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These are Utah’s top high schools, according to U.S. News and World Report

SALT LAKE CITY — Six public charter schools and four district high schools have been rated as Utah’s top high schools, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 “Best High Schools” rankings. The top ranked school is Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy in Lindon, followed by InTech Collegiate High School in North Logan, which ranked first last year. Ranked […]


Salt Lake City Plans to Buy ‘Hobbitville’ For $7.5M And Turn It Into A Public Park

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall on Wednesday announced the city is under contract to purchase Allen Park in the Sugar House neighborhood for $7.5 million. The park at 1300 East near Westminster Avenue was facing potential development. The purchase is being facilitated by park-designated impact fees, which must be spent […]


Utah Man Fined and Banned From Zion National Park For Illegal BASE Jumping

A professional BASE jumper has pleaded guilty to taking two illegal jumps in Zion National Park. Marshall Miller — who describes himself as a “human flight pro” on his Instagram account — has been fined $5,000 and banned from Zion for two years. And, according to a news release from the park, the court warned […]


Local Leaders Shut Down Popular Recreation Sites, Campgrounds in Grand Staircase, San Rafael Swell, Other Hiking Hot Spots

The clampdown on outdoor recreation has spread to two more southern Utah counties, where area officials have become increasingly alarmed with the spring influx of visitors streaming onto scenic public lands, particularly the San Rafael Swell and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, fearing that they could unwittingly spread the coronavirus and overwhelm limited medical capacity in […]


Utah Prepares Alternative Care Site at Expo Center

SANDY — State officials have turned an expo center into a hospital they hope never needs to be used. “Two is one, and one is none,” said Joe Dougherty, public information officer for the Utah Division of Emergency Management. “That means you always need to have a backup plan.” Utah’s backup plan is to convert […]


FanX Founder Promotes Breathing Machine To Ease Ventilator Crunch

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — We hear it all the time—coronavirus will lead to a critical shortage of ventilators, and soon. Now, the founder of FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, Utah’s wildly popular convention steeped in imagination, aims to tap into real-world contacts to promote a machine known as the BiPap S/T that he thinks would reduce […]

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