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.

Top Utah health officials concerned about COVID-19 delta variant

Utah health officials hosted a news conference on July 7 to address Utah's status as the sixth-worst state in the United States when it comes to COVID-19 case rates.

Parents can take simple steps to prevent drownings this summer

Three people drowned in Utah reservoirs on June 20. There are simple steps people can take to prevent both children and adults from drowning this summer.

Animal rights advocates ask Orem City Council to help ban county’s animal shelter gas chambers

Utah animal rights advocates protested animal shelter gas chamber use on June 15 at Orem City Hall and presented a 50-foot-long petition to city council members.
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