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Officials: Loud ‘boom’ heard in north Utah likely a meteor

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A loud “boom” heard across areas of northern Utah was likely a meteor, officials said Saturday. Reports of the loud noise circulated at about 8:30 a.m., with people from Orem to southern Idaho posting that they heard the “boom," The Salt Lake ...

Vineyard celebrates new FrontRunner station and buildout of city

The history of Vineyard’s past meets the present and looks out on the future as the new Vineyard FrontRunner Station opened for business Friday. The event marked the beginning of not only a centralized transit-oriented intermodal hub in the city, but also the build out of the city ...

St. Jude breaks ground on Dream Home Showplace in Saratoga Springs

Proceeds from the sale of a home being built in Saratoga Springs will help fund a very special cause. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Oakwood Homes held a groundbreaking ceremony for Utah’s first St. Jude Dream Home Showplace Thursday in the Wander subdivision in Saratoga ...

Alpine School District passes ‘pilot’ policy to evaluate school materials

The Alpine School District Board of Education has approved a pilot policy in order to comply with a new Utah law prohibiting "sensitive" instructional materials in public schools. Policy 6161, which will be used by the district to evaluate school materials, was approved at the ASD board ...

Utah County Commission adopts equipment replacement program

Utah County commissioners approved a resolution to adopt an equipment replacement program for the county during Wednesday’s regular meeting. County Budget Manager Rudy Livingston created the replacement plan. It covers the replacement of county equipment with an estimated replacement cost of ...

Survey finds majority of respondents in favor of intervention for Utah Lake

A poll conducted by Sandy-based G1 Research found that a majority of respondents are in favor of intervention for the improvement of Utah Lake. The survey was commissioned by Lake Restoration Solutions, the proponents of the Utah Lake Restoration Project, and randomly sampled 618 Utah County ...