Daily Archives: February 16, 2016

How does your district compare? Vaccine exemptions increasing

Utah’s steady increase of unvaccinated children has some worried about possible scenarios similar to last year’s measles outbreak.

How does your district compare? Vaccine exemptions increasing

Advocates announce plan to get medical marijuana on the ballot

With the expectation that the more inclusive of two medical marijuana bills will not make it off the Utah State Senate floor, activists announced Tuesday they intend to bring the issue to a vo…

Advocates announce plan to get medical marijuana on the ballot

Legendary Utah rodeo champ passes away after battle with cancer

In the world of rodeo, he was nothing short of legendary.

Legendary Utah rodeo champ passes away after battle with cancer

Woman retires after three decades with Pleasant Grove police

Sherri Atwood took a part-time job 34 years ago with the Pleasant Grove Police Department to earn money to buy a piano for her family.

Woman retires after three decades with Pleasant Grove police

Concerned Facebook user helps police nab suspected car thief

Provo police arrested a man Monday after a concerned individual approached them about a car they believed was stolen.

Concerned Facebook user helps police nab suspected car thief

One family’s continued fight to legalize medical marijuana

This is the second in a multi-part series looking at the effort to legalize medical marijuana in Utah during the state’s 2016 legislative session.

One family’s continued fight to legalize medical marijuana

PPAFC spin-off forms nonprofit, selling leases for strategically located property in American Fork Canyon

Protect and Preserve American Fork Canyon cofounders have formed a Utah nonprofit called the American Fork Canyon Alliance.

PPAFC spin-off forms nonprofit, selling leases for strategically located property in American Fork Canyon

Blood-boosters may give tiny preemies a developmental edge

 Two blood-building drugs injected soon after birth may give tiny preemies a lasting long-term edge, boosting brain development and IQ by age 4, a first-of-its-kind study found.

Blood-boosters may give tiny preemies a developmental edge

Utah lawmakers have 4 Medicaid expansion plans this year

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers have begun kicking around a few proposals to expand Medicaid in the state — including pared-back plans favored by GOP leaders and more expansive ideas that mirr…

Utah lawmakers have 4 Medicaid expansion plans this year