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Antelope Island fire reaches nearly 14K acres, 80 percent contained

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:31pm

With temperatures soaring and Utah in continuing drought, wildfires are threatening landscapes and homes.

3 injured after UTV explodes, sparks wildfire in American Fork Canyon

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:25pm

Three people were injured when a UTV exploded, sparking a wildfire in American Fork Canyon on Sunday.

Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:33pm

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it energy-efficient and quiet, yet affordable.

Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:00pm

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear power plant. HEAL Utah had challenged the decision.

Utah car dealers weighing in on Tesla court fight

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:23pm

Car dealers in Utah are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in the state.

Business says thanks by donating 10 bicycles to Ogden police

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 4:00pm

Ogden police officers have 10 brand new law enforcement bicycles at their disposal, thanks to a company that wanted to recognize their agency's efforts.

1 dead in apparent Cedar City homicide; police search for suspect

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 12:36pm

A 34-year-old man is dead and a 27-year-old suspect remains at large following an apparent homicide Sunday morning, police said.

Girls Go Digital: Summer camps for young girls promote future tech careers

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:46am

Sixty-six girls participating in a Girls Go Digital summer camp, hosted by Junior Achievement, met together Monday and Tuesday to learn about computers, programming, technology and design.

Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:08am

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas.

Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobs

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:03am

A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city.

Holladay woman dies rock climbing in Maple Canyon

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:33pm

A Holladay woman died Saturday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in Maple Canyon, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's office.

13,740 acres burned in Antelope Island fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:26pm

Crews battling a wildfire on Antelope Island reached 35 percent containment Saturday evening after an estimated 13,740 acres burned. The fire consumed almost half of the state park's acreage.

Photos: Fun for all at the 10th annual Family Festival

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:00pm

The 10th annual Days of '47 Family Festival provided a day of fun activities for all ages from 10-2 Saturday.

Children walk for fallen pioneers at youth parade

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:33pm

Dubbed "the happiest parade on the planet," the Days of '47 Youth Parade is one of the largest youth parades in the nation. This year, kids marched in honor of more than 800 pioneer children who died on the trail.

Ameritech offers accelerated pathway to nursing ahead of nursing shortage

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:02pm

Ameritech College Healthcare is a Draper-based private college whose nursing program reached its 10th anniversary this year. The program is geared toward nontraditional students.

Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 7:00pm

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife.

Men accused of narrowly missing 2-year-old during shooting spree charged

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 5:29pm

Two men accused of firing numerous rounds into a Taylorsville house, narrowly missing a 2-year-old girl, were charged Friday.

Provo garage fire to exceed $100K in damages

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 5:17pm

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department.

Pipe break leaves thousands in South and West Jordan without water

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:09pm

On Friday, private contractors installing communication cables underground accidentally hit a 42-inch water main, knocking water out to thousands in the area.

Man critically injured in motorcycle crash on SR-190

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:43pm

A motorcyclist was in critical condition Saturday after a high-speed crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon, according to Unified police.