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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As the Legislature's Prison Relocation Commission nears its summer deadline to choose a location for a new state prison, Salt Lake City leaders are locking elbows in firm opposition of the facility's potential ...
Multiple flooding incidents were reported early Sunday after a heavy downpour in Weber County. An overflowed canal caused one Farr West resident's home $15,000 in damage.
A St. George man died Saturday after he and his father were involved in a rollover crash and then struck by another vehicle after they climbed out of their truck.
The Humane Society of Utah is offering a $3,000 reward for information about the death of a thoroughbred horse worth more than $10,000.
More than 400 teenagers participated in Utah's first ever Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience, a program designed to teach young drivers lifesaving driving skills.
A 68-year-old Smithfield man was impaled and killed Saturday after the pickup truck he was driving crashed through a fence.
More than 2,500 elementary school students flooded Washington Square on Friday to learn about the city's rich diversity during Salt Lake City's 30th annual Living Traditions Festival.
As state leaders continue to grapple with Medicaid expansion, Gov. Gary Herbert says they're on track to have a plan in place this summer, but other lawmakers are indicating the possibility of continued delay.
Salt Lake City officials announced another effort Thursday to combat downtown's infamous parking reputation. No more running to feed expiring meters, and visitors can avoid rain or snow by paying from inside th...
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams stepped forward Wednesday to publicly discuss a legal brawl between the county and another top Democrat, state Rep. Justin Miller.