Lindsay Aerts

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Lindsay Aerts is a reporter, anchor and the host of "The Mom Show" on KSL NewsRadio. You can contact her at laerts@ksl.com.

Attend the Utah 2022 legislative session remotely, here’s how

The Utah 2022 legislative session will offer in-person and remote options for lawmakers and the public. Here's our step-by-step guide.
2 days ago

Utah lawmaker proposes ‘optional’ background check for private gun sales

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker wants to change state law so people can have the option to do a background check when they buy or sell a gun with another person. “If you’re a seller of a firearm…you want to make sure that the person you’re selling it to…you can check to make […]
16 days ago

Experts say Wednesday’s storm is a ‘recipe’ for more avalanche risk

Utah avalanche forecasters are saying Wednesday's storm could be the "recipe" for more avalanche risk,
16 days ago
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Refugee Soccer to bring the game to Afghans waiting for placement

Refugee Soccer, a group from Utah, is hoping to welcome Afghan refugees to America, through playing soccer.
1 month ago

State Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control wants a name change

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is seeking a name change. But that only be done through the Utah State Legislature.
2 months ago

Utah couple plead with Congress to pass ALS legislation

A Utah couple is pleading with Congress to pass ALS legislation to help slow down the disease.
2 months ago

Rate of voting for Utah women down, but civic engagement remains high

SALT LAKE CITY — Fewer Utah women voted in the 2020 election than in years past, as compared to other states. And researchers said they don’t know why. New research from Utah’s Women and Leadership Project (UWLP) shows Utah women voted more in 2018 than in 2020, compared to the rest of the nation. “In […]
3 months ago

Utah Independent Redistricting Commission finalizes maps, pushes back on Rob Bishop claims

The Utah Independent Redistricting Commission said Bishop's resignation won't interfere with submitting their maps to the legislature.
3 months ago

Lawmakers want audit of Utah election results, state leaders say no statewide fraud

One state lawmaker in favor of auditing Utah election results said the state's reliance on voting machines is a "huge control risk."
3 months ago

Final week of public input for Independent Redistricting Commission in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah —  You have until Saturday to weigh in on redistricting, or how lawmakers redraw district boundaries in Utah. That’s the last day Utah’s Independent Redistricting Commission takes public input. Their final two public meetings are Thursday at 6 p.m. in Herriman and Saturday morning at 11 in West Valley City. You […]
3 months ago

Home heating prices going up around the nation, but not as high in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — It’s going to cost you more to heat your house this winter. But in Utah, it won’t be as much as some other places around the country.  Home heating A new national report shows home heating prices are going up because fuel prices are rising and demand has also gone […]
3 months ago

Jordan School District addressing sub shortage with new incentive program

SANDY, Utah — The Jordan School District is trying to get more substitute teachers to come work for the district with a new incentive program.  “The program will provide temporary incentive pay up to $500 for substitute teachers who work a required number of days between October 25, 2021 and December 15, 2021, without canceling […]
3 months ago

Utah senator says bill would cut emissions in half by 2030

Utah Senator Kirk Cullimore unveils Prosperity 2030 plan to reduce air pollution.
3 months ago

Salt Lake City extends masks policy for Salt Lake City School District through winter break

Kids in the Salt Lake School District will be wearing masks to school through at least the end of the calendar year. The city council voted last night to extend an emergency health order until December 20th.
3 months ago

More Afghan refugees will be in Salt Lake County by week’s end

Of 675 Afghan refugees headed to Utah, almost 150 of them are expected to arrive this week. They include children and unaccompanied minors.
3 months ago

A third of Southwest Flights canceled from Salt Lake City Monday

A third of Southwest flights out of Salt Lake City were canceled on Monday, continuing a trend that began Sunday.
3 months ago

Senator Lee tells DOJ don’t get involved in school board meetings

Senator Mike Lee and several other Republicans are demanding the Department of Justice (DOJ) to not interfere in school board meetings.
3 months ago

Shark Tank star charged with defrauding “vulnerable” woman

Shark Tank star Nathanael Holzapfel is accused of selling a woman's home without her knowledge. He is currently out on bail.
4 months ago

Biden vaccine mandate brings nearly 1K people to committee meeting

Almost all of the public comments came from people opposed to Mr. Biden's vaccine mandate, and many of them owned small businesses.
4 months ago

Utah man finishes World Championship half Ironman while dying from ALS

Kyle Brown was diagnosed with an aggressive and terminal form of ALS and vowed to complete, and finish, the Ironman World Championships. And he did.
4 months ago

No pride flag, or others, in Davis School District classrooms

The district cites state law for keeping Pride, BLM, MAGA, Dixie Rebel, or other political flags out of classrooms.
4 months ago

Utah lawmakers want public input on the president’s vaccine mandate

A meeting of the Business and Labor Committee has been scheduled for October 4 to discuss the president's vaccine mandate.
4 months ago

Hard freeze, frost warnings in place for some parts of Utah tonight

The frost warning Monday night covers the Cache Valley, the Wasatch Back, the Sanpete Valley, and areas near Panquich, Utah.
4 months ago

Governor Spencer Cox says decision to vaccinate should be left up to businesses

Governor Cox wants to businesses to decide for themselves if COVID-19 vaccines should be required.
4 months ago