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Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 6:39 p.m.
The Jazz gave out a ton of money in contracts last season sending their cap sheet soaring over the salary cap line. So what are their options this year?
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 1 - 5:54 p.m.
MyKayla Skinner was one of eight gymnasts to compete in the women's gymnastics vault final Sunday morning.
David Morgan and David Lawder, Reuters | Posted Aug. 1 - 5:51 p.m.
The U.S. Senate on Sunday worked to finalize legislation to forge ahead with a sweeping $1 trillion spending plan for roads, rail lines, high-speed internet and other infrastructure, with some senators predicting final passage later this week.
Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press | Posted Aug. 1 - 3:05 p.m.
Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, "Jungle Cruise" still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film's opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office.
Marcia Dunn, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 1 - 2:03 p.m.
A quake-measuring device on Mars is providing the first detailed look at the red planet's interior, revealing a surprisingly thin crust and a hot molten core beneath the frigid surface.
Jennifer Graham, Deseret News | Updated Aug. 1 - 2:01 p.m.
Like everything else, there's a partisan divide over the Tokyo Games.
Jenny Rollins, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 1:02 p.m.
In 2022, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium visitors will be able to join in the recent wave of space tourism. The alien-looking metal structure there will serve as a metaphorical spaceship to transport guests to a variety of virtual worlds, including outer space.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 12:02 p.m.
July 2021 was the hottest month ever at the Salt Lake City International Airport, breaking a record previously set in July 2017.
Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 1 - 10:32 a.m.
School districts across the Wasatch Front are competing for school bus drivers even as classroom doors are set to open.
Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters | Posted Aug. 1 - 9:12 a.m.
President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday he does not expect the United States will return to lockdowns, despite the growing risks of COVID-19 infections posed by the delta variant.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 8:26 a.m.
A Utah Highway Patrol sergeant and several other people were hospitalized after a crash on I-215 Sunday morning in West Valley City.
By: Moira Ritter, CNN Business | Posted Aug. 1 - 8:16 a.m.
The once-tiny cottage industry of van conversion companies has found itself in the center of a distinctively pandemic-era dilemma: ravenous demand and monthslong backorders on virtually all supplies.
Craft Lake City | Posted Aug. 1 - 8:00 a.m.
Whatever your interests may be, Craft Lake City's DIY Festival workshops will enhance your creative abilities and provide you with the fulfillment of learning a new skill.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 7:35 a.m.
When she's not performing in the beloved Utah piano group the 5 Browns, Deondra Brown works behind the scenes with Utah's Children Justice Centers advocating for abuse survivors.
Annie Knox, KSL.com | Updated July 31 - 9:51 p.m.
Pacific Islander Heritage Month is kicking off early in Salt Lake City Saturday at an event with food, performances and other activities showcasing the diversity of cultures within the broader community that's been in Utah for roughly 150 years.
Susan Cornwell, Reuters | Updated July 31 - 9:49 p.m.
The U.S. Senate in a rare Saturday session worked on a bill that would spend $1 trillion on roads, rail lines and other infrastructure, as lawmakers from both parties sought to advance President Joe Biden's top legislative priority.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated July 31 - 9:43 p.m.
Two months after playing to a 1-1 draw at Rio Tinto Stadium, Real Salt Lake and Houston Dynamo FC played to another tie — this one scoreless — Saturday night at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.
Alan Suderman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted July 31 - 9:37 p.m.
The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors' offices around the country last year, the Justice Department said.
Katie McKellar, Deseret News | Posted July 31 - 8:47 p.m.
Salt Lake City leaders are looking for ways to cut costs and streamline planning processes for building affordable housing — from tiny homes to mother-in-law basement apartments.
Kate Sullivan and Ella Nilsen, CNN | Posted July 31 - 7:59 p.m.
President Joe Biden said Friday the wildfires intensifying in the West demand "urgent action" as he met with seven Republican and Democratic governors to discuss how states are responding to the wildfires and how the federal government can best assist.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 7:26 p.m.
Hill is locked in a race for starting quarterback, as the former BYU quarterback who spent much of his offseason in Utah and his native Pocatello, Idaho competes with Jameis Winston to succeed one of the most legendary quarterbacks in New Orleans history.
Ashley Fredde and Matt Brooks, KSL.com | Updated July 31 - 7:05 p.m.
One person died in a single-vehicle rollover crash on I-70 about 3 miles east of Green River on Friday, Utah Highway Patrol said.
Dave Alsup, CNN | Posted July 31 - 6:58 p.m.
More than 100 motorists were stranded after mudslides shut down a major interstate in Colorado, officials said Friday.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 6:11 p.m.
Members of Utah's board game community remember Rick Lorenzon as a talented and dedicated board game designer who befriended everyone. Lorenzon died in a multi-vehicle crash believed to have been caused by a sandstorm.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 5:22 p.m.
Draft night didn't go as planned for Jared Butler. But he now says Utah is where he needs to be.
Jenny Rollins, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 3:27 p.m.
Some religious leaders have cited their faith as a reason to promote vaccination; others have cited their faith as a reason to discourage vaccination.
RANlife Real Estate | Posted July 31 - 3:00 p.m.
There are works of art that live to be admired in museums and on curated walls—and then there are those you can actually live in. A Wellsville, Utah mansion is exactly that.
Mike Anderson, KSL TV | Posted July 31 - 2:20 p.m.
The extreme drought in Utah has been hurting some business owners in areas where low water levels seem to be attracting fewer people.
Martha Bellisle, Associated Press | Posted July 31 - 1:15 p.m.
