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Agencies evaluate Utah's recreation industry in face of overcrowding

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:28pm

Unprecedented lines at Arches National Park. New entrance lanes at state parks like Utah Lake. Utah residents love their recreational opportunities, and so do visitors. A new poll taps residents' views on recreation and how to manage growth.

Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

Richard Rosenblatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:51pm

A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.

Mudslide causes significant delays in Spanish Fork Canyon

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:26pm

Heavy rain in Utah County led to a mudslide that covered all lanes of U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Sheriff's office: Man speeds through 3 towns, crashes into officer's car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:26pm

A man's high speed drive through three towns in Washington County ended when he crashed into a responding officer's vehicle Sunday morning.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:20pm

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Yellowstone to clear Soda Butte Creek of nonnative fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:40pm

Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to capture native cutthroat trout from the stream to salvage them.

Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:33pm

Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.

Overall, Utah schools stack up, report says

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:55pm

Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and school safety.

Have You Seen This? Former Utah teacher makes Irish step dancing cool again

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:32pm

While "Riverdance" and "Lord of the Dance" may have hit their peak popularity in the 90s, there's no denying the cool factor in a recently released viral video with Utah ties.

More Utah teens getting HPV vaccine, but still below national average

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:26pm

A higher share of Utah teens are getting vaccinated against HPV than ever before, but most adolescents are still not getting the vaccine, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The 1996 NBA Draft redone: How did the Jazz do in one of the best drafts in league history?

Jay Yoemans, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 12:14pm

While there were still plenty of misses in the first round, the 1996 NBA Draft was one of the deepest and most talented in league history.

Uber is the most valuable startup in the world

Sara Ashley O'Brien  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:59am

Uber is now the most valuable startup in the world.

Kraft recalls 36K cases of cheese over possible choking hazard

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:27am

Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 9:30am

It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.

Utah boy whose mailman brought him books receives worldwide generosity

Sandra Yi and Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:40am

It seemed Mathew Flores' story resonated with everyone — a boy who was so desperate to read that he would hang around mailboxes at his apartment complex and read the junk mail.

Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into Kearns home

Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:33pm

Police are investigating what caused a car accident that left a man dead after crashing his vehicle into a Kearns home on Saturday, but witnesses say alcohol may have been a factor.

22 missing, unclaimed veterans in Utah laid to rest

Wendy Leonard and Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25pm

The Missing in America Project helped to properly inter the remains of 22 veterans of the United States military on Saturday, after many of them have sat unidentified on mortuary shelves for long periods of time.

Idaho man injured after cement truck hits car being towed

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25pm

A 50-year-old Franklin, Idaho, man was treated at a Logan hospital Saturday after his car, which was being towed by a van, was hit broadside by a cement truck carrying a full load in Cache County.

Tanker spills milk, starts fire in Weber Canyon rollover

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:24pm

Bystanders were quick to extinguish a small grass fire in Weber Canyon on Saturday that started when a double-tanker semitrailer carrying milk took a spill.

2 arrested in connection with shooting, chase

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:24pm

Police arrested a man and a juvenile Friday night after officers heard gun shots while responding to a separate incident, West Valley police reported.

Latest News & Features

Agencies evaluate Utah's recreation industry in face of overcrowding

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:28pm

Unprecedented lines at Arches National Park. New entrance lanes at state parks like Utah Lake. Utah residents love their recreational opportunities, and so do visitors. A new poll taps residents' views on recreation and how to manage growth.

Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

Michael Martinez, Deborah Bloom and David McKenzie CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:14pm

Jericho the lion is alive and well and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.

Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

Richard Rosenblatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:51pm

A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.

Mudslide causes significant delays in Spanish Fork Canyon

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:26pm

Heavy rain in Utah County led to a mudslide that covered all lanes of U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Sheriff's office: Man speeds through 3 towns, crashes into officer's car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:26pm

A man's high speed drive through three towns in Washington County ended when he crashed into a responding officer's vehicle Sunday morning.

Girl killed in I-15 rollover after being ejected, struck

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:23pm

A teenage girl traveling with her parents was killed after being ejected from an SUV and hit by another car, Utah Highway Patrol reported Sunday.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:20pm

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Solitude forest fire grows to 1,104 acres

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:04pm

A lightning-caused fire has grown to 1,104 acres since its July 19 sparking, affecting nearby areas with its plumes of smoke. Officials are managing the fire, however, as a means of cleaning up the forest.

Yellowstone to clear Soda Butte Creek of nonnative fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:40pm

Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to capture native cutthroat trout from the stream to salvage them.

Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:33pm

Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.

Overall, Utah schools stack up, report says

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:55pm

Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and school safety.

Have You Seen This? Former Utah teacher makes Irish step dancing cool again

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:32pm

While "Riverdance" and "Lord of the Dance" may have hit their peak popularity in the 90s, there's no denying the cool factor in a recently released viral video with Utah ties.

More Utah teens getting HPV vaccine, but still below national average

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:26pm

A higher share of Utah teens are getting vaccinated against HPV than ever before, but most adolescents are still not getting the vaccine, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The 1996 NBA Draft redone: How did the Jazz do in one of the best drafts in league history?

Jay Yoemans, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 12:14pm

While there were still plenty of misses in the first round, the 1996 NBA Draft was one of the deepest and most talented in league history.

Uber is the most valuable startup in the world

Sara Ashley O'Brien  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:59am

Uber is now the most valuable startup in the world.

Kraft recalls 36K cases of cheese over possible choking hazard

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:27am

Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 9:30am

It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.

Utah boy whose mailman brought him books receives worldwide generosity

Sandra Yi and Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:40am

It seemed Mathew Flores' story resonated with everyone — a boy who was so desperate to read that he would hang around mailboxes at his apartment complex and read the junk mail.

Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into Kearns home

Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:33pm

Police are investigating what caused a car accident that left a man dead after crashing his vehicle into a Kearns home on Saturday, but witnesses say alcohol may have been a factor.

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