Continued drought in southern Utah has once again sparked a debate over the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline.
Current numbers show the statewide snowpack to be 105 percent of normal in the northern portion of the state and 80 percent in the south, with the Virgin River Basin totaling just 45 percent of normal.
The proposed pipeline would carry water from Lake Powell to the more populated southwestern corner of the state via a 140 mile pipeline. The cost of the pipeline is estimated at over $1 billion. It would essentially double the water available to the region.
Crowdfunding for music and artistic projects has become common practice in recent years, but using an online crowdsourcing platform to fund small businesses has only recently started to gain traction.
Utah State University Professor and Director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship Mike Glauser said using crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter lets business owners bypass traditional industry mechanisms.
A three-vehicle collision in Millville on Thursday evening sent one person to the hospital and prompted an investigation into whether one of the drivers was under the influence of alcohol.
Cache County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Peterson issued a news statement Friday, saying the driver of a pickup truck traveling eastbound on 200 South in Millville was driving erratically when he crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a passenger vehicle near 140 W. 200 South around 7:30 p.m.
If you’re planning on doing a bit of spring cleaning this weekend, make sure you know which products are safe to throw away and which need proper hazardous waste disposal.
Utah County is trying to make the sorting process easier by offering a special collection of hazardous items this Saturday. Utah County Health Department spokesman Lance Madigan said items including old gasoline, paint, light bulbs, and electronics will be collected at the event.
Warm weather and blue skies across the state this week mark the time of year when a mass migration gets underway—that of the snowbird. These senior citizens live part time in the warm southern parts of the U.S. and spend summers in the North.
Many Utahns travel between the St. George region and the Wasatch Front each year. Assistant St. George City Manager Marc Mortensen said citizens arrive in October and leave around Easter Weekend.
Research shows that family support plays a key role in the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender individuals, particularly youth who “come out.” Dr. Caitlin Ryan, a clinical social worker on LGBT health and mental health issues for over 40 years and founder of the Family Acceptance Project, and Marian Edmonds Allen, the new National Program Director for the Family Acceptance Project talk about the importance of supportive family environments in the health of LGBT youth.
Wolf populations in the Northern Rocky Mountains remain stable, that’s according to a new report out Friday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service along with state agencies compiled the yearly report that looks at the status of wolf population since the species’ delisting from the endangered species list three years ago.
A long-standing controversy over the management of wild horses in Utah came to a head this week when Iron County issued a letter to the Bureau of Land Management demanding the immediate removal of feral horses from county lands.
Iron County Commissioner Dave Miller says there have been ongoing requests for action, but county officials decided to take matters into their own hands when they heard of a case where the BLM was using $2 million to confiscate privately owned cattle in Clark County, NV.