During the early hours Monday morning members of the Iron County Sheriff's Office along with the DEA, Forest Service, and the Iron/Garfield County Narcotics Task Force, located and removed a number of marijuana plants located in a garden near Pinto, Utah, about 30 miles west of Cedar City.
The Utah Department of Health is kicking off a dozen outreach meetings to provide help for those impacted by the Medicaid data breach in March, which compromised the Social Security numbers or other sensitive data of up to 780,000 people. Spokesman Tom Hudachko says over the next month the health department will visit 12 communities, offering free workshops to anyone with questions about the incident.
Next week is the Miss Wheelchair America Pageant. One of the contestants is the current Miss Wheelchair Utah, Brittany Cox of Logan. Brianna Bodily talked to Cox about her year serving Utah and her anticipation of the week-long national pageant
As Miss Wheelchair Utah Brittany Cox has had the opportunity to give talks on disability awareness. Her platform is "You Can":
The Summer 2012 Olympics are upon us and the opening ceremonies are Friday at 6:30 Mountain Standard Time. There are numerous Olympians from and associated with Utah, and not all of them are competing for Team USA.
Thursday marks the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Gordon Richins, the Consumer Liaison at the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University, tells UPR's Brianna Bodily about what the Act has accomplished so far and what still needs to change.
Utah’s legislative session is still 6 months away, but this week, several state lawmakers are drafting laws along with hundreds of other lawmakers and business representatives from across the country who belong to the American Legislative Exchange Council. The group, known as ALEC, is meeting in Salt Lake City this week, and as Jessica Gail reports, many are unhappy with the organization’s way of doing things.
An elusive man photographed earlier this month in a fur-covered goat suit crawling on his hands and knees close to wild goats near Ben Lomond Peak has been unmasked.
The individual, who has been dubbed “Goat Man” by the media and has drawn comparisons to the legendary Big Foot creature, is apparently a 57-year-old hunter from Southern California, Phil Douglass, conservation outreach manager for the Division of Wildlife Resources, told the Standard-Examiner on Monday.
Governor Herbert has issued a warning reminding citizens to use caution and follow fire restrictions closely while celebrating Pioneer Day this year.
Although each city is responsible for its own fireworks restrictions and safety, all areas outside of incorporated areas are still under a full ban on fireworks. The only exceptions include 1 or 2 areas inside Salt Lake County.
Veterinarians and public safety responders from Utah and Idaho will be conducting a large-scale foreign animal disease exercise July 31 - August 2 in Cache Valley to quickly identify and contain a foreign animal disease.
Dr. Bruce King, Utah's State Veterinarian talks to Kerry Bringhurst about the importance of containing foreign animal diseases and why this exercise will involve so many agencies and individuals.
Judge Stephanie Rhoades of the Anchorage District Court is a pioneer of mental health courts. She was the featured speaker at the second annual Intermountain Health Court Conference at Utah State University in Logan this week.
UPR's Brianna Bodily talked to Judge Rhoades about the role of mental health courts, starting with an explanation of what a mental health court is and does: