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Relief is in sight for the Southwest following a stretch of dangerous, record heat

Relief is in sight for the Southwest following a stretch of dangerous, record heat

Jackson Dill, CNN  |  Posted June 20 - 9:20 a.m.

Dangerous heat will continue on Sunday in the West but relief is finally in sight. Unfortunately, that reprieve will be brief as temperatures will rise again by next weekend.
Netflix comedy 'Real Housewives of the North Pole' among projects to film in Utah

Netflix comedy 'Real Housewives of the North Pole' among projects to film in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 7:37 a.m.

"The Real Housewives of the North Pole," presumably a riff on Bravo's popular series of reality TV shows, is among seven new productions recently approved to film in Utah.
Wildfire updates: New fire starts on border of Juab and Sanpete counties, Flatt Fire evacuations lifted

Wildfire updates: New fire starts on border of Juab and Sanpete counties, Flatt Fire evacuations lifted

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated June 19 - 10:58 p.m.

Here are the latest updates on wildfires burning across the state of Utah.
Evacuations lifted on Flatt Fire burning near Enterprise in southern Utah

Evacuations lifted on Flatt Fire burning near Enterprise in southern Utah

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted June 19 - 10:57 p.m.

The Flatt Fire continues to burn in southern Utah near Enterprise, but many of the residents that were evacuated were told they could return to their homes.
10-year-old violinist with prosthetic arm gets help from BYU engineer

10-year-old violinist with prosthetic arm gets help from BYU engineer

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 9:54 p.m.

When Adia Cardona needed help preventing her bow from sliding down her violin, her teacher and a student engineer at Brigham Young University helped make her dreams a reality.
Mylar balloon causes fast-moving grass fire in Brigham City

Mylar balloon causes fast-moving grass fire in Brigham City

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 19 - 9:12 p.m.

A fire burning late Saturday morning in Brigham City was caused by a Mylar balloon.
It's not just your imagination. Drivers in the pandemic have gotten more reckless

It's not just your imagination. Drivers in the pandemic have gotten more reckless

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted June 19 - 8:23 p.m.

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down the country last year, highways emptied out as many people holed up at home. But those who got behind the wheel engaged in riskier behavior, leading to the deadliest year for U.S. traffic crashes in over a decade.
'It's liberation, jubilee, freedom': People march in downtown Salt Lake City to celebrate Juneteenth

'It's liberation, jubilee, freedom': People march in downtown Salt Lake City to celebrate Juneteenth

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 8:09 p.m.

Approximately a hundred people marched in the streets of downtown Salt Lake City to commemorate Juneteenth.
After disappointing finish, where do the Jazz go from here?

After disappointing finish, where do the Jazz go from here?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 7:28 p.m.

The Jazz end the season with the same questions they had following their losses in 2017, 2018 and 2019: Can they figure out how to keep up with small ball lineups?
Ogden women removing racially restrictive wording from covenants

Ogden women removing racially restrictive wording from covenants

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted June 19 - 6:42 p.m.

Homeownership is a staple of the American dream, but for decades that dream was made less available to minorities.
New poll shows many Americans resuming pre-virus activities

New poll shows many Americans resuming pre-virus activities

Adrian Sainz and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted June 19 - 4:37 p.m.

Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and resuming everyday activities, even as some worry that coronavirus-related restrictions were hastily lifted, a new poll shows.
Popular summer camp in Sandy canceled due to lack of workers

Popular summer camp in Sandy canceled due to lack of workers

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted June 19 - 3:51 p.m.

Officials with Sandy City said they tried every tactic, tool and asset available to them to hire more staff, but it wasn't enough to save a popular summer camp.
Have You Seen This? Baby alpacas are stunning at birth

Have You Seen This? Baby alpacas are stunning at birth

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 19 - 3:03 p.m.

Yes, baby alpacas are stunning at birth, but not in the way that I misleadingly implied.
Lamborghini love: A legendary brand finally arrives in Utah

Lamborghini love: A legendary brand finally arrives in Utah

Jason Bell for KSL Cars  |  Posted June 19 - 3:00 p.m.

