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Solitude Fire acreage revised to 2,100

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:02pm

Rain slowed the growth of the Solitude Fire, and U.S. Forest Service officials were able to obtain accurate aerial mapping of the acreage.

Local brothers representing Etsy in NY with leatherworks

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:42pm

Scott and Joe Rawlings are both the brains and the brawn behind Fullgive, a leather shop that specializes in aesthetically pleasing and extremely functional wallets.

9 things related to money your kids will never experience

Mountain America Credit Union  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:34pm

How today's young people view and spend money is vastly different from two or three decades ago. Here are nine things parents did as young people that their teens will never experience.

Man arrested in connection with Taylorsville apartment fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:42pm

A 28-year-old man was arrested following a fire at an apartment complex Sunday.

Teen's prize-winning pig rakes in $31K for mom with cancer

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:21pm

A teen's prize-winning pig at the Morgan County Fair is helping his mom face breast cancer thanks to generous bidders.

Have You Seen This? Karl Malone delivers new truck to Heber man

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:06pm

A Heber City man got quite the surprise when the truck he won was delivered to him by "The Mailman" himself.

6 more family-friendly Utah hikes with waterfalls

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:40am

Utah is a hiker's paradise and that includes kid hikers. But, sometimes kids need a little extra motivation to get to the top and what better than a waterfall? Here are 6 kid friendly Utah hikes with waterfalls.

The woman in the next seat, other moments that made your day

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:15am

Goodness isn't hard to find if you're looking for it and especially if you're making it. This week, three readers share stories of times someone has reached out to them and lifted their mood.

Power outage hits Summit, Salt Lake counties

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:37am

Crews worked Monday morning to repair a power outage that left 70 percent of Park City without power at one point, according to police.

EPA's Clean Power Plan draws Utah criticism and praise

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:49am

The long-awaited, highly controversial Clean Power Plan proposed by the Obama administration was released Monday, and the furor and disagreement are already in high gear over the move to cut power plant emissions.

ACLU says prisoners want improved living conditions, more opportunity

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:22am

Sunday, the Utah ACLU released a statement supporting the prisoners on a hunger strike in a Utah prison facility, encouraging the Utah Department of Corrections to reassess several of the issues outlined in the inmates' letter. The department said, however, that it has been working over the last several months to address those issues.

Pro-Israel, pro-peace group J Street launches in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:59am

J Street had its official launch in Utah on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City, where its founder, Jeremy Ben-Ami, discussed the pending Iranian nuclear agreement. J Street is a growing pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:33am

Here are 10 local stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Utah man grows, eats weeds

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:32pm

There are weeds in Mike Wood's small backyard garden that he planted on purpose. What other people call weeds, he calls lunch. And he wants to educate others on how they can eat weeds, too.

Solitude forest fire grows to 1,104 acres

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:32pm

A lightning-caused fire has grown to 1,104 acres since its July 19 sparking, affecting nearby areas with its plumes of smoke. Officials are managing the fire, however, as a means of cleaning up the forest.

UHP identifies woman dead, man injured in motorcycle accident

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:26pm

A woman is dead and her husband has been flown to the hospital in critical condition after a motorcycle crash on I-80 Sunday morning, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Girl killed in I-15 rollover after being ejected, struck

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:24pm

A teenage girl traveling with her parents was killed after being ejected from an SUV and hit by another car, Utah Highway Patrol reported Sunday.

Mudslide causes significant delays in Spanish Fork Canyon

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:24pm

Heavy rain in Utah County led to a mudslide that covered all lanes of U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:22pm

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Unified Fire: 2 adults, 1 child treated after 'suspicious' Taylorsville fire

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:22pm

Three people, including one child, have been treated for smoke inhalation after a small fire in a Taylorsville apartment, authorities said.