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Thousands enjoy the 169th Days of '47 Parade in Salt Lake City

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:50pm

The 24th of July may not be a date that holds meaning for many, but for Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions.

Man charged with murder of UTA worker found dead in Davis County Jail cell

Brian West  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:39pm

A Wyoming man charged with kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee was found dead in his jail cell Monday.

Beaver County power outage affects almost entire town

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:33pm

Almost all of the residents in Milford lost power Monday after a microburst hit 16 power poles near state Route 21 and state Route 129, officials said.

Man dies while rock rappelling with friends in Rock Canyon

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:32pm

A 28-year-old man died Monday after he fell 70 feet while rock rappelling at Red Slab in Rock Canyon, officials said.

Man shot dead in Midvale; alleged shooter in custody

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:20pm

A man was shot to death Monday night in Midvale, and the person who shot him was in custody, police said.

Utah entrepreneur getting kids fired up about space science

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:02pm

As we celebrate Pioneer Day 2016, there is an excitement about a new frontier. The female CEO of one Utah company is helping kids get fired up about the science of space.

Woman critically injured in Bountiful auto-pedestrian accident

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:58pm

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a truck while she was crossing at a Bountiful intersection.

Ogden man dies after motorcycle crash on US-89

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:02pm

An Ogden man died Sunday after being thrown from his motorcycle on US-89 near Logan, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

2 Kearns men not wearing seat belts killed in I-84 crash, UHP says

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:52pm

Two Kearns men who were not wearing seat belts, according to troopers, died Monday in a crash on I-84 near the Utah-Idaho border.

SLC man dies in Tooele County rollover

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:39pm

A Salt Lake City man died early Monday morning when the vehicle he was occupying rolled in Tooele County, according to authorities.

Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:25pm

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the commercial aviation industry.

Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:51pm

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job.

2 Utah companies bringing wireless earbud innovation to the world

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:44am

Two Utah companies, Fireflies and Elwn have recently brought new wireless earbuds to the market, with new technology and both with very successful kickstarter campaigns. Learn about their motivations, innovations and aspirations.

Make Your Week: Stories that combat bad news

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:01am

To send in the stories that have made your day better, email them in 100 words or less to Photos and videos are encouraged.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:30am

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

Elder Ballard discusses pioneer heritage in Utah

Dave McCann  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:40pm

As people across the state celebrate Pioneer Day, KSL-TV’s Dave McCann sat down with Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to discuss pioneer heritage in Utah.

Antelope Island fire reaches nearly 14K acres, 80 percent contained

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:31pm

With temperatures soaring and Utah in continuing drought, wildfires are threatening landscapes and homes.

3 injured after UTV explodes, sparks wildfire in American Fork Canyon

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:25pm

Three people were injured when a UTV exploded, sparking a wildfire in American Fork Canyon on Sunday.

Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:33pm

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it energy-efficient and quiet, yet affordable.

Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:00pm

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear power plant. HEAL Utah had challenged the decision.