PROVO, Utah (AP) — When thousands of Utah residents were forced to flee their homes during a wildfire last month, their pets were displaced as well and many ended up at an animal hospital.
Staff at the Payson Family Pet Hospital housed nearly double its normal capacity of animals as ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Freshman Zach Wilson threw for three touchdowns and was one of four BYU players to run for a score to help the Cougars beat Hawaii 49-23 on Saturday night.
Wilson, the youngest starting (19 years, 2 months) in program history, was 16-of-24 passing with one interception ...
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Body believed to be missing Utah hiker found in Provo Canyon
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah County authorities say a body found in Provo Canyon is believed to that of a missing 36-year-old hiker from Orem.
The Sheriff’s Office says its search and rescue team with help from a state Department of Public Safety helicopter recovered the body believed to be ...
Utah State Hospital unveils memorial to honor patients
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Nearly 500 patients buried in unmarked graves after they died in what was once called the Utah Territorial Insane Asylum have been honored with a new memorial in Provo.
The names of patients who died from 1885 to 1960 at the facility that is now the Utah State Hospital ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Republican Tanner Ainge and his third-party opponent Teri McCabe both said managing central Utah’s fast growth is at the top of their priority list as they run for the same county commission seat.
Ainge and United Utah candidate McCabe are both hoping to replace Utah ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love threw for a career-high four touchdowns and ran for another and Utah State beat BYU 45-20 Friday night, the Aggies’ first back-to-back wins in the 88-game series since 1973-74.
The Aggies, who opened their season with a 38-31 loss at then-No. 11 Michigan ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The girlfriend of a man accused of killing a teenage couple cried Friday while listening to relatives of the victims in a Provo. Utah, courtroom where she pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and was sentenced to jail and probation.
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PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man accused of encouraging a high school friend to hang herself and filming the act has been charged with witness tampering.
Prosecutors say 19-year-old Tyerell Przybycien (pro-BISH-ian) wrote to a friend discouraging the person and others not to speak to ...
Utah hydroelectric plant reborn in Orem with $42M makeover
OREM, Utah (AP) — A Utah hydroelectric plant is ready to come back online after a $42 million makeover that took three years.
The Olmsted hydroelectric power plant has a new look and new turbines and will provide water and power to residents throughout several communities, including Orem ...
Some wildfire evacuees returned to homes south of Provo
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Some fire evacuees have been allowed to return to their homes in northern Utah near a wildfire that has burned more than 640 square miles (1,657 sq. kilometer)
Residents returned to their homes in Elk Ridge and Hills about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Provo on ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU needed a little time to get going against overmatched McNeese State.
Freshmen Lopini Katoa ran for two touchdowns, Skyler Southam kicked three field goals and No. 25 BYU took advantage of McNeese State’s second-quarter mistakes in a 30-3 victory Saturday ...
Case moved to Provo for man accused in massive 2017 wildfire
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A judge has picked a new venue for the trial of a Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire in southern Utah last year.
Court records show 62-year-old Robert Lyman will be tried in Provo after a judge decided he couldn’t get a fair trial in a ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Wins over Wisconsin and Arizona have breathed new life into BYU’s football program.
The No. 25 Cougars (2-1) enter a game as a Top 25 team for the first time since September 2015 when they host McNeese State on Saturday. The ranking and early success at one point seemed ...
BYU has first law school class that’s more than half female
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brigham Young University’s law school is preparing for its first class where women make up more than half the student body.
The 52 percent female incoming class marks a significant milestone in the school’s history, Dean of Admissions Stacie Stewart
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FBI alerts Saratoga Springs school of social media threat
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Saratoga Springs officials say they were able to thwart a social media threat related to Westlake High School that was discovered by the FBI.
Principal Gary Twitchell said in a letter sent to parents on Saturday afternoon that the Saratoga Springs Police Department was ...
Hundreds of homes remain evacuated as Utah fires burn nearby
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of homes remain evacuated in northern Utah as fire crews work to contain two lightning-caused wildfires near Spanish Fork.
The two fires combined had burned more than 127 square miles as of Saturday.
Neither fire has destroyed any homes but hundreds of ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Grinding out wins with tough defense and just enough offense is becoming a trademark for California.
The Bears followed that script a second time in a 21-18 victory over BYU on Saturday night. After seemingly turning a corner with their offense in a win against Arizona a ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities have banned target shooting on more than 2,000 acres of public land near Utah Lake to protect ancient petroglyphs, prevent wildfires and keep nearby homes safe. The area remains open for in-season hunting.
The interim ban went into effect Thursday on Lake ...
Assistant fire chief in Utah charged with raping co-worker
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah assistant fire chief has been charged with raping a woman he worked with several times over the course of three years.
Austin J. Corry, 26, appeared in court Thursday on 14 counts, including rape and forcible sexual abuse, the Daily Herald newspaper in Provo
California and BYU both searching for turnaround seasons
PROVO, Utah (AP) — California and BYU are traveling a similar road in search of a turnaround this season.
