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Here's how MyKayla Skinner did in the gymnastics vault final

Here's how MyKayla Skinner did in the gymnastics vault final

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 1 - 4:15 a.m.

MyKayla Skinner was one of eight gymnasts to compete in the women's gymnastics vault final Sunday morning.
Event honoring Utah Pacific Islanders comes at 'emotional moment' for community hit hard

Event honoring Utah Pacific Islanders comes at 'emotional moment' for community hit hard

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.
US Senate works in rare Saturday session on $1T infrastructure bill

US Senate works in rare Saturday session on $1T infrastructure bill

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.
Real Salt Lake plays to scoreless road draw with Houston

Real Salt Lake plays to scoreless road draw with Houston

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.
Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors

Justice Department says Russians hacked federal prosecutors

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.
Biden says Western wildfires demand 'urgent action' in meeting with governors

Biden says Western wildfires demand 'urgent action' in meeting with governors

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.
Slimmed-down Taysom Hill locked in arms race with Jameis Winston for Saints starter

Slimmed-down Taysom Hill locked in arms race with Jameis Winston for Saints starter

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.
Colorado man dies in Emery County crash

Colorado man dies in Emery County crash

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.
I-70 closed east of Utah border after mudslide stranded 100 Colorado motorists

I-70 closed east of Utah border after mudslide stranded 100 Colorado motorists

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.
Utah man who died in sandstorm crash was beloved board game designer

Utah man who died in sandstorm crash was beloved board game designer

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.
After a roller coaster draft night, Jared Butler thinks Utah is exactly where he should be

After a roller coaster draft night, Jared Butler thinks Utah is exactly where he should be

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.
Where do major US religions stand on the COVID-19 vaccination?

Where do major US religions stand on the COVID-19 vaccination?

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.
Discover why this incredible Wellsville mansion is offered below cost at $3.5 million

Discover why this incredible Wellsville mansion is offered below cost at $3.5 million

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.
Low water levels at Utah reservoirs slash some recreation businesses

Low water levels at Utah reservoirs slash some recreation businesses

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.
Toilet paper back on shelves, but now there's a shortage of this

Toilet paper back on shelves, but now there's a shortage of this

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.
Cache County woman dies in 2-vehicle crash

Cache County woman dies in 2-vehicle crash

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.
First live immersive Olympics watch party takes place in Salt Lake City

First live immersive Olympics watch party takes place in Salt Lake City

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.
Grizzly bear chases mountain biker near area of previous attack in Idaho

Grizzly bear chases mountain biker near area of previous attack in Idaho

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.
On Broadway, audiences (and phantoms) must be masked, vaccinated

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On Broadway, audiences (and phantoms) must be masked, vaccinated

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.
Residents urged to avoid Mill Creek water after concrete spill, 'significant' fish kill-off

Residents urged to avoid Mill Creek water after concrete spill, 'significant' fish kill-off

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.
Made in Salt Lake: About half of Tokyo Olympic archers are shooting Utah-made bows

Made in Salt Lake: About half of Tokyo Olympic archers are shooting Utah-made bows

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.
Justice Dept OKs release of Trump's taxes, election memo

Justice Dept OKs release of Trump's taxes, election memo

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."
11 of Utah's best pizza places from Ogden to Provo

11 of Utah's best pizza places from Ogden to Provo

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.
With more people headed outdoors, can search and rescue teams keep up this summer?

With more people headed outdoors, can search and rescue teams keep up this summer?

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.
Evictions loom after Biden and Congress fail to extend ban

Evictions loom after Biden and Congress fail to extend ban

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.
First US 89 interchange in Davis County set to open

First US 89 interchange in Davis County set to open

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.
American gold: Dressel, Ledecky win again at Olympic pool

American gold: Dressel, Ledecky win again at Olympic pool

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.
Don't look for COVID-19 mandates — or incentives — in Utah

Don't look for COVID-19 mandates — or incentives — in Utah

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?
Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

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.
2nd chances: MyKayla Skinner to replace Simone Biles in vault final Sunday

2nd chances: MyKayla Skinner to replace Simone Biles in vault final Sunday

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.
Thieves take off with contractor's work trailers twice within days

Thieves take off with contractor's work trailers twice within days

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

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.
Possible site unveiled for Salt Lake City's tiny home village to house homeless

Possible site unveiled for Salt Lake City's tiny home village to house homeless

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.
16-year-old shot multiple times in Salt Lake City in critical condition

16-year-old shot multiple times in Salt Lake City in critical condition

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.
Have You Seen This? How Pez dispensers should be loaded — or not

Have You Seen This? How Pez dispensers should be loaded — or not

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 30 - 5:45 p.m.

Is it a hack or just a hoax? I'm hoping it's a hack because it's awesome.
Body found on I-15 was a 17-year-old boy, UHP says

Body found on I-15 was a 17-year-old boy, UHP says

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."
Eviction moratorium is about to expire — here's how to get help in Utah when it does

Eviction moratorium is about to expire — here's how to get help in Utah when it does

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.
Episcopal Diocese of Utah still searching for a new bishop

Episcopal Diocese of Utah still searching for a new bishop

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.
Body found in American Fork Canyon thought to be missing Highland man

Body found in American Fork Canyon thought to be missing Highland man

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.
Extreme weather is upending lives in the West. 'You walk around with this vague sense of terror.'

