Hailey Hendricks

STD Risks Growing Among Young Utah Adults

16 hours ago
cdc.gov

According to public health officials, Gonorrhea rates are increasing among young, sexually active Utahns.

The Utah Department of Health reported a dramatic increase for Gonorrhea in 2016; suggesting that Gonorrhea had increased in one year by 29.7 percent.

usda.gov

Summer poses a problem for school-aged children in regards to their food. Many school districts in Utah take part in a federally funded program that offers meals to kids struggling with summer hunger. 

Professional Cycling Team Shares Their Secret To Success

Aug 4, 2017
Tour of Utah

With love, laughter and plenty of jokes, one American-based cycling team said they have found the recipe for success by creating a family, rather than a team, atmosphere.

'Tour of Utah' Promoting Cycling Safety For Kids

Aug 2, 2017
familydoctor.org

 

Every morning Travis Hayes wakes up and goes to work. He works for United Healthcare, a company working to improve people’s lives and the health system. He also travels the country as a volunteer helping to promote healthy living.

Hailey Hendricks

In the suburbs of Lehi lies the Eisenhart residence where family and friends gather, but most importantly, where 23-year-old professional cyclist TJ Eisenhart’s childhood dreams became a reality.

Tour of Utah To Create Large Crowds In Towns Across Utah

Jul 28, 2017
standard.net

The streets of Brigham City are lined with majestic sycamore trees, an arch proclaiming “Gateway to the World’s Greatest Wild Bird Refuge” and a historic downtown Main Street that visitors say is quite charming. Travelers passing through with the Tour of Utah will find restaurants and shops unique to the city.

Utah 'HeatRisk' Warnings Available For Public Use

Jul 25, 2017
deq.utah.gov

With record high temperatures this summer, Utahns can now better address and prepare for the heat with a new public heat advisory statement system.

thinkitassociation.org

To achieve the goal of having a top performing education system in the nation, Gov. Gary Herbert said he will be taking part in helping the Utah Women in Higher Education Network, or UWHEN, to promote the need for women in higher education positions.

West Nile Virus Tested Positive In Utah Mosquitoes

Jul 6, 2017
KQUED.org

Mosquito abatement centers across the state of Utah have been trapping and testing mosquitoes for West Nile Virus throughout the months of June and July and officials said a pool of mosquitoes in Draper was the first to test positive.

Will The New Amazon Distribution Center Impact Utah Jobs?

Jul 5, 2017
naioptb.org

Just west of Salt Lake City International Airport, there is nothing but dirt and sagebrush. But that will soon change as an 855,000 square-foot Amazon distribution center will make its new home in the northwest quadrant of Salt Lake City.

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Lainey Anthony works for her mother, who runs TNT Fireworks in Cache County. It is the last Thursday in June and already the stand is open for selling fireworks.

Think Smart During Fire Season: Don't Be The One To Blame

Jun 28, 2017
Miami Herald

With a large amount of invasive weeds feeding Utah wildfires, officials say Utahns can play a role in preventing more fires.

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A 23-year-old man drowned after jumping off a rope swing into a cold pond in Farmington Tuesday night. Police say the man’s body cramped up while swimming the 30 feet back to shore.

torreyutah.com

A small town located eight miles from Capitol Reef National Park is considered to be in a state of emergency due to a water shortage.

Utahns Efforts Are Helping Trafficked Children In Mexico

Jun 15, 2017
22 Moon


Utah-based Operation Underground Railroad, an anti-human trafficking organization, has become an officially recognized charity in Mexico. By declaring itself as a charity, the organization will be able to host fundraisers to raise money and awareness for child exploitation operations in the country.

Citiparks

The Smithfield Senior Center will see major budget cuts this year along with other publicly funded organizations.

Bicycling.com

Professional cyclists from across the globe will be coming to Utah July 31 to August 6 to compete in an annual multiday road cycling race that spans across Northern Utah.

Star Tribune

Heat is the leading weather-related killer in the United States, causing hundreds of fatalities each year. The National Weather Service is forecasting heat risks to help reduce the number of weather related deaths nationally, including Utah.

Infants Should Not Drink Fruit Juice, Study Says

May 25, 2017
US News Health

Fruit juice is a drink many parents may consider to be healthy for their infant, but it may not be as beneficial to their growth and development in the first year of life. Dr. Steve Abrams, a Fellow at the American Academy of Pediatrics, co-authored the study.

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The Trump Administration released its proposal to balance the country’s budget over the next decade on Tuesday – and said it will require large cuts to domestic programs to do that. More than $800 billion would be slashed from Medicaid by 2027.

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The president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, Rajan Zed, commended the Salt Lake City School District for offering yoga in some of its schools, as he says is s a step in a positive direction.

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Nearly 3,300 service volunteers in Utah will be recognized this week for their service to communities across the state.

Prosecution, Defense React To Decision To Try Teen As Adult In Turner Case

May 11, 2017

Judge Angela F. Fonnesbeck of the First District Juvenile Court ruled Wednesday that Colter Peterson, one of two teens charged with the attempted murder of Deserae Turner, will be tried as an adult. Peterson will make his first appearance in district court Thursday and will be held without bail until then.