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Utah State surges a comeback, again, to beat conference foe Air Force

Utah State surges a comeback, again, to beat conference foe Air Force

Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 19 - 12:09 a.m.

It's the Aggies' first 3-0 start since 1978
Real Salt Lake beats Seattle in Freddy Juarez's return to Utah

Real Salt Lake beats Seattle in Freddy Juarez's return to Utah

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 11:40 p.m.

There was a sense of closure on Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium as Real Salt Lake beat Seattle 1-0 Saturday.
Students get hands-on experience building tiny home

Students get hands-on experience building tiny home

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 10:34 p.m.

While 249 square feet is not a lot of space, it's helping students gain mansion-sized amounts of experience they can take with them on the job.
Cam Rising leads comeback, but Utes fall 33-31 in 3OT to Aztecs

Cam Rising leads comeback, but Utes fall 33-31 in 3OT to Aztecs

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 18 - 10:22 p.m.

If Utah was looking for an opportunity to bounce back from a poor offensive showing against in-state rival BYU, Saturday didn't do anything to confirm that the Utes had turned a corner.
Lions, tigers and COVID, Oh My! Animals test presumptive positive for virus

Lions, tigers and COVID, Oh My! Animals test presumptive positive for virus

David Williams, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 9:47 p.m.

Animal keepers at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., are keeping a close eye on their lions and tigers after the big cats tested presumptive positive for COVID-19.
Bear River Health Department issues 'test-to-stay' order for elementary school classrooms

Bear River Health Department issues 'test-to-stay' order for elementary school classrooms

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 9:02 p.m.

The Bear River Health Department is issuing a "test to stay" order based on the number of cases per class.
US authorities accelerate removal of Haitians at border with Mexico

US authorities accelerate removal of Haitians at border with Mexico

Alexandra Ulmer and Kristina Cooke, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 8:26 p.m.

U.S. authorities moved some 2,000 people to other immigration processing stations on Friday from a Texas border town that has been overwhelmed by an influx of Haitian and other migrants, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday.
SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida

SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida

Steve Gorman, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 7:41 p.m.

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida's coast on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth orbit.
One of Main Street's longest-tenured tenants is moving — but not going away

One of Main Street's longest-tenured tenants is moving — but not going away

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 7:02 p.m.

McKay Diamonds & Jewelry has remained a staple on Main Street Salt Lake City for over 70 years. While it's moving, its owners — who took over in 2010 — ensured it wouldn't go far.
This date-night-in-a-box has gone viral, created by a Utah company

This date-night-in-a-box has gone viral, created by a Utah company

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 7:00 p.m.

Each month, a new adventure filled with cryptic clues, ciphers and puzzles, transports players to a different international city where they solve a riveting mystery.
Police asking for help finding car that seriously injured a 12-year-old near Blanding

Police asking for help finding car that seriously injured a 12-year-old near Blanding

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 6:19 p.m.

A 12-year-old girl was hit by a car Thursday night in Blanding and now police are asking for help finding the car believed to have hit her.
Drought tests centuries-old water traditions in New Mexico

Drought tests centuries-old water traditions in New Mexico

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 5:24 p.m.

At the edge of a sandstone outcropping, Teresa Leger Fernández looks out on the Rio Chama. The river tracks a diverse landscape from the southern edge of the Rocky Mountains through rugged basalt hillsides, layers of volcanic tuff, and the red and yellow cliffs made famous by painter Georgia O'Keeffe.
Have You Seen This? Ryan Reynolds' TikTok challenge tickles the internet

Have You Seen This? Ryan Reynolds' TikTok challenge tickles the internet

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 4:49 p.m.

Ryan Reynolds' TikTok challenge tickles the internet. We're here for it, and for Mr. Reynold's special guest.
Utah Honor Flight delivers veterans to Washington, D.C., for the first time in nearly 2 years

Utah Honor Flight delivers veterans to Washington, D.C., for the first time in nearly 2 years

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 4:03 p.m.

A group of Utah Veterans were up early Friday morning to take a Utah Honor Flight from Salt Lake City to Washington, D.C.
In edgy Washington, police outnumber Jan. 6 protesters

In edgy Washington, police outnumber Jan. 6 protesters

Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo, Nathan Ellgren and Alanna Durkin Richer , Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 18 - 3:48 p.m.

In a city still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed rioters would turn violent. It didn't.
3 ways to educate your employees about suicide prevention

3 ways to educate your employees about suicide prevention

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 3:00 p.m.

