Peter Johnston

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Peter Johnston is a producer and reporter for KSL NewsRadio and Utah's Morning News. You can reach him at pjohnston@ksl.com.

Governor candidate Phil Lyman calls for audit into Gov. Spencer Cox’s signatures

Rep. Phil Lyman is calling for an audit to look into whether the signatures Gov. Spencer Cox gathered should count.
26 days ago

Young girl and adult man hit by car in American Fork

A young girl and an adult male were struck by a car car while riding a moped in American Fork are now recovering.
2 months ago

Police: man deliberately ran truck into officer weeks after death of Santaquin police Sgt.

Police said they arrested a man who they accuse of deliberately hitting an officer with his truck.
2 months ago

Utah tornado reports are up, but actual number are level

Utah tornado sightings are up in number however, many of those reports are never reach actual tornado status.
2 months ago

Utah voters may see delay receiving November mail-in ballots

Due to a state law, some Utah voters could see a delay of 2-3 days in receiving their November mail-in ballots.
2 months ago

Police: Suspect in Sgt. Bill Hooser killing held a woman against her will when pulled over

The suspect in the death of Sgt. Bill Hooser reportedly hid the woman in the sleeping compartment of the truck.
2 months ago

Salt Lake City planners recommend changes in how single-family neighborhoods get zoned

A report from the Salt Lake City Planning Division recommends zoning changes for single-family neighborhoods to help address the city's housing issues.
2 months ago

How does Utah ensure election security ahead of election season?

Utah leaders say the state's election security system is strong. But how does Utah make sure its elections are secure?
2 months ago

Snow and rain but 70 degrees ahead

Utahns can switch their November jacket for some spring T-shirts and shorts later this week.
2 months ago

Utah bucking trend of fewer arrests for drunken driving

Arrests for drunk driving have dropped nationwide, but in Utah, enforcement continues to increase.
2 months ago

Governor candidate Phil Lyman sues Lt. Gov. to get running mate on the ballot

The Utah Lieutenant Governor's Office did not accept the declaration of candidacy from Lyman's running mate, Layne Bangerter.
3 months ago

Gov. Cox forced into primary at convention, criticizes caucus-convention system

During his speech, Gov. Spencer Cox criticized the caucus-convention structure to the boos of some Republican members.
3 months ago

Spring weather slowing melt of snowpack, and that’s good

The cooler upcoming spring weather will slow the melt of Utah's snowpack and local meteorologists say that is good.
3 months ago

100 high-hazard dams remain a risk across Utah, assistant state engineer says

Following the discovery of a large crack in the Panguitch Lake Dam, one expert said that 100 other dams pose a high risk.
3 months ago

Critics continue opposition to Parleys Canyon quarry proposal

Controversy over a proposed quarry in Parleys Canyon continues, months after two versions of the proposal died in the legislature.
3 months ago

Utah lawmakers push bill to stop undocumented immigrants from boarding planes

The CBP One app allows people immigrating to the U.S. to set up an appointment with customs before they land at a port of entry.
3 months ago

Higher-magnitude earthquake is coming to Utah, warns expert

One expert is warning Utah to be prepare for a higher-magnitude earthquake then the 5.7 magnitude one that hit in 2020.
3 months ago

Owners of Saratoga Springs gun shop accused of defrauding customers of over $600,000

A couple that owns a Utah gun shop, Urban Armz, is facing fraud charges for over $600,000 in orders they failed to deliver.
3 months ago

Homebuyers pause as mortgage rates jump

Mortgage rates have jumped to their highest level since Thanksgiving. Potential homebuyers are pressing pause on applying for new home loans.
3 months ago

Michael Knowles speech at University of Utah draws protesters

Far-right political commentator Michael Knowles from the Daily Wire spoke at the University of Utah and was met with some student protests.
3 months ago

Judge in Chad Daybell trial seals midnight intervention

On Tuesday, Judge Steven Boyce sealed a last-minute intervention made by a lawyer not associated with the Chad Daybell trial.
3 months ago

Contractor says property owner hired him to tear down Fifth Ward meetinghouse

Karl Christensen, owner of MoveMan Demolition says that real estate developer Jordan Atkin hired him to demolish the Fifth Ward meetinghouse.
3 months ago

Stormy weather to die down Monday, return Friday

Stormy weather is set to fizzle out by Monday evening but might return but Friday afternoon, according to a Utah meteorologist.
4 months ago

Could Ammon Bundy be hiding out in southern Utah?

Ammon Bundy could be hiding out in southern Utah according to reports. Bundy left Idaho after being ordered to pay millions in a case.
4 months ago