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Provo students stay indoors due to smoky air conditions

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:22pm

One of the most popular parts of school is recess, but students at one Utah County school had to play indoors on their first day back due to the lingering wildfire smoke along the Wasatch Front.

Power restored to majority of 15K households affected by morning outage

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:40pm

Over 15,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Kearns, West Jordan and Taylorsville were without power for several hours Sunday, the company said.

St. George wins nearly $1M grant to hire nine more firefighters

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:50am

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the St. George Fire Department has won a federal grant that will allow the city to hire nine more firefighters.

Semi carrying 45K pounds of onions tips over, catches fire

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:02am

More than 45,000 pounds of onions were burned to a crisp this weekend after a semi tipped over and caught fire.

'Old Coots' booth at Downtown Farmers Market offers 'probably bad advice,' creators say

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:50am

Tucked away at Salt Lake City's Downtown Farmers Market, in between the beets and cabbages, is a group of wise men who may not be able to see what’s to come, but are still giving their best effort at helping passers-by chart a path forward.

Fire updates: Evacuation order lifted after Herriman fire 50 percent contained

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:51pm

A fire burning in the hills southwest of Herriman prompted firefighters Saturday to issue a voluntary evacuation order for more than 400 homes. That order was lifted Saturday night, as crews got the upper hand on the fire.

Idaho bicyclist dies in Cache County collision

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:44pm

Derek Steadman, 45, of Preston, Idaho, was killed Saturday after a car turned in front of him while he was riding a bicycle, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Good Samaritan hopes to locate owner of gold wedding band found in Mona pond

Christie Taylor, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:23pm

A needle in a haystack — or a ring under water. A man visiting from Texas was watching his boys play on the rope swings at the Burraston Ponds in Juab County when a couple asked him for help finding a missing ring.

'His eyes were pinned on me': Mountain lion stalks, injures Utah bow hunter

Katie McKellar, KSL and Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:30pm

A man and his dog are on the trail of a mountain lion Saturday after it stalked a father and son bow hunting in the mountains near the Kamas Fish Hatchery.

8-year-old boy from Enoch dies in crash near Parowan

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:34pm

An 8-year-old boy died Saturday after a driver lost control and swerved into another car, the Utah Highway Patrol reported.

Sneakers, backpacks and haircuts add up to hope for Redwood students

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:23pm

A community joined together Saturday to provide sneakers, backpacks, haircuts and more to students at Redwood Elementary School in West Valley. The annual event grows larger each year and offers a network of services to young students and parents.

This new mammography system is 'engineered by women for women'

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:02pm

Representatives of GE Healthcare demonstrated Friday a new mammography system "engineered by women for women."

Timpanogos Cave to close on Labor Day due to construction on new visitor center

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:08am

Timpanogos Cave National Monument will close several weeks early this year to allow construction to begin on a new visitor center.

Factors to consider for a fair babysitting rate

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:33am

It’s a question that has tormented moms and dads since the creation of date night. How much do we pay the sitter? With so many factors to consider, there is no easy answer.

Payson’s ‘music man’ keeps 109-year tradition going

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:47am

A retired music teacher has come back to his home town in Utah County for 16 years to keep up a decades-old family legacy.

Utah Inland Port board subcommittees have been meeting behind closed doors

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:18am

Amid ongoing calls for transparency and frustration from concerned residents, members of the Utah Inland Port Authority board have been meeting behind closed doors in preparation for the full board's second meeting, expected for later this month.

Man found, charged with kidnapping after dragging woman with car

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:16pm

A man who police were searching for after they said he dragged a woman 30 feet with his car in Salt Lake City has been arrested and charged with kidnapping.

Fire updates: Blaze near Bear Lake grows to 14K acres; some evacuations lifted near Coal Hollow Fire

Carter Williams, and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:33pm

Property owners in some areas that were evacuated because of the Coal Hollow Fire were officially allowed to return early Friday morning.

Student parking fees doubling to $100 at Park City High School

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:10pm

Parking has always been at a premium in Park City, and that’s true even for the high school. Park City High School has doubled its student parking fee for the new school year.

Utah firefighters return home after battling California blaze, losing brother

Ashley Imlay,pat Reavy  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:33pm

As the community prepares to lay a fallen hero to rest, Utah firefighters who battled the Mendocino Complex Fire in California alongside Battalion Chief Matt Burchett are returning home.