Given that people spend roughly one-third of their lives in the workplace, it is especially important for employers to take an active role in promoting mental fitness and suicide prevention.
Utah man arrested after attempting to sell $80k in stolen merchandise

Utah man arrested after attempting to sell $80k in stolen merchandise

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 2:50 p.m.

A man was arrested after allegedly selling "large amounts" of stolen merchandise online that police say others had stolen for him, according to a Utah Attorney General's Office press release.
Brian Laundrie has disappeared as search for Gabby Petito continues, attorneys say

Brian Laundrie has disappeared as search for Gabby Petito continues, attorneys say

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

Federal investigators now say they don't know the whereabouts of Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of a missing 22-year-old who has been listed as a person of interest in her disappearance. Family said he left Tuesday.
Silver alert canceled for 61-year-old woman

Silver alert canceled for 61-year-old woman

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 18 - 1:26 p.m.

Laura Christina Bullock, 61, was located and is safe, Salt Lake police said Saturday.
France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over submarine deal

France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over submarine deal

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 1:05 p.m.

America's oldest ally, France, recalled its ambassador to the United States on Friday in an unprecedented show of anger that dwarfed decades of previous rifts.
Some Logan residents concerned about proposed chicken regulations

Some Logan residents concerned about proposed chicken regulations

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 12:15 p.m.

Logan's planning commission is discussing a proposal which would allow residents anywhere in the city to own chickens. But some residents are worried restrictions in the proposed language would require them to get rid of some of their flocks.
Amid COVID surge, states that cut benefits still see no hiring boost

Amid COVID surge, states that cut benefits still see no hiring boost

Howard Schneider, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 11:40 a.m.

The August slowdown in U.S. job creation hit harder in states that pulled the plug early on enhanced federal unemployment benefits, places where an intense summertime surge of coronavirus cases may have held back the hoped-for job growth.
Primetime Performers: Hoagland's Hail Mary catch gives Davis last-second win

Primetime Performers: Hoagland's Hail Mary catch gives Davis last-second win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 11:06 a.m.

Jackson Stevens heaved up a prayer, a 40-yard bomb to Ty Hoagland on the final play of the game, as Davis avoided overtime with a 14-point rally to beat Syracuse.
This old-school newspaper guy read 'Twilight.' HIs book report went viral

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This old-school newspaper guy read 'Twilight.' HIs book report went viral

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 11:05 a.m.

What started out as a penalty for finishing last in fantasy football turned into a million and a half views on TikTok.
Poll: Americans have little trust in online security

Poll: Americans have little trust in online security

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 10:05 a.m.

Most Americans don't believe their personal information is secure online and aren't satisfied with the federal government's efforts to protect it, according to a poll.
New Dixie State art honors 43 students massacred in Mexico

New Dixie State art honors 43 students massacred in Mexico

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 9:10 a.m.

Dixie State University leaders hope a new art installation in honor of 43 students massacred in Mexico seven years ago will prompt conversations about power and political violence.
'I'm happy I stayed': Isaiah Herron's decision to stay at BYU impacting team, campus

'I'm happy I stayed': Isaiah Herron's decision to stay at BYU impacting team, campus

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 8:04 a.m.

"A lot went into it," Isaiah Herron explained this week as No. 23 BYU prepares to host No. 19 Arizona State on Saturday night.
Want evidence Americans' resolve to follow Constitution is wavering? Mitt Romney says look at Jan. 6

Want evidence Americans' resolve to follow Constitution is wavering? Mitt Romney says look at Jan. 6

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 7:11 a.m.

Autocratic governments, led by China, are becoming stronger, while Americans' resolve to follow the Constitution is wavering, Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday.
Timpview QB Liu Aumavae celebrates birthday with emphatic win over Alta

Timpview QB Liu Aumavae celebrates birthday with emphatic win over Alta

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 18 - 12:10 a.m.

Timpview quarterback Liu Aumavae had four touchdown passes in No. 5 Timpview's 62-21 win at Alta on Friday. That qualifies as a pretty good birthday.
Draper family: Airbnb no help after someone listed their home as a rental and guests started showing up

Draper family: Airbnb no help after someone listed their home as a rental and guests started showing up

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 10:35 p.m.

