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How often does your congressional representative hold public town hall meetings?

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:09pm

Utah’s four congressional representatives conduct public town halls in a variety of ways — from virtual telephone meetings to hikes up Mount Timpanogos. But how often does your congressional representative hold these meetings?

Thousands say farewell to fallen firefighter Matthew Burchett

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:15pm

Thousands of family members, friends and firefighters from across Utah gathered at the Maverik Center on Monday to say farewell to veteran firefighter Matthew Burchett.

Mosquitos in Stansbury Park area test positive for West Nile virus

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:00pm

Mosquitos from the Benson Mill area in Stansbury Park tested positive for West Nile virus, Tooele County officials said Monday.

Charges filed in 2014 strangling death of Provo woman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:57pm

In 2014, 60-year-old Belen Perez's adult son came home to find his mother strangled to death, with chemicals poured over her upper torso and face in an apparent attempt to destroy evidence. Now, police say they believe they've found her killer.

Rental prices up in Utah, housing availability down

Heather Kelly, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:27pm

New research shows rental prices are skyrocketing, even though Utah’s unemployment rate remains among the lowest in the nation.

Korean reunions: Tears as mother and son meet for first time in 68 years

James Griffiths, Paula Hancocks and Sophie Jeong, CNN  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:48pm

"Sang Chol!" 92-year-old Lee Keum-seom exclaimed, as she fell into her long lost son's arms at a holiday resort in North Korea Monday.

3 Weber County men charged in fentanyl overdose death

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:43pm

Three Weber County men face criminal charges related to the fentanyl overdose death of a 22-year-old man in March.

No verdict in Manafort trial after 3 days of deliberations

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:25pm

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Could Ogden be new home for BLM headquarters?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:15pm

Rep. Rob Bishop is bringing top U.S. Department of Interior official to Ogden next week for a tour and discussion on the reorganization of the agency. His full committee will conduct a field hearing in Roosevelt and will meet to discuss forest fires.

Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:05pm

The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time in the U.S.

Fire updates: Grass fire causes highway closure in WVC

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:00pm

A grass fire sparked Monday afternoon, causing a closure of Bacchus Highway.

Have You Seen This? Ants build bridge to invade wasp nest

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:00pm

Today is your lucky day because today is the day you get to watch a video of thousands of army ants that built a bridge made of ants so they could all invade their enemy's house.

Severe stomach pain: life-threatening or just annoying?

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

Stomach pain is the No. 1 reason people go to the emergency room in Utah. Here is when you should and when you shouldn't.

Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke

Sally By and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:35pm

Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, blotting out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delaying flights and forcing authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors.

Review: 7 outdoor products for summer

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:05pm

As summer slowly fades away, there are still plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures. Here’s a quick look at a handful of outdoor products that might be worth checking out before your next trip.

Utah firefighter died after plane made drop, report says

Don Thompson and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:33pm

A firefighter from Utah was killed last week from falling tree debris after a modified airliner dropped thousands of gallons of flame-suppressing liquid on the area where he was helping battle California's largest-ever wildfire, according to a preliminary report from investigators obtained by The Associated Press.

Police: Utah teen used mom's gun to make school threat on Instagram

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:14pm

Police have arrested a Mountain View High School student who they say posted an Instagram video of herself loading a gun, pointing it at a camera and saying, "You ready for your first and last day of school?"

Make Your Week: Soccer teams raise money to help opposing team's coach

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:45pm

If you need a little extra happiness in your life, take a minute to read these stories of people going out of their way to do something kind.

Official: Man detained in US wanted for murder in Mexico

Christopher Weber and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:15pm

An immigrant in the U.S. illegally who was picked up while taking his wife to a hospital to give birth is wanted for a killing in Mexico, a Mexican government official said Monday after the man's lawyer suggested authorities have the wrong person.


What teams are ranked No. 1 as the high school volleyball season starts?

James Edward, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:25am

The 2018 high school volleyball season officially kicks off this week, and the top contenders last year are expected to be in the hunt for state titles again this season.

Ready or not, it's back to school week along the Wasatch Front

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:23am

It's back to school this week for most Wasatch Front public schools with Salt Lake, Granite, Murray and Alpine districts getting underway Monday. Canyons, Davis and Jordan start on Wednesday, although some Jordan kids started in late July.


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