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Community rallies around family of former firefighter who died in crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:11pm

Friends of a Clarkston man who served as a firefighter and EMT and was training to become a police officer are putting together a benefit concert Monday night to help the family he left behind after a crash on I-15 in February.

Utah group files 2018 medical marijuana ballot initiative

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:40pm

Activists who say they are tired of waiting for Utah's conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical marijuana law launched an effort Monday to ask voters next year to pass the law, a move that would bypass state lawmakers.

5 helpful ways to use your GPS during your summer adventures

Emily Long, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:01pm

GPS has many amazing applications ranging from general mapping and navigation on your smartphone to specific, purpose-built devices designed to locate valuables and monitor vehicle fleets. Here are five additional ways to use your GPS tracker.

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:30pm

A hand-drawn map that shows Walt Disney's original ideas for Disneyland has sold at auction for $708,000.

Majority of Utahns support Chaffetz's decision to leave Congress early

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:41pm

A majority of Utahns support Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision to resign from Congress only partway through his term to pursue other interests, according to a UtahPolicy.com poll released Monday.

2-year-old found dead in hot car near St. George

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 12:35pm

A 2-year-old child left in the back seat of a vehicle died over the weekend of suspected heat exposure.

Make Your Week: Stranger pays for 20 military members’ meals; a discount on fishing licenses

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:59am

The temperatures are hot and fires are raging across the state. If the evacuations, smoke and constant burning have you troubled, we have a boost for you.

Tom Price, U.S. health secretary, meets with business leaders in Sandy, promotes health reform

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:56am

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price talked with state business leaders Monday morning during a stop in Utah, making his pitch for the health care reform bill currently pending in the Senate.

Upper Bear Valley evacuated as precaution due to Brian Head Fire

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:46am

Residents of Upper Bear Valley were evacuated Monday morning as forecasted winds are projected to move the Brian Head fire toward the area northwest of Panguitch, officials said.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:32am

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

National wild horse forum planned in Utah; Zinke may attend

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:03am

Western states and the Bureau of Land Management are struggling to deal with the booming population of wild horses and burros. A national forum on the issue will be held in Utah in August, with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke invited to visit.

Crews make progress on Brian Head Fire as eyes shift to Monday's weather

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:50pm

Improved weather conditions allowed crews to gain a little ground on the Brian Head Fire on Sunday, currently the largest wildfire in the nation.

Texas man arrested in Summit County following search

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:20pm

A man wanted in Texas was arrested in Summit County Sunday thanks to an officer checking registrations.

Firefighters battle increasing number of wildfires across the state

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:19pm

A small brush fire sparked Sunday in an area west of Utah Lake and another burning in Tooele County increased number of wildfires crews are battling across the state of Utah.

Utah family turns grief into purpose by opening ranch to help young girls

Lori Prichard  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:08pm

Nestled above a neighborhood in Alpine sits a quiet, beautiful ranch with a unique purpose. The idea for the ranch was born during a family's greatest grief — the loss of a child.

13-year-old rolls truck aunt asked him to drive, UHP says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:08pm

A 13-year-old boy who was asked by his aunt to drive an F150 pickup from Vernal to Fort Duchesne escaped injury after crashing on state Route 40 Sunday, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Provo, Utah County agree to share costs of Olympic venue into 2018

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:30pm

After funding struggles threatened to close Peak's Ice Arena, the Utah County Commission and the city of Provo brokered an agreement that will keep the doors open and the patrons skating until the summer of 2018.

South Jordan students perform homemade opera

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 6:29pm

Students at South Jordan Elementary School showcased their skills last week operas with they wrote and produced.

Lawmakers labor to clean up state education code with 90-plus more bills in pipeline

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:10pm

Even as Utah lawmakers labor to tidy up the section of the Utah code on education, legislators have filed more than 90 bills for consideration in the 2018 legislative session, and it's only June.

Analysis: Utah House map may give GOP advantage

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 4:46pm

Utah is one of the most conservative states in the country, and Republicans have long controlled the state Legislature. But an Associated Press analysis shows the state's legislative districts were drawn in a way that may have given the GOP extra help.