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Fire near Jordanelle causes evacuation of homes

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:33pm

A 2-acre brush fire near Jordanelle Reservoir caused an estimated 100 people to be evacuated from their homes Monday.

John Swallow pleads not guilty to bribery charges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:22pm

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow pleaded not guilty Monday to more than a dozen criminal charges resulting from a sweeping public corruption investigation.

Ex-teacher gets 2017 parole hearing in student sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:23pm

A former Utah English teacher convicted of sexually abusing three male students will get her first chance at parole in January 2017.

Sheep, goat, 9 horses killed in barn fire

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:21pm

Eleven livestock are dead after a fire broke out in a West Valley barn and was stoked by the early morning wind. Firefighters were able to rescue one Shetland pony, however.

2 charged in $350 robbery of taco stand

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:56pm

Two Salt Lake men accused of leading police on a chase after robbing a taco stand last week now face criminal charges.

Lee continues fight to repeal Obamacare

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:33pm

Sen. Mike Lee's plan faltered on Sunday to force another vote on Obamacare, but he's not giving up the fight.

Video: Company tricks people into eating fresh dog food

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:26pm

A fresh pet food company tricked several people into eating dog food, and some of them loved it.

Woman attempts to burn boyfriend's apartment, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:03pm

A woman who police say attempted to burn some of her live-in boyfriend's property was arrested for investigation of multiple counts of aggravated arson over the weekend.

7 things that influence your dreams

Intellibed  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:32pm

There are some things that obviously influence your sleep: the temperature in your bedroom, your mattress and the snoring person lying next to you.

From temples to women's stories, Utah-born artist shares hope

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:02pm

Over the past year, Ashley Mae Hoiland has painted 50 portraits of women like Anne Frank and Sojourner Truth, writing a short biography for each one to accompany the illustration for a set of inspirational and informative flashcards.

Snowbird co-founder dies in Dallas home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:51pm

Richard Daniel Bass, co-founder of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, died Sunday at age 85 in his Dallas home. Bass, who had pulmonary fibrosis, was surrounded by family at the time of his death.

National outdoor company to remove trash from Jordan River

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:07pm

An exhibitor at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Summer Market expo plans to continue its annual tradition of cleaning up the Jordan River and is inviting the public to help.

Back it up! Your smartphone contains important memories

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:45am

Too many these days do not back up their smartphone data and files. This article explains all of the best, and low cost, solutions for preventing the loss of important memories.

Easy trail offers access to 2,500-year-old tree, views of Bear Lake

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:30am

The easy path, which is mostly flat and loops back to the parking lot, overlooks Bear Lake and offers stunning views of the canyon. It is perfect for people of all ages and abilities.

Family friend not a suspect in case of missing 2-year-old, sheriff says

Nate Sunderland,  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:43am

The third individual who was at the Leadore campsite when two-year-old Deorr Kunz Jr. disappeared said he has no idea what happened to the toddler.

Bringing big style to a not-so-big home

Daybreak  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:01am

Every year people throughout Utah visit The Parade of Homes to get timeless design ideas and fresh inspiration for their own homes. While many of these homes may be larger than your current residence, this year's parade will feature The Lake Loft.

5 stories you may have missed this weekend

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:28am

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

Don't let your weight determine your worth

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:58am

"I am driving myself crazy with insecurity and negative thoughts about my appearance. I hate my round face and always feel like the biggest person in the room. My daughter is learning this fear from me and I can see her insecurities are taking a toll." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a parable that may help you teach children to separate their worth from their appearance.

Bumper crop of wildflowers brings big crowds to Albion Basin

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:28pm

Utah is known for having the "Greatest Snow on Earth." With a wide range of world-class ski resorts, the wintertime pastime brings millions of dollars to the state. Although ski season may be long gone, there's something else the mountains offer.

Study: Bystander intervention saves lives in cardiac arrest

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:22pm

A new study shows that bystanders who intervene by performing CPR or defibrillation on patients going into cardiac arrest can increase their chance for survival.