Utah’s “free-range parenting” law gives kids more freedom to roam

When Melissa Butler sends 9-year-old Guy and 7-year-old Sammi off to school, they walk alone. "Ultimately I decided my parenting decisions are not going to be based on fear," said Butler. She’s no longer concerned because Utah’s "free-range parenting" law prevents parents from being prosecuted for allowing kids to roam on their own. "Nobody wants Read More


Research shows housing becoming less affordable along Wasatch Front

SALT LAKE CITY — Like Utah’s economy, the Wasatch Front housing market is strong with an increasing population bolstering demand for both single-family and multifamily rental units throughout the northern section of the state. But new research shows that demand has outpaced wage growth, which is prompting an affordability gap. Data from ATTOM Data Solutions, Read More