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Utahn who died trying to save drowning mom, child named Carnegie hero

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:40pm

A Sandy man who jumped into the fast-moving and cold Provo River in an attempt to save a woman and her daughter in 2017 is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.

State: Lake Powell Pipeline decision provides 'clarity'

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:09pm

Critics of the planned Lake Powell Pipeline say a federal regulatory decision issued Thursday is a major setback for proponents of the project. The state Division of Water Resources says the decision simply provides clarity on the path going forward.

Salt Lake City mayor lobbying for another Olympics at annual USOC event

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:30pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is part of a delegation pitching the city's bid for another Winter Games at an annual meeting of U.S. Olympic officials in Colorado Springs.

Ephraim officials say outside watering now prohibited as water supply gets 'extremely low'

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:29pm

Ephraim officials said Thursday they have banned outside watering because its water supply has become “extremely low.”

Review: Fanciful 'House with a Clock' is a frightening family flick for Halloween season

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” has some really interesting ideas and is unlike most scary movies for families I’ve seen before. Here are a few reasons "The House with a Clock in Its Walls” intrigued me.

How a $69, 15-minute scan can save your life

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

Take advantage of all that modern-day technology has to give. Take 15 minutes and $69, and stop guessing at how healthy your heart is — you deserve to know.

Mayors paddle the Jordan River to highlight 'little oasis' in middle of Salt Lake County

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:12pm

Local mayors climbed into kayaks and canoes Thursday to paddle down the Jordan River to highlight the annual Get Into the River Festival, a reminder to Utahns to take advantage of the 45-mile stretch of trails in the heart of Salt Lake County.

Married couple accomplishes goal to do 60 hikes before turning 60

Hannah Leavitt,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:43pm

Robert and Phyllis Williamson did 60 hikes in over six years, finishing right before their 60th birthday.

Have You Seen This? Robot dog attempts obstacle course

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:15pm

If you've ever wanted your very own robot dog, this is the video for you.

Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Zion National Park Monday

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:54pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will tour Utah’s iconic Zion National Park on Monday and get a close-up look at some of the $65 million worth of backlogged maintenance needs.

Police: Report that Barzee caused disturbance at South Salt Lake motel 'unfounded'

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:46pm

Police say a national media report that Wanda Barzee created a disturbance at a motel she is believed to be staying at was “unfounded.”

Amazon unveils Alexa-controlled microwave, wall clock and new Echo devices

Heather Kelly  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:27pm

It's only the beginning for Alexa.


In Pleasant Grove, the long-awaited Evermore is finally (almost) ready

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:36am

An enormous, gothic-style mausoleum made of stone is being erected just off I-15. Halloween will come and go, but the mausoleum is here to stay.

Walk-on true freshman Dax Milne earns early playing time at BYU after decision that 'just seemed right'

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:16am

Dax Milne didn’t have to walk on with BYU’s football program. But the freshman wide receiver from Bingham High is earning his playing time just three weeks into his first collegiate season, including in the Cougars' 24-21 upset at Wisconsin.

Crews puncture water main in Herriman, sending water gushing in parking lot and home

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:12am

Some residents remain without water after a contractor digging for fiber lines struck a water main Thursday morning, city officials.

Another video shows man dangerously near Yellowstone spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:00am

A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful Geyser may also have broken the rules by sitting next to a different thermal feature in Yellowstone National Park.

25th National Public Lands Day invites volunteers to clean up public lands, offers free admission to national parks

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:43am

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort, and events are being held across Southern Utah for the community to help clean up public lands.

4-vehicle crash causes traffic delays on I-15 in Draper

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:32am

No major injuries were reported after a four-vehicle crash on I-15 caused some traffic delays for motorists Thursday morning.

Yellowstone’s Ear Spring erupts for first time in recent memory; officials close boardwalks for safety

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:01am

One of the hottest pools in Yellowstone National Park erupted for the first time in recent memory over the weekend.

SLCC Westpointe Center aims to 'close gap' of Utah's workforce needs

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:45am

Wednesday was the grand opening of Salt Lake Community College's $43 million, 121,000-square-foot Westpointe Workforce Training and Education Center.

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

David McFadden and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:35am

A woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland got into an argument at work Thursday morning and began shooting colleagues, killing three before fatally shooting herself, authorities and witnesses said.


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