Mariah Maynes


Mariah Maynes is a digital content producer at KSL Newsradio. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Utah. When she is not reporting, Maynes can be found writing songs and poetry, skiing, hiking, or enjoying one of Utah's many local coffee shops.

‘Long Story Short’ Taylor Swift has large impact on voter registration

Taylor Swift made a non-partisan Instagram post encouraging her followers to register to vote. The result was a spike in voter registration.
13 hours ago

Gen Z does not trust institutions, poll finds

A Gallup poll revealed that Gen Zers lack trust in institutions. One expert explains how leadership can regain it.
2 days ago

“Empty the Shelters” pet adoption event coming in October

BISSELL Pet Foundation has teamed up with animal shelters across the United States to host a reduced-fee pet adoption event in October.
2 days ago

Blue light blocking glasses not reccomended by AAO

Blue light-filtering glasses not recommended by the American Academy of Ophthalmology due to lack of scientific evidence.
2 days ago

Roundtail chub nursery pond created by Moab City, DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said it has partnered with Moab City to create a nursery pond to raise roundtail chub.
8 days ago

Katy Perry sells her music catalog

Katy Perry has sold her catalog to Litmus Music for a reported $225 million. The sale includes all five of her albums released between 2008 and 2020.
8 days ago

Many consumers pay for more than one streaming service, surveys show

More than 80% of consumers pay for more than one streaming service, a new report shows many of them pay for three. 
9 days ago

Rail Safety Week: UTA to host railroad safety education events

UTA has partnered with a number of Utah organizations to bring a week of educational events to the public. They are dedicated to safety around railroads.
10 days ago

*NSYNC return to the scene continues with new single from ‘Trolls 3’

*NSYNC's reunion didn't stop with the 2023 MTV VMAs. The band announced its first track in 21 years will be released September 29.
13 days ago

Salt Lake Police seeking tips in 1980 death of Celedon Archuleta

The SLCPD has exhausted their leads in the homicide of Celedon Archuleta, anyone with details of the 1980 cold case should contact them.
15 days ago

Utah’s social media law raising questions about parent, teen rights

Utah's social media law is the first of its kind. It requires age verification and restricts access to social media for minors during certain hours.
15 days ago

Gov. Cox orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of 9/11

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox issued an order for flags to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 
16 days ago

What does abolishing the U.S. Dept. of Education mean? Expert weighs in

One expert said that candidates need to focus more on finding solutions for education than simply abolishing the Department of Education.
16 days ago

Alta Ski Area to host annual tree planting day

Alta Ski Area's annual tree planting event is a step toward conservation of the land that many of us recreate in.
20 days ago

Meet the chinchilla kit born at the Natural History Museum of Utah

A chinchilla kit has been born at the Natural History Museum of Utah. The museum is asking for visitors help in naming the newborn kit.
20 days ago

Reed Hastings invests $100 million into Powder Mountain

Reed Hastings, the co-founder of Netflix has made a $100 million investment into Powder Mountain Ski Resort.
21 days ago

Suicide Prevention Month: breaking stigmas and helping those who are struggling

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. A mental health advocate provided some tips for destigmatizing mental health and helping those who are struggling.
22 days ago

17-year-old hit by garbage truck in Tremonton

A 17-year-old girl was hit and killed by a garbage truck early Tuesday morning, according to Tremonton Police Department. 
22 days ago

Solitude Bike Park opening for monthlong run

Solitude will celebrate the grand opening of its new bike park on Friday, Sept. 8. The grand opening will feature a DJ and free donuts.
22 days ago

Utah expert says water from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is safe

Japan is releasing decontaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi power plant into the Pacific Ocean.
27 days ago

Paper straws are no better than plastic, research says

Paper straws are no better than plastic, according to Belgian researchers. The drink utensils contain PFAs, which are harmful to the environment and to people.
29 days ago

Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs director to emcee TEDx event

TEDxSaltLake City's 11th event will be emceed by the Director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs, Nubia Piña.
30 days ago

DABS to host reopening of 300 West wine store

The State Liquor and Wine store on 280 W Harris Avenue is hosting a grand reopening event, where visitors can learn about wine.
1 month ago

Nordic economic systems would not work for America, expert says

Nordic economic policies won’t work in the United States. "They are portrayed as these tax-the-rich utopias where everything is free,” says Brian Reidl, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
1 month ago