Adobe Stock A Hurricane woman died Saturday in a single-car accident on I-15 near New Harmony, Washington County. NEW HARMONY, Washington County — A Hurricane woman died Saturday in a single-car accident on I-15. Cheryl Renee Hartley, 56, was southbound when the crash occurred near New Harmony around 12:42 p.m. She began drifting left, overcorrected right and then rolled off the dirt shoulder and . was ejected from her vehicle, said Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Andrew Battenfield. Hartley was pronounced dead at the scene. Battenfield said troopers do not believe that speed, drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash, however he said high winds and construction may have been. Christina Giardinelli Christina Giardinelli is a news division intern for the Deseret News. [email protected] … [Read more...] about Hurricane woman killed in I-15 crash
1 of 5 View 5 Items Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News GreenBike fleet supervisor Tony Williams works on a bike at the bike share's maintenance space in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Related Links Bicycle, e-scooter rentals coming to Provo Utah lawmaker's proposal would expand legal e-scooter territory Spin joins Salt Lake e-scooter fray as micromobility grows across U.S. Jay Evensen: Don't freak out over e-scooters — or other new things SALT LAKE CITY — Rentable bike and e-scooter ridership exploded in the U.S. last year with the so-called micromobility systems, typically run via smart phone apps, drawing over 84 million trips in 2018, more than twice the tally from the previous year. The lion's share of the traffic uptick came from relatively new e-scooters and dockless bikes that descended on scores of cities in the past couple of years that, in some cases, led to chaotic outcomes. But experts say many of the … [Read more...] about E-scooter use explodes across U.S., but bikes holding their own
1 of 3 View 3 Items Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News FILE - Water flows over the spillway at the East Canyon State Park dam on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Utah State University professor Michelle Baker presented her research on Utah water's quality, quantity and efficiency in Salt Lake City. Related Links Season's first green slime outbreak hits Utah Lake Utah is drought-free thanks to 'fantastic' snowpack — but as temps warm, will rivers flood? Controversy continues over trio of Utah water reform measures SALT LAKE CITY — Will Utah’s water supply catch up with the state's rising population, expected to double by 2065? It was one of the several questions posed at Utah State University’s Research Landscapes series focused on Utah's waterscapes. The event Tuesday at the O.C. Tanner headquarters in Salt Lake City attracted a mix of state and local government officials, businesses leaders, developers and nonprofit … [Read more...] about Can Utah’s water supply keep up with its booming population?
Scott G Winterton, Deseret News FILE - Julie Jenkins RN at Primary Children's in Salt Lake talks with Nurses Tassa Thornton, PICU RN, Cami Weir, RN and Janice Southern, RN educator in Provo with camera and TV in the rooms, Staff at Utah Valley Hospital show their new pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) that is part of the Primary Children’s Network at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Related Links Local video gamers aim to raise $15,000 for Primary Children's Hospital Primary Children’s offers free safety devices to prevent heat-related injuries, deaths in hot cars SALT LAKE CITY — While Primary Children's Hospital is highly esteemed among Utahns, it also ranks among the nation's best children's hospitals, according to a new report. In U.S. News & World Report's rankings, the Utah hospital was recognized this week as one of the top 50 children's hospitals in several pediatric specialties. Primary Children’s CEO … [Read more...] about Utah’s Primary Children’s Hospital ranks among top in nation
Adobe Stock Utah Democrats elected a new leader Saturday, choosing businessman Jeff Merchant as chairman over Daisy Thomas, a progressive grassroots activist who sought a second term. Related Link Utah Democrats choosing leaders for party dealing with debt, staffing issues PARK CITY — Utah Democrats elected a new leader Saturday, choosing businessman Jeff Merchant as chairman over Daisy Thomas, a progressive grassroots activist who sought a second term. "I think the Democrats in this state want to see change, and not just change in the Legislature, not just change in the governor's mansion but change within our party. We have a lot of things we have to work on internally," Merchant told reporters. At the top of the list, he said, are addressing party infighting and financial issues that led to Thomas no longer being paid. Merchant has pledged not to take a paycheck until the party is out of debt. "Those are the things that are causing people in our party to … [Read more...] about Utah Democrats elect new state party chairman, Jeff Merchant