In this newsline, UPR’s Brianna Bodily takes a ride out to Mendon with Dave Rayfield and Bryan
Dixon, directors from the Bear River Land Conservancy, who are trying to save a flower most don’t even know exists.
Brianna’s passion for journalism comes from a love of learning and a desire to know everything. She studies Broadcast Journalism and Political Science at Utah State University and hopes one day to travel the world reporting hard news. She also works as the Aggie Radio news director and a reporter for USU TV.
The superintendent of the Canyons School District has announced his resignation.
David Doty told school board members Tuesday night he’ll step down at the end of June to take a job with the Utah-based education reform company, Education Direction.
Doty has been superintendent since 2008 when the district was created and split from the Jordan School District. He says his decision to leave is due partly to his desire to spend more time with family.
In his new job, Doty will lead efforts to improve student outcome in public school districts and colleges.
May Swenson is one the most prolific writers to graduate from Utah State University. Joyce Carol Oates called her “a poet of dazzling gifts … quite simply, one of the most inventive, imaginative, intelligent and provocative poets of the era.” Swenson’s centennial birthday will be commemorated with readings by fans including Garrison Keillor—the voice and creator of A Prairie Home Companion—and Katharine Coles—Utah’s former poet laureate.
May Swenson is one the most prolific writers to graduate from Utah State University.
Swenson’s centennial birthday will be commemorated with readings by fans, including Garrison Keillor — the voice and creator of public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion” — and Katharine Coles — Utah’s former poet laureate — at the culminating event of the May Swenson Centennial Celebration April 25.
Arizona transportation officials have approved and fast-tracked the improvement of a Navajo Nation road to act as an alternate route to US-89 closed by a landslide south of page.
Navajo route 20 runs in almost a straight line parallel with us-89. But as Floyd Stevens, president of Copper Mine chapter, a village at the south end of N-20 tells us the road will need to be improved, particularly an unpaved 28-mile stretch.
A man accused of robbing a department store in Logan not once, but twice has been arrested.
24-year-old Logan resident Richard Jensen was apprehended around 2 P.M. on April 16 as he tried to walk out of Kohl’s with merchandise he hadn't paid for.
According to North Park Police Corporal Shawn Bennett, Jensen was trying to steal two pairs of underwear and some socks. In March, Jensen was caught on security tape stealing similar items and Kohl’s employees believe he may have struck a third time but lacked the evidence to prove it.
That’s the message behind the Great Utah SkakeOut – a statewide earthquake drill scheduled for 10:15 Wednesday morning. Organizers say nearly 900,000 people will participate in the exercise aimed at preparing Utahns for a major earthquake. TV and radio broadcasters will air a minute-long scenario about what to do when the shaking starts.
It's easy to think it will never happen to us or someone we know, but 1 in 4 women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.Raising awareness and support for this issue can't just be done by women. That's why a group of male students from USU put on their best pair of heels Friday, to show their support for the women in their lives. UPR's Storee Powell reports on the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.
Law enforcement in Southern Nevada has made an arrest and the investigation continues into a weekend stabbing death in Mesquite.
Mesquite police officers responded to a 911 report of an adult male who had been stabbed and was in need of medical attention.
Officers arrived on scene and discovered a 50-year-old male who was conscious but bleeding heavily from apparent knife wounds. The victim was treated and transported to Mesa View Hospital but later died from his wounds.
In 2012 more than 1.6 million people in the United States were diagnosed with cancer. This year, one Utahn is wearing out his tennis shoes to make that number go down.
Utah Runner Landon Cooper is running over 3,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for sarcoma cancer research. Cooper said part of what keeps him going is devoting every run to what he calls, a warrior.