The Days of '47 Parade — known previously as both Pioneer Days and Covered Wagon Days — was first held in 1849, and has continued since that time, celebrating the 1847 arrival of... Read more »
The Days of '47 Parade and other events around Utah are set to celebrate the Utah pioneers. Read more »
The first company of Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley at the end of July 1847, blazing — and sometimes quite literally building — the trail for thousands of pioneers to... Read more »
The fatal shooting of a dog in a backyard last month prompted a Salt Lake County man to create and sell “no trespassing” signs, but legal experts say those signs may not stop officers... Read more »
Many soldiers with Utah ties who are serving in Afghanistan say they will still take time to think about their pioneer heritage and their families as the state celebrates Pioneer Day. Read more »
Two Clinton brothers flying from Davis County to Las Vegas to attend a basketball tournament were killed in a plane crash near the Virgin River Gorge Sunday night. Friends gathered Monday to mourn,... Read more »
Utah Flying Trapeze has moved into Pioneer Park. Officials hope the presence of legitimate activities will help reduce crime in the area. Read more »
See the Salt Lake Valley through the eyes of the pioneers who entered it on July 24, 1847, as well as the pioneers who came before and followed after. Read more »
Family and friends are pulling together to buoy up a Kamas family who in the wake of a tragic accident with a daughter also lost a mother. Read more »
A simple act of kindness is something a 12-year-old boy with an autism spectrum disorder is going to remember for the rest of his life. Read more »
A dog was shot and killed by Ogden police Wednesday after a man allegedly told the animal to attack the officers. Read more »
An Idaho pilot caught at a Utah airport with 180 pounds on marijuana in his small plane has been ordered to spend more than four years on federal probation and pay a $25,000 fine. Read more »
A monthlong search for a missing infant from Montana ended in Utah this week, and law enforcement agencies said it’s all thanks to a cross-state data sharing system. Read more »
Heber City has been named to the list of Top 10 Small Towns by Livability.com. Heber City ranked No. 8 on the annual list. Read more »
Natalie Wright, 17, of Provo, is hopeful the completion of proton therapy she received at a San Diego hospital will curb tumor growth. Natalie was the first teen to finish the treatment at the... Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — The annual Deseret News Classic 5K began with lots of smiles at 7 a.m. at the Wasatch Elementary School playground on Thursday. The race, which was one of many races that... Read more »
West Nile activity has been found in four Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions. Read more »
Thanks to art collector Tony Christensen, a nearly-century-old mural depicting the Mormon pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley has made its way to Salt Lake City. Read more »
Advocates for renewable energy gathered at Congregation Kol Ami Wednesday to urge the Utah Public Service Commission not to approve a $4.65 monthly surcharge that Rocky Mountain Power has proposed... Read more »
Thousands turn out for the Bountiful Handcart Parade on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Read more »
Flight instructors in Utah say student pilots are getting younger and younger, and it’s not uncommon for a 19-year-old to be flying a plane. Read more »
One of the original restaurants at The Gateway will serve its last meal in Salt Lake City early next month. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill announced Tuesday it will be closing its Utah location... Read more »
On Superhero Day at Primary Children's Hospital last Thursday, two unexpected superheroes surprised the young patients. Read more »
Christopher Codi Andersen admitted Wednesday that he killed Christopher Alan Miller by bludgeoning him with a ceramic statue and strangling him during a drunken fight at the Vernal apartment they... Read more »
Utah State Fairpark officials are considering a proposal from Real Salt Lake to build a minor league soccer stadium on the fairgrounds. A new convention building and upgraded rodeo grounds would... Read more »
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