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Evacuations to be lifted for area impacted by Dollar Ridge Fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:22pm

As firefighters increase containment of the Dollar Ridge Fire, residents in areas of the evacuation zone can soon return to their homes, Duchesne County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday.

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Some Utah politicos blast Trump after meeting with Putin; others more restrained

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:20pm

Utah's two Republican senators believe Russia interfered in the 2016 election but neither criticized President Donald Trump for not pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin for denying any sabotage.

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Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:02pm

In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that Moscow’s hands were clean.

Police: Woman dies after car crashes into pole in Provo

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:50pm

A woman died after the vehicle she was driving struck a power pole early Monday morning, police said.

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:27pm

"Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful." That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki — and that's just from the Republicans.

KSL's 'Hosts of Eden' provides a snack-sized escape from reality

Whitney Evans, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:20pm

For those eager for snack-sized, escapist science fiction, "Hosts of Eden" provides a snack-sized escape.

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

Audrey McAvoy and Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:15pm

An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said.

Amazon’s Prime Day runs into early snags

Anne D’innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:35pm

Amazon’s website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

Elliot Spagat and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:29pm

A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting thousands of children back in their parents' arms.

Southern Utah, Zion National Park face further flash flood warnings

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:13pm

Southern Utah, including Zion National Park, is facing further flash flood warnings as showers and thunderstorms develop across the southern and central areas of the state.

How a Utah jam company uses wasted food to help women in crisis

O-Town Kitchen  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:00pm

A formerly homeless Utah man has found a way to help people in need by tackling two different problems: unemployment and wasted food.

FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:23pm

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

Police investigating Ogden death as homicide

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:29pm

Police have opened a homicide investigation after a body was found Monday in an alley in Ogden.

Have You Seen This? Baby giraffe trying to walk is cutest thing ever

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:19pm

This tiny giraffe is just trying so hard to take its first steps. It will immediately win your heart.

Utah's Zack Moss named to Maxwell award watch list; Anae, Blackmon to Bednarik

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:31pm

Running back Zack Moss is projected to have a big year for the University of Utah, following a breakout sophomore season. On Monday, Moss was named to the Maxwell Award watch list, which is given to the college player of the year.

Sandy mayor taps interim chief to lead police force

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:16pm

Sandy's interim police chief has been chosen to lead the department for the long term.

The smart home of tomorrow will call 911 for you

Heather Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:47am

Why should someone in the midst of a heart attack or comforting an injured child have to dial 911 when any one of the internet-connected gadgets in their home could do it for them?

Make Your Week: Park City police officer rescues dog; guinea pig finds its way home

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:31am

In case you need a little inspiration to make this a great week, we've got a few stories that we think will bring a smile to your face.

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LDS Church, NAACP to launch joint education, employment initiative

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:18am

Two months after a joint press conference that signaled a historic new partnership between the NAACP and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the budding collaboration took a practical turn on Sunday night.

Flash flood wipes out containment boom holding oil spilled in Price River after crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:16am

A flash flood Sunday night wiped out a containment boom holding about 250 gallons of crude oil that had spilled into the Price River after a crash on U.S. 6 Thursday, state environmental officials said Monday.

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