Utah to celebrate Juneteenth

Different events will be hosted throughout the month of June in honor of Juneteenth.

Advocates aim to end gas chamber euthanasia in Utah animal shelters

More than 66,000 people have signed a petition to end gas chamber euthanasia for pets at North Utah Valley Animal Shelter in Lindon. A protest is planned for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, at Orem City Hall. Utah Animal Rights Coalition members and other supporters of the petition will make a statement to city officials directly after.

Church and NAACP announce educational, social collaboration

“Today, we are pleased to announce three key initiatives that have emerged from our many discussions and prayerful planning," President Russel M. Nelson said at a news conference on June 14. “Leaders of the Church have found common ground with the NAACP as we have discussed challenges that beset some of God’s children."

Photo Story: Pride Month in Provo

Pride Month takes place in June and celebrates the LGBTQ community. Provo residents have shown their support by hanging flags outside their homes, but pride flags are also seen year-round.

Car prices increase across the US

A shortage of semiconductors and increased demand for cars led to a limited supply of cars. These factors contribute to increased car prices from 2020 to 2021.

Utah faces worst drought period since Middle Ages

Gov. Spencer Cox issued a drought executive order on May 13. Utah has been facing a megadrought in the past 10 years, requiring water conservation.
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