The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with record sales of firearms, has fueled a shortage of ammunition in the United States that's impacting law enforcement agencies, people seeking personal protection, recreational shooters and hunters — and could deny new gun owners the practice they need to handle their weapons safely.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Updated July 31 - 12:58 p.m.
A woman who died after her vehicle crossed into traffic late Wednesday afternoon was identified by Utah Highway Patrol on Saturday as a Wellsville woman.
Jenny Rollins, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 12:30 p.m.
Cosm, a global tech company, joined with NBC and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation to host the world's first ever live immersive watch party, featuring the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday.
Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews | Posted July 31 - 11:31 a.m.
A mountain biker avoided injury after being chased by a grizzly bear near Island Park, Idaho, Friday morning.
Jeff Parrott, Deseret News | Updated July 31 - 11:15 a.m.
As shows begin to open in New York City, Broadway will require that everyone in their theaters be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Updated July 31 - 11:12 a.m.
Utah transportation officials are urging residents to avoid going into Mill Creek from I-215 to at least 700 East in Millcreek following a concrete spill Thursday night that ended up in the creek.
Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV and Keira Farrimond, KSL TV | Posted July 31 - 10:29 a.m.
There aren't any Olympic archers from the state of Utah but plenty of people here are watching the competitions in Tokyo closely because their handiwork could help several members of Team USA win a medal.
Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters | Posted July 31 - 9:46 a.m.
Former President Donald Trump suffered twin setbacks on Friday when the Justice Department cleared the way to release his tax records and disclosed a memo showing he urged top officials last year to falsely claim his election defeat was "corrupt."
Robert J. DeBry & Associates | Posted July 31 - 8:00 a.m.
For those living along the Wasatch Front, several excellent pizzerias offer some of the very best pizza in the state.
Makenzie Sisson, Deseret News | Posted July 31 - 7:18 a.m.
Summer is anticipated to bring over 11 million visitors to Utah state parks and trails, and with that comes risk of heat exhaustion, dehydration, fatigue, injury, and death.
Lisa Mascaro, Michael Casey and Josh Boak, Associated Press | Updated July 31 - 6:10 a.m.
A nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire Saturday night after President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress worked furiously but ultimately failed to align on a long-shot strategy to prevent millions of Americans from being forced from their homes during a COVID-19 surge.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted July 30 - 10:15 p.m.
The first interchange as a part of a long and extensive project on U.S. Highway 89 in Davis County is set to open Monday and state transportation officials hope it'll help fix traffic congestion in the county.
Paul Newberry, Associated Press | Posted July 30 - 9:30 p.m.
Caeleb Dressel won his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly Saturday.
Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News | Posted July 30 - 9:10 p.m.
Now that the delta variant of COVID-19 is considered as contagious as chicken pox, will Utah take additional steps to control rising case counts?
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted July 30 - 8:39 p.m.
Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday following record spikes in infections as the capital hosts the Olympics.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated July 30 - 8:15 p.m.
After seeing her Olympic dream come to a screeching halt, Skinner will have another chance to compete.
Matt Rascon, KSL TV | Posted July 30 - 8:12 p.m.
A contractor in northern Utah is out of work after his trailer full of tools was stolen in Ogden and then again in South Ogden.
Pediatrician urges students to get the COVID-19 vaccine and other immunizations before school starts
Aley Davis, KSL-TV | Posted July 30 - 7:29 p.m.
The start of school is just a couple weeks away for most Utah families and now pediatricians are also stressing the importance of students getting the COVID-19 shots and other immunizations before they head back to school.
Katie McKellar, Deseret News | Posted July 30 - 7:01 p.m.
The site under consideration for a future Salt Lake City tiny home village to house over 400 of the chronically homeless has been unveiled.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Posted July 30 - 5:55 p.m.
A 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times near the intersection of 900 West and 200 South on Friday afternoon, Salt Lake police said.
Linda Williams, KSL.com | Updated July 30 - 5:33 p.m.
A body found on I-15 in Salt Lake City early Thursday was identified as a 17-year-old boy. Utah Highway Patrol troopers believe he was hit by a semitruck but have not yet released his name because of "the circumstances surrounding the death."
Katie McKellar, Deseret News | Updated July 30 - 5:26 p.m.
As Congress scrambles in an eleventh-hour push to extend the nationwide eviction moratorium set to expire Saturday, billions already approved for housing aid across the country — including about $150 million in Utah — remain untouched.
Jenny Rollins, KSL.com | Posted July 30 - 5:15 p.m.
The Episcopal Diocese of Utah is searching for a new bishop to replace the 11th and current bishop, Rev. Scott B. Hayashi.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Updated July 30 - 5:15 p.m.
A body found Thursday in a river in American Fork Canyon may be a Highland man who has been missing since July 11, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
Drew Kann, CNN | Posted July 30 - 4:45 p.m.
In ways big and small, the effects of climate change — which scientists have long warned will worsen without swift efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions — are upending lives across the US.
Andrew Osborn and Alexander Marrow, Reuters | Posted July 30 - 4:15 p.m.
A Russian space agency company sought to reassure international partners that the incident had been contained.
Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor | Updated July 30 - 3:52 p.m.
A video contains rare footage of the secretive romantic lives of Yellowstone's grizzly bears as they contend with a wiley coyote. What might we learn from this exchange about our dominant role on the landscape?
Proposed housing at the University of Utah would do something unique with students' rent: fund student scholarships
Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News | Posted July 30 - 3:15 p.m.
A proposed development that would create 536 much-needed units of housing for University of Utah students comes with an added bonus: Rent paid to Ivory University House will be donated into a new scholarship fund for U. students.
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