Peter Johnston

University of Utah students face charges after protesting movie they call “transphobic”

The students protesting the movie they said was transphobic are part of a self-proclaimed socialist club on the University of Utah campus.
3 days ago

Salt Lake County Mayor: Little Cottonwood gondola is bad for the Olympics

The Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola maybe not exists by the time the 2034 Olympics happen, but Mayor Jenny Wilson has concerns.
6 days ago

Three Utahns face federal charges for stealing luggage at SLC International Airport

Three Utahns are facing federal charges for stealing luggage from Salt Lake City International Airport.
21 days ago

Bountiful house fire kills homeowner

Firefighters found a resident dead in his Bountiful home on Thursday after a fire broke out.
21 days ago

Resolution to support Israel turns emotional on Utah House floor

A resolution to support Israel in Utah sparked emotional debate Wednesday. It was meant to support Israeli, Jewish and Muslim Americans.
22 days ago

Hispanic engineering convention in SLC draws thousands

A Hispanic engineering convention marks the biggest Hispanic STEM event ever, according to the leading professional society.
1 month ago

Utah Attorney General announces second challenge to national monuments

The State of Utah is again challenging the designation of two national monuments in court.
1 month ago

BLM gets pushback after closing 300 miles of off-road trails near Moab

Wilderness advocates have rejoiced over the decision, while the Blue Ribbon Coalition and Colorado Offroad Trail Defenders have appealed it.
1 month ago

Halloween safety tips for costumes and your home

Halloween is coming up and two Utah groups say to keep safety in mind. Reflective tape is one thing that can make your child's costume safer.
1 month ago

Weber County wants $3.9 million tax raise due to staff shortages, inflation

Weber County leaders have proposed the tax hike to help with staffing shortages. They said they haven't raised property taxes since 2016.
1 month ago

The Utah Jazz celebrate 50 years, complete with vintage uniforms

Live at 8:45 a.m. Jeremiah Jensen joins Utah’s Morning News to talk about Thanksgiving weekend sports!  SALT LAKE CITY — Break out the birthday candles, this Wednesday marks 50 years for the Utah Jazz. Game one of the 2023-2024 NBA season will celebrate the half-century since the Jazz first donned the purple, yellow and green […]
2 months ago

BYU Jerusalem Center: students and staff are safe

According to yesterday's security update from the BYU Jerusalem Center, all 93 of the center's students and American staff members returned to class safely. 
2 months ago

Sen. Lee proposes bill blocking funding research for transgender medicine for minors

The Senator called research on transgender medicine for minors "irresponsible" and said it can result in permanent damage.
2 months ago

Man arrested for putting teen in chokehold while attempting “citizen’s arrest”

A 57-year-old man in Ogden has been arrested after putting boy in chokehold during citizen's arrest attempt.
2 months ago

Lawmakers want to restrict presidential power to create monuments in Utah

Lawmakers say the Antiquities Act of 1906 gives presidents unilateral power to declare monuments in Utah.
3 months ago

Woolstenhulme steps down, interim commissioner in place at Utah Board of Education

Dave Woolstenhulme announced his decision to step down at the end of an emergency meeting of the Utah Board of Education.
3 months ago

Scam call impersonating Utah health officials, targets the elderly

The Utah Department of Health and Human Services said Utahns should hang up immediately if they suspect the call is a scam.
3 months ago

Utah homeowners hit with high property taxes as home prices soar

Home prices continue to rise in Utah. Homeowners are now faced with shouldering higher property taxes.
3 months ago

Labor Day weekend traffic to cause delays Friday, Monday

Ahead of end of summer road trips, UDOT has given a heads-up to drivers; they should expect delays related to Labor Day traffic. 
3 months ago

Utah realtor and NAR president resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Kenny Parcell is the broker and owner of Equity Real Estate Utah, or otherwise known as the Kenny Parcell Team.
3 months ago

University of Utah server outage: hospital back at full operations

The University of Utah hospital's IT system is back up and running after a server shutdown blacked out computers yesterday.
4 months ago

Monsoon surge drops six inches on Honeyville before leaving Utah

Monsoon season thunderstorms over the past 48 hours have dropped astonishing amounts of rain across the Wasatch Front.
4 months ago

What monsoon season means for Utah

Southwestern U.S. monsoon season will brings moisture and lightning to many parts of Utah. Fires and floods could also affect parts of the state.
4 months ago

It’s the hottest July globally, but Utah has seen hotter

Scientists say this has been the hottest July in several millennia. However, Utah has seen hotter, according to an expert.
4 months ago