Martha Harris

BYU study says ‘going cashless was useless’ during height of pandemic

Many businesses went to a cash-only model at the start of the pandemic. A recent BYU study found the effort made little impact.
3 days ago

Sandy police investigating reports of shots fired near Lone Peak Park

Callers to police said they heard shots in the area of Mount View Drive, near Lone Peak Park. There were no injuries.
7 days ago

SB 174, the Utah trigger law that bans most abortions

The Utah trigger law, SB 174, makes it a second-degree felony to perform an abortion in Utah outside of a list of exceptions.
13 days ago

A second Utah Starbucks announces plans to attempt to unionize

Starbucks employees at 400 E. and 400 S. in Salt Lake City, Utah, told the Starbucks CEO they'd like to unionize for better wages and healthcare.
14 days ago

UTA, Salt Lake International Airport drop mask requirement

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Transit Authority says the agency has dropped its mask mandate for bus and train travelers. The decision comes after a federal judge ruled Monday that the mask mandate was unlawful. The Biden Administration is currently reviewing that ruling. In a statement to KSL NewsRadio, UTA spokeswoman Andrea Packer said […]
28 days ago

Orem school district creation hits a bump in the road

OREM, Utah — Orem City is looking into creating an Orem school district. The city hired a company to figure out if it’s feasible but some residents want the company to be replaced. Orem City hired Discovery Education Consultants to do a feasibility study. The study will determine if creating an Orem School District is […]
1 month ago

U.S. Department of Labor is suing the Chinatown Supermarket in Salt Lake

Chinatown Supermarket, located in South Salt Lake, is accused of obstructing an investigation. The U.S. Department of Labor filed charges on Monday.
2 months ago

Navajo Nation President asks for tribes to be “full participants” in managing Colorado River Basin

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez was one of 20 tribal leaders who wrote to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland to ask to be included in managing the Colorado River Basin.
2 months ago

Noose found at Meta construction site in Eagle Mountain

The discovery of a noose at a Meta construction site in Eagle Mountain follows the November 2021 discovery of racist graffiti at the same site.
2 months ago

Park City Mountain Resort to see raised minimum wage

Utah's Park City Mountain Resort will raise minimum wage for all employees. This includes ski patrollers, who just agreed to $15 an hour in January.
2 months ago

Bill that makes first statewide turf buy-back in the country passes

The first turf buy-back bill in the country passes on Capitol Hill.
2 months ago

Bill to ban “pornographic and indecent” books in Utah public schools temporarily stalls

The bill would have changed the review process if someone felt there was porn on school property.
3 months ago

Bill restricting transgender students in sports moves forward

The full House will consider a bill about transgender students and their participation in school sports.
3 months ago

Lawmakers reserve right to regulate firearms for state, not cities

Sen. Chris Wilson, R-Logan, sponsored S.B. 115, which clarifies that only the state holds the authority to regulate firearms in Utah. 
3 months ago

Lawmakers pursue mental health support for first responders

It would require agencies to provide mental health services for all first responders: employees, retirees, and their families. 
3 months ago