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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Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants.
With the Fourth of July approaching, various liquor bottles across the state were marked with big, red sale tags Thursday. The sale price: $2,500. That's what it will cost if the buyer is caught giving alcohol ...
Issues related to homelessness and the controversy surrounding Police Chief Chris Burbank's resignation highlighted the first televised debate of this year's Salt Lake City's mayoral race.
After nearly a month of erasing and retracing, the borders of Salt Lake County’s townships and unincorporated borders have been set.
Scores of Wasatch Front mayors banded together Tuesday, urging county leaders to ask voters to consider a sales tax increase that would help pay for local transportation needs.
"I never thought I would see this day." That's what Bruce Bastian, Human Rights Campaign board member, said Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage throughout the nation.
The Utah Arts Festival returns to Library Square for its 39th year with more than 1,000 artists and an emphasis on interactive workshops and demonstrations.
Dog owners are excited about Salt Lake County's proposal to expand off-leash dog areas, but some residents are pushing back, concerned about safety and potential environmental impacts.
Parking rates at Salt Lake City International Airport will increase July 1.
After Salt Lake County Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to close four of its computer labs originally created to help bridge the digital divide, they later changed their minds after hearing from the la...