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Utah governor meets with elementary school students, teachers

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:34pm

State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the Legislature convenes in January.

Lee says he is not interested in House speakership

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Another Utahn saw his name surface over the weekend as a potential U.S. House speaker — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.

SLC endorses social media tool that connects neighborhoods

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Social media is known for its ability to connect people throughout the globe, but Salt Lake City launched an initiative Monday to support using social media as a connection between neighbors.

Woman found dead in mobile home had been missing since Friday, family says

Pat Reavy and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

The children of Noelia Popoca, who was found dead in a mobile home Sunday, say they knew as early as Friday something was wrong.

Video shows driver roll vehicle after narrowly missing trooper

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:31pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was almost hit by a distracted driver Sunday talked about the experience after the dramatic dashcam video was released Monday.

10-year-old killed in hunting accident identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:31pm

Police identified the 10-year-old boy who was shot and killed while hunting Saturday.

Top 5 places to feed your pumpkin craving

KSL Local  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:03pm

If you want to get your pumpkin fix during this fall season, here are a few places you can visit for some delicious pumpkin-flavored items.

Utah teen's wish granted in South Bend

Kat Thornbourgh  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 8:48pm

A teenager in Cache County is still smiling big after a win for Notre Dame over the weekend. Not only did his favorite football team take out Navy, but Jack Salmond watched them win at home in South Bend, Indiana, as well.

Project helps protect Logan beavers, reduce threat of flooding

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:54pm

A project in Logan may be a lifesaver for beavers, and it may help Wal-Mart get along better with its furry neighbors. Workers have installed a system intended to reduce the threat of flooding caused by beaver dams.

Video shows military family reunion on Tuacahn stage

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:06pm

A New Mexico family was reunited for the first time in months Thursday when Tuacahn officials executed a surprise plan.

Hand-held X-Ray device making dental scans easier

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:00pm

A new-generation hand-held X-ray device is allowing dental offices and, soon, hospitals greater flexibility in diagnosing patients and taking routine scans.

Woman hospitalized after hard landing on paraglider

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 6:23pm

A 60-year-old woman was recovering Monday from a paragliding accident.

Police: Woman shot 11 times by estranged husband moved to long-term care facility

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 5:23pm

A woman shot 11 times by her friend's estranged husband, according to police, has been moved out of a local hospital.

An unexpected job that can 'drive' you to further success

UTA  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 2:02pm

Good pay, great benefits, and plenty of variety all characterize a career as a bus operator with the UTA.

Have You Seen This? World's first BMX triple front flip

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 1:15pm

We've seen the BMX quad back flip, the biggest jump in action sports history and even a double back flip on a motorcycle. Now, the Nitro Circus gives us the world's first BMX triple front flip.

Video: Intense speeds, turns at Utah's 1st official drone race

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 12:15pm

Speedy drones faced off Saturday at the first official Road to the Utah Cup Drone Race. Pilots guided their drones along courses marked with cones and flags, zipping around trees and other obstacles.

Great local fishing spots for those with limited mobility

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:57am

Everyone enjoys the peace and quiet the backcountry has to offer and Utah has several areas that are easy to access by car for those with limited physical mobility.

3 workplace tools that are redefining communication

Jive  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:23am

Say goodbye to the old-school ways and hello to the future with these workplace tools that will redefine the way you communicate.

Telling our stories and other moments that made our week

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:46am

Sometimes, we get in ruts thinking about how bad the world is or how trying certain people are and we fail to acknowledge the beautiful moments of goodness. Each week, we take a moment to reflect with our readers on the wonderful things we see.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Angie H. Treasure and Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:29am

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