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Female paragliders from around the US rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Student's service animal featured in Summit County high school yearbook

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:48pm

Remember the joy of getting your yearbook back, checking your picture and getting friends to sign it? That was all the rage at North Summit High this week, especially because of a particular page in their yearbook that's getting a lot of attention.

Relationship weathers storm as boyfriend proposes in front of tornado

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:50am

A Texas woman was nearly blown away by her boyfriend’s one-of-a-kind marriage proposal.

Man traveling across the country mowing lawns for those in need makes a stop in Utah

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:15pm

With all of this rain we've been getting, many of our lawns are lush, sporting various shades of green. Which is why one man's been traveling from coast to coast in his dad's SUV, giving a little help to those who need it most.

Idaho mother from viral donation video finishes chemotherapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 11:29am

It has been seven months since Amanda Kofoed was diagnosed with cancer, six months since a video of friends surprising her with $13,000 in donations went viral, and one month since she finished chemotherapy.

People donate thousands to Anne Frank memorial in Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 9:41am

Idaho officials say people have donated thousands of dollars to repair an Anne Frank memorial vandalized earlier this week.

Make Your Week: Dancers rally around girl with leukemia, other kind acts

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 15th - 11:56am

If your weekend didn’t feel long enough and you are struggling to face Monday, we have something to make things look a little brighter.

Playground honors Provo family that died in plane crash

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 12th - 10:45pm

Almost two years ago, a devastating plane crash killed four members of a Provo family. Friday they were honored with a new playground at Rock Canyon Elementary in Provo.

95-year-old woman makes blankets for babies across the world

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 11th - 12:03am

A 95-year-old great-grandmother is proving that age is just a number. Instead of slowing down, in the last decade, Mary Southerland kept active by sewing every day. Her goal: to comfort children around the world.

Make Your Week: Lessons from judging a stranger; athlete helps competitor in race

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 8th - 12:16pm

If you are feeling particularly tired or down, we have a boost for you. The KSL.com “Make Your Week” column features uplifting stories sent in from people outside the newsroom.

Anonymous donor goes public after sponsoring 'birthday parties' for kids

Ray Boone  |  Posted   May 7th - 10:21pm

PROVO -- An anonymous donor is revealing his identity after sponsoring trips to the Provo Rec Center as a way of celebrating his birthday.

Ephraim man works to bring smiles to fellow veterans' faces

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   May 7th - 8:27pm

New Smiles For Veterans has created a program to help military veterans access quality, free dental care not provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dad given custody of daughter secretly adopted 9 years ago

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   May 3rd - 9:35pm

A Colorado judge has awarded "sole custody" to a man whose daughter was born in Utah and placed for adoption more than nine years ago without his knowledge or consent.

Jazz fan gets surprise of a lifetime

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 1st - 11:05pm

A Utah Jazz fan got some special treatment during last Friday’s game thanks to someone who wanted to brighten his day.

Make Your Week: Stranger helps pay vet bill, helping hands at the grocery story

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 1st - 11:24am

It’s a new month and the weather is getting warmer, but we still have to deal with Monday, which might be taking the joy out of it for you.

Organ donors, recipients celebrate years of happiness after transplants

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 7:35am

A panel of organ donors, recipients and family members described the many vibrant years they have shared on both the giving and receiving ends of organ donation.

Mother and son graduate from BYU on the same day

Mary Richards  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:09pm

BYU’s convocation ceremonies today included a special moment for one family — a mother and youngest son walked across the stage at the same time.

Clearfield boys caught on camera doing the right thing

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:40pm

It seems like surveillance cameras capture just about everything these days; usually showing people at their worst. However, sometimes it has the ability to capture people at their very best.

Midvale man gets new kidney from sister-in-law

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:45pm

Organ donation saves lives and changes lives.

'House on Mango Street' author tells Salt Lake elementary students to 'dream big'

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 4:02pm

Author and National Medal of Arts recipient Sandra Cisneros told fifth-graders at Mountain View Elementary School that they live in a momentous time, but achieving their dreams will take much effort.