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.

Utah House Democrats ‘frustrated’ over COVID-19 surge

Utah House Democrats issued a statement urging the legislature to return power to public health officials.
3 months ago

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox walks back doubts on effectiveness of masks

On Friday, Gov. Cox said that he didn't mean to imply masks are not effective, but rather that vaccines are more effective against COVID-19.
3 months ago

Natalie Cline reprimanded by Utah State Board of Education

Natalie Cline was reprimanded, the board said, over divisive social media posts involving LGBTQA+ youth in Utah. Cline has not yet commented.
3 months ago

Weber-Morgan Health Director wants K-6 mask mandate

For Weber and Morgan counties, the proposed health order would require masks if a school has 2% of its student body with COVID-19.
3 months ago

“No mask ban in Utah,” say state lawmakers after launch of investigation

Utah State Superintendent Sydnee Dickson said there's no mask ban in Utah and that a federal investigation is misguided.
3 months ago

Utah cyclist diagnosed with aggressive ALS to compete in Ironman World Championships

An elite cyclist from Farmington is dying from an aggressive, rare form of ALS  and doctors have told him he only has 6 to 18 months to live, but that diagnosis isn't stopping him from living.
3 months ago

Radium found in a quarter of Bountiful City residents’ drinking water

A notice was sent to residents from 400 East Orchard Drive east toward the mountain, and Millbrook Way north to the Centerville border.
3 months ago

Owner of Scales and Tails defends business from PETA after viral gator attack video

The owner of Scales and Tales in West Valley is defending the alligator, and his shop, from PETA.
4 months ago

Utah trainer in good spirits after being dragged into alligator enclosure

Utah reptile trainer, Lindsay Bull, is in good spirits after a close call with an alligator at the West Valley City reptile zoo, Scales and Tales.
4 months ago

Highland, Bountiful football game canceled after COVID-19 test

A football game between Highland and Bountiful High Schools is canceled after a player tested positive for COVID-19.
4 months ago

Black Lives Matter Utah Chapter leader leaves state due to death threats

Lex Scott said she felt her family was in danger after the Black Lives Matter Utah leader's comments about the American flag.
4 months ago

Local election leaders tout Ranked Choice Voting ahead of so-called ‘No Primary Day’

Some Utah election leaders have dubbed Tuesday as No Primary Day
4 months ago

How to keep the smoke from getting in your house

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Health Department shared tips Friday on how to keep the smoke from getting in your house and mucking up your indoor air quality. “With wildfire smoke recently becoming more of a concern as fires burn in several western states, the Salt Lake County Health Department’s air quality […]
4 months ago

Davis School District reports over 100 open jobs weeks before school starts

Davis School District has more than 100 jobs for the upcoming school year.
4 months ago

Primary elections take place Tuesday, but many cities picked ranked choice instead

23 Utah cities will skip the primary elections, opting for ranked choice balloting this fall instead. But here's what we know about the primaries still planned.
4 months ago

Parents protest rumored mask mandate, but Salt Lake County officials weren’t issuing one

A large crowd of parents showed up in force to protest rumors about a coming Salt Lake County mask mandate. The rumors weren't true.
4 months ago

Top OB-GYN groups recommend pregnant women get COVID-19 vaccine

SALT LAKE CITY — Two of the nation’s leading medical groups representing obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYN specialists) recommend that anyone who is pregnant should be vaccinated against COVID-19. The groups previously said a vaccine shouldn’t be withheld from pregnant people, but stopped short of recommending it. OB-GYN groups recommend vaccine for pregnant women The American […]
4 months ago

‘I’m very worried about September.’ Pediatricians want kids masked in class who are too young to be vaccinated

Pediatricians want kids too young to be vaccinated to wear masks in school classrooms.
5 months ago

People moving to Utah are younger and more diverse

More people are moving to than from Utah, and a young, more diverse population is among those relocating to the state. 
5 months ago

Provo gun customization company pulls kit making gun look like LEGOs

A Provo company that customizes guns has pulled from its shelves one of their kits that made a gun look like it was covered in LEGOs.
5 months ago

 Utah’s drought and heat could make harmful algae blooms ‘really bad’ this summer

Harmful algae in Utah's lakes and reservoirs could be bad this summer
5 months ago

Community rallies behind murdered Sandy mother

Friends of Masako Kenley, the Sandy mother of four who was recently murdered, are now trying to fold five thousand origami cranes.
5 months ago

Utah health officials worried COVID-19 could spread to younger children

The Utah Department of Health said they're concerned about COVID-19 spreading among unvaccinated children in younger age groups.
5 months ago

Utah’s Kindergarten enrollment down during the pandemic, what will it look like in the fall?

Kindergarten enrollment was down during the 2020-2021 school year, and officials don't believe it will rise come the 2021-2022 school year.
5 months ago