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Are you willing to pay a fee to use trails in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons?

The National Forest Service is proposing a new fee structure for a number of popular trails.

Photos: S.L. police honor fallen heroes at sunrise service

Jaemi Heaps Dobson and her daughter, Miranda, pin a flower on a wreath in memory of Jaemi's father, Sgt. Ronald Heaps, during the Fallen Officer Memorial Sunrise Service in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Legislature to study impact of directive on transgender students; LDS Church weighs in

Leaders in the Utah Legislature voted Tuesday to study the local impacts of a recent directive from the White House telling schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms consistent with... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Matheson, Huntsman Jr. to head Utah committee for global leadership group

A former Democratic congressman and a former Republican governor have teamed up to head a Utah committee for a global development organization. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Former U. football player sues NCAA, WAC over concussions

A former University of Utah football player filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the NCAA and the Western Athletic Conference for allegedly failing to protect athletes from concussions. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Sailboats back at Great Salt Lake Marina

Smaller boats started getting put back in the Great Salt Lake the last couple of weeks. However, bigger and deeper boats still have to stay out so they don't get stuck in the mud. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Doctors hope experimental treatment will save 3-year-old girl with cancer

A Sandy mother having her third child went for a routine ultrasound, assuming everything would be fine. But doctors found something very troubling. Now this young mom is coping with the unexpected. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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2016 Sorenson Legacy Award recipients honored

The Utah State Office of Education recently honored recipients of the 2016 Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education at the Salt Lake Marriott City Center. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Canyons board tentatively OKs educator contracts

The Canyons’ Board of Education has unanimously approved tentative negotiated agreements with the Canyons Education Association, the Canyons Association of Education Support Professionals and... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Salt Lake man starts long-distance hikes after retirement, treks 19K miles

When most people hit retirement age, they tend to slow down a bit. But a Salt Lake man seems to have kicked it up a notch. Dub Bludworth has walked the equivalent of about four-fifths the distance... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Trump now leading Clinton, Sanders in Utah, new poll shows

Utahns apparently are warming up to Donald Trump. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee now leads Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a new public opinion poll released by... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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2 kids injured when car, ATV collide in Riverton

A 10-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy were critically injured Monday evening after a car collided with an ATV in Riverton, police said. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Children playing with matches sparks S.L. fire, official says

Children playing with matches caused a fire that spread through a house and duplex Monday afternoon, displacing 12 people, a Salt Lake City fire official said. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Gov. Gary Herbert says 'tone' of fundraising will change amid criticism

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he regrets the "tone and tenor" of a secretly recorded fundraising meeting with lobbyists and that when he called himself "Available Jones," he only meant he was ready... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Education funding, monument discussion on the agenda for special session this week

Lawmakers will meet this week in a special legislative session to vote on restoring more than $4.7 million for several education programs and whether to formally oppose the creation of a national... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Man pleads guilty to his role in 1991 stabbing death

One of two men charged earlier this year with a 1991 stabbing death at a dance has pleaded guilty. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Prosecutors want to delay FLDS food stamp fraud trial

Government prosecutors want to postpone the trial in the multimillion dollar FLDS Church food stamp fraud case set to start at the end of the month. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Photos: 3 lion cubs make their debut at Hogle Zoo

Three lion cubs, born to lioness Nabu at Salt Lake's Hogle Zoo in February, play in their enclosure Monday, the first day the public could see the trio. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Study: Electricity demand linked to struggles for river wildlife

Morning and evening routines for families across the West may be contributing to conditions that make survival difficult for aquatic wildlife below hydroelectric dams, according to a recent study... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Housing pressure puts the squeeze on Utah County's rich farmland

Utah County is No. 1 in the state for agricultural production, raking in $240 million in a year for its cattle, orchards, barley and other livestock and crops. It's also predicted to be the... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Got rain? Conservation effort has collection barrels

The wet and unsettled weather this week is a perfect introduction to an old-fashioned conservation effort — collecting rainwater in a barrel. The Utah Rivers Council and multiple cities are... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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DWR offers tips on keeping bears at bay

A fun camping trip can turn into a tragic experience if bears are lured into camping areas. Fortunately, it's a problem that's easy to solve. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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UTA to upgrade 45 bus stops along Wasatch Front

The Utah Transit Authority will be improving 45 bus stops throughout Weber, Salt Lake and Utah counties in 2016. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Cutthroat trout viewing party set for May 28

Biologists with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are sponsoring a free cutthroat trout viewing event on Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m. to noon, at Strawberry Reservoir. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Taylorsville meeting on water conservation set for May 25

Taylorsville Mayor Larry Johnson will hold a town hall meeting to discuss water conservation 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at City Hall, 2600 W. Taylorsville Blvd. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Father, son in Centerville kidnapping being held in Wyoming jail

