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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The future of the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park in South Jordan is on shaky ground. County Council members are questioning whether the park is worth its cost to taxpayers and considering whether to downsize ...
Riverton leaders say a perfect storm of opportunities have lead to what will become the largest residential and commercial development in the city's history.
Police are investigating a reported shooting after a man with a gunshot wound in his back stumbled into a West Valley smoke shop Saturday.
Alpine hosted an earthquake preparedness fair for about 500 attendees Saturday.
Two lanes of southbound 1-215 were closed Saturday when police reported a man barricaded himself inside a motor home near California Avenue.
A family in Kearns was displaced Saturday after a fire engulfed their home.
After Utah voters in several counties shot down last year's Proposition 1, a tax increase to fund local road projects, lawmakers are now pursuing ways to make the tax hike a little more palatable.
Facing backlash for her appointment to replace Salt Lake City's longtime public utilities director, Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Monday that her nominee, Mike Reberg, has withdrawn his name from considerati...
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said Tuesday during his State of the County address that county officials will emphasize the use of hard data when charting a future to reduce crime and homelessness.
A bill that would shut down the smoking rooms at the Salt Lake City International Airport sailed smoothly through a Senate committee Friday.