Ray Boone

Ray Boone

Utah man takes his skills to YouTube after nearