Kaylee DeWitt, ABC4 Utah

Kaylee DeWitt

ABC4 Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Past articles by Kaylee:

Do you live in a COVID-19 hotspot?

UTAH (ABC4) – With a surge in COVID-19 cases spurred by the Delta variant, the majority of counties in Utah are seeing a high transmission rate of the virus, as of August 19. According to coronavirus.utah.gov, case counts of the virus for August 2021 show a general increase from case counts recorded last August in […] → Read More

Pop-up Russian bakery coming to SLC for one day

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – If a chocolate cream hazelnut roll or handheld Russian pastries filled with meat and cheese sounds good to you, you’re in luck. Piroshky Piroshky is a Seattle-based Russian bakery that is coming to Salt Lake City for a day while touring the United States. The bakery has appeared on Anthony […] → Read More

‘Very scary’: Could public charging stations for electric wheelchairs reduce range anxiety?

UTAH (ABC4) – Imagine not being able to leave the house without a device that could take up to eight to 14 hours to charge completely. That is often the reality for people who use power wheelchairs. Power wheelchairs, rather than manual ones that are moveable with your arms, are often a necessity for people […] → Read More

COVID-19 pandemic delayed teens getting drivers licenses and parents are worried

(ABC4) – A back-to-school survey conducted by Chevrolet reveals that parents are worried about their teen drivers as they return to in-person learning this school year. Out of over 1,000 parents surveyed, 68% reported concern over driving everyday when it comes to kids returning to school. Fifty-six percent of parents reported that they drove less […] → Read More

Utah seeing job growth despite recent labor shortages, Department of Workforce Services reports

UTAH (ABC4) – Despite labor shortages, Utah’s economy has seen recent and significant growth, according to the Department of Workforce Services. “Labor shortages have been a buzz word recently, but despite that the Utah economy has grown significantly over the past three months,” reports Mark Knold, Chief Economist at the Department of Workforce Services. “By […] → Read More

Benefits are ‘enormous’: Here’s how to start running and stick with it

(ABC4) – Utah is a state seemingly perfectly suited for training and enjoying many sports, including running. With paved and dirt trails, towering mountains, and numerous running events, the Beehive State is ideal for those wanting to try their hand (or feet) at starting the sport. Here is some advice and guidance from experts for […] → Read More

Expert gives advice on how to prepare for a wildfire evacuation

UTAH (ABC4) – Roughly 10,000 people living in homes in the path of the Parleys Canyon Fire were evacuated Saturday. On Monday, evacuations were extended in some Summit County neighborhoods through Wednesday and Thursday. Evacuations due to wildfire are nothing new in Utah, but with the majority of Utah in exceptional drought, the state is […] → Read More

10 things you might not know about lightning storms

UTAH (ABC4) – Parts of Utah are expected to see rain, gray skies, and thunderstorms Wednesday, bringing the possibility of some relief to the drought-stricken state. Jagged streaks of lightning splitting the sky can be fun to watch, but lightning storms can be dangerous under certain circumstances. Here are some interesting facts about lightning storms […] → Read More

‘You don’t think of that kind of stuff when you’re coming back’: Coming home after a wildfire evacuation

(ABC4) – People who live in areas that are prone to wildfires may know to have a bag packed in case of the need for a speedy evacuation. They might know their evacuation route backwards and forwards and to turn off their electricity and main gas line before they go. But what about returning home […] → Read More

How to visit these Salt Lake, Utah, and Summit county museums without spending a dime

(ABC4) – Museums “challenge us and ask us to question our assumptions about the past or the world around us,” British Historian Kate Williams said. Fortunately, Utah is chock full of not only museums but free museums on a variety of topics from pioneers to paleontology. These museums in Salt Lake, Summit, and Utah counties […] → Read More

Free and fun: Things to do around SLC with the family

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Whether you live near Salt Lake City or are visiting for any amount of time, the area offers plenty of free, family-friendly activities and places to visit. Look no further for activities that people of all ages can enjoy without spending a dime. Liberty Park: Salt Lake City’s oldest and […] → Read More

These are the biggest gaps in Salt Lake County homeless services, report finds

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – After working on a research report aimed to find the biggest gaps in homeless services in Salt Lake County, one thing was very clear to Shawn Teigen, Research Director for the Utah Foundation. “I think the obvious thing is that the kind of makeshift encampments along streets in town […] → Read More

Does your child’s school district offer online learning options?

(ABC4) – COVID-19 has shifted the world to digital, and that applies to school too! Many Utah school districts have decided to offer online learning options for the 2021 to 2022 school year. These options are meant to accommodate students who preferred learning from home, as well as those who do not feel comfortable returning […] → Read More

True or False: What parents need to know about masks in schools

UTAH (ABC4) – Utah is currently experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases and new information suggests that the Delta variant is as infectious as chickenpox. With this information surfacing as the school year quickly approaches, many parents may be trying to make the decision about whether or not to send kids back to school with […] → Read More

Salt Lake County urges residents to fill out this survey

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Salt Lake County Emergency Management is asking Salt Lake County residents who experienced property damage from the Aug. 1 and 2 severe weather storm to fill out this survey. The county is attempting to assess the damage caused by the storm through the survey. Filling out the survey does not […] → Read More

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Five Utah cookie shops to satisfy your sweet tooth

(ABC4) – Many would agree that there are fewer treats more satisfying than a good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie. And Utah is chock fully of places to find them! Here is a list of Utah’s best places to get just about any cookie you can imagine in honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Chip […] → Read More

Water restrictions are making a difference, some Utah officials say

(ABC4) – Many cities and towns throughout Utah have lawn watering restrictions in place due to the state’s severe drought that prompted Governor Spencer Cox to declare a state of emergency and issue executive orders. These restrictions, sometimes accompanied with fines and enforcement, are making a difference in saving water, water officials tell ABC4.com. Robert […] → Read More

How can Salt Lake City homeowners save water amid Utah’s drought

(ABC4) – Do you own a single family home in Salt Lake City and want to save money by making your yard more water-efficient? Eligible single family homeowners can now apply for landscaping rebates through the Central Utah Water Conservancy District’s Localscapes and Flip Your Strip Programs, according to a social media post from Salt […] → Read More

Here’s how to protect your kids against the Delta variant

(ABC4) – The COVID-19 Delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and contributing to a surge of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in almost every state, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC. The variant is characterized by slightly different symptoms from the original COVID-19 strain and is expected to increase to 82.2% […] → Read More

Here’s where 5 future Olympic Games will be held

(ABC4) – Suzanne Lyons, Chairperson of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee Board of Directors, recently announced that the committee is “prepared and ready” to enter into discussion with the International Olympic Committee, IOC, about a Utah Olympic bid. Lyons called Salt Lake City an “outstanding candidate” for the 2030 Winter Games. And though Utah doesn’t have […] → Read More