Fire updates: No growth reported for Pole Creek, Bald Mountain fires
Crews gained some ground Saturday on two huge wildfires raging in Utah County, but are preparing for a red flag warning day Sunday with gusting winds.
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Sloan Schrage, KSL TV | Posted Sep 23rd - 10:26pm
Persuading kids to put down their tablets or phones in favor of heading outside may be getting tougher and tougher for parents to do. However, a growing number of outdoor adventure apps can be a part of the solution.
Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 9:55pm
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.
Erica Evans, Deseret News | Posted Sep 23rd - 9:09pm
After weeks of studying “deepfakes” — computer-generated videos that depict real people saying and doing things they never did — computer science professor Siwei Lyu noticed something eerie. Finally, he figured it out: while the characters looked and sounded like real people, they didn’t blink.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 9:08pm
Armed with a new Vermont law that protects student journalists, four high school editors have stood up to censorship and won, prompting their school to revamp its media policy.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Sep 23rd - 8:24pm
On Sunday, Southern Utah University President Scott L. Wyatt embarked on a 170-mile, seven-day run through the Grand Canyon and culminates at the summit of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Yvette Cruz, KSL.com | Posted Sep 23rd - 8:13pm
Officials closed the westbound I-80 ramp at the I-15 junction Sunday evening after a semitruck caught on fire.
Ashton Goodell, KSL TV | Posted Sep 23rd - 7:49pm
Cattle ranchers in Spanish Fork suffered devastating losses to their livestock after the Pole Creek Fire swept through Sweat Creek Canyon. The fire killed more than 50 cows and calves, most of the animals died due to smoke inhalation while some burned where they stood.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Sep 23rd - 7:12pm
Thanks to about $1.5 million in donations, Catholic Community Services is planning to renovate its soup kitchen across the street from the downtown shelter — and also launch a new training program to help the homeless find jobs in food service.
The Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 6:35pm
Idaho Department of Correction officials say they have moved another 150 inmates to a prison in Texas because there aren't enough prison beds in Idaho.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Sep 23rd - 6:02pm
Every time BYU’s defense and special teams made a big play in Saturday’s 30-3 win over FCS McNeese State, it seemed like Corbin Kaufusi was in the area.
Wendy Leonard, KSL | Posted Sep 23rd - 5:27pm
Archaeologists at the University of Utah's Fort Douglas are "geeking out" over an accidental unearthing of historical significance.
Frank Jordans, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 4:50pm
With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year's U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change.
Doug Ferguson, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 4:22pm
Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green.
The Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 3:33pm
Montana wildlife officials want to prohibit state hunters from shooting bison in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park where dozens of hunters can congregate for the chance at an easy kill.
Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Sep 23rd - 2:52pm
Some humans like to do insane things, and this dune buggy climbing up a sandy cliff is no exception.
Ashley Kewish, KSL TV | Posted Sep 23rd - 2:08pm
Samira Harnish is specifically helping refugee women. About half of the refugees in Utah are women and young girls, who often times are looking for work outside the home for the first time in their lives.
Jake Coyle, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 1:25pm
The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore's Donald Trump-themed documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," than his George W. Bush-era one.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Sep 23rd - 12:45pm
The Cougars jumped up five spots in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll Sunday morning, coming in at No. 25 after its 3-1 start.
Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 12:33pm
Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee put the White House and Senate Republicans on the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.
Art Raymond, KSL | Posted Sep 23rd - 11:47am
A U. symposium Thursday brought experts from around the country together to weigh-in on the future of America's public universities. The event was part of a slate of activities planned to celebrate the upcoming inauguration of President Ruth Watkins.
Kevin Freking, Associated Press | Posted Sep 23rd - 11:09am
The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation to be considered in the House this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters.
Ray Boone, KSL TV | Posted Sep 23rd - 10:35am
Memories of Christmases past can help light up the lives of adults each and every December. For Hugh Taylor, forming the foundation of those memories is a job he was born to do.
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- Have You Seen This? Dune buggy makes impossible climb
- Congress aims to give airplane passengers relief from shrinking seats, legroom
- As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges
- Wildfires cause devastating losses to livestock in Spanish Fork
- New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits
- Semitruck on fire forces closure of WB I-80 ramp at I-15 junction
- High school journalists stand up to censorship and win
- BYU jumps to No. 20 in latest AP rankings
- Montana proposes closing area outside Yellowstone to bison hunting