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Man with paralysis travels to Utah to rappel more than 150 feet

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 5th - 9:01am

About 14 years after suffering his first of two neck breaks, Nathan Ogden rappelled down a more than 150-foot drop as a quadriplegic.

Service-oriented teen crowned Miss Teen Utah International

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:02am

Ansley Funes’ hard work paid off Saturday night when she was crowned Miss Teen Utah International.

Utah woman writes Australian pen pal for 60 years

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:51am

For the last 60 years, Orem resident Judy Stuart has been writing to an Australian woman she’s only met twice.

Make Your Week: 3 sweet stories to brighten up Monday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 2nd - 10:03am

There is no shortage of bad news spreading across the Internet on a daily basis, and we could all use more good news.

Have You Seen This? Teen with no hands plays incredible piano piece

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:13pm

This inspiring young man has no hands, yet plays a moving piece on the piano and proves he's not just a novelty act, but a fabulous pianist.

Vivint matches $20K donation supporting Velour venue owner

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:03pm

As long as there has been a Provo music scene, there has been Corey Fox. The music community, now along with Vivint Smart Home, is trying to make sure that stays the case for a while longer.

Local philanthropist plans Iraqi healthcare unit for women

Ainsley Layland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:01am

Amidst unrest in the Middle East, Barbara Barrington Jones, a local Utah philanthropist, plans to make a difference in the lives of women in Iraq by building a healthcare unit.

Women share stories on motherhood, find camaraderie at annual local show

Kate Rose Lee, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:01am

Whether our experiences with motherhood were good, bad, hilarious, or tragic. LTYM is an opportunity for people to stand up on stage and bravely share those stories with their communities.

Earn a free pretzel with a kind Tweet

Sean Stoker, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 7:02am

Pretzelmaker is offering customers a free pretzel in exchange for a kind tweet on National Pretzel Day.

Missouri boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 9:01am

A third-grader in Missouri has been selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.

Toddler who nearly drowned in cooler makes amazing recovery

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 8:45am

A toddler who nearly drowned just over a week ago is back home, happy and healthy, in what family members say is nothing less than a miracle.

'There's good people left in this world': Police sergeant donates bike to teen

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Apr 24th - 9:03am

The flyers told the story. Anne Hilton posted them all over West Jordan, hoping to prove to her son that good people still exist.

Dixie State rugby rallies around teammate critically injured in longboarding accident

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 22nd - 6:34pm

Dixie State rugby player Jonah Tuttle has poured everything into the sport he loves — even if he has been a bit accident-prone during a standout career with the Red Storm and at Snow Canyon High School.

Local CEO hopes to hire refugees for her quilting company

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Apr 22nd - 3:41pm

The CEO of a local and unique quilting company wants to help refugees by hiring them to make quilts.

USU alum races 159 miles across Sahara Desert for cancer reseach

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 9:01am

A Utah State University alumni recently helped support the Huntsman Cancer Institute by completing a rigorous race through the Sahara Desert.

Girls pay tribute to late best friend by wearing her prom dress

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Apr 20th - 8:38am

When you’re in high school, selecting a prom dress can feel like one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. But for one group of friends, the blue dress they’ll wear symbolizes much more than just an iconic teenage experience.

Video: Woman shocked when dad surprises her from Middle East for dance

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Apr 19th - 2:32pm

As her young daughters were preparing to go to their daddy-daughter dance, Melanie Henderson was unprepared for a welcome surprise.

Idaho teen's touching prom proposal goes viral

Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Apr 19th - 10:00am

A touching video has been watched by thousands across east Idaho. It shows a star baseball player from Hillcrest High School asking his friend with special needs to prom.

Young mom of 5 turns to faith while bravely battling terminal cancer

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Apr 18th - 10:32am

Life as Jenny and John Bess knew it drastically changed on a cool autumn day last September. Jenny, who had delivered their fifth child in June, was experiencing some unusual postpartum bleeding so her doctor suggested she undergo a colonoscopy.

Make Your Week: 2 stories to brighten your day

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Apr 18th - 9:21am

If rainy days and Mondays always get you down, you've come to the right place for a pick-me-up.