Airbnb is wildly popular, as over 4 million hosts use the home-sharing site to provide travelers a place to crash. But when two guests landed on a doorstep in Draper, it caused a big problem for the homeowners because they didn't put their house on Airbnb — someone else did.
Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's 1st private crew ahead of possible trip to space station

Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's 1st private crew ahead of possible trip to space station

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 9:56 p.m.

Tom Cruise got a sneak preview of what it's like to circle Earth in a SpaceX capsule. Representatives for SpaceX's first privately chartered flight revealed Friday that the actor took part in a call with the four space tourists orbiting more than 360 miles up.
Official: US to expel Haitians from border, fly them to Haiti

Official: US to expel Haitians from border, fly them to Haiti

Eric Gay and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 9:44 p.m.

The Biden administration plans the widescale expulsion of Haitian migrants from a small Texas border city by putting them on on flights to Haiti starting Sunday, an official said Friday, representing a swift and dramatic response to thousands who suddenly crossed the border from Mexico and gathered under and around a bridge.
How do Utahns view the Afghanistan withdrawal? Look to political affiliation

How do Utahns view the Afghanistan withdrawal? Look to political affiliation

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 9:25 p.m.

A majority of Utah voters have an unfavorable view of the United States' handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan, according to a poll.
Will Utah 'reject' Biden's employee vaccine, testing mandate? Legislative leaders urge Gov. Cox to act

Will Utah 'reject' Biden's employee vaccine, testing mandate? Legislative leaders urge Gov. Cox to act

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Updated Sept. 17 - 8:27 p.m.

Utah legislative leaders want Gov. Cox to reject President Biden's proposed COVID-19 vaccine or testing requirements and say they support the multistate legal effort to combat the "mandate."
'How do I help?' Student recalls Idaho school bus crash that left several injured and a man dead

'How do I help?' Student recalls Idaho school bus crash that left several injured and a man dead

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 8:27 p.m.

A an Idaho high school student jumped into action after pickup collided with a school bus carrying dozens of students Monday morning.
Many faith leaders say no to endorsing vaccine exemptions

Many faith leaders say no to endorsing vaccine exemptions

Peter Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 8:01 p.m.

As significant numbers of Americans seek religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates, many faith leaders are saying: Not with our endorsement.
Giant California sequoias wrapped in aluminum as fire nears

Giant California sequoias wrapped in aluminum as fire nears

Noah Berger and John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 7:34 p.m.

Firefighters have wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as part of an effort to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California's rugged Sierra Nevada.
Here's what Mitt Romney says makes Utah a great place for fintech companies

Here's what Mitt Romney says makes Utah a great place for fintech companies

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 7:01 p.m.

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said that businesses, especially innovative businesses like those in fintech, come to Utah for four reasons.
Utah sex offender convicted 7 months ago under investigation again

Utah sex offender convicted 7 months ago under investigation again

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 6:09 p.m.

A Murray man sentenced just seven months ago for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl he met on Snapchat while posing as a high school student has been arrested as police investigate claims that he has resumed his old behaviors.
Bureau of Land Management to relocate headquarters back to Washington from Colorado

Bureau of Land Management to relocate headquarters back to Washington from Colorado

Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 5:22 p.m.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will relocate its headquarters to Washington, D.C., from Colorado, reversing a Trump-era move that the Biden administration said drove hundreds of people out of the agency dedicated to managing federal lands.
Have You Seen This? Yes, that is an X-Wing in the Smithsonian

Have You Seen This? Yes, that is an X-Wing in the Smithsonian

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 4:37 p.m.

The National Air and Space Museum is filled with amazing historical flying machines: The Spirit of St. Louis, the Lockheed SR-71 and an X-Wing fighter.
FDA advisers recommend COVID-19 boosters for older adults, those at high risk, teachers, health care workers after rejecting broad approval

FDA advisers recommend COVID-19 boosters for older adults, those at high risk, teachers, health care workers after rejecting broad approval

Michael Erman, Julie Steenhuysen and Manojna Maddipatla, Reuters  |  Updated Sept. 17 - 4:21 p.m.

A panel of expert outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday to recommend COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for Americans 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness, after overwhelmingly rejecting a call for broader approval.
Mental health is a surging problem amid COVID-19, especially for kids. What's Utah doing to meet the need?

Mental health is a surging problem amid COVID-19, especially for kids. What's Utah doing to meet the need?

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Updated Sept. 17 - 4:16 p.m.

