Fire restrictions and red flag warnings

By PaulNelson at 09/04/2015 5:51 pm         
Lots of people may be heading to the mountains for some camping this Labor Day weekend. But, the risk of wildfire is high, so some places are tightening fire restrictions.

UHP to increase patrols over Labor Day weekend

By PaulNelson at 09/04/2015 5:26 pm         
This holiday weekend has already gotten off to a deadly start on the roads, and law enforcement will try to keep this from becoming a trend. They'll be looking for impaired, distracted and unbuckled drivers.

BYU's Carter proves himself worthy of a scholarship

By kslcleon at 09/04/2015 2:34 pm         
Cougar running back Nate Carter has toiled on the scout team and bench while playing for free. Now the St. George native has a scholarship and hopes to play in every game this season.

New program hopes to fill aerospace jobs

By kslpetersamore at 09/04/2015 12:09 pm         
A partnership with state government and education hopes to launch more students into the aerospace industry in Utah.

Utah spending on children not back to pre-recession levels

By kslmrichards at 09/04/2015 6:37 am         
An advocacy group wants more tax dollars to be spent on education and programs for children. photo cred: Deseret News. Read more here:

Love paying back money spent on D.C. trip

By kslpetersamore at 09/04/2015 6:27 am         
Questions arise over the spending of Utah Congresswoman, so she is paying taxpayers back… no questions asked.

A reminder that litter hurts

By kslpetersamore at 09/04/2015 6:25 am         
Your unsecured car or truck load during your Labor Day getaway could hurt, or even kill, the driver next to you.

Lower gas prices prompting more drivers for Labor Day weekend

By kslmrichards at 09/04/2015 6:17 am         
More travelers are expected than before the recession.

Donald Trump pledges allegiance to the GOP

By JeffersonCurtis at 09/03/2015 8:07 pm         
Donald Trump pledged allegiance to the GOP, but will he stick to it? Ethan and Alex seem to think the GOP frontrunner will do whatever it takes to stay in the game.

Landslide threatens homes in Riverton

By DaveCawley at 09/03/2015 6:39 pm         
The Unified Fire Authority says a small landslide let loose this afternoon at about 1095 West 12490 South in Riverton.

Even Michigan fans don't appreciate the term "cupcake" to describe Utah

By PaulNelson at 09/03/2015 5:54 pm         
Michigan fans are excited to be in Salt Lake City to kick off college football season against the University of Utah. But, they don't believe Popular Mechanics used a correct word to describe this game.

Utah laws v. Kentucky laws on marriage licenses

By PaulNelson at 09/03/2015 3:03 pm         
Some county clerks say they don't believe a showdown over marriage licenses for same-sex couples could happen in The Beehive State, like it is in Kentucky. The say Utah's laws are written with a little more flexibility.

Burbank pulls no punches responding to Becker

By kslpetersamore at 09/03/2015 2:20 pm         
Salt Lake’s former police chief wants to put his forced departure behind him, but he says the Mayor won’t let him.

Mayor Ralph Becker reflects on abruptness of former Chief Burbank's forced resignation

By KelseyKoenenWitt at 09/03/2015 11:38 am         
Mayor Ralph Becker tells Doug Wright in hindsight, former SLC PD Chief Chris Burbank's forced resignation should have been handled differently.

SLC Mayor Ralph Becker addresses then-SLCPD chief ouster

By kslmrichards at 09/03/2015 11:30 am         
Salt Lake's mayor says after reflection, he wants to set the record straight about the Chris Burbank's departure in June.

Tailgating for big game before sunrise

By kslpetersamore at 09/03/2015 8:08 am         
They are already in party mode at Rice-Eccles Stadium, ready for the college football showdown between the Universities of Utah and Michigan tonight.

FDA cracks down on powdered caffeine makers

By kslpetersamore at 09/03/2015 8:02 am         
Utah Poison Control officials are not surprised, as it receives more calls about powdered caffeine.

Ticket prices skyrocketing for Michigan Utah game

By kslmrichards at 09/03/2015 6:39 am         
One website,, says U-M vs. Utah is the nation's second-most-expensive game this weekend.

Some BYU students on the university's health care plan face fines

By kslmrichards at 09/03/2015 6:24 am         
Some students who don't meet the income requirement will be fined by the IRS because the plan no longer complies with the ACA's requirements for coverage. (read more here: