For years, Moab’s Mill Creek Canyon, a sensitive wilderness study area right next to town, has been intentionally left off the official guide books. But increasingly, people are finding the canyon anyway, and they are in danger of loving it to death.
A project to repair a bridge in Northern Utah begins this weekend and farmers needing to move farm equipment through the area should prepare now for road closures.
Repair work on the Bear River-Cutler Reservoir Bridge is scheduled to begin Sunday. Utah Department of Transportation crews will repair the deck of the bridge between Cache Junction and Newton on SR-23.
Nearly 7,700 more Utah high school students took the ACT last school year than in 2011.
Judy Park, associate state superintendent says that means 97% of 2012 graduates took the college entrance exam… placing Utah among the top ten states for participation.
“The reason we have a larger number is because we have participated in what we call the college and career readiness pilot where the state had taken funding and paid for juniors in participating schools to take the ACT.”
As kids return to school this week, one Orem school hopes that opening its doors will provide life changing experiences for its students.
On Geneva Road in Orem, between new home developments and farmland lies a brand new 31,000 square foot school. To an ordinary passerby, Clear Horizons Academy looks like any other school. But Clear Horizons Academy isn’t your ordinary school, it is built specifically to help children with autism.