News Clips | July 29-August 2, 2021

Severe thunderstorm pounds Salt Lake City, floods downtown

In southern Utah, rain and hail are once again wreaking havoc in Cedar City.

AM News Brief: Davis County Jail Death, Flooding Across The State & Zion Drivers Quit Over Mask Harassment

Former University of Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner won a silver medal in the vault at the Olympics this weekend. Skinner stepped in for Simone Biles who withdrew from the competition citing medical issues, though Biles announced she will compete once again.

University Of Utah Shooter Finishes 18th In Her Final Olympic Event

For one Utah athlete the KSL Olympic crew has been covering in Tokyo, her Olympic run has come to an end.

COVID-19 Cases Are Spiking In Utah Due To The Highly Infectious Delta Variant And Hospitals Are Feeling The Pressure

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Utah are higher now than they were a year ago even though vaccines are widely available.

536 student dorms are planned to replace a Latter-day Saint chapel at the University of Utah

Ivory University House, proposed on South Campus Drive, would funnel proceeds to scholarships for “tens of thousands of students over the next century.”

This Utah Adventure Town Wants To Put The Brakes On Promoting Itself

Most days by about 8 a.m., the gates at Arches National Park in Utah close because all the parking lots are full and the trails are at capacity.

New University of Utah-run ‘innovation district’ planned west of Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Park

Proposal calls for new streets, green spaces and multistory commercial and residential buildings—all connected to the campus via transit.

Health care workers speak about mental health in the wake of rising cases

It's no secret that health care workers during the height of the pandemic had difficulties with mental health while battling the virus.