Chris Jacobs

As storms move out, inversions move in

With every snowfall, cold air settles on the valley floors. Warmer air settles on top and all our pollution suddenly can’t escape, creating inversions.
2 months ago

The Big O Doughnut Shop announces final day

Due to rising costs, The Big O Doughnut shop has announced its last day, Jan. 15, 2023.
2 months ago

Utah distillery business booming despite small business hurdles

Having a distillery in Utah might not sound very intuitive considering the state's liquor laws, but several distilleries have found success.
2 months ago

Small businesses closing in Salt Lake, another opens a GoFundMe

Small businesses Brownies Brownies Brownies and The Big O Doughnuts have both announced they’ll be closing their doors.
2 months ago

New waterpark in southern Utah: fun for families or part of the water crisis?

Scott Nielson, the owner of the park, said that concerns over the future Utah waterpark are overblown.
2 months ago

Grocery shopping being hit hard by inflation, according to new survey

Grocery shopping is getting difficult for consumers across the U.S. as inflation continues to hit their wallets.
2 months ago

Men without college degrees leaving the workforce, according to new study

The study claims social status is likely a driving factor in men without degrees leaving the workforce because pay often indicates social status.
2 months ago

New survey asks how the state should handle Utah’s population increases

The goal is to gather feedback as Utah's population grows and then the responses and ideas to create a plan for handling that growth.
2 months ago

UDOT wants public comments for proposed Orem expansion

The UDOT plan is to expand a section of 1600 North in Orem, between State Street and 1200 West to five lanes and a bike lane.
2 months ago

Lack of overflow beds may lead to pressure on existing homeless shelters

Across the city, homeless shelters are expected to have a shortage of overflow beds as temperatures drop. Shelters are not yet at capacity though.
3 months ago

Alpine School District will not split, according to preliminary results

Initial numbers showed that over 70% of voters in Orem chose not to split the Alpine School District to create an Orem Schoo District.
3 months ago

Age of homebuyers getting older, according to new report

SALT LAKE CITY — A new report by the National Association of Realtors found that the age of homebuyers in the U.S. rose to the highest it’s ever been in 2022. The NAR’s annual report recorded new highs for the average age of new and repeat homebuyers. The report this year shares that the average […]
3 months ago

After a printer snafu, Carbon County gets an extra early voting day

After a printing issue with mail-in ballots, Carbon County decided to make Monday, Nov. 7 an early-voting day.
3 months ago

Ski season starts this week

Recent snow storms by Cedar City gives Brian Head a reason to open on Nov. 4. This is one of the earliest open dates.
3 months ago

Nuclear reactor may head to Utah, says new study

A Nuclear Reactor could be headed to Utah said a study by Pacificorp, parent company of Rocky Mountain Power, and Terrapower.
3 months ago

Man accused of stealing ATMs from Salt Palace, Marriott Hotel

According to a probable cause statement, Steven Early stole an ATM from a Marriot Hotel, and two ATMs from the Salt Palace.
4 months ago

Utah representative proposes pumping underground water to replenish Great Salt Lake

Rep. Steven Lund's proposal to replenish the Great Salt Lake would require $48 million worth of wells to be dug to see if there is underground water.
4 months ago

Two officers reportedly assaulted at Taylorsville party, three arrests made

Officers responded to a Taylorsville house party three different times Saturday night. Officers' last visit ended in them reportedly being attacked.
4 months ago

Water levels indicate that Utah’s water conservation efforts are working

The Division of Water Resources reported that drought conditions are lower than last year and water conservation has maintained consistent water levels.
4 months ago

BYU premieres documentary ‘The Black 14: Healing Hearts and Feeding Souls’

The new BYU documentary, "The Black 14" Healing Hearts and Feeding Souls," focuses on a 1969 football game between BYU and the University of Wyoming.
5 months ago

Utah State Board of Education asking for input on risk prevention survey

The Utah State Board of Education voted to pull support for the risk prevention survey in June, but it seeking feedback before making a final decision.
5 months ago

Couple stabbed in Taylorsville home, 15-year-old suspect caught

Police suspect a 15-year-old boy stabbed the couple in their Taylorsville home early Tuesday morning.
5 months ago

Fewer days with unhealthy air in Utah thanks to monsoon moisture

The Utah Division of Air quality reports that only 15 days this summer have been really unhealthy this year compared to 40 last summer.
5 months ago

UPDATE: Young brother and sister killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Provo, driver also dead

The accident happened around 700 E. and 700 N. in Provo as the children were walking to school.
5 months ago