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'Ghost' Island: Historic ranch leaves visitors uneasy, touched, even scratched

'Ghost' Island: Historic ranch leaves visitors uneasy, touched, even scratched

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 11:58 a.m.

Carl Aldrich was alone in his office at Fielding Garr Ranch when he suddenly smelled a "light and flowery" woman's perfume. Nobody was around.
Woman killed, child injured in crash in Logan Canyon

Woman killed, child injured in crash in Logan Canyon

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 26 - 11:36 a.m.

A woman died and a child was injured Tuesday morning after a crash in Logan Canyon.
Astronomical rental car prices have eased, but will they skyrocket again?

Astronomical rental car prices have eased, but will they skyrocket again?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 11:27 a.m.

The pandemic is not over and there is still a shortage of new cars, so why are rental prices coming back down? And will they stay there?
The early impact of the league's new rules on Donovan Mitchell and the NBA

The early impact of the league's new rules on Donovan Mitchell and the NBA

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 11:02 a.m.

The league no longer wants to award fouls for what they consider "non-basketball moves." Through the first week it's worked — and then some.
Man charged with helping to hide evidence in Ogden killing

Man charged with helping to hide evidence in Ogden killing

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 10:38 a.m.

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man accused of trying to help cover up a a fatal shooting in Ogden.
Man wanted in Halloween party killing surrenders to police

Man wanted in Halloween party killing surrenders to police

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 10:01 a.m.

A man who police say was wanted in connection the fatal shooting of another man at a Halloween party in Salt Lake City over the weekend has turned himself in.
Your heating bill is about to go up

Your heating bill is about to go up

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 9:32 a.m.

Inflation is not only hurting motorists' pocketbooks at the pump, but gyrations in the energy market are also leading to higher prices to heat homes and buildings.
Investigators confused Brian Laundrie's mother for him while watching their home, police reportedly acknowledge

Investigators confused Brian Laundrie's mother for him while watching their home, police reportedly acknowledge

Joe Sutton and Michelle Krupa, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 8:48 a.m.

Investigators in Florida confused Brian Laundrie's mother with her son while they were monitoring the family's home in the days after Laundrie's fiancée, Gabby Petito, was reported missing, a police spokesperson said.
Utahns line up for COVID-19 booster shots

Utahns line up for COVID-19 booster shots

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 8:10 a.m.

People were lined up at a drive-through clinic Monday, the first day that Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots were available in addition to Pfizer after the CDC expanded eligibility.
If you crave these unique foods, you are undoubtedly from Utah

If you crave these unique foods, you are undoubtedly from Utah

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 8:00 a.m.

Some signature Utah foods stem from decades of tradition, while others seem to be culinary singularities—creations springing from a pioneering spirit of trying something new.
Anglican priest to speak at BYU forum Tuesday as part of his journey with the Latter-day Saints

Anglican priest to speak at BYU forum Tuesday as part of his journey with the Latter-day Saints

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 7:56 a.m.

Third-degree burns threaten to end a semester as a visiting scholar at BYU for an Oxford theologian and Anglican priest, but not before he delivers an address Tuesday.
FDA advisers weigh Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children

FDA advisers weigh Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children

Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 7:18 a.m.

An expert panel will weigh authorization of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 on Tuesday as it prepares to vote on a recommendation for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Family pleads for help in finding man missing in Grand Teton National Park since June

Family pleads for help in finding man missing in Grand Teton National Park since June

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 6:55 a.m.

It's been nearly five months since Cian McLaughlin disappeared in Grand Teton National Park, and his family is begging for help in finding him.
Why these 2 Utah GOP congressmen are embracing worldwide climate change issues

Why these 2 Utah GOP congressmen are embracing worldwide climate change issues

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 6:11 a.m.

Ahead of next month's climate change conference, Sen. Romney and Rep. Curtis are dialing up the heat with what they say needs to happen in the space of tamping emissions.
Cafe owners offer safe place for customers to store their guns

Cafe owners offer safe place for customers to store their guns

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 10:41 p.m.

The owners of one Cache Valley business are reaching out to help people in crisis by giving them a safe place to keep their guns. Basically, anyone can come in, turn over their guns, and pick them back up once they feel they're in a better place, mentally and emotionally.
BYU-I student to appear on popular game show after winning $25,000 for his invention

BYU-I student to appear on popular game show after winning $25,000 for his invention

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 10:16 p.m.

