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Washington County town hopes to win grant to help build its first park

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:42pm

Residents of Enterprise, Washington County, are hoping to get enough votes in a USA Today contest to win grant money to help build the town's first park.

Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:37pm

Thousands of people across the U.S. marched in rain, snow and sweltering heat Saturday to demand action on climate change — mass protests that coincided with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office and took aim at his agenda for rolling back environmental protections.


100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:25pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans.


Pentagon: Blast kills US service member outside Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:20pm

A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.

Where local athletes ended up in the NFL

Josh Furlong and Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 6:50pm

The 2017 NFL Draft has come to a close and nine local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.

Canyons District's Big Cottonwood Canyon school bus route 'unsafe,' state engineer says

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 5:01pm

The "roadway up Big Cottonwood Canyon is unsafe for bus travel," a State Division of Risk Management engineer wrote in a letter to Canyons School District, which is considering ending school bus service in the canyon at the end of the school year.

Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:20pm

Mays was selected by the Packers with the 238th overall pick (seventh round) Saturday during the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

Zions Bank executive tells students how to be savvy savers

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:18pm

Zions Bank Chief Financial Officer Kay Hall visited Charter High School in West Valley City to help instill teens with financial knowledge and decision-making skills as part of National Teach Children to Save Day.

An interview with a young mother of an autistic son

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 3:53pm

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? I recently interviewed a young mother with a child on the autism spectrum. Here is the write-up of our conversation.

Puerto Rico releases offer to bondholders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 3:05pm

The Puerto Rico government is offering to pay its senior creditors around 50 cents on the dollar as part of efforts to address its economic crisis.

Pita Taumoepenu makes it 8 for Utah with No. 202 pick to 49ers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:46pm

Utah defensive player Pita Taumoepenu was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers Saturday in the NFL Draft.

Wandering cougar euthanized in Salt Lake City Saturday morning

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:40pm

A cougar was euthanized in downtown Salt Lake City after it wandered into residential areas on Saturday.

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

Zeynep Bilginsoy and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:35pm

Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the U.S. moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that the United States stop supporting the Syrian Kurdish militants there.

Sam Tevi becomes 7th Ute drafted, selected No. 190 to Los Angeles Chargers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:14pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman Sam Tevi was selected No. 190 overall Saturday in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

BYU's Jamaal Williams drafted in the 4th round by Green Bay

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:03pm

The Cougars’ all-time leading rusher was selected in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, the league announced Saturday.

Have You Seen This? Vacuum cleaner or human scream?

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:00pm

Sometimes pets and babies fear the vacuum like it’s their nightmares come to life, and now you will too.

Utah's JJ Dielman drafted No. 176 to Cincinnati Bengals in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:42pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman J.J. Dielman was selected No. 176 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Utah's Brian Allen selected No. 173 to Pittsburgh Steelers in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:32pm

The onetime receiver turned cornerback Brian Allen was selected No. 173 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:24pm

A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."

Utah's Joe Williams selected No. 121 to 49ers in 4th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:19pm

From early retirement to the NFL, former Utah running back Joe Williams was selected No. 121 overall in the fourth round in the NFL Draft Saturday.

Utah lineman Isaac Asiata selected No. 164 to Miami Dolphins in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:02pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman Isaac Asiata will continue his football career after being selected No. 164 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.


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