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UDOH launches medical cannabis program

If you've had a hard time obtaining medical cannabis, things are about to get easier. The Utah Department of Health, along with medical cannabis pharmacies, launched a program Wednesday that will increase access for patients who qualify. The program will allow any Utah-licensed physician, ...

Vineyard FrontRunner station opens this spring

Since the golden shovels were turned May 13, 2021, on the new FrontRunner Station in Vineyard, the construction project has been moving at beeline pace. Located in downtown Vineyard, close to the Vineyard Connector Overpass, the station will service residents, students and commuters traveling ...

Expert optimistic that air quality will soon improve

Utah Valley is filled with smog, but a local expert is hopeful that upcoming snowstorms could be the key to cleaner air. Air quality in Utah County has ranged from Moderate to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups this week, but according to Bo Call, manager of the air monitoring section for the ...

COVID takes the air out of senior Meals on Wheels

Over 1,000 Utah County seniors are in jeopardy of not having at least one meal a day to sustain them as COVID-19 continues to take the air out of Meals on Wheels deliveries. After quietly and diligently combating senior hunger and isolation during the pandemic, the Meals on Wheels program in ...

BYU professor speaks out on lawsuit, fundraisers set up on his behalf

After being served a $3 million lawsuit by Lake Restoration Solutions just before the Utah Lake Summit on Jan. 11, Benjamin Abbott, an ecology professor at Brigham Young University, is finally speaking out. Abbott, who has studied Utah Lake for several years, has been outspokenly opposed to ...

THRIVE hosting events to help those transitioning ‘away from religion’

Leaving the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can be a tough, lonely affair. "It's a very dramatic and harsh transition for people and they need help and support," said Clint Martin. With that in mind, Martin, who's from Springville, and others who have left the LDS church have ...

Utah fugitive arrested in Scotland to appear in Scottish court Friday

The Utah County Attorney’s Office has been working with several other law and policing agencies in the U.S. and globally in the apprehension of Nicholas Rossi, wanted on suspicion of a reported 2008 sexual assault. The attorney’s office received news Thursday morning that a warrant was ...

LDS pamphlet explains similarities between Muslims and Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is taking steps to show its members how they share many of the same beliefs, values and lifestyles with Muslims in their communities and around the world. In order to help members of the LDS Church and others to clear prejudicial beliefs about ...

Utah health department reports record high COVID hospitalizations

Thursday's hospitalizations from COVID-19 were at a record high, with 756 cases reported by the Utah Department of Health. “Cases are going up really steeply now,” said Erin Clouse, University of Utah Health's strategic engagement manager. “We're seeing worrisome increases of the new ...