Vaping still persists in its high popularity among Utah's youth, despite anti-vaping laws enacted by Utah legislators in 2020."It is definitely a trend that is on the up and up, and I think with COVID-19 it has just gotten worse," Provo School Board President Melanie Hall said, adding that students have had more downtime to experiment with vaping.
Students spent National Day of Service on Saturday collecting food and hygiene items to donate to Provo’s local food and care center.Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, this day of remembrance is federally recognized as a National Day of Service. Giving back to the local community honors the fallen victims and heroes of 9/11.
This weekend, banners of red, white and blue will be flying high all across Provo to commemorate the 20th year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Viva Brazil Cultural Center is holding the 17th annual Utah Brazilian Festival this Saturday.The festival will be from 1-7 p.m. at the University Place mall in Orem. It will kick off with a big samba parade followed by many activities. The festival will include traditional Brazilian food, live music and dancing.
Students, staff and the Provo community were all welcome to enjoy a day full of LGBTQ friendly activities at the RaYnbow Collective's first BYU Back-to-School Pride Night. The event started with a pride march where participants let their colors fly. The night also had booths, food trucks and live performances sponsored by local businesses. Attendees browsed merchandise and connected with organizations that provide resources such as therapy, clubs and scholarships.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Officers fatally shot a 48-year-old man who fired a gun at them Tuesday night as they tried to contact him in his parked car, police said.