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The Utah Food Bank Headquarters...
Paul Nelson

Staffing issues and lack of trucks lead to Utah Food Bank to cancel food drive

Supply chain problems and a labor shortage has forced the Utah Food Bank to cancel a food drive.
5 months ago
(Provo Community Congregational Church United Church of Christ)...
Dan Bammes

130-year-old community church in Provo asking for help fixing its buildings

Provo Community Congregational Church United Church of Christ just celebrated its 130th anniversary, and its buildings at 175 North University Avenue are showing their age.
1 year ago
pizza viral...
Mary Richards

Heart of Utah: Pizza shop owner goes viral and gives back

A viral video from a pizza shop owner saved his store from closing -- and gave him the chance to give back to other small businesses.
2 years ago
Salt Lake evictions...
Saige Miller

“Bonus Bucks” program encourages shopping and dining in Salt Lake City

A new program by the Downtown Alliance aims to encourage people to spend money on local businesses through the use of "Bonus Bucks."
2 years ago
Senators seek help for farmers post-pandemic world...
Curt Gresseth

Imagining a post-pandemic world of business, agriculture and health care

Two lawmakers -- one federal, one state -- and a business-farm owner imagine a post-pandemic world for businesses, agriculture and health care.
2 years ago
Utah farmers are stepping up to help after food was stolen from the Salvation Army's pantry. (PHOTO...
John Wojcik

Farmers Feeding Utah assist Salvation Army following theft

Utah farmers are stepping up to help after food was stolen from the Salvation Army's pantry. It comes after someone broke into the Ogden Salvation Army just days before a big community giveaway.
2 years ago
Herriman ballot box...
Mary Richards and Becky Bruce

City issues “Herriman Bucks” to encourage local shopping and spending

The city mailed a $10 "Herriman Bucks" card to every home for residents to use toward a $20 purchase at stores inside the city limits. 
2 years ago
mcadams federal funds...
John Wojcik

McAdams calls on Utah small businesses to apply for federal funds

Representative Ben McAdams is calling on Utah small businesses to take advantage of loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.
2 years ago
Utah rental assistance rent deferral...
Curt Gresseth

Rent deferral program eases residents anxiety but raises landlords’

A new $4 million deferral program may help cover some residents' rent payments and help them avoid eviction. But landlords have concerns.
2 years ago
megaplex reopening...
Colby Walker

Megaplex Theaters reopening for private family screenings

Megaplex Theaters are reopening for private family movie viewings at their District, Thanksgiving Point, Legacy Crossing, and Pineview locations.
2 years ago
Utah open for business Ainge paycheck protection program...
Colby Walker

Utah ranks first for Paycheck Protection Program payments

Bloomberg reports the Paycheck Protection Program has covered 97% of those eligible for the forgivable loans in Utah, the highest percentage in the nation.
2 years ago
five year old driver...
Lee Lonsberry

Opinion: Do not reward 5-year-old driver for his mischief

A 5-year-old driver that stole the family car and drove it on the interstate should not be rewarded, says the host of Live Mic Lee Lonsberry
2 years ago
lehi gym boxing legends...
Michele Rowe

Lehi gym makes a comeback with a punch

A Lehi gym, Legends Boxing, is now open for the first time in weeks -- courtesy of the Paycheck Protection Program.
2 years ago
Photo courtesy of -Just a Mom...
Michele Rowe and Saige Miller

“Food Bombers” help first responders and local restaurants

The Food Bombers are a small team of people giving back to the community by feeding frontline workers with food from local restaurants.
2 years ago
creativity crate...
Madeleine Porter

15-year-old launches creativity crate for her Lehi neighbors

Annabelle McKinnon started a “creativity crate” in Lehi, filled with goods such as canvases, foam cut-outs, glue, sparkles, etc. for the community to use.
2 years ago
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Kelli Pierce

Local farmers and ranchers in Utah struggle due to coronavirus

Wade Eliason has been a sheep rancher for decades in Moroni, Utah but with the coronavirus, his ranch has struggled. He isn't alone either, ranchers and farmers and local agriculture all over are struggling to maintain a workforce and keep producing during the coronavirus.
2 years ago
FILE -- Pete Schwager loads boxes of donated goods while volunteering for Shalom Salaam Tikkun Olam...
Curt Gresseth

Live Mic: Employees raise nearly $200,000 to aid needy during pandemic

A company founded in Utah 75 years ago raised almost $200,000 in just two days to aid Utahns feeling the economic bite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 years ago
Joey Ferran, head chef at Cucina Wine Bar in Salt Lake City, stands outside the restaurant. With CO...
Kelli Pierce

Restaurant owners find unique ways to stay open during COVID-19

As dine-in services have been shut down across the state to help slow the spread of COVID-19, restaurant owners have had to come up with unique ways to stay open
2 years ago
road home kids...
Kelli Pierce

The Road Home needs donations for kids in their shelter

The Road Home tweeted out a request for people to donate family-friendly DVDs, books and games for kids staying at their Midvale shelter.
2 years ago
FILE -- (Utah State Capitol.  Credit: Spenser Heaps, Deseret News, Feb. 13, 2020)...
Paul Nelson

Poll: Utahns weigh in on how COVID-19 is affecting them

WASATCH FRONT – New data from the Deseret News and The Hinckley Institute shows how concerned Utahns are about coronavirus. A new poll shows the vast majority Utahns surveyed are either “very concerned” or “somewhat concerned” about the spread of coronavirus in Utah. Voters voiced their concerns about the damage it will cause. Breanna Rivers […]
2 years ago
South Salt Lake to connect people to financial resources during pandemic...
Kelli Pierce

South Salt Lake to connect people to financial resources during outbreak

Some people in South Salt Lake have been struggling financially since the Coronavirus outbreak, with lost jobs and worries about missing rent
2 years ago

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