As respiratory viruses overwhelm American health care systems, the White House is offering to help

Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were hospitalized with the flu last week, nearly double the number of admissions from the previous week, according to data updated December 2 by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Tero Vesalainen, Adobe Stock) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON – There were nearly 20,000 people … Read more

How Salt Lake County plans to combat homelessness and improve long-term mental health

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute is pictured at Research Park in Salt Lake City on November 4, 2019. Jan Welch Hill, Salt Lake County’s new director of criminal justice initiatives, says the criminal justice system needs to focus more on rehabilitation than punishment. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY … Read more

Uta’s dad wrote a book inspired by a son with a rare genetic disorder

Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of someone who, like Samuel, suffers from a life-altering genetic disorder. (Photo by Megan Stallings) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DRAPER – When Cameron Bell … Read more

Kyiv prepares for “the worst winter of our lives”

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – When the power goes out, as it often does, high-rise apartments overlooking Ukraine’s war-torn capital look like a death trap. No lights, no water, and no way to cook. and the risk of not being able to escape from the 21st floor in time in the event of a Russian missile … Read more

Utah ranks first in the rate of self-employed women

McKenna Sonntag and her husband opened their Bonsai Bai Me store in April. Sonntag is one of many women in Utah who have been successful in being self-employed. (Sydney and Shelby Bishop, Peak Bish) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Salt Lake City – Women across Utah are pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams by starting their own … Read more

Utah ranks first in the rate of self-employed women

McKenna Sonntag and her husband opened their Bonsai Bai Me store in April. Sonntag is one of many women in Utah who have been successful in being self-employed. (Sydney and Shelby Bishop, Peak Bish) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Salt Lake City – Women across Utah are pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams by starting their own … Read more

Utah SEO helps other companies stand out and build their online businesses

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes If you own a business, trying to master the complex art of search optimization (or SEO) can seem like a fruitless battle. You may have read every blog post, watched every YouTube channel, hired an SEO agency, and still haven’t seen any improvement in your rankings. This does not mean … Read more

Get Gephardt: Energy Efficiency or Affordable Housing? Can Utah have both?

Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Salt Lake City – Building Energy Efficient Homes or Making Home Affordable? This is a debate between environmental groups and home builders in Utah. The debate is happening because it’s time once again to update Utah’s building code. every three years, International Code Council Provides recommendations for all states to … Read more

10 Halloween picture books to read with your kids this month

Relaxing and reading these 10 Halloween books with your kids is the perfect way to throw your hat into the ring in a simple yet memorable way this spooky season. (Konoplitska, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes Pumpkin Patch – While some of us are here to watch horror movies, haunted houses, and overall spooky … Read more

Utah author shares moving stories of spiritual revival in new book

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes life is a journey. For many Christian believers—including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—part of that journey is aimed at spiritual rebirth at some point. “The journey of faith is a journey that has a purpose. It is that end that leads the diligent seeker to … Read more