Utah

Farmers say drought could devastate Utah’s produce supply

This year’s drought is causing some farmers in Utah to worry about the state’s food supply. (Steven Breinholt, KSL TV) SALT LAKE CITY – Much of Utah is already at its worst drought level and more than half of the western United States is experiencing severe drought conditions, and farmers …

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Utah 117, LA Clippers 111

Percentages: FG .471, FT .870. 3-point goals: 11-30, .367 (Jackson 4-8, Batum 2-3, Leonard 2-4, George 2-6, Kennard 1-1, Cousins ​​0-1, Beverley 0-2, Morris Sr. 0-5). Team rebounds: 3. Team turnovers: 1. Shots blocked: 3 (Batum, Morris Sr., Zubac). Turnover: 11 (George 4, Leonard 3, Zubac 2, Cousins, Jackson). Flights: …

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Utah Adds 360 New COVID-19 Cases, Two New Deaths

UTAH (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 360 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 9. This is the largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases since May 18. There are two new deaths linked to the virus. Get the latest Utah news delivered to your inbox! Click …

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Former Utah head coach Jim Fassel dies at 71

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –Former University of Utah and NFL head coach Jim Fassel died on Monday at the age of 71. Jim Fassel was Utah’s head football coach in 1976 before returning from 1985 to 1989. According to the LA Times, Fassel suffered from chest pain on Monday and …

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Unique places to picnic in Utah

UTAH (ABC4) – Utah is seeing better days with warm weather, flowering buds and an easing of the COVID-19 restriction. As more and more people go out to enjoy the sun, many can plan to enjoy a picnic. So for those going outdoors: go get a basket, some fancy bread, …

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How busy are Utah’s national parks? Prepare to queue

Memorial Day vacations may be in the rearview mirror, but Utah’s national parks and landmarks continue to be at the forefront of tourists wishing to travel through some of the state’s most spectacular scenery. Since May 20, with the exception of one day, Arches National Park has had to close …

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2021 Utah football breakout contenders: Malone Mataele

(Photo: Joel Davidson, UteZone, 247Sports) Every year, Utah football has a surprise performance that captivates the fan base. Some years it is a newcomer who has an immediate impact like Ty jordan and Jaylon johnson. Other times it’s the upper class men playing above expectations and getting into the NFL …

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Utah Adds Over 300 New COVID-19, Reports Two New Deaths

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Utah Department of Health is reporting 309 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, May 27. There are 2 new deaths linked to the virus. A total of 405,387 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19. Get the latest Utah news delivered to your inbox! Click …

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Utah home prices jump again, hit record sales in April

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A record number of homes sold in Utah during the month of April, even as the median sale price jumped nearly 27% from last year, according to a report released by the Utah Association of Realtors. According to the report, buyers closed on 4,845 homes, …

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Drews named to U.S. national college volleyball team

History links COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – Utah Volleyball Senior Fifth Year Dani Drews was named to the 2021 U.S. National College Volleyball Team, the organization announced late last week. The collegiate national team players, selected by the staff of the United States Women’s National Team and the National Team Development …

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Trooper hit by man on dirt bike at Utah State Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A Utah Highway Patrol soldier sustained several body injuries after being struck by a mountain bike a few steps from the Capitol building in Salt Lake City. The incident happened just before 2 a.m. on Saturday. “Coming out of those gates here, they immediately heard …

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Vaccination rates slow in Washington, Iron Counties

Editor’s Note: We are making this story free for public safety reasons. But we are counting on the support of subscribers to be able to do this job. Please help us by subscribing to The Spectrum. About 2,200 additional Washington County residents have been identified as being fully vaccinated against …

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Washington opens baseball series against Utah with loss

Preston Viltz hit a two-run homer, but Washington opened its penultimate baseball streak of the season with a 7-3 loss to Utah at Husky Ballpark. Washington will face Utah on Saturday and Sunday before traveling to Pullman to end the season in Washington state next weekend. • Shane Jamisonwas 2 …

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Clarkson leads Utah against Portland after a 41-point outing

Portland Trail Blazers (40-29, sixth in Western Conference) vs Utah Jazz (50-19, first in Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM: Utah host the Portland Trail Blazers after Jordan Clarkson scored 41 points in the Jazz’s 119-116 loss to the Warriors. The Jazz are 6-4 against opponents …

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Utah Jazz playoff outlook: in two weeks

NBA Playoffs are ONLY SIXTEEN DAY * Schedule Checks *. Really, they’re only 12 days if you count the play-in tournament, but 16 when the Jazz plays. As my kids would say, it’s been 16 nights until we get to watch the NBA Playoff action, which in my humble opinion …

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Man-made wildfires continue to burn in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Just five months into the year and Utah has already seen 185 wildfires, with more than 6,000 acres burned across the state; all but three were man-made fires. “The conditions are really alarming across the state. We are concerned, ”said Kait Webb, fire prevention coordinator for …

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Utah Religious Leaders Celebrate National Day of Prayer

SALT LAKE CITY – Religious leaders from different traditions in Utah may disagree on many aspects of religion, but they agree on the power of prayer. Utah religious leaders unite in prayer The National Day of Prayer, celebrated on the first Thursday in May each year, was founded in 1952 …

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