News Clips | May 26, 2021

2021’s Best Cities for New Moms

Motherhood is tough, and some new moms could use all the help they can get where they live. Thankfully, many cities make the job easier for new moms.

U of U engineering professor to work on jetlag-fighting medical implant

A medical implant that could address the uncomfortable nature of jetlag is being developed with help from a University of Utah group.

‘Think outside the box’: U of U researchers look at wildfire evacuations

A study led by researchers at the University of Utah outlined new ways to prepare for wildfire evacuations, especially in dire situations where there isn’t much time to get out.

The Utah Domestic Violence Coalition will get federal funding from the Biden Administration

The Biden Administration announced Monday it is giving $200 million to support services for survivors of domestic violence, and some of that money is coming to Utah.

Overcrowding a concern as Zion, other Utah national parks prepare for Memorial Day

A year ago, early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in gateway towns to the southwest's national parks looked to the usually busy summer with trepidation, wondering if they'd break even.

THE ESSENTIAL A&E PICKS FOR MAY 27 - JUN 2

Craig Childs: A Voice from the Desert, Utah Dance Film Festival, Evaporated @ Granary Arts, and more.

Researchers Are Split On Whether Ranked-Choice Helps Or Hurts Minority Voters

Ranked-choice voting is on the rise in Utah — more than two dozen cities are planning to use it for their local elections this year.

How your business can use smart sprinklers and save money

In March, Gov. Spencer J. Cox declared a state of emergency because Utah is facing a severe drought. His declaration came as reports emerged showing a lower snowpack than usual over the winter and the lowest recorded soil moisture levels since monitoring began in 2006.

A COVID-19 vaccine for small children is months off, but one Utah mom is eager to get her boys the shots

Moderna says its vaccine is 100% effective for kids 12-17; clinical trials for younger kids are still in the works