Monthly Archives: August 2016

Crash reported on northbound I-15 near 820 North in Provo

Emergency personnel are responding to a crash on northbound Interstate 15 in Provo. The right three lanes were closed as of 5:27 p.m., causing traffic to backup to south of Center Street.

Crash reported on northbound I-15 near 820 North in Provo

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UTOPIA wires Orem park in Provo Canyon with fiber optics

The ancient art of storytelling got a big boost into the 21st century with the help of Orem, UTOPIA and Utah Department of Transportation.

UTOPIA wires Orem park in Provo Canyon with fiber optics

Payson woman charged with hitting and killing child waives preliminary hearing

A Payson woman charged with striking and killing an 8-year-old boy with her vehicle while she was on methamphetamine has waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

Payson woman charged with hitting and killing child waives preliminary hearing

Without EU laborers, who’ll harvest UK fruit?

While her work may be low-skilled, it’s an essential link in the harvest of berries. There’s just one problem: British farmers may soon be unable to find workers like the 25-year-old Bulgarian because of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union.

Without EU laborers, who’ll harvest UK fruit?

Military families going with safer investments

But one risk many are choosing to avoid is having their retirement nest eggs be exposed to the unpredictability of the stock market.

Military families going with safer investments

‘Help Wanted’ signs go unanswered at some small businesses

For some, the challenge is finding staff with very specific technology skills. Changes in the workforce can also make it difficult, especially among younger people who may prefer big cities and have different work goals. Nearly a fifth of small business owners surveyed by American Express this spring said finding the right staff is their biggest challenge while expanding their companies.

‘Help Wanted’ signs go unanswered at some small businesses

Lew says Apple’s tax fight could spur congressional action

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said that while the Obama administration has failed in its efforts to get tax reform through Congress, he believes the unhappiness expressed by both Democrats and Republicans following Europe’s announcement on Tuesday could push Congress to act.

Lew says Apple’s tax fight could spur congressional action

Salt Lake Comic Con co-founders gear up for another beyond-belief convention

Whether your pop culture interests are limited to television and film classics such as “The Dukes of Hazzard” and the original “Star Wars,” or branch into more modern hits such as “Vampire Diaries,” “Supernatural” and “The Walking Dead,” Salt Lake…

Salt Lake Comic Con co-founders gear up for another beyond-belief convention

New food pantry opens in Utah County to help thousands with meals

Hoping to curb the hunger of children, veterans, seniors and families who are food insecure, a new food pantry is now open in American Fork.

New food pantry opens in Utah County to help thousands with meals

UVU, BYU researchers improve tsunami safety in Indonesia

Ron Harris thought that when he published academic papers forecasting the next natural disasters in Indonesia, the information needed to keep people safe would trickle down to the them.

UVU, BYU researchers improve tsunami safety in Indonesia