurants made the cut, there's your answer.
A guide to Lehi area’s holiday festivities
The winter holidays are coming fast, and with Thanksgiving over, Utah County is ready to celebrate. Light displays, maker markets and holiday productions are lined up to help locals celebrate the holidays. Christmas light displays:. ● Thanksgiving Point’s Luminaria at Ashton Gardens is bigger and brighter than ever. The walk-through...
UDOT continuing $26 million effort to improve lane visibility on major Utah freeways
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Utah Department of Transportation spokesperson John Gleason shed light on the ongoing $26 million project aimed at enhancing lane markings on major freeways across Utah. "We're in the middle of a $26 million project right now that's updating all of the lane markings on...
Utah County expecting a deficit for 2024 budget; public hearing scheduled for next week
Because of high inflation and a slowing economy, the Utah County government will see a deficit in its budget for next year. The County Commission will hold a public hearing next week to discuss the upcoming budget. Utah County will be operating in a “deficit-spending scenario,” said Commission Chair Amelia...
Federal funding could help create Safe Streets for All across the Wasatch Back
A million in federal funding will be used to improve roadway and pedestrian safety across the Wasatch Back, and officials are seeking community input to help them receive even more money. Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG), which serves Summit, Wasatch and Utah counties, received $1 million last year as part...
Public comment sought on tri-county economic development plan
Friday is the last day for the public to comment on the Mountainland Association of Governments’ Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, which addresses economic issues in Summit, Utah and Wasatch counties for the next five years. According to a press release, the plan will be used as a “guide to...