Lindsay Aerts

Website: http://www.ksl.com

Lindsay Aerts is a reporter, anchor and host at KSL Newsradio. She hosts "The Mom Show" podcast on KSL NewsRadio. She's done extensive reporting on Utah's mail-in election system. You can contact her at laerts@ksl.com.

If government shuts down, Rep. John Curtis says Congress members shouldn’t get paid

If Congress shuts down, Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) said he wants to make it illegal for members of Congress to get paid.
2 days ago

Roll of the dice to decide final spot in Brighton Town Council race

In the race for city council in the Town of Brighton, Heidi Westfall and Gavan Ganung are tied with 34 votes each.
2 days ago

Utah Office of Tourism awards $4.7 million to boost economy

Utah's Office of Tourism awarded millions of dollars in grant money to travel groups and non-profits to bring tourism dollars back to Utah.
3 days ago

Former Rep. Chris Stewart announces new job at new lobbying firm

In his new job, Stewart will lead a company called Skyline Capitol which will help advise large industries on the federal level.
4 days ago

Jason Chaffetz not closing the door, not actively pursuing 2024 run for Senate or Governor

Chaffetz did say that a run for Utah governor in 2028 is a possibility, but not 2024 and not for the Senate.
5 days ago

Republicans have three Utah lawmakers to replace, here’s how that happens

In just the last month, three Republican lawmakers have stepped down. The responsibility for replacing them falls on the Republican County and State conventions.
5 days ago

House Majority Leader Mike Schultz will run for Speaker of the House seat

House Majority Leader Mike Schultz said he wanted to have a hand in leading Utah through the current issues the state is facing.
6 days ago

Restructuring and reports of a rant: Changes at the Utah County Elections Office

One current two former staffers describe tensions among Utah County Elections staffers. The clerk says the issues are moot.
10 days ago

Bomb threat at SLC’s Jewish Community Center forces two hour shelter in place

Salt Lake City's Jewish Community Center, JCC, was the target of a phony bomb threat over the weekend.
13 days ago

Utah charter school responds to accusations of improper restraint

The U.S. Department of Education claimed hundreds of examples of over-restraint, the school says the report lacks context.
16 days ago

Utah water official warns Utahns to stay vigilant on water use

Utah has inched its way out of extreme drought but an expert says now is not the time for complacency on water use.
16 days ago

Lawsuit cites 14th Amendment, would disqualify former President Trump from Utah ballot

The lawsuit filed by a longshot presidential candidate claims the former president violated the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
17 days ago

Celeste Maloy wins 2nd Congressional District GOP primary, Edwards concedes

The latest batch of results was released Wednesday afternoon, after which Maloy's primary lead jumped by about a thousand votes.
18 days ago

Utah’s 2nd Congressional District Republican candidates gear up for final push

Republican candidates Celeste Maloy, Bruce Hough, and Becky Edwards hope to help more Utah voters to make a decision -- and then, turn out to vote. 
23 days ago

City of Hurricane plans to recount their primary election results by hand

The city of Hurricane plans to re-count its municipal primary election results by hand after Washington County tabulates the results via its counting machines.
25 days ago

The race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart is anyone’s to win

Experts say the prediction tools aren't available in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart because the election was unplanned.
25 days ago

Morgan County lawmaker wants opt-in requirement to vote by mail

Rep. Kera Birkeland says voting is a privilege and that rather than vote by mail, Utah voters should actively engage in the process.
26 days ago

Turnout in the race to replace Congressman Chris Stewart around 15 percent

With a week to go until Utah's primary election, state officials are saying voter turnout is at 15 percent. The election will help determine a replacement for Congressman Chris Stewart.
26 days ago

Utah birth rate decline is partially due to cost, expert says

Fewer people are having children due to the demands of modern life and the financial burden they can create. One organization is working to find a solution.
27 days ago

Advocates and policy makers celebrate building progress of Crisis Care Center in Salt Lake County

Officials used the halfway point of construction on the Salt Lake County Crisis Care Center to tout the public/private project.
30 days ago

Utah County primary voters won’t get ‘I voted’ stickers with mail-in ballots

The Utah County Clerk said it was cost-prohibitive to reprint an insert that typically holds the "I voted" stickers.
1 month ago

Sen. Mike Lee wishes Trump was still president, but didn’t endorse him for 2024

Sen. Lee says he wishes former President Trump was still president but he did not endorse Trump in Lehi on Wednesday.
1 month ago

Tornado conditions exist on Tuesday for large swath of Utah

KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson said the tornado risk stretched across Utah, essentially along the I-15 corridor, from Logan to Cedar City.
1 month ago

Gov. Cox doesn’t think Trump can win in 2024, approves Utah GOP opting out of presidential primary

In his monthly remarks to the media, the Utah governor bemoaned Utah's place in the primary lineup and supported a presidential preference poll.
1 month ago