Extreme weather is upending lives in the West. 'You walk around with this vague sense of terror.'

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.
Russia blames software failure after space station briefly thrown off course

Russia blames software failure after space station briefly thrown off course

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.
Video: A rare look at grizzlies as gutsy coyote plays chicken with twitterpated bears

Video: A rare look at grizzlies as gutsy coyote plays chicken with twitterpated bears

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

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.
Appeals court ruling sends double killer back to Utah's death row

Appeals court ruling sends double killer back to Utah's death row

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 2:53 p.m.

Von Lester Taylor is back on Utah's death row after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday reinstated his original convictions of two counts of capital murder for killing a mother and daughter in a Summit County cabin in 1990. Last year, a federal court had overturned those convictions.
News organizations oppose effort to close hearing in capital murder case

News organizations oppose effort to close hearing in capital murder case

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 2:18 p.m.

Defense attorneys for the Utah man accused of killing a young Eureka couple and dumping their bodies in a mine shaft are seeking to close a contempt proceeding in the high-profile capital case for a second time.
As Utah reports 1,211 new COVID-19 cases, doctor predicts things could get worse

As Utah reports 1,211 new COVID-19 cases, doctor predicts things could get worse

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated July 30 - 1:52 p.m.

As COVID-19 hospitalizations have continued along a "disturbing" trend over the past month, one Utah physician said to expect things could get even worse as school starts this fall.
Police arrest man suspected of targeting, carjacking young women

Police arrest man suspected of targeting, carjacking young women

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 1:48 p.m.

A man was arrested in Salt Lake City Thursday after police say he tried to carjack three vehicles — all driven by young women who were alone.
The Tabernacle Choir announces special commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11

The Tabernacle Choir announces special commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 12:52 p.m.

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will broadcast a special program commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday. Award-winning journalist Jane Clayson Johnson will narrate the 30-minute special.
Man too drunk to fly refused to leave Salt Lake airport, police say

Man too drunk to fly refused to leave Salt Lake airport, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 12:13 p.m.

A Chicago man who was determined to be too intoxicated to fly was arrested Thursday at the Salt Lake International Airport after police say he refused to leave.
In search of a level playing field. How male-to-female transgender athletes are impacting women's sports

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In search of a level playing field. How male-to-female transgender athletes are impacting women's sports

Doug Robinson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 30 - 12:12 p.m.

The challenge of transgender and intersex athletes is perceived as a contemporary issue, but it has vexed sports federations for almost 100 years.
Housing market shows condos outselling single-family homes

Housing market shows condos outselling single-family homes

Nick Wyatt, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 30 - 11:04 a.m.

The housing market shows for the first time, condos and townhouses are outselling single-family homes, according to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors.
Man suspected in attempted murder in Taylorsville returned to Utah

Man suspected in attempted murder in Taylorsville returned to Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 10:35 a.m.

A man accused of shooting another man in the face in Taylorsville and then fleeing the state has been returned to Utah.
Menu makeovers: The risks and rewards of QR codes

Menu makeovers: The risks and rewards of QR codes

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted July 30 - 10:04 a.m.

At the One-O-Eight Bistro in Salt Lake City, you can find a wide array of modern entrees prepared fresh. What is harder to find is a traditional menu printed on paper.
Utah Jazz trade Derrick Favors to Thunder in cost-cutting move

Utah Jazz trade Derrick Favors to Thunder in cost-cutting move

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 30 - 9:32 a.m.

The Utah Jazz are sending Favors and a future first-round draft pick to Oklahoma City in exchange for a future second-round pick, ESPN reported early Friday.
Utah County hosts drive-thru vaccine clinic

Utah County hosts drive-thru vaccine clinic

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted July 30 - 9:31 a.m.

More than 250 people received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru clinic on Thursday that was hosted by the Utah County Health Department.
UHP trooper gives first-hand account of deadly dust storm in Kanosh

UHP trooper gives first-hand account of deadly dust storm in Kanosh

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 30 - 8:21 a.m.

Four days after high winds spawned a dust storm leading to a series of crashes that left eight people dead, one of the first responders reflected on the toll and efforts to rescue survivors.
Is refinancing your home a good move for you? Here's what you should consider

Is refinancing your home a good move for you? Here's what you should consider

Altabank  |  Posted July 30 - 8:00 a.m.

Current low refinancing rates could help you consolidate debt into fewer loan payments and decrease the loan term to save money on future interest. You could even get a jump on those home improvements you've been dreaming about.
Concealment of evidence charges dropped against the Daybells

Concealment of evidence charges dropped against the Daybells

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 30 - 7:39 a.m.

Local prosecutors dropped the destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence charges against Chad and Lori Daybell Thursday.
CDC document warns delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox and cause more severe infection

CDC document warns delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox and cause more severe infection

Paul Leblanc, Maggie Fox and Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted July 30 - 7:20 a.m.

The delta coronavirus variant surging across the United States appears to cause more severe illness and spread as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal document from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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