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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Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed five bills Wednesday, including one that would have designated a segment of I-15 in honor of late House Speaker Becky Lockhart.
Gov. Gary Herbert gave final approval Tuesday to not only grant Utah schools the largest funding increase in 25 years, but to also revamp the state’s criminal justice system.
A Utah company is playing a special role in the nationwide project to restore the U.S. Capitol’s dome.
Gov. Gary Herbert signed three bills Monday honoring and supporting Vietnam veterans at a ceremony in the state Capitol for the state's first Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.
Transportation and education gained $100 million in additional funding in the 2015 Utah Legislature, thanks to the biggest tax increase in nearly two decades.
An initiative to cure intergenerational poverty in Utah is pushing onward through a revolutionary collaboration, despite efforts that stalled in the 2015 Legislative session.
More than 400 mental health professionals attended the 16th annual international conference for the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association, or EAGALA, Thursday to learn the powerful therapy potential o...
Gov. Gary Herbert signed one of the 2015 Utah Legislature’s most controversial bills on Monday to designate the firing squad as the state’s backup execution method.
The University of Utah unveiled student-made technology Monday that university students and officials hope will open eyes to the potential of solar power and other renewable energy systems.
Parents and children held human brains and moved objects with their minds during the annual Brain Awareness Week event held Saturday at The Leonardo.