Utah 4-H is holding a centennial celebration this week in Logan. Kerry Bringhurst speaks with Ross Jacobsen, who has dedicated 32 years of his career working with Utah State University as part of what has become the nation's largest youth development organization, 4-H.
One man is dead after an explosion at an Art Center in Alpine. Police say a door blew off its hinges after a worker used a steaming machine to melt wax off a bronze statue.
Emergency workers believe the steaming machine malfunctioned and caused the explosion that blew the door off its hinges. The door then hit the man in the head at Adonis Bronze. Once emergency workers arrived, the man was pronounced dead on the scene.
Three other workers were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries. Police are now investigating why the steaming machine blew up.
Monsoonal flows helped firefighters in southern Utah gain the upper hand on wildfires last week, but the same summer weather phenomenon also brings lightning. It was only a matter of time before southern Utah felt the monsoon's double-edged sword.
There are a dozen or so small fires burning in the Arizona strip caused by lightning. the most threatening appears to be the Baboon Fire burning between Cedar City and Minersville.
The fire has burned 1,500 acres and is 0% contained.
When Utah Congressman Jim Matheson cast his vote in favor of repealing the 2010 health care reform law Wednesday, he was one of only five Democrats in the House of Representatives to do so. The 6-term lawmaker opposed the bill when it passed out of Congress, but had also previously voted against repealing it once it became law. Jeff Robinson asked Matheson why he voted the way he did.
Several Utah military families were paid a visit last night from Second Lady of the United States Jill Biden. Dr. Biden, a military mom herself, spent more than an hour speaking to a small crowd at the Utah National Guard Air Base in Salt Lake City.