Lamborghini is coming to Utah, and KSL Cars had a chance to talk to Tom Buckley, the man who's leading the charge with the state's first official dealership.
17th century European paintings found in roadside dumpster

17th century European paintings found in roadside dumpster

Sheena McKenzie, CNN  |  Posted June 19 - 1:46 p.m.

Police are appealing for information on how two original paintings from 17th century European artists, ended up in a roadside dumpster in southeast Germany.
Mapleton City boil order continues Saturday, emergency drinking station set up

Mapleton City boil order continues Saturday, emergency drinking station set up

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 1:25 p.m.

Mapleton City issued a boil order to residents on Thursday after its systems detected total coliform and E. coli bacteria in its spring sources, stopping its use of the spring for drinking water until the system is fixed.
Last minute Father's Day gift ideas

Last minute Father's Day gift ideas

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 19 - 12:33 p.m.

Father's Day is tomorrow! Read this to find the perfect gift idea for dad.
Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

Anita Snow , Associated Press  |  Posted June 19 - 11:40 a.m.

Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren't just annoying, they're deadly.
290 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 7K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

290 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 7K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 11:07 a.m.

The Utah Department of Health reported the following update on COVID-19 in the state for Saturday.
Cameron Williams, chair of Utah County Black Chamber of Commerce, has died

Cameron Williams, chair of Utah County Black Chamber of Commerce, has died

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 10:10 a.m.

Cameron Williams was 33 years old and his cause of death was not immediately available.
Juneteenth federal holiday culmination of Utah activist's 30-year unity journey

Juneteenth federal holiday culmination of Utah activist's 30-year unity journey

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted June 19 - 8:41 a.m.

Saturday is the first Juneteenth in America that will be celebrated as a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the freeing of the last slaves in the United States on June 19, 1865.
Test Drive: 2021 Ford Explorer shows why it's in high demand

Test Drive: 2021 Ford Explorer shows why it's in high demand

Flint Stephens  |  Posted June 19 - 8:00 a.m.

Explorers have been around for more than three decades now, something few other SUVs can match. Here are some of the highlights of a recent four-day test drive.
Why Mitt Romney says 'the world has changed,' and what that means for fighting wildfires in the West

Why Mitt Romney says 'the world has changed,' and what that means for fighting wildfires in the West

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted June 19 - 7:34 a.m.

Sen. Mitt Romney on Friday unveiled a bill to create a new commission to tackle the American West's "unprecedented" wildfire problem.
For Donovan Mitchell, the real pain now begins

For Donovan Mitchell, the real pain now begins

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 1:56 a.m.

One pain will subside for Donovan Mitchell; a new one won't.
Jazz blow 25-point lead and lose series to Clippers

Jazz blow 25-point lead and lose series to Clippers

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 12:54 a.m.

The Los Angeles Clippers scored 81 points in the second half to storm back and eliminate the Jazz in Game 6, 131-119. LA wins the series 4-2 and will go to the Western Conference Finals against the Phoenix Suns.
Holt's stoppage-time winner, Kreilach's brace help RSL snap 4-match winless skid

Holt's stoppage-time winner, Kreilach's brace help RSL snap 4-match winless skid

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated June 18 - 11:30 p.m.

Holt buried the match-winner off a long throw in in the second minute of extra time, and Damir Kreilach bagged a brace to help Real Salt lake to a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps, snapping a four-match winless skid in the first match following a three-week international beak Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Wildfire updates: Washington County blaze grows to 10K acres, causes evacuations in Enterprise

Wildfire updates: Washington County blaze grows to 10K acres, causes evacuations in Enterprise

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated June 18 - 10:50 p.m.

Here are the latest updates on wildfires burning across the state of Utah.
Fierce Capitol attacks on police shown in newly released videos

Fierce Capitol attacks on police shown in newly released videos

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 9:58 p.m.

Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police officer with a flagpole and tackling him to the ground.
Study shows kids eat more calories in postgame snacks than they expend on the field

Study shows kids eat more calories in postgame snacks than they expend on the field

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted June 18 - 9:34 p.m.

A BYU study shows kids eat more calories in postgame snacks than they burn during their actual game. With a childhood obesity rate of 19% in the United States, dietitians are concerned. One Utah dad and coach is keeping health a priority on the field.
Doctors say more contagious COVID-19 delta variant expected to dominate in Utah

Doctors say more contagious COVID-19 delta variant expected to dominate in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 18 - 8:58 p.m.

