North Summit high school students add classmate's service dog to the yearbook
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 05/25/2017 9:23 pm
She's a little furrier than your average high school grad. Katie, the dog, Blonquist made it into the North Summit High School yearbook after her owner says she became just another student.
Aggression against reporters on the rise
By KSLHeather at 05/25/2017 6:21 pm
Audio of Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte body slamming a reporter from 'The Guardian' is making the new cycle. The Gianforte campaign says the reporter was aggressive, shoving a microphone in the candidate's face. The reporter says he was asking a budget question. The incoming director of the Radio, Television and Digital News Association, Dan Shelley, joined Jeff Caplan and was asked what his reaction to this incident is.
New card program could raise money for search and rescue crews in Utah
By PaulNelson at 05/25/2017 5:45 pm
State officials are kicking off a new campaign that they say could raise much needed funds, and offer people some protection against being charged for being rescued.
Big Utah snow pack highlights need for swiftwater safety
By DaveCawley at 05/25/2017 1:20 pm
Rivers across Utah and the West are running high as snow from a record-setting winter melts. That has boaters excited to float swollen rivers and streams. Doing that safely requires training and experience. The University of Utah offers that training in an open-enrollment course titled Swiftwater Rescue Fundamentals. KSL Newsradio reporter Dave Cawley enrolled in the class to see what it's about, firsthand. Photo credit: Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio
Acid spill sparks evacuations in Salt Lake City
By PaulNelson at 05/25/2017 1:16 pm
Officials say 500 pounds of nitric acid spilled from the Univar company on 800 South, but, no one was injured.
Family who lost teen in crash pleads for roadway safety
By kslpetersamore at 05/25/2017 11:44 am
Utah’s “100 Deadliest Days of Summer” are upon us, and a Layton family begs drivers to drive down the death rate on roadways.
Undocumented U of U students get some official help
By EricButlerKSL at 05/25/2017 8:37 am
The University of Utah has set up "The Dream Center" to assist undocumented immigrants who attend the school. It's a resource center that helps identify financial assistance paths outside of those available to those qualified for federal aid. Five months into the center's existence, workers at the university's Office of Engagement say that anxiety for undocumented students is beginning to ease slightly.
Montana Congressional candidate accused of assaulting reporter
By DanBKSL at 05/25/2017 8:31 am
The Republican candidate for Congress in Montana's special election got in a scuffle with a newspaper reporter Wednesday and now he's charged with misdemeanor assault. ABC's Brad Mielke talked with KSL Newsradio's Brian and Amanda. (Photo credit ABC News)
SLC SWAT standoff turns into kidnapping investigation
By kslpetersamore at 05/25/2017 8:10 am
A neighbor says he had bad feelings about the man whom Salt Lake City police say kidnapped his female roommate during a SWAT standoff. More on the story: http://www.ksl.com/?sid=44370060&nid=148&title=salt-lake-swat-standoff-turns-into-kidnapping-investigation
Conservationist buys Needles Outpost in Bears Ears for $2.5 million
By kslpetersamore at 05/25/2017 8:08 am
A conservationist has purchased a small strip of state land within a federal monument to save it. But other conservationists are unhappy. More on the story: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865680712/Conservationist-buys-Needles-Outpost-in-Bears-Ears-for-25-million.html