Samantha Herrera



Samantha Herrera is a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio. She has an associate degree in Journalism and Digital Media from Salt Lake Community College.

Provo fire department sends out reminder about July fireworks

Provo Fire and Rescue put out a firework advisory for residents wanting to set off fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
7 hours ago

Hill Air Force Base’s Air and Space show bringing STEM to kids

The 2022 Warriors Over The Wasatch Air and Space Show begins June 25 at Hill Air Force Base and will have a STEM-focused attraction.
3 days ago

Where to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider for children 5 and under in Utah

COVID-19 vaccines are now available for children as young as 6 months old, but where can you find a vaccine provider for your child in Utah?
4 days ago

More COVID-19 vaccines ordered in Utah for children as young as 6 months

32,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older have been ordered by the Utah Department of Health and Human Services.
5 days ago

Native American tribes will co-manage Bears Ears National Monument with federal agencies

Federal agencies will co-manage Bears Ears with the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe and the Pueblo of Zuni
6 days ago

BLM issues fire prevention order for north and central Utah

A fire prevention order for north and central Utah has been issued for BLM land in 12 counties. It will be in effect until BLM rescinds it.
11 days ago

Human-caused fires in southern Utah burned over the weekend

Human-caused fires spanning multiple acres burned in southern Utah over the weekend as temperatures soared into the 90s.
14 days ago

Mountain lion captured in Pleasant Grove

The mountain lion was first spotted in Pleasant Grove on Monday when it had reportedly killed chickens from a backyard coop.
17 days ago

South Salt Lake Police seek help finding missing man

Police are looking for a missing South Salt Lake man, 30-year-old Cornelis Frederik Bogslag, who has not been seen since Monday.
17 days ago

Dalton Wash Fire burns 600 acres

The Dalton Wash Fire began Thursday night and officials called in a special incident management team to assist in fighting the fire.
17 days ago

Grantsville child dies, police investigating suspected child abuse

A 1-year-old Grantsville child has died from injuries consistent with child abuse. The child's father is facing a charge of aggravated murder.
18 days ago

Two Utah foxes test positive for bird flu in Utah

Utah wildlife officials confirmed that two foxes had tested positive for bird flu. One was found in Murray and the other in Taylorsville.
18 days ago

Utah Pride Festival road closures to look out for this weekend

The Utah Pride Festival will kick off on June 4, and the Salt Lake City Police Department sent out a reminder about festival road closures.
24 days ago

Free Fishing Day will allow Utahns to fish without license

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources announced that June 11 would be Free Fishing Day in Utah. The day will allow anyone to fish in public Utah waterbodies, even if they don’t have a license. The DWR said the day would be a good opportunity for those who are new to […]
25 days ago

From the Utah Jazz to the UTA, Utah kicks off Pride Month

Utah officials and organizations celebrated the beginning of Pride Month on social media Wednesday.
25 days ago

Fire restrictions imposed for southwestern Utah

Fire officials from Utah and federal agencies announced fire restrictions in Washington, Kane, Garfield and Iron counties because of drought conditions.
25 days ago

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Pie in the face

A protester smeared the Mona Lisa with cake in protest of climate change last week. Another page in the Mona Lisa's interesting story.
27 days ago

Former Saratoga Springs police officer in custody after allegedly making threats

A former Saratoga Springs police officer had law enforcement searching for him Monday after he made threats against his former assistant chief.
27 days ago

Fire restrictions imposed by multiple agencies in southeastern Utah

Multiple agencies are imposing fire restrictions in southeastern Utah due to hazardous conditions, and restrictions will stay until the hazard passes.
1 month ago

Salt Lake City Police seeking information on package that prompted bomb squad

The Salt Lake City Police Department is asking the public for information about a suspicious package that prompted a bomb investigation Thursday.
1 month ago

Bird flu reaches five counties in Utah

Avian flu, commonly known as bird flu, was confirmed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to be spreading through the state.
1 month ago

UPDATE: Victim of third Springville shooting identified

The Springville Police Department responded to a home after a man was found shot dead. His 33-year-old daughter is now in custody.
1 month ago

Red Cross to hold blood drive and disaster preparedness event

The American Red Cross, along with the City of Provo, will hold an event on June 6 in order to replenish Utah's blood supply.
1 month ago

BLM accepting comments on proposals aiming to better manage camping areas

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public input on how to better manage certain camping areas. Public comments are open through June 23.
1 month ago