Utah Stories Top 5

What Is Utah’s NHL Team Going To Be Called? Utah Stories Top 5 5/8/24

On today’s top 5, we discuss the nine possible names for Utah’s new NHL team that the Salt Lake Tribune wrote about.


  1. May 2024 Events 

There are many events coming up including the Colorado City Music Festival. This yearly festival is held at Maxwell Canyon Park, 1750 N Maxwell Parkway, Hildale, UT. Taste of Ogden Walking Food Tour. In the heart of Historic Downtown Ogden from 3:30 pm to 6:15 pm. This event showcases the best of Ogden restaurants and artisan producers. Visit otownfoodtours.com for more information and additional dates. Go to utahstories.com to read about more May events. 

  1. Mayor Mendenhall Has $475 Million Budget Request 

Mayor Mendenhall proposed her $475.2 million dollar general fund budget for this upcoming year according to KSL. The vast majority of the fund will go to employees, $298.8 million to be exact. Other costs the budget is proposedly going to are police officers for Jordan River and North Temple areas, go to KSL’s website to read more about where the budget is going to be allocated. 

  1. Is Utah The Best State? 

Utah has earned first place in the U.S. News & World Report’s best state ranking, according to The Hill. This is the second year in a row that Utah has received the top spot. Go to The Hill’s website to read more. 

  1. What Is Utah’s NHL Team Going To Be Called? 

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, there are nine possible trademarked names for Utah’s NHL hockey team. The possible names are Utah Ice, Utah Yetis, Utah Outlaws, Utah Venom, Utah Fury, Utah Mammoth, Utah Hockey Club or Utah HC, and Utah Blizzard. Go to The Tribune’s website to read more. 

  1. What Are Katherine Heigl’s Go-To Utah Restaurants? 

According to an article in Deseret News, some of Katherine Heigl’s restaurants are Bartolo’s in Park City, and sushi at Chopfuku. “There aren’t like tons of sushi places in Utah, but there are a couple really exquisite ones down in Salt Lake,” she said in the Harper’s Baazar video. “So if I’m going to make the trip down to Salt Lake, which is a good hour drive, I always make sure we plan for Chopfuku.” 

*Content for this article curated from other sources.

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