Some veterans affected by fireworks
By kslmrichards at 06/28/2017 11:40 am
A request for neighbors to be mindful of veterans living around them this Fourth of July. (PIC: militarywithptsd.org)
Sales are set to soar as Americans show their pride this July 4th holiday.
By KSLRikki at 06/28/2017 11:26 am
Across the country, Americans are on track to up their spending in order to celebrate the nation's birthday. Utah's two top sellers, food and fireworks.
Utah's senators differ on GOP healthcare plan
By kslmrichards at 06/28/2017 8:07 am
Senator Hatch is praising the bill as a step forward but Senator Lee says the bill did not go far enough. The vote was postponed Tuesday.
Study: 186,000 Utahns could lose healthcare under current Senate plan
By kslpetersamore at 06/28/2017 8:02 am
Healthcare advocates urge senators to take more time to evaluate ramifications of the Better Care Reconciliation Act. More on the story: https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/healthcare/news/2017/06/27/435112/coverage-losses-state-senate-health-care-repeal-bill/
Officers threaten to quit after Ephraim City announces it will reinstate police chief
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 06/27/2017 7:25 pm
More than half of the Ephraim police department is threatening to resign after the city announced they plan to reinstate the police chief.
Teens blamed for brush fire near Saratoga Springs will face charges
By DaveCawley at 06/27/2017 6:16 pm
The Utah County Sheriff's Office says two boys, ages 14 and 16, who sparked a fire with a ground flower firework will face charges in juvenile court. The fire burned only four acres, but cost roughly $12,000 to suppress.
Utahns protest potential health care bill
By kslcleon at 06/27/2017 6:03 pm
Republicans don't have enough votes to pass new health care legislation. That didn't stop some Utahns from protesting the current bill that could be changed in the future. (Photo: Ravell Call/Deseret News)
Brian Head still hopes to see tourists this summer
By kslcleon at 06/27/2017 5:51 pm
The Brian Head Fire continues to rage, but the town is still intact. Now residents hope that people who like to vacation in the area will still come. (Photo: Stuart Johnson/Deseret News)
Tooele County teen's discovery could have huge impact on future wildfires
By PaulNelson at 06/27/2017 5:05 pm
A junior high school student in Tooele County is being praised by the state for his discovery, which could lead to quicker and cleaner ways to fight fires.
New team to address human-caused fires in Utah
By kslmrichards at 06/27/2017 2:17 pm
The possibility of even more wildfires this summer has made agencies take action. A new team has been formed to prevent human-caused fires and educate Utahns.