Are you feeling happy, Utah?
According to a Gallup survey, you should be.
The Gallup Healthways Well-Being survey, released this week, puts Utah as tied for fourth among the 50 states for wellbeing.
The study measures people's quality of life, emotional and physical health, access to basic necessities, work environment and healthy behaviors.
Hawaii came in first in the survey, for the third year running. North Dakota took second, and Minnesota was third. Utah tied with Alaska for fourth. The rest of the top 10 were: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Hampshire and Montana.
In last place was West Virginia.
|1.||Waterless subdivision in Saratoga Springs spurs criminal charges|
|2.||Utah Jazz: Lakers beat Jazz as fringe players fight for roster spots|
|3.||BYU football: Plenty of blame to go around for Cougars’ collapse (with video)|
|4.||Utah football: Utes rise to No. 19 in AP, coaches polls|
|5.||Utah football: No. 19 Utes have won ugly, but sit pretty in Pac-12|
|6.||New Utah report cards: Too complex to hand to parents|
|7.||Kirby: Meet the Mormons: The prequel|
|8.||Three arrested in burglary of Mormon church building|
|9.||Bagley Cartoon: Mia Love’s Talking Points|
|10.||Federal sage-grouse workshop’s access criticized|