A father and son accused of kidnapping and assaulting a mother and her four teen daughters in Utah before fleeing to Wyoming will fight extradition back to Davis County where they face charges. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Fire extinguished at Salt Lake chemical company (+video)

A chemical distribution company was evacuated after part of the building caught fire Monday morning. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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USU football player and Riverton resident critically injured in Willard rollover

Riverton resident Brady Holt, 21, was critically injured after he was thrown from the vehicle he was driving just before 1 p.m. Saturday. Holt's vehicle was headed north bound on Interstate 15 near... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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One killed, one injured in Ogden crash

One person was killed and a second seriously injured in a rollover crash here Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Details released detailing party that ended with woman's finger shot off

A drunken party that ended with a woman getting her finger shot off and another man beaten unconscious continued to be investigated by Unified police Sunday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Orem police avoid tossed nails, arrest fleeing carjacking suspects

Police say two men were arrested after leading Orem police on a long chase Sunday after their vehicle ran out of gas. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Millcreek's first city election draws crowded primaries

Thirty-five candidates will be competing in next month's primary election to be Millcreek's first elected city officials. Nine are mayoral hopefuls, and the rest are competing to fill four City... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Hundreds evacuated in Clearfield business fire

A Saturday morning fire at a Clearfield business led to the evacuation of 500 employees and caused $50,000 in damage. The North Davis Fire District said the fire at Utility Trailer, 1111 S. 1000... Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Texas teenager killed in crash at Arches National Park entrance

A teenage girl from San Angelo, Texas, died Saturday after the SUV she was riding in slammed into a Jeep near the entrance to Arches National Park. Police believe she was wearing a seat belt, but... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Memorial honors slain police dog Aldo

Decorated, loyal and a five-year member of the Unified Police Department, K9 Aldo was given a solemn tribute Saturday by hundreds of people who attended a memorial in his honor Saturday at Herriman... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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This year's college graduates 'imperative' for vibrant Utah economy

Utah's colleges and universities this year produced more than 40,000 graduates, most of whom will start their careers in the state and put Utah closer to attaining its goal of having 66 percent of... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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LDS Church History Museum hosts ‘Freetown’ filmmakers May 19

“Freetown” director Garrett Batty and screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson will speak on “Inspirational Drama: Salvation in Microcosm” at the LDS Church History Museum on... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Mitt Romney still taking on Donald Trump over releasing tax returns

There's new pressure on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to release his tax returns, after the party's 2012 pick, Mitt Romney, said his refusing to release them to voters is... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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11 Utah educators honored for lifelong impact on students

Utah educators received Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education Friday at the Little America Hotel. Recipients include one administrator and two teachers from elementary, middle and high... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Doctor charged with manslaughter in death of husband

A licensed physician has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 54-year-old Cottonwood Heights man under her care. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Lindon police say social media helped ID man who allegedly exposed himself to children

Lindon police say they have identified a man suspected of exposing himself to young children, just hours after they released information about the case and asked for the public's help recognizing him. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Motorcyclist in extremely critical condition after I-15 crash in Draper

A West Jordan man suffered severe injuries after crashing on I-15 Friday in Draper, police said. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Water runoff picking up, creating dangers

The wet, cool spring has held off the runoff, but the flow is picking up, and high-elevation streams like Big Cottonwood Creek will continue to rise until they peak around Memorial Day. That has... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Variable speed limit signs to help motorists navigate I-15 construction

The speed limit on I-15 near Point of the Mountain now changes depending on whether workers are present in the road construction zone. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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'You already know': Witnesses describe encounters with man ordered to stand trial in woman's death

A man accused of repeatedly stabbing a 21-year-old woman and leaving her on the side of the road to die has been ordered to stand trial. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Book review: Light ghost story 'Parrish' is a fun read despite loose ends

In "Parrish," LDS author Shannen Crane Camp introduces a zany bunch of best friends who live for contact with the dead. Ghost hunting doesn't pay well, so a gig from an unknown personage sends the... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Utah Symphony Youth Guild 'all-stars' to perform May 17

Utah Symphony Youth Guild “all-stars” will be performing at Abravanel Hall on May 17 at 7 p.m. Miriam Wagstaff, a 16-year-old violist, will be the guest soloist and will perform Gyula... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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'Count of Monte Cristo' offers a mix of good and better

The U.S. professional premiere of "The Count of Monte Cristo" at Pioneer Theatre Company is a mix of good and better. The talent is strong, the set is innovative and the music is nice, but the... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Summer reading kickoff party set for June 4

Kids, teens, adults and families are encouraged to participate in Salt Lake County Library’s Summer Reading Challenge taking place June 1 through Aug. 31. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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S.L. County wants public input on bicycle network

Salt Lake County will hold five meetings to gather public input on building a regional bicycle network that is safe, convenient and fun. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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New events coming to 2016 Butlerville Days

Cottonwood Heights has announced this year’s annual Butlerville Days will feature three new events, plus an expanded carnival. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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