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Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square starts in-person rehearsals

Fans all over the world, each Sunday, leave chat messages on YouTube about the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square and how they long to have them back in person. On Tuesday, the next step to in-person singing became a reality. On Tuesday evening, members of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple ...

Survey seeks public input on fate of Bridal Veil Falls

On April 13, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox, Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson and other state officials gathered for a ceremonial signing of a resolution encouraging the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation to evaluate either a state park or state monument designation for Bridal Veil Falls. In a ...

LDS Church completes major microfilm digitization initiative

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is known worldwide for its vast collection of genealogical information and for the work it has done to keep world family records safe. On Tuesday, the church announced just how many there are, and how safe they will be. Billions of historical ...

Orem expanding public art project

After two successful tests over a year ago, the Orem Arts Council has taken on a wide-reaching beautification project. This isn’t just any art. These selected pieces will be put on vinyl and wrapped around metal utility boxes throughout the city. “Public art activates the imagination ...

Local GOP puts focus on female political involvement

As is, just two of the 16 mayors leading Weber County's varied locales are female. Likewise, of the 10 lawmakers representing the county in the Utah Senate and Utah House, just two are women. Lorraine Brown, though, aims to change that. The Ogden lawyer has taken over as president of Weber ...

Suicide Prevention Month is active throughout Utah

September is Suicide Prevention Month, and it is a great time to renew commitments to help others, become better educated and find out about available mental health resources. Across Utah, individuals and organizations are getting the word out about ways to help save lives, educate others about ...

Catalytic converter thefts hit low-income car owners the hardest

Utah lawmakers are considering a crackdown on catalytic converter theft, in which criminals saw the emission control devices from cars and sell the precious metals found inside to a booming worldwide black market. Rep. Ryan Wilcox, a Republican who represents House District 7, covering North ...

University of Utah study examines link between suicide risk, genetics

SALT LAKE CITY — People who suffer from bipolar disorder and are genetically predisposed to post traumatic stress disorder may have a higher risk of dying from suicide, according to a study led by research scientists at the University of Utah. The study investigated risk factors for suicide ...