Adam Stock, a BYU-I student, earned himself $25,000 at a competition for his motorized truck strap, which qualifies him to be a contestant on an ESPN game show.
BYU student charged in sex extortion case; police identify second victim

BYU student charged in sex extortion case; police identify second victim

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 9:49 p.m.

Criminal charges were filed Monday against a BYU student accusing him of sexually exploiting two girls by threatening to publicly release explicit photos if they didn't send him more.
Winter weather, flood advisories issued as winds give way to rain, snow in Utah

Winter weather, flood advisories issued as winds give way to rain, snow in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 9:41 p.m.

Strong winds continued to create havoc for some Utah drivers Monday, but rain and snow will be a bigger headache for motorists Monday night into Tuesday morning, forecasters say.
Police: 2 dead, 4 injured in Boise mall shooting

Police: 2 dead, 4 injured in Boise mall shooting

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 9:36 p.m.

A suspect is in custody after two people were killed and four injured — including a police officer — in a shooting at a shopping mall Monday in Boise, Idaho, police said.
TikTok to be in congressional hotseat over school-trashing 'devious licks' content

TikTok to be in congressional hotseat over school-trashing 'devious licks' content

Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 9:25 p.m.

TikTok will face questions about content that may have led children and teens to steal from or vandalize school bathrooms and other facilities when it and other large social media companies appear before Congress on Tuesday.
Will new TRAX station fix unprecedented problem for Salt Lake airport?

Will new TRAX station fix unprecedented problem for Salt Lake airport?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 9:08 p.m.

Monday marked the opening of the new TRAX station at Salt Lake City International Airport, something airport officials hope might be the answer to a new problem.
Damage done by Salt Lake IT employee to police safety 'beyond measure,' charges say

Damage done by Salt Lake IT employee to police safety 'beyond measure,' charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 8:03 p.m.

A Salt Lake City IT employee who was allegedly accessing restricted police information and using it to help a man allegedly involved in human trafficking now faces numerous criminal charges.
Rob Bishop resigns from Utah redistricting commission over public lands issues, urban-rural split

Rob Bishop resigns from Utah redistricting commission over public lands issues, urban-rural split

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 7:44 p.m.

Former Republican Congressman Rob Bishop abruptly resigned from Utah's independent redistricting commission Monday, saying he's frustrated with the process.
'You're going to take some lumps': Utes run defense in a rare spot under Whittingham

'You're going to take some lumps': Utes run defense in a rare spot under Whittingham

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 7:34 p.m.

Few programs in the country have been more consistent than Utah in its ability to stop the run during Kyle Whittingham's tenure as head coach.
Is President Joe Biden's job performance up or down in Utah? New poll has answers

Is President Joe Biden's job performance up or down in Utah? New poll has answers

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 7:07 p.m.

President Joe Biden's approval rating continues to plummet in Utah as many of his policies and proposals don't play well in the conservative state.
Have You Seen This? You'll love what Tom Brady did for this BYU fan who beat cancer

Have You Seen This? You'll love what Tom Brady did for this BYU fan who beat cancer

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 6:39 p.m.

Is Tom Brady the G.O.A.T. — Greatest Of All Time? Regardless of how you feel about the Tampa Bay quarterback on the field, he proved it in one much bigger way Sunday.
Alec Baldwin was aiming at camera when gun discharged, affidavit says

Alec Baldwin was aiming at camera when gun discharged, affidavit says

Lisa Richwine, Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 6:31 p.m.

Alec Baldwin was drawing a revolver across his body and pointing it at a camera during rehearsal on the set of "Rust" when the weapon fired and struck the cinematographer in the chest, according to an affidavit released on Sunday.
Intermountain Healthcare 'desperate' for donations as supply chain issues impact medical devices

Intermountain Healthcare 'desperate' for donations as supply chain issues impact medical devices

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 5:18 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare is calling on Utahns for help as supply chain issues have made medical devices in critically short supply both statewide and nationwide.
Southern Utah lawmaker charged with poaching on private property

Southern Utah lawmaker charged with poaching on private property

Ashley Imlay and Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 5:13 p.m.