The two teams come into their game Saturday in Provo with renewed confidence after impressive season-opening wins. California dominated North Carolina on defense in a 24-17 victory. ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities have banned target shooting on over 2,000 acres of public land near Utah Lake to protect ancient petroglyphs, prevent wildfires and keep nearby homes safe.
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Whooping cough cases doubled from last year in Utah County
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Whooping cough cases have doubled in Utah County this year, and public health officials are concerned there could be more as the school year begins.
Seventy whooping cough cases have been confirmed so far this year, KUTV-TV
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah ranchers are searching for several cattle as the region continues to deal with a growing wildfire.
Lightning sparked a wildfire Aug. 4 in Utah County, leading to 468 missing cattle, the Daily Herald
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Officials study recovery of trout in river after dam spill
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah state wildlife officials are studying the brown trout population in the American Fork River to assess how the fish are recovering following a large sediment release from a nearby dam that nearly wiped out the fish population.
The Utah Department of Wildlife ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Statistics show violent and property crimes are down in Utah, but the number of sexual assaults increased again last year.
Figures from the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification released Wednesday show crime dropped overall by more than 5 percent from the prior year, ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming and Brigham Young University have announced a two-game, home-and-home series, renewing a football rivalry that dates back to the 1920s.
The Cowboys will travel to Provo, Utah, on Sept. 24, 2022. Wyoming will host the Cougars on Sept. 28, 2024.
OREM, Utah (AP) — An Orem teen has been arrested for appearing to make threats of violence a day before students were scheduled to go back to school.
The Daily Herald in Provo
SALTAIR, Utah (AP) — Authorities have identified a pedestrian who was fatally struck on a major interstate near Saltair.
The Daily Herald of Provo
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Funeral services will be held Monday for the Utah firefighter killed while battling the largest recorded wildfire in California history.
The services for Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department will be held at 11 a.m. at the Maverik Center ...
Provo woman pokes fun at Mormon culture with card game
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Provo woman has developed a card game that pokes fun at unique Mormon culture in a similar mold as the intentionally offensive party game Cards Against Humanity.
Jerilyn Pool began producing her Dang You to Heck game in January, hiring a Provo printer to make the cards ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested in Orem after allegedly having $100,000 in illegal drugs mailed to him.
The Daily Herald reports 29-year-old Manteo Soto of Price was arrested Friday on suspicion of distributing, offering or arranging the distribution of a ...
New bus service between Orem and Provo starts Monday
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Utah Transit Authority begins new rapid transit bus service in Utah County on Monday, and it’ll be free for riders for the first three years.
The service will link Provo and Orem, including Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University, using 25 new ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Health officials are warning people not to swim on any part of Utah Lake as a toxic algal bloom spreads across the water for the third straight year.
The Utah County Health Department said in a statement Wednesday that several areas of the lake contain high levels of ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Utah County jail will get a $1 million influx to pay for the ballooning medical expenses of a man who case highlighted the struggle to pay for inmate health care.
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PROVO, Utah (AP) — A new art exhibit in Provo has turned gallery space into a giant coloring book by allowing visitors to fill in the elaborate drawings of comic book style heroes and villains.
Utah Valley University’s Woodbury Art Museum is hosting the “Heroes and Villains: How Mythology ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) _ Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $51 million.
The Provo, Utah-based company said it had profit of 90 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.08 per share.
The results topped Wall Street ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah County commissioners are declaring their opposition to the establishment of any needle exchange program, citing fears of discarded needles and possible legal liability.
The Daily Herald newspaper
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Latino students make up the largest ethnic minority group in Utah, but teachers and administrators of the same group are rare, making up just 2.5 percent of educators compared to 17 percent of the state’s student body.
Only two of the 130 schools in Utah County have a ...
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A Utah janitor has been charged with sexually abusing students at an elementary school south of Salt Lake City.
The Daily Herald of Provo
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The Standard-Examiner newspaper in Ogden has named a new executive editor to oversee its newsroom in addition to her current post directing the Daily Herald in Provo.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah home has been badly damaged by a fire sparked by used fireworks in a trash can.
The Daily Herald
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Court-ordered improvements are producing changes at the state hospital for mental health.
KSL reports that ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The city of Provo, Utah, has reached a $750,000 settlement with five women who said in a lawsuit that it failed to take action to protect them from sexual harassment and assault by a former police chief.
The lawsuit, which also targeted former Police Chief John King, ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An LGBT support group has been denied from participating in an annual Salt Lake City parade for the fifth year in a row.
Event executive vice president Greg James said Thursday that Mormons Building Bridges is an advocacy organization whose participation in the Days ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A group of Brigham Young University students wants Benni to be a child with autism’s best friend.
“We often say we want Benni to be the first friend of many friends to come,” said Jared Workman, a BYU student and founder of Early Intervention Robotics, or EI ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s centrist United Utah Party has nominated a senior Mormon missionary center leader in a race for U.S. Congress.
The third party nominated Tim Zeidner Tuesday evening to replace Melanie McCoard, its former nominee for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District who the ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man has died in a go-kart crash in Provo.
Police say the 47-year-old Provo man was driving a go-kart style vehicle through an apartment complex Tuesday night when he apparently hit a speed bump at a high rate of speed and was ejected.
He was transported to ...