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Instead of fighting wildfires, one Lone Peak Fire crew member stays in the water

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:55pm

Lone Peak firefighters bought Brian the betta fish during a trip to Walmart during the Mendocino wildfires this past summer. The fish recently traveled with them to Southern California to help fight fires.

The Triple Option: Utah closes out Pac-12 strong; waits on division race chaos

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:45pm

In a snowy Saturday morning, it was two athletes from Texas that led the Utah offense to a 30-7 win over the struggling Colorado Buffaloes Saturday.

No. 14 Utah State survives on Colorado State penalty

Dennis Georgats, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:13pm

For a few moments, Colorado State lived every underdog's dream finish. The winning score even went up — briefly — on the scoreboard only to be wiped out by reality.

Have You Seen This? Unbelievable 11-year-old skier

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:42pm

Sure, a lot of you started skiing at a young age, but I have a hard time believing you could do what this skier does when you were 11.

Utah claims 30-7 win over Colorado to close out Pac-12 play

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 2:39pm

Despite miserable snow conditions, Utah took care of business and closed out Pac-12 play with a 30-7 win over the Colorado Buffaloes in a Saturday morning road game.

Revamped Utah State Fairpark has record-breaking year — but wants $550K more from state

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 17th - 2:05pm

The Utah State Fairpark had a record-breaking year of success after its major improvements including a new $17 million rodeo arena, and yet park leaders plan to ask for $550,000 more from the state next year.

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 1:22pm

President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie.


Why a Utah artist built 31 high school theater sets — all for free

Emily Edmonds, for The Deseret News  |  Posted Nov 17th - 1:03pm

When Randy Blackburn approached Mindy Nelsen about working on the Lehi High School theater sets, she brushed off the offer, thinking he was just a well-intentioned parent who would take too much time to train.

Proposed library at former Granite High School site stirs drama in South Salt Lake

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 12:50pm

As city and county officials work to bring a new library to South Salt Lake at the former Granite High School property, some are questioning how long the process is taking.

2 in critical condition, dog dead after crash near Strawberry Reservoir, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 12:04pm

Two men are in critical condition and a dog is dead after an early-morning crash near Strawberry Reservoir, officials said.

Police seize 6 guns, 1,000 rounds of ammo from home of shooting suspect

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:24am

At least six firearms and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition were seized from the home of a man accused of shooting a teen boy on a Weber County sidewalk, according to court records.

Maj. Brent Taylor: A timeline look at the fallen North Ogden mayor's life

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:40am

Here is a look at some of the major events in Brent Taylor’s life, from his birth to his death.

Sandy man's '64 Ford custom cargo van is full of 'good vibes'

Wes Mangum, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:00am

Gus Steadman and his 1964 Ford Econoline eight-door custom cargo van have experienced a lot in their 40 years together.

Portion of I-215 east to close Sunday in Salt Lake City

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:34am

A portion of I-215 will be closed Sunday as crews repair a damaged section of the road.

Utah governor orders flags lowered on Saturday for Maj. Brent Taylor

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:02am

Gov. Gary Herbert has ordered flags to be lowered on Saturday when Maj. Brent Taylor, the North Ogden mayor killed in Afghanistan, will be laid to rest.

Utah lawmaker announces bill designed to reduce drug costs

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:13am

Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, says he will be introducing a bill in next year's legislative session that is designed to reduce how much consumers pay for prescription drugs.

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Tech Bargains  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:00am

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Many wildfire survivors too busy seeking help to watch Trump

Sudhin Thanawala and Terence Chea, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:30am

Handfuls of people who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century clustered around TV sets at evacuation centers Saturday to watch President Donald Trump survey what remained of their Northern California community.

Siblings united through DNA testing enjoy first Thanksgiving together

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:15pm

A Utah woman never knew much about her biological family until a she got a Facebook message from a half-sister earlier this year.

Man critically injured when truck rolls in Wasatch County

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:51pm

A man, 40, was critically injured in a crash Friday evening after his pickup truck rolled, officials said.

Crash exercise tests emergency response capabilities

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:42pm

Emergency responders from Hill Air Force Base as well as personnel from Weber County and West Haven came together Friday to test their ability to jointly react to a major accident. The exercise revolved around the simulated crash of a fighter jet.


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