A Utah lawmaker accused of shooting a doe in a southern Utah neighborhood in August has now been charged with poaching.
Utah continues to see higher rates of serious COVID-19 illness in younger adults

Utah continues to see higher rates of serious COVID-19 illness in younger adults

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 3:07 p.m.

Among the 21 deaths due to COVID-19 reported since Friday in Utah, six were between the ages of 25 and 44, and nine were between the ages 45 and 64, as the state continues to see higher rates of serious illness in younger adults.
4 of Hogle Zoo's African lions test positive with COVID-19

4 of Hogle Zoo's African lions test positive with COVID-19

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 3:01 p.m.

Four out of five of the Hogle Zoo's African lions have tested positive for the delta variant of COVID-19, zoo officials announced Monday.
Biden signs order imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions

Biden signs order imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions

David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 2:41 p.m.

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign national air travelers and lifting severe travel restrictions on China, India and much of Europe effective Nov. 8, the White House said.
'BYU is near and dear to my heart': 6 years later, Mendenhall makes return to Provo

'BYU is near and dear to my heart': 6 years later, Mendenhall makes return to Provo

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 2:03 p.m.

The Cavaliers (6-2) will travel to BYU (6-2) in the Mendenhall Classic at 8:15 p.m. MT Saturday (ESPN2) in a game that will feature two bowl-eligible teams and two of the few active Latter-day Saint head coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Orem man charged in crash that killed 2 BYU students

Orem man charged in crash that killed 2 BYU students

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 1:15 p.m.

An Orem man who police say was speeding when he tried to go through an intersection on a yellow light has been charged with causing a crash that killed two women.
New freestanding ER coming to southern Salt Lake County

New freestanding ER coming to southern Salt Lake County

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 12:45 p.m.

MountainStar Healthcare broke ground Monday on a new freestanding emergency room in Herriman aimed to address the area's rapid growth.
Utah investigating theft of $10M in watches

Utah investigating theft of $10M in watches

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 12:16 p.m.

Authorities in Utah are working with state and federal law enforcers in California to investigate the theft of approximately $10 million worth of watches that were supposed to have been shipped to the Beehive State.
Most nonreligious Americans are vaccinated. How can the holdouts be reached?

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Most nonreligious Americans are vaccinated. How can the holdouts be reached?

Mya Jaradat, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 12:15 p.m.

While those unaffiliated with a religion have a high vaccination rate, there are secular holdouts who remain hesitant or are refusers. With no centralized place to reach them, how do we help them get vaccinated?
Utah colleges, universities report 2.24% enrollment increase

Utah colleges, universities report 2.24% enrollment increase

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 11:42 a.m.

Utah's public colleges and universities saw a 2.24% increase this year over last year with a total of 211,954 students enrolled, the Utah System of Higher Education announced Monday.
Facebook knew about, failed to police abusive content globally, documents show

Facebook knew about, failed to police abusive content globally, documents show

Elizabeth Culliford and Brad Heath, Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 11:29 a.m.

Internal documents show Facebook employees have warned for years that the company was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU fans owe Mendenhall a warm welcome home

Patrick Kinahan: BYU fans owe Mendenhall a warm welcome home

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 10:26 a.m.

Setting aside his quirky mannerisms and some awkward interactions with the fan base, Bronco Mendenhall was an excellent football coach at BYU.
With corporate tax off table, US Democrats turn to billionaires to fund spending bill

With corporate tax off table, US Democrats turn to billionaires to fund spending bill

Jarrett Renshaw, Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 10:01 a.m.

U.S. Democrats are expected to unveil a tax plan on Monday that would seek to raise hundreds of billions of dollars from the country's roughly 700 billionaires to help pay for expanding the social safety net and tackling climate change.
Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 9:30 a.m.

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.
With Brian Laundrie dead, here's where authorities could look for answers on what happened to Gabby Petito

With Brian Laundrie dead, here's where authorities could look for answers on what happened to Gabby Petito

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 9:03 a.m.

Brian Laundrie, who authorities had said could help fill in at least some of the blanks about what Gabby Petito's final days looked like, has been confirmed dead.
Coach Kim: Beware the meanings you're applying to life situations

Coach Kim: Beware the meanings you're applying to life situations

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 8:31 a.m.

