Tag: Deseret

Monday brings Utah fewer-than-average new COVID-19 cases

Medical assistant Brandi Jenkins sorts COVID-19 samples for the lab at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo on Friday, May 8, 2020. In an effort to help address COVID-19 hot spots that have been identified in Utah County, the Intermountain Healthcare Coronavirus Mobile Testing Unit provided testing to area residents....

McAdams-Owens congressional race all tied up, Deseret News/Hinckley poll finds

Rep. Ben McAdams, and Republican challenger Burgess Owens both pictured in 2020 file photos. | Scott G Winterton and Steve Griffin, Deseret News 4th District contest ‘one of the bellwether races of this election season,’ pollster says SALT LAKE CITY — A new Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll...

Protesters arrested in clash with Cottonwood Heights police

Police and protesters collided in the streets of Cottonwood Heights on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. The group was marching on 6710 South when police blocked them at Cristobal Street and a confrontation ensued. Police said eight or nine protesters were arrested. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Rally turned...

Utah’s coronavirus cases falling but fewer being tested

COVID-19 testing is done as University of Utah Health’s Wellness Bus visits a neighborhood in West Valley City on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The 40-foot RV was specially designed to travel to underserved neighborhoods to provide health consultations, screenings and education. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News On Sunday,...

Rally aims to raise the voice of the ‘silent majority’

Spectators stand for the national anthem during a Silent Majority March at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. | Yukai Peng, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — In the triple-digit heat of an early August evening, several dozen people gathering on the south...