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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"Move It," a new exhibit at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum in Salt Lake City, opened Saturday. The exhibit is meant to promote health and physical activity as children develop.
A 17-year-old is in critical condition after police say his friend stabbed him with a sword during a sleepover early Saturday morning.
Allexis Bonacci, 16, organized a service project at the Humane Society of Utah on Friday to demonstrate to her peers the importance of donating time to a community cause by helping to keep animals happy and hea...
In the days since Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in yearly tax revenue from the UTA if it doesn't reverse its decision to close its committee meetings, transit officials haven't yet a...
Utah economic leaders Wednesday urged legislators to begin considering improvements to 500 South and 600 South to create "grand boulevard" entrances into Utah's capital city from I-15.
Amid public scrutiny over recent changes to UTA's open meetings policy, Salt Lake County leaders threatened Tuesday to withhold tax money from the state's largest mass transit agency.
Thirty-five candidates will be competing in next month's primary election to be Millcreek's first elected city officials. Nine are mayoral hopefuls, and the rest are competing to fill four City Council seats.
After a three-month national search, Mayor Jackie Biskupski has chosen a candidate to lead Salt Lake City's newly proposed economic development department.
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Twenty of Utah's 29 counties have opted to conduct the June 28 primary election by mail, meaning some voters may have some work to do to make sure they get the right ballot in their mailbox.