Long before COVID-19, Utah schools reported that the need for mental health services was far outstripping the supply.
Review: Jessica Chastain gives Academy Award-caliber performance in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

Review: Jessica Chastain gives Academy Award-caliber performance in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 3:35 p.m.

Here are a few reasons "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" is both a must-see and why it's not quite as good as it could have been.
5 tips for browsing effectively on KSL Classifieds

5 tips for browsing effectively on KSL Classifieds

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 3:00 p.m.

Don't miss out on a killer deal. Find what you're looking for before anyone else with these helpful browsing tips.
Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 2:41 p.m.

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.
'He was coming to kill me': Officers found to be justified in killing knife-wielding man

'He was coming to kill me': Officers found to be justified in killing knife-wielding man

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 17 - 2:32 p.m.

Two Salt Lake police officers were legally justified when they shot and killed a man who had just stabbed a woman and was charging at one of the officers with a knife, the district attorney's office concluded Friday.
Hospital leaders fear need to switch to triage standards; Utah confirms 1,749 new cases

Hospital leaders fear need to switch to triage standards; Utah confirms 1,749 new cases

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 17 - 2:24 p.m.

One doctor said Friday health leaders fear the Beehive State could reach the need for crisis standards of care if the community doesn't increase its efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
More than 10K mostly Haitian migrants sleeping under Texas bridge, more expected

More than 10K mostly Haitian migrants sleeping under Texas bridge, more expected

Alexandra Ulmer, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 2:14 p.m.

Haitians fleeing a country hammered by political turmoil and two natural disasters made up most of more than 10,000 migrants sleeping on the ground under a bridge in southern Texas on Friday.
Should Utah's drought emergency declaration be extended into winter?

Should Utah's drought emergency declaration be extended into winter?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 1:46 p.m.

Utah may be headed into fall with cooler temperatures and less pressure to water, but the emergency drought situation is by no means over.
White House warns that debt limit showdown could hurt states

White House warns that debt limit showdown could hurt states

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 12:43 p.m.

The White House is warning about severe cuts to disaster relief, Medicaid, infrastructure grants, school money and other programs if Congress fails to raise the U.S. debt limit.
'We fixed that': Utes looking to rebound against former MWC foe San Diego State

'We fixed that': Utes looking to rebound against former MWC foe San Diego State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 12:13 p.m.

Utah is returning to its Mountain West Conference roots Saturday as the team travels to take on San Diego State in a rare road nonconference game for the Utes.
This e-commerce giant is back from the grave

This e-commerce giant is back from the grave

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 11:49 a.m.

Predictions of e-commerce giant Overstock.com's impending demise were rampant in early 2020, but now the company is hitting record performance numbers.
Opinion: BYU issued a 'Statement on Belonging.' Will it succeed?

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Opinion: BYU issued a 'Statement on Belonging.' Will it succeed?

Daniel Frost, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 11:32 a.m.

Brigham Young University President Kevin Worthen recently introduced a "Statement on Belonging" that seeks to address "the needs of all marginalized individuals on (BYU) campus." This "unique" approach will provide the framework to evaluate all proposals to foster belonging at BYU.
Drivers beware: UDOT plans for closures, detours on I-80

Drivers beware: UDOT plans for closures, detours on I-80

Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 11:04 a.m.

Motorists expecting to travel on I-80 over the next week in Salt Lake and Summit counties should plan ahead to avoid significant delays.
Woman severely burned at Old Faithful

Woman severely burned at Old Faithful

EastIdahoNews.com Staff  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 10:30 a.m.

A 19-year-old Rhode Island woman suffered second- and third-degree burns to 5% of her body at Old Faithful Thursday morning, according to officials at Yellowstone National Park.
KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 3 of college football

KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 3 of college football

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 10:02 a.m.

Each week, we'll release the KSL.com sports staff picks for you to see. Can you do a better job than us? Probably, but that's the fun of it all.
Milley: Calls to China were 'perfectly' within scope of job

Milley: Calls to China were 'perfectly' within scope of job

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 9:29 a.m.

The top U.S. military officer said Friday that calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final months of Donald Trump's presidency were "perfectly within the duties and responsibilities" of his job.
Poll results: Should politicians or public health officials make the call on mask mandates?

Poll results: Should politicians or public health officials make the call on mask mandates?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 9:05 a.m.

Utahns are split over state lawmakers limiting the power of local authorities to enact mask mandates, but a majority believe public health departments should make those decisions.

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