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Steamy and hot Utah: Geothermal power leases return after 6-year hiatus

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:00pm

Utah is home to a vast geothermal resource thousands of feet underground — including one area that is 50 miles wide and runs next to I-15. The potential for power generation, with zero emissions, puts some of those resources on the bidding table.

Man critically injured in alleged road rage rollover

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:59pm

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday after a rollover road rage incident on state Route 201.

UTA board to consider expanded ski bus service

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:33pm

UTA is proposing increases in ski bus service to Big and Little Cottonwood canyon resorts, as well as improving midday transit service. In addition, a new ski bus route is also under consideration between Davis County and Snowbasin.

Man critically injured in South Salt Lake stabbing

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:02pm

Police on Saturday were trying to determine the circumstances that led to the stabbing of a homeless man Friday night in South Salt Lake.

Hundreds gather for annual bison roundup — the 'Super Bowl' for parks workers

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:00pm

Antelope Island Park manager Jeremy Shaw spends months planning for it and then loves every minute of driving more than 700 head of bison into corrals for processing each year.

Clinton, McMullin campaigns seizing on Trump's stagnation in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 6:25pm

The battle for Utah voters in the presidential race is about to heat up even more, with Democrat Hillary Clinton deploying new campaign resources in the state, including a Washington, D.C.-based BYU graduate.

Utah dad spends $1K to dress daughter as Wonder Woman, recreates scenes from movie

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 5:41pm

A Utah dad is taking Halloween to the next level, spending over a $1,000 to dress up his three-year-old daughter as Wonder Woman. Some may say he’s crazy, but he says the message behind the outfit is worth every penny.

Mirrorman: A highly reflective artist glitters on Spiral Jetty

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 5:01pm

He may look like a visitor from another planet or a refugee from a sci-fi comic-book, but Mirrorman is actually an Earthbound artist from Austria. In his wild glittering Mirrorman identity, he made his third visit to Utah's most colossal work of art.

Equality Utah files lawsuit over what it calls 'anti-gay school laws'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 2:54pm

A federal lawsuit filed by Equality Utah accuses the Utah State Board of Education, its superintendent and three school districts of enacting "anti-gay school laws" targeting LGBT students and prohibiting positive talk about homosexuality

Search for Utah State University president down to four finalists

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 1:38pm

Four finalists for president of Utah State University were named Thursday.

Search continues for daughter of The Piano Guys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:48pm

The search continues for the 21-year-old daughter of a member of the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys.

Lawmakers to fix gas tax revenue dispute among Utah cities, counties

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:15pm

Utah lawmakers will likely meet in a special legislative session next month to fix for the second time a formula that distributes gas tax revenue among counties and cities.

Man dies from injuries after he was shot at SLC car wash

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 12:04pm

A 33-year-old man died Saturday from injuries sustained in a shooting during an altercation while at a Salt Lake City car wash Friday night, police said.

Gala marks grand opening of new Eccles Theater

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:05am

The new George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater welcomed its first audience for an opening gala in downtown Salt Lake City Friday night.

Lockheed Martin to open office at Hill AFB bringing more jobs to area

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:33am

Lockheed Martin announced that its program management office for the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program will be located in a planned development in the Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park at Hill Air Force Base.

If you shop for and place healthy foods for easy access, your family will eat them

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:27am

One important part of creating a healthy home for your family starts with the choices you make at the grocery store and where you put those foods once you get them home.

UTA bus driver fled Iraq, chases American dream in Utah

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:04am

A UTA bus driver is rebuilding his life and chasing the American dream after fleeing his homeland of Iraq.

Rappellers descend downtown building to raise funds, awareness against domestic violence

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:31am

As many as 90 people raised more than $90,000 for the Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center and awareness about domestic and sexual violence by rappeling off the Maverik Base Camp building downtown Friday.

Daughter of one of Utah's 'Piano Guys' reported missing in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:50pm

A 21-year-old woman has been reported missing, and authorities are worried she got lost or injured on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge.

Drug bust on freeway prompts caution for police

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:15pm

After a drug bust in Summit County left them with more questions than answers, police are evaluating how to stay safe when encountering unidentified and potentially hazardous substances.