The highly contagious and potentially more virulent COVID-19 variant that was first detected in India could soon be responsible for the majority of Utah coronavirus cases.
How to protect Utah's elderly from financial abuse

How to protect Utah's elderly from financial abuse

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted June 18 - 8:32 p.m.

Elder fraud often goes unreported and is difficult to prosecute, but the crime can cost seniors huge sums of money and years of grief.
Arianne Brown: It must be hard being a dad

Arianne Brown: It must be hard being a dad

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted June 18 - 8:01 p.m.

It's hard to be a dad, at least I imagine it must be. I mean, I have only been an active and passive observer, of course to many who hold this title.
Banning critical race theory harms minority students, panel of educators says

Banning critical race theory harms minority students, panel of educators says

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 7:29 p.m.

A group of Utah educators say attempts to ban critical race theory stem from the discomfort of talking about racism and such attempts harm many students' sense of belonging.
6 scientific reasons why it's easier for men to lose weight

6 scientific reasons why it's easier for men to lose weight

Robert J DeBry & Associates  |  Posted June 18 - 7:00 p.m.

Many women have lamented the fact that despite their best efforts, they can't seem to shed pounds as easily as their male counterparts.
Aiming for 'summer of freedom,' US celebrates milestone of 300M vaccine shots in 150 days

Aiming for 'summer of freedom,' US celebrates milestone of 300M vaccine shots in 150 days

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 6:32 p.m.

President Joe Biden took a cautious victory lap Friday in his quest to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control, announcing that 300 million vaccine shots have been administered in the 150 days since he took office.
Small plane crashes in Tooele County

Small plane crashes in Tooele County

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 5:59 p.m.

Authorities are investigating a small plane crash in Tooele County, a National Transportation Safety Board official said on Friday after 5 p.m.
Will all Utah drivers be paying mileage-based road usage fee by 2031?

Will all Utah drivers be paying mileage-based road usage fee by 2031?

Makenzie Sisson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 18 - 5:08 p.m.

UDOT is setting an ambitious timeline for all Utah drivers to pay fees for miles driven instead of the state relying on gas tax money to maintain roads, lawmakers learned this week.
St. George asks residents to conserve power due to threat of rolling blackouts

St. George asks residents to conserve power due to threat of rolling blackouts

Mary Richards, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 18 - 4:44 p.m.

We've had a full week of hotter than normal temperatures, and power officials in St. George have been asking residents to take some big steps to conserve power, or there may be rolling blackouts.
Summit County woman tries to save family cat from bobcat

Summit County woman tries to save family cat from bobcat

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted June 18 - 4:17 p.m.

The drought has forced wildlife into populated areas as they look for water and for one Summit County woman that led to a fight with a bobcat to save her pet.
US bishops vote to draft Communion statement that may rebuke Biden for abortion views

US bishops vote to draft Communion statement that may rebuke Biden for abortion views

Gabriella Borter and Julia Harte, Reuters  |  Posted June 18 - 3:46 p.m.

A divided conference of U.S. Roman Catholic bishops announced on Friday that they had voted to draft a statement on Holy Communion that may admonish Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, who support abortion rights.
Utah Vietnam veteran receives replacement medals for the ones he lost 20 years ago

Utah Vietnam veteran receives replacement medals for the ones he lost 20 years ago

Mary Richards, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 18 - 3:11 p.m.

A Vietnam War veteran received replacement medals this week with the help of the Veterans Administration and Utah Sen. Mitt Romney.
Design a landscape that works for Utah with Localscapes

Design a landscape that works for Utah with Localscapes

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District  |  Posted June 18 - 3:00 p.m.

There are things everyone can do to be better stewards of this resource and help use water more sustainably.
Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products

Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products

Paresh Dave, Reuters  |  Posted June 18 - 2:32 p.m.

Alphabet's Google told Reuters this week it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of color.
Utahn playing with gun fires weapon, killing man, charges say

Utahn playing with gun fires weapon, killing man, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 2:08 p.m.

