Race, Religion + Social Justice

Yolanda Francisco with restoring ancestral winds speaks about the new helpline aimed at helping nat...
Eric Cabrera

Sexual assault helpline for Native American communities launched in Utah

The helpline is intended as a starting point from which to build trust between the Native communities of Utah and the state.
5 days ago
a sign in spanish lists requirements to vote, latino voters are a target for misinformation...
Associated Press

Latino voters are coveted by both major parties. They also are a target for election misinformation

Given the high stakes of a presidential election year, experts expect a surge of misinformation, targeting Spanish-speaking, Latino voters.
5 days ago
church of jesus christ of latter-day saints construction on temple square illustrates growth of mem...
Becky Bruce

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints reports membership growth

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the growth of the faith in 2023 means there are now more than 17.2 million members.
6 days ago
President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Church, records as message to be shown during the Sun...
Devin Oldroyd

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces 15 new temples

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the construction of 15 new temples Sunday.
6 days ago
Latter-day Saint President M. Russell Ballard and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in Rome in 2019...
Boyd Matheson

Boyd Matheson: The Apostles — ordinary men, extraordinary calling

Boyd Matheson dives into the role of apostles through the ages, including the current ones in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
6 days ago
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sing hymns as part of worship. The churc...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Church of Jesus Christ to release 12 hymns in new book as it prepares for general conference

The church announced this week it will be releasing 12 hymns next month as it prepares a new churchwide hymnbook.
8 days ago
Wilson County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a bizarre arson case as a possible hate crime....
Nick Beres

Investigation underway after trailer full of bibles set on fire

Someone set a trailer full of bibles on fire in front of a church. Investigators are looking into whether this was a hate crime.
11 days ago
The new Utah State Correctional Facility is pictured in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 30, 2022. ...
Simone Seikaly

The feds sue Utah prisons for discrimination against transgender woman

Utah is accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by not providing a transgender woman equal access to healthcare services.
11 days ago
angel moroni statue returned to top of temple...
Sam Herrera and Eric Cabrera

Angel Moroni returns to Salt Lake Temple nearly four years after removal

The Angel Moroni statue was returned nearly four years after it was taken down as part of the process to renovate the Salt Lake Temple.
11 days ago
easter egg basket shown, easter spending will be in the billions in the us...
Peter Johnston

Easter spending could bring a $22 billion golden egg for retailers

Easter spending might not be as high this year compared to 2023 but Americans are still expected to spend $177 each on the holiday.
16 days ago
Rep Phil Lyman shown, lyman dei comments came under scrutiny...
Emma Keddington

Rep. Phil Lyman defends post correlating DEI policies with Baltimore bridge collapse

Rep. Phil Lyman is defending a post made Tuesday, that said Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) policies had something to do with the Baltimore bridge collapse. 
17 days ago
FILE: Cedar High School in Cedar City is pictured on Wednesday April 7, 2021....
Tammy Kikuchi and Emma Keddington

Cedar High School grapples with mascot name, five years after it was changed

The Iron School District Board of Education is grappling with changing the Cedar High School mascot back from "Reds" to "Redmen." 
17 days ago
The sun rises on the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Monday, March 25, 2024....
Tad Walch, Deseret News

The landmark Kirtland Temple reopens for public tours: See the first photos

Free public tours began Monday morning at the reopening of the landmark Kirtland Temple, one of the most revered sites in the joint histories of the Community of Christ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
19 days ago
The Red Cliffs Utah Temple on the day of its dedication, Sunday March 24, 2024....
Devin Oldroyd

Red Cliffs Utah Temple in St. George dedicated Sunday

The Red Cliffs Utah Temple was dedicated Sunday, nearly four years after construction of the temple began.
20 days ago
Most of Utah supports LGBTQ protections. Pride Parade...
Heather Peterson

Most Utahns support LGBTQ protections, study shows

A new report shows a majority of Utah supports LGBTQ protections, and that Utah is the 'most supportive' red state.
23 days ago
Brigham Young Cougars center Aly Khalifa (50) shoots against the UCF Knights at the Marriott Center...
DAVE SKRETTA AP Basketball Writer

BYU’s Aly Khalifa heads into March Madness without food or water while observing Ramadan

It is a fast Khalifa is embarking on willingly, yet one that carries with it unusual challenges during the NCAA Tournament.
24 days ago
Brigham Young Cougars center Aly Khalifa (50) celebrates a 3-pointer during the Big 12 conference t...
KSL Sports

‘This Is My Moment:’ Aly Khalifa lifts BYU while fasting at Big 12 Tournament

BYU center Aly Khalifa played through a Big 12 Tournament game during Ramadan.
1 month ago
Equal Pay for man and woman, cards with gender figures and similar coin stacks on seesaw symbolizin...
Tammy Kikuchi

Could STEM be the key to narrowing the gender pay gap?

One expert thinks that STEM could be the way to close the gender pay gap.
1 month ago
Utah State Prison shown, a transgender woman at the prison was reportedly housed with male inmates...
Jessica Lowell

DOJ claims Utah prison discriminated against transgender woman

The Utah prison reportedly failed to give the transgender woman health care services, even though she had asked for hormone therapy.
1 month ago
Manti Temple...
Larry Curtis, KSL TV

Meticulously restored Manti Utah Temple ready for public open house

The Manti Utah Temple located on the hill at 200 East 510 North in Manti, has been under renovation for two years.
1 month ago
Beer cans shown at bar that posted “No Zionists Allowed”...
Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Utah agency calls for investigation into Salt Lake bar’s ‘No Zionists Allowed’ policy

Early in the week, Weathered Waves, A Six Sailor Cider Bar, posted the stance that people say equated Zionism to hate speech.
1 month ago
The Kirtland Temple pictured, which was bought by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Sam Herrera

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints acquires buildings, manuscripts, Kirtland Temple from Community of Christ

According to the church, the acquisition highlights its "long-standing effort to preserve religious and cultural heritage."
1 month ago
Lake Powell as seen from Navajo Mountain. The Navajo Nation is asking why their request for funding...
Eric Cabrera

Navajo Nation left wondering why funding continually denied

The Navajo Nation is asking why their request for funding for a road has been denied for the last 15 years.
1 month ago
Liver and kidney transplant patient Luis Campos says he's grateful he had a Spanish-speaking team....
Eric Cabrera

Murray kidney clinic helping the Latino community

 Intermountain Health has taken steps to address healthcare in Latino communities by opening Utah's first fully Spanish-speaking Kidney Transplant Clini
2 months ago