Utah dark skies offering star-gazers clearer views

Utah residents can find prime star-gazing at any of the state’s 22 designated dark sky places made possible by measures taken to lower light pollution.

Utah State Fair coming to Salt Lake City

Some people have embraced the recluse lifestyle that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought, while others crave the adrenaline of being with strangers in an exciting environment. For those that fall into the second group, the Utah State Fair is coming this September. And for those that prefer solitude, perhaps a fresh corn dog or a statue of a cow carved from butter will draw you to the fairgrounds. 

Provo lawmakers respond to governor’s COVID-19 concerns

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox met on Wednesday with state representatives and senators to discuss the state of COVID-19 in Utah in light of rising cases.

Midway’s annual Swiss Days returns

Midway wrapped up the second and final day of its 73rd annual celebration of Swiss Days on Saturday, Sept. 4. Midway locals and visitors came together to enjoy a myriad of events, beginning early Saturday morning with a 10K run and kids' race. The rest of the day included a variety of performances, activities, food and vendors.

Parleys Canyon fire evacuation order lifted after rainstorm

Residents that were evacuated from Summit Park, Upper Pinebrook and Timberline were able to return to their homes Tuesday evening after a downpour of rain.Fires throughout Utah have been prevalent this summer during extreme drought. While many fires have been nature-caused, human-caused fires can also be prevented through following simple steps.

Media representation causes challenges for female politicians

New research from the Utah Women and Leadership Project shows female politicians can be disadvantaged by the way media outlets represent them. Both research and politicians agree overt sexism in the media has improved, but subtle sexism remains.
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