Daily Archives: June 7, 2018

Expectation that algal blooms will be yearly occurrence lead to funding, quicker response times from officials

What was treated as a major event in 2016 could be the new normal at Utah Lake — and officials are preparing to respond accordingly.

Expectation that algal blooms will be yearly occurrence lead to funding, quicker response times from officials

Land secured in Highland for US history museum honoring nation’s 250th birthday

Plans to build the George Washington Museum of American History in Utah were unveiled Thursday as the state’s gift to the United States for its 250th birthday on July 4, 2026.

Land secured in Highland for US history museum honoring nation’s 250th birthday

Sobering CDC report teases out factors leading to suicides

SEATTLE — Suicide rates inched up in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016, according to a new government report released Thursday.

Sobering CDC report teases out factors leading to suicides

Grab a hot dog, chat with Provo police at ‘Brats with Cops’

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, unless the lunch is eating bratwursts and hot dogs with the Provo Police Department next Wednesday.

Grab a hot dog, chat with Provo police at ‘Brats with Cops’

Ex-attorney general files sweeping $60M lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY — Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is suing more than 40 officials and agencies involved in the failed corruption case against him that was dismissed two years ago.

Ex-attorney general files sweeping $60M lawsuit

How an ‘insufferable’ Provo filmmaker recruited Jack Black for a low-budget movie

A new documentary by Brigham Young University film professor Scott Christopherson will premiere at the prestigious Sheffield International Documentary Festival in England this week.

How an ‘insufferable’ Provo filmmaker recruited Jack Black for a low-budget movie

Payson, Salem among Utah cities to open council with Hindu prayer

Payson and Salem were among 10 Utah cities to begin meetings with a Hindu prayer this week, likely for the first time ever.

Payson, Salem among Utah cities to open council with Hindu prayer

Provo native and Nobel laureate Paul D. Boyer dies at 99

Provo native, Paul Delos Boyer, 99, died in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday. At the time of his death, Boyer was the oldest Nobel laureate.

Provo native and Nobel laureate Paul D. Boyer dies at 99

Saratoga Springs splashes into summer

As record numbers of residents move in to Saratoga Springs, record numbers are also enjoying the city’s celebration, Saratoga Splash Days.

Saratoga Springs splashes into summer