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Utah homes are recording high levels of radon gas. 
Photo credit: Laura Seitz, Deseret News...
Heather Kelly and Elizabeth Weiler

Utah homes have some of the highest levels of radon gas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that one in 15 homes in the U.S. have dangerous levels of radon gas. Utah is at much higher risk.
2 days ago
Another earthquake hit Utah, following two yesterday, around 2:58 p.m. It was located 2.8 miles nor...
Waverly Golden

Another earthquake hits Utah, near Magna

Another earthquake hit Utah, following two that shook the Beehive State on Monday.
8 days ago
Family of beavers released in Carters Creek...
Aubri Wuthrich

Beavers rescued and released in Uintas to rebuild Carter Creek

A family of beavers was relocated with the hope that they will repopulate a formerly thriving beaver habitat.
12 days ago
Deer creek algae...
Alejandro Lucero

Professor receives $3 million grant to study algae blooms

The research of harmful algae blooms will take place at Utah Lake, Zion National Park and areas near the California-Nevada border
21 days ago
utah heat high elevation people on sidewalk in salt lake city...
Curt Gresseth

Preparing for and staying safe in extreme heat

Extreme heat is the story of Utah during summer 2022. Salt Lake City saw 33 days of 100 degrees or greater -- and counting. An expert shares tips and advice on preparing for -- and staying safe -- in extreme heat.
22 days ago
Image of sun spider, which some in southern Utah may be confusing for scorpions. (Canva)...
Alejandro Lucero

They’re sun spiders not scorpions says local expert

Sun spiders have ten legs, whereas the scorpion has eight. Still, a Utah expert isn't surprised about the confusion.
22 days ago
The Great Salt Lake has reached a historic low level of water....
Alejandro Lucero

Utah youth to hold funeral style demonstration for Great Salt Lake

A funeral style demonstration will be held by Utah Youth Environmental Solutions Network on Sept. 3. It will begin at 11 a.m.
26 days ago
A Gondola Works sign that has graffiti on it in is pictured near Little Cottonwood Canyon on Wednes...
Samantha Herrera

Utah lawmakers react to Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola announcement

The proposed Little Cottonwood Canyon gondola has received some criticism from local lawmakers who would prefer a different approach to traffic issues in the canyon.
28 days ago

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