A West Valley man was charged Friday with manslaughter after a man was found shot to death in the back seat of a car parked at a medical center last month.
325 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, over 7K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

325 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, over 7K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated June 18 - 1:34 p.m.

The Utah Department of Health reported 325 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths and 7,187 vaccinations on Friday.
Nevada, Utah among states weighing growth and conservation amid drought

Nevada, Utah among states weighing growth and conservation amid drought

Sam Metz/Report for America, Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 1:31 p.m.

Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead.
Tooele man charged with providing drugs that caused fatal overdose

Tooele man charged with providing drugs that caused fatal overdose

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 12:31 p.m.

A Tooele man has been charged with manslaughter for allegedly selling drugs to a woman who fatally overdosed.
Opinion: Why our schools aren't doing justice to complexities of Black history

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Opinion: Why our schools aren't doing justice to complexities of Black history

Lagarrett King, Deseret News  |  Posted June 18 - 11:48 a.m.

The problem isn't critical race theory. We should worry about miseducation instead.
Cruise giant Carnival says customers affected by breach

Cruise giant Carnival says customers affected by breach

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 11:27 a.m.

Carnival Corp. said Thursday that a data breach in March might have exposed personal information about customers and employees on Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises.
Drought forces farmers to abandon fields of dry crops

Drought forces farmers to abandon fields of dry crops

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted June 18 - 11:03 a.m.

The extreme drought has already forced some Utah farmers to walk away from crops in thirsty fields just to get through a very dry year.
Logan man accused of using other identity to manipulate teen into sex

Logan man accused of using other identity to manipulate teen into sex

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 10:26 a.m.

A northern Utah man has been arrested for investigation of numerous sex crimes after he allegedly convinced a 16-year-old girl to do whatever "Dev" told her to do.
Weird 'living fossil' fish lives 100 years, pregnant for 5

Weird 'living fossil' fish lives 100 years, pregnant for 5

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 10:01 a.m.

A giant weird fish — still around from dinosaur times — can live for 100 years, a new study found.
Quin Snyder still optimistic heading into win-or-go-home Game 6

Quin Snyder still optimistic heading into win-or-go-home Game 6

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 9:21 a.m.

Jazz coach Quin Snyder thinks his team has the resiliency needed to push series back to Utah.
Gov. Cox: State incentives to get COVID-19 vaccine still possible as delta variant spreads in Utah

Gov. Cox: State incentives to get COVID-19 vaccine still possible as delta variant spreads in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 18 - 9:00 a.m.

State incentives for Utahns who get the COVID-19 vaccine may yet happen, Gov. Spencer Cox said Thursday.
Top general 'shocked' by AP report on AWOL military guns, mulls fix

Top general 'shocked' by AP report on AWOL military guns, mulls fix

Kristin M. Hall, James Laporta and Justin Pritchard, Associated Press  |  Posted June 18 - 8:21 a.m.

Shocked by an Associated Press investigation into the loss and theft of military guns, the Pentagon's top general signaled Thursday that he will consider a "systematic fix" to how the armed services keep account of their firearms.
USU studying impact of wildfires on reservoirs

USU studying impact of wildfires on reservoirs

Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 18 - 8:21 a.m.

Are wildfires from the past partly to blame for Utah's terrible drought now? Researchers at Utah State University are launching a new study to see how badly wildfires are impacting Utah's reservoirs.
Driver accused of hitting, killing Utah teen had suspended license, police say

Driver accused of hitting, killing Utah teen had suspended license, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 8:03 a.m.

New court documents indicate that a man accused of hitting and killing a 16-year-old in Saratoga Springs was driving on a suspended license at the time of the crash.
Test Drive: 2021 Ford Explorer shows why it's in high demand

Test Drive: 2021 Ford Explorer shows why it's in high demand

Flint Stephens  |  Posted June 18 - 8:00 a.m.

Explorers have been around for more than three decades now, something few other SUVs can match. Here are some of the highlights of a recent four-day test drive.
Authorities identify 17-year-old who drowned at Deer Creek Reservoir

Authorities identify 17-year-old who drowned at Deer Creek Reservoir

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated June 18 - 7:50 a.m.

Authorities have identified a 17-year-old who drowned at Deer Creek Reservoir on Thursday.

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