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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With less than two weeks until the primary election, the heat of the Salt Lake City mayoral race flared during a debate Tuesday as the four challengers took turns lashing out at incumbent Ralph Becker.
The same political action committee that independently funded billboards to support Jackie Biskupski’s bid for mayor has now also raised billboards to support Mayor Ralph Becker’s three other oppone...
Sen. Mike Lee withdrew his plan Monday night to push a second attempt to bring another vote on the Affordable Care Act, switching to a new strategy.
Smoke and flames billowed from the abandoned Midvale Middle School Saturday evening.
A husband and wife were walking down Redwood Road in West Valley City on Saturday when they were both shot with a pellet gun, police say.
Three children playing with a lighter ignited a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex Saturday that caused more than $250,000 in damage and displaced about 20 residents, fire officials said.
A man was shot to death early Saturday during some kind of struggle inside a West Valley home. Detectives were looking for up to three people who broke into the house and shot him.
Sen. Mike Lee is hoping to use a complicated procedural maneuver to force another vote on Obama care by using what's known as the nuclear option. However, a political expert said the move is unlikely to succeed...
Incumbent Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a tight race for Salt Lake City mayor, but more than a third of voters have yet to make up their minds, according to a UtahPolicy.com poll re...
A second political action committee has stepped forward to support Jackie Biskupski's campaign, and incumbent Mayor Ralph Becker is again declaring foul play. But Biskupski says Becker is attacking her to "dist...