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Various Religious And Spiritual Leaders Make Pilgrimage To Bears Ears NM

This weekend a group of about two dozen people, including religious leaders from surrounding areas and tribal spiritual leaders, will meet in Albuquerque, New Mexico and make a pilgrimage to Bears Ears National Monument.

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Utah Works: Lives Enriched Through Work

Nov 8, 2017
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The stories in Utah Works this year collectively reveal a common thread in the profile of how Utah Works. We review a sampling, expressed in the workers' own voices.

Although results from the second Race for Results study show improvement since 2014 when the original study was conducted, there is still a discrepancy between the living situations of white and minority children in Utah. 

Logan residents have elected Holly Daines to serve as their mayor.  After defeating her opponent Bryan Seamons, Daines said she is ready to transition from her position as chair of the city council to mayor.

Participation in the 2017 Logan Municipal Elections was the highest in history.  Logan City Recorder Teresa Harris says the 34.4 percent turnout is a result of a vote-by-mail election that she said made it easier for people to vote.  

Below you will find the winners of the Cache Valley elections as well as some Utah areas. (Winners are in bold.)


  Republican John Curtis became Utah's newest member of Congress after easily winning Tuesday's special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz in a heavily GOP district.

Now comes the hard part: stepping into a divided congress and mapping out a way to win the seat again next year. Curtis was only elected to fill the final year of Chaffetz's term. Chaffetz abruptly resigned earlier this year, citing a "mid-life crisis."

A State of Addiction: A New Model

Nov 7, 2017



Woodi Reed has been in chronic back pain for the last seven years. In her search for some relief, she has participated in pain clinics to treat her spinal stenosis at the Veterans Administration in Salt Lake City. There she has undergone hypnosis, nerve ablations and been prescribed opioids to help manage her pain. Despite the treatments, the pain has persisted.

Song Writing To Create Social Consciousness

Nov 7, 2017


  For the past 15 years, music fans have gathered in southeastern Utah for the Moab Folk Festival.This year the festival includes a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter who will perform and teach audience members how to write socially conscious music.

Chris Holmes

A fifteen-year-old boy is in critical condition after being transported by medical helicopter from the scene of an auto-ATV collision Monday night west of Cedar City.

Consumer Attitude In Utah At All Time High

Nov 7, 2017

Consumer attitudes in Utah are at an all-time high according to a recent survey. The consumer attitude index is the result of a survey given throughout the state of Utah. It asks consumers about income, employment status and how they feel about the state’s overall economy.

Chris Holmes


The Cedar City Walmart several adjacent businesses were evacuated on a busy Sunday afternoon after several people overheard a person claim to have a bomb in their RV, parked in the store’s parking lot.


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One of America's most coveted dining experiences is a 40-seat restaurant in a converted grist-mill in the rural village of Freedom, Maine.

Chef Erin French, who is self-taught, opened the Lost Kitchen in her hometown of Freedom without much of a plan. She loved the space, and at first thought she would make English muffins and offer brunch, not convinced that the village of just over 700 people could become a dinner destination.

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