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Sheriff's Mounted Posse keeps western traditions alive in Weber County

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:00pm

The Weber County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse has been serving the people of Weber County for more than 70 years on horseback.

Several wildfires burning across Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:40pm

Wildfires continued to burn thousands of acres of land across the Beehive State Saturday.

Petapalooza connects families with new best friends

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:04pm

On Saturday, a dozen animal welfare groups hosted a daylong event to help get over 100 homeless pets adopted into new permanent homes. The second annual Petapalooza Festival was hosted at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan.

Community helps family raise funds for child to meet heroes at upcoming Salt Lake Comic Con

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:32pm

For Cassi Booth, Hyrum is the perfect spot to raise her son and save some money. But when that money was stolen, Cassi thought her dream of taking her little boy to Salt Lake Comic Con was over. She was wrong.

Program helps low-income families with health insurance premiums

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:02pm

A program meant to help low-income families afford their health insurance premiums is hoping to close the “coverage gap” in Utah.

Father sentenced to jail for taking noncustodial daughters to N.M., triggering Amber Alert

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:31pm

A father who triggered an Amber Alert when he fled to New Mexico with two daughters he no longer has custody of has been sentenced to jail.

Ex-A.G. John Swallow wants Utah Supreme Court to decide private emails issue

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:25pm

Former Attorney General John Swallow wants the Utah Supreme Court to decide whether prosecutors in his criminal case violated his rights when they accessed emails between him and his former lawyer.

Utes awarded $9 million grant to upgrade water system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:52pm

The Ute Mountain Ute tribe has been awarded $9 million to upgrade water infrastructure and wastewater facilities on the reservation.

Hale unveils new model of Sandy theater, encourages public donations

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:21pm

Hale Centre Theatre unveiled a 3-D model of its new facility currently under construction in Sandy while launching a campaign welcoming donations from the public to help fund the near theater.

Utah students hold steady in ACT scores

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:00pm

Utah students held steady in their ACT scores this year, even as the national average slipped, the Utah State Board of Education announced Wednesday.

Utahns commemorate lives saved by organ donation

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:24pm

Utah's Intermountain Donor Services on Saturday hosted a celebration to honor the 6,673 names that have been etched on the Celebration of Life Monument at Library Square.

Have You Seen This? Utah artist’s charming ‘photo booth’

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:12pm

Watch as local artist Natalie Allsup-Edwards hand draws delightful photo booth-like images during Holladay’s Blue Moon Festival.

LDS missionaries injured in car crash in Sierra Leone

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:06pm

A man was killed and four LDS missionaries, including two from Utah, were injured after a car crash in Sierra Leone, Africa, Wednesday, officials for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said.

New Mexico might pay water tab for Facebook data center

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:14am

New Mexico may use public funds to help Facebook pay for water rights at a major new data center proposed at Los Lunas.

Lost Boy survived Sudanese civil war but died alone on streets of Salt Lake City

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:45am

Phillip Deng Aguto survived the Sudanese civil war but died alone in a suspected hit-and-run accident along North Temple in the early hours of Aug. 13. Friends and family gathered Friday to celebrate his life and mourn his passing.

Recovery of missing hiker's remains provides peace, answers for Australian family

Dave Cawley  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:33am

Eric Robinson's wife shares message of gratitude five years after her husband vanished while hiking the Highline Trail.

Charges: Men forced kidnapped teens to drink gasoline, threatened them with chainsaw

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:34am

Two 20-year-old men kidnapped and terrorized a pair of teenage boys by tying them up inside a Salt Lake home, forcing them to drink gasoline and threatening them with a running chainsaw "for being snitches," according to charges filed Friday.

UtahPolicy.com poll shows Utahns don't want Bears Ears monument

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:55am

A new poll commissioned by UtahPolicy.com shows just 19 percent of Utahns want a Bears Ears National Monument and 35 percent want a public lands bill to pass that instills protections for the area. Many just want the area left alone.

Trump, Clinton appeals speak to Utah concerns

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:16pm

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are making appeals that seem tailor-made for usually reliably Republican Utah voters uncertain about Trump's tone toward immigration and minority faiths.

Utah County hunters become the hunted when man allegedly opens fire on them

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:58pm

Some archery deer hunters found themselves in the sights of an armed man who opened fire on them Thursday night, police said.