Wildlife officials have allowed hundreds of baby pheasants to die – critics say there’s a bigger problem

The following story was reported by Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with The Salt Lake Tribune. Less than two weeks after the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) received a shipment of 500 baby birds in June, “approximately 470″ chicks were found dead in their pens. Young dead birds accounted for more than a … Read more

Teen Lehi becomes a rock star on stage with The Killers

LEHI, Utah – It was a Lehi teenager who had just started his last year of high school literally leaping to rock star status overnight when he took to the stage with one of the biggest bands in the world. Snatched from a sold-out crowd at Vivint Arena, 17-year-old Alec Andersen took to the stage … Read more

Salt Lake Museum presents the first immersive art exhibition in Spanish

Lindsey Dunlap and Lilian Aguilar watch “From Monet to Kandinsky,” an immersive experience presented with Spanish narration, at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. (Kristen Murphy, Desert News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – While Salt Lake resident Maria Elena Romero sat down for an immersive artistic experience on Tuesday, … Read more