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Rural Utah lauds proposed reforms to Endangered Species Act

A congressional measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to institute reforms.

New helicopter can support baby boom across Intermountain West

The University Hospital AirMed fleet has six helicopters, one of which can now transports high-risk pregnant patients and prenatal babies. Sandie Boardman broke in the new helicopter in November... Read more »

July 18, 2014


Youth Pioneer Production honors modern-day pioneer

Utah Pioneer Days and the Olive Osmond Hearing Fund will be honoring a modern-day pioneer during the Youth Pioneer Production. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Owens has new campaign manager, Love raising more money in 4th District race

Democrat Doug Owens, already lagging behind Republican Mia Love in raising money for the 4th District congressional race, now has a new campaign manager. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Grass fire sparked by train, investigators say

Investigators say sparks from an eastbound train sparked a grass fire near Redwood Road on Friday afternoon. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Man pleads guilty to reduced charges in gang-related murder

A man charged with shooting a rival gang member outside a convenience store last year pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Future of Draper Park School building uncertain

The Draper Park School was built in 1912, and the building has been vacant for several years. The Draper City Council is looking of at the possibility of demolishing it, but some residents... Read more »

July 18, 2014


Project aims to improve wireless service in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Crown Castle, along with the Utah Department of Transportation, will install a distributed antenna system network on state Route 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon to improve wireless, cellular and... Read more »

July 18, 2014


Fleeing car crashes into West Valley house

Two people were arrested and police were searching for two others Friday after their vehicle crashed into a house in West Valley City early Friday. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Investigators search homes of former attorneys general John Swallow, Mark Shurtleff

Investigators served search warrants Monday at the homes of former Utah attorneys general John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

June 2, 2014


Gangs still prevalent in Utah with members as young as 5, police say

A gang member as young as 5 years old? Police say youths still to join gangs in Utah. There are more than 200 documented gangs in the Salt Lake Valley. Read more »

April 23, 2014


Study: Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants

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Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »

April 15, 2014


Utah bond fund changes name

The Aquila Group of Funds announced Monday that the municipal bond fund formerly known as Tax-Free Fund For Utah is now called Aquila Tax-Free Fund For Utah. Read more »

Nov. 11, 2013


Federal judge changes mind, opens hearing for condemned killer Ron Lafferty

In an unexpected move, a federal court judge decided Thursday to open a competency hearing for condemned killer Ron Lafferty that he had earlier closed to the public and press. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2013


Judge rejects petition to open Ron Lafferty competency hearing

Judge Dee Benson has rejected a petition to open a mental competency hearing for Ron Lafferty, one of Utah's most infamous killers and the longest-standing death row inmate. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2013


Geeking out: Salt Lake Comic Con draws huge crowd

Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2013


UHP gearing up for Labor Day blitz

The Utah Highway Patrol is gearing up for a three-day DUI blitz this Labor Day weekend, the third-deadliest holiday for drivers in the state. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2013


Shrinking reservoirs causing headaches for fishing, boating in Utah

Without a good winter with lots of snow, reservoir levels will be in terrible shape next year. This summer, however, fishing and boating are already suffering because of lack of water, with some... Read more »

July 26, 2013


Tanner Gift of Music Concert to feature James Taylor

The annual O.C. Tanner Gift of Music Concert will host singer and songwriter James Taylor on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Conference Center on Temple Square. Read more »

July 25, 2013

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Days of '47 Parade filled with tradition, fun — and romance (+photos)

The Days of '47 KSL 5 Parade Wednesday was a hit among long time attendees and first timers. Many floats won awards, and a little romance was even seen along the parade route. Read more »

July 24, 2013


Youth parade kicks off Days of '47 week

The 2013 Days of '47 Union Pacific Youth Parade kicked off days of pioneer-themed activities as part of the "Celebrating Utah" initiative, pioneered by the Days of '47 committee. Read more »

July 20, 2013


Youth Parade participants to donate to Utah Food Bank

About 5,000 youths will honor pioneer heritage at the Days of '47 Youth Parade with donations to Utah Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Read more »

June 20, 2013


A new family to fill all the bedrooms — Riverton family adopts five siblings

Theirs is a lovely home, perfect for family. But from the time Benjamin and Adrienne Donner moved into their new house, they knew something was amiss. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2012


Days of 47 Parade 'presses forward'

SALT LAKE CITY — Cloud cover kept the thousands of spectators lining the downtown streets cool on Monday for the Days of ′47 KSL 5 Parade. More than 100 entrants made their way from... Read more »

July 25, 2011


Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »

July 21, 2011


Youth parade salutes Utah's past pioneer children

SALT LAKE CITY — The Days of '47 Youth Parade is billed as the happiest parade on the planet and, true or not, children of all ages certainly had a good time Saturday strolling down 500 South. Read more »

July 17, 2010


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