Katie McKellar
Katie McKellar is a Dixie State University graduate with a bachelor of science in mass communication. Before interning at Deseret News, she reported and edited news content for Dixie Sun News, first as Photo Editor, then as Features Editor. As a Utah native, Katie enjoys hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. She spends the majority of her free time, however, spoiling her mustang named Dusty. Horseback riding has been her sport-of-choice and passion since grade school. Email: kmckellar@deseretnews.com

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Rep. Justin Miller, D-Salt Lake City, the former campaign manager of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams accused of embezzling funds from the mayor's campaign, pleaded guilty Friday to communications fraud and r...
Crime, homelessness and transportation issues underscored Mayor Ralph Becker and Jackie Biskupski's KUED debate Thursday, but both took advantage of air time to exchange political jabs.
With vote-by-mail ballots in the hands of voters this week, a group supporting a tax increase for transportation projects aimed to draw attention to local road funding needs Wednesday by putting a twist on poth...
With an aim to discourage puppy mills, Salt Lake County on Tuesday became the first Utah municipality to pass an ordinance outlawing pet stores from selling dogs, cats or rabbits unless they come from animal sh...
After the Salt Lake County mayor questioned the "vision" and "leadership" of Salt Lake City mayoral candidate Jackie Biskupski in a new TV ad for incumbent Mayor Ralph Becker, other county leaders rallied in su...
About 402,000 ballots flooded Salt Lake County voters' mailboxes Monday afternoon. Voters in other Utah municipalities holding vote-by-mail elections will receive their ballots by the end of the week.
City and LGBT community leaders have announced a proposal to rename 900 South as "Harvey Milk Boulevard" after the fallen LGBT activist.
A roundup of some of the most notable elections happening in the five biggest Utah cities after Salt Lake City.
In one of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker's TV ads scheduled to air Monday, the Salt Lake County mayor directly singles out Becker's rival, Jackie Biskupski.
A South Jordan city councilman is being sued for defamation after he accused a former political opponent of bribery.