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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About 402,000 ballots flooded Salt Lake County voters' mailboxes Monday afternoon. Voters in other Utah municipalities holding vote-by-mail elections will receive their ballots by the end of the week.
City and LGBT community leaders have announced a proposal to rename 900 South as "Harvey Milk Boulevard" after the fallen LGBT activist.
A roundup of some of the most notable elections happening in the five biggest Utah cities after Salt Lake City.
In one of Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker's TV ads scheduled to air Monday, the Salt Lake County mayor directly singles out Becker's rival, Jackie Biskupski.
A South Jordan city councilman is being sued for defamation after he accused a former political opponent of bribery.
City and airport officials unveiled renderings detailing Salt Lake City International Airport's terminal redevelopment interior and exterior designs Tuesday.
Brandishing their environmental agendas, Mayor Ralph Becker and his rival Jackie Biskupski on Monday sparred over who should be named the most eco-friendly candidate for Salt Lake mayor.
Planned Parenthood Association of Utah sued Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday and wants a federal judge to stop his order to cut off the organization's federal funds before it takes effect Wednesday.
There will be at least two and as many as three new faces on the Salt Lake City Council after the Nov. 3 election.
Allegations of political bribery are flying amidst a South Jordan City Council campaign. Chuck Newton, the incumbent in District 2, says opponent Andrew Peterson offered him $10,000 to drop out of the race.