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Utah consumers remain upbeat regarding local economy

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 10:15am

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index decreased by 1.6 points to register at 114 in November. The index continued to show high confidence from consumers about the strong-performing local economy.

SLC man dies after hitting truck on highway

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:52pm

A 23-year-old man died Friday after hitting a flatbed truck on I-215 Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Tanker crash sends oil into Provo River as snow and ice create hazards

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:19pm

A semitruck carrying two tankers filled with crude oil crashed in Provo Canyon Saturday morning, spilling potentially large quantities of crude oil into the Provo River, police said.

Photos: Snow blankets roads, causes numerous traffic issues

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:13pm

Overnight snow blanketed many Utah roads Saturday morning, causing a number of traffic issues and road closures, according to UDOT traffic officials.

Students hope to invent windows of the future

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:11pm

A 38-year-old homebuilder put his business on hold and enrolled in college for the first time because he wants more innovations in building materials. Now he's part of a student team trying to invent the windows of the future.

Gasoline tanker driver dies of burns 1 year later

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:00pm

A man who suffered severe burns after the gasoline tanker he was driving crashed and exploded has died.

West Jordan police set up pedestrian safety sting

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:59pm

West Jordan police set up a pedestrian safety operation in attempts to change motorist and pedestrian behaviors to increase pedestrian safety.

Man dies in car crash on I-15 near Cedar City

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:49pm

The driver of a 2002 Toyota Tacoma died Friday after losing control of the car and sliding off the freeway, officials said.

Utah's first female governor dies Saturday

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:47pm

Olene Smith Walker, Utah's 15th and first female governor, died from natural causes Saturday morning, officials said.

Love of rugs led small Utah business owner to help Nepal

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 9:42pm

Locals could go to big box stores to buy rugs and carpets, but chances are, they won't find anything as good as Jim Webber's rugs.

Shurtleff prosecutor working with feds to get withheld evidence

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 9:01pm

State prosecutors in the case against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff want to put off a hearing next week to resolve a dispute with the Department of Justice over evidence.

Utahn's charitable nature unique

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 7:47pm

In the 90-day holiday period from Oct. 13, 2014, to Jan. 13, 2015, the Utah Food Bank received monetary and product donations that amounted to about 12.3 million meals — more than one-third of the annual meals distributed.

Tips to keep yourself, home safe this winter

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 7:00pm

Winter brings changes to living in Utah. Safety experts say added care is required to remain safe during this season.

From world-class soldier to world-class archer

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 1:20pm

Micheal Lukow lost his right foot and most of the use of his left. But the fight hasn't left the former soldier who is training to become a paralympian.

Utah home to 'most impressive' historic college campuses in US, report says

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:55am

Utah State University and the University of Utah ranked among the top "most impressive" historic college campuses in the country in a recent report by College Value Online.

Road Home fence offers protected sanctuary for disadvantaged kids

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:45am

A new wall surrounding the children's area of downtown Salt Lake City's Road Home is allowing kids to stay protected in what can be a difficult environment.

Utah: Animal found dead in trap appears to be gray wolf

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:11am

Utah authorities say an animal that appears to be a gray wolf was found dead in a snare set for a coyote earlier this month near the Wyoming state line.

Temple Square lights up for Christmas, rekindling traditions old and new

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 10:18pm

To a wave of "oohs" and "aahs," millions of tiny Christmas lights went on at Temple Square on Friday with the flip of a switch.

Final beam in place at U. health center in Farmington

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:45pm

Workers lifted the final steel beam into place at the planned 200,000-square-foot University of Utah health center in Farmington on Tuesday.

Utahns urged to shift spending during Small Business Saturday

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:15pm

They are ready at Paletti on Highland Drive to help shoppers looking for unique Christmas gifts. Like other small, locally-owned businesses around Utah, they just need more shoppers to come through the door.