Many of us struggle to change the meanings and stories we apply to the situations in our lives. In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shows how stepping back from situations and choosing a different perspective can lead to more positive experiences and outcomes.
Family gathers to remember young man killed in early morning shooting

Family gathers to remember young man killed in early morning shooting

Garna Mejia and Madison Swenson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 8:06 a.m.

Friends and family gathered for a vigil in honor of Isaiah Valerio, who police identified as the victim in an overnight shooting in downtown Salt Lake City.
There was a finding on your routine screening mammogram. Now what?

There was a finding on your routine screening mammogram. Now what?

Davis Hospital and Medical Center  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 8:00 a.m.

Sometimes there is a finding, or a change from your last mammogram, which will require an additional appointment at the Breast Care Center with the radiologist, the doctor who interprets your mammogram.
1 dead, 3 injured in head-on collision near Pineview Reservoir

1 dead, 3 injured in head-on collision near Pineview Reservoir

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 7:18 a.m.

One person died and three others, including a 9-year-old child, were injured in a head-on collision near Pineview Reservoir Sunday afternoon.
ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Lisi Merkley and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 7:17 a.m.

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
'Secure those loose outdoor items': Parts of Utah under high wind warning Sunday into Monday

'Secure those loose outdoor items': Parts of Utah under high wind warning Sunday into Monday

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 25 - 6:40 a.m.

After rain and snow on Saturday, the National Weather Service says winds will increase Sunday night, leading into a stronger storm Monday with a chance of power outages.
COVID vaccines for kids between 5-11 likely available in early November

COVID vaccines for kids between 5-11 likely available in early November

Humeyra Pamuk, Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 10:24 p.m.

COVID-19 vaccines for kids between the ages of 5 and 11 will likely be available in the first half of November, top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Sunday, predicting a timetable that could see many kids getting fully vaccinated before the end of the year.
Locals in the NFL: Injuries plague pro Utahns in Week 7, including Jets QB Zach Wilson

Locals in the NFL: Injuries plague pro Utahns in Week 7, including Jets QB Zach Wilson

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 9:39 p.m.

The Jets fell to their AFC East rivals 54-13 Sunday, but what happened to former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson raised eyebrows across the league.
Roy police officer charged with sexually abusing 2 children

Roy police officer charged with sexually abusing 2 children

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 9:05 p.m.

A Roy police officer faces five felony charges accusing him of raping and sexually abusing two young girls between 2015 and 2017.
A 'triple play' of weather hazards will unfold this week across the US

A 'triple play' of weather hazards will unfold this week across the US

Derek Van Dam, CNN Meteorologist  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 8:22 p.m.

It's time to stay weather aware as a barrage of threats unfolds across the United States this week, creating hazards from coast to coast.
What is the metaverse? How the internet in 3D will work ... maybe

What is the metaverse? How the internet in 3D will work ... maybe

Kelvin Chan and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 7:40 p.m.

The term "metaverse" seems to be everywhere. Facebook is hiring thousands of engineers in Europe to work on it, while video game companies are outlining their long-term visions for what some consider the next big thing online.
Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Front-line fatigue: Pharmacists hit with overwhelming workload, shortages and sometimes an angry public

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 7:03 p.m.

The pandemic combined with dealing with the confrontation of a sometimes angry public has led to anxiety, depression, numbness and burnout among many pharmacists.
Utah scientist says modern diet makes fat loss nearly impossible

Utah scientist says modern diet makes fat loss nearly impossible

HLTH Code  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 7:00 p.m.

People are getting sicker and fatter. And according to professor and metabolic scientist Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D., it's really not their fault.
Africa tries to end vaccine inequity by replicating its own

Africa tries to end vaccine inequity by replicating its own

Lori Hinnant, Maria Cheng and Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 6:08 p.m.

In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine that has yet to reach South Africa and most of the world's poorest people.
Ogden police investigating 'suspicious' death

Ogden police investigating 'suspicious' death

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 5:04 p.m.

Police say there are "suspicious circumstances" around the death of a man in Ogden on Sunday.
'Any risk is too much risk': Film set tragedy spurs call to ban guns

'Any risk is too much risk': Film set tragedy spurs call to ban guns

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 24 - 4:46 p.m.

With computer-generated imagery, it seems the sky's the limit in the magic Hollywood can produce: elaborate dystopian universes. Trips to outer space, for those neither astronauts nor billionaires. Immersive journeys to the future, or back to bygone eras.

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