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Tremonton residents cautiously optimistic for reprieve from flooding

Ben Lockhart and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:13pm

One day after flooding in Tremonton damaged multiple homes, officials are hopeful that weather patterns will give the city a chance to recover.

Dozens rally against Chaffetz through song, not chants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:50pm

At the rally Monday in Provo, there was singing, and lots of it. In keeping with the theme of Presidents Day, participant belted out the words to "The Battle Hymn of The Republic," "My Country 'Tis of Thee" and "This Land Is Your Land."

Husband of woman injured in deadly crash overwhelmed by support

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:20pm

While the young mother and her newborn baby recover from a car crash that left two teenagers dead last week, her husband wanted to thank Utahns for their prayers and support. He also had a special message for the families of the teenagers involved.

World's smallest heart pump saves Utah grandmother after devastating heart attack

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:11pm

A West Valley City grandmother was in the right place at the right time when disaster struck. She was in the hospital when her heart gave out and doctors used a new heart pump to save her.

'It couldn't be better': Skiers, snowboarders enjoy perfect conditions

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:03pm

Heading up to ski or snowboard is a great President's Day tradition in Utah, and the conditions this year did not disappoint the crowds.

Utah shelter dog whose story went viral finds new home

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 7:31pm

Several days after the story of a Boxer at the Humane Society of Utah went viral, Rhino Lightning, as the dog is called, has a new home.

12-year-old boy dies following snowmobile crash in Wasatch County

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 6:04pm

A 12-year-old boy died Monday following a snowmobile crash, police confirmed.

Lego robots help teach kids about engineering, math

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:06pm

A dozen students from Jackson Elementary in the Salt Lake School District came out on Monday to learn robotics and architecture with Zaniac, an after-school program designed to teach science, technology, engineering and math.

Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 3:31pm

Utah enacted a law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions says no changes have been made in how doctors perform them.

Utahns turn out for 'Not My President's Day' rally

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 1:57pm

Boisterous, passionate and armed with their convictions, a couple hundred people participated in a protest march and rally in Salt Lake City. The event called "Not My President's Day" was to express their opposition to President Donald J. Trump.

5 highest-selling hunts auctioned for over $1M total at local Hunting Expo

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 12:42pm

The 11th annual Western Hunting and Conservation Expo wrapped up Sunday afternoon, concluding another large money raising venture thanks in part to its Friday and Saturday night auctions.

Oregon, Montana want to host Outdoor Retailer show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:43am

Tourism officials in Oregon and Montana are courting a trade show for outdoor retailers that is leaving Utah after the state's stance on public lands sparked some brands to boycott the biannual event.

Nonprofit seeking to cure blindness up for $100M grant

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:32am

A nonprofit group co-founded by a University of Utah professor working to cure blindness in Nepal and other developing countries is one of eight semifinalists for a $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Man involved in 1996 Motel 6 murder convicted of human trafficking

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:11am

A man involved in the 1996 murder of a Motel 6 clerk in Woods Cross has now been convicted of human trafficking.

Police: Man arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle with 2 juveniles

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 9:35am

A Spanish Fork man was arrested Sunday after police say he led officers on a pursuit in stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon with two juveniles, including his younger sister, inside.

Jury scam targets everyone — even law enforcers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:19am

Those behind the ongoing jury warrant scam will apparently try to con anyone ... including one of the top investigators in the Utah County Attorney's Office.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Box Elder County residents fighting wet weather once again

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:41pm

Residents and emergency crews in Tremonton spent much of Sunday filling sandbags to keep rising water away from homes.

Retired teacher pays 'life's rent' with painted cards for soldiers

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:34pm

For Vera Bakker, the struggle to keep busy happens every morning inside the Bountiful assisted living center she calls home. But she found a new purpose, and she says it's simply her way of paying rent on her life.

Former LDS Church president's grandson lighting temples across the world

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:32pm

Former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley created a temple building program unprecedented in the history of his faith. Now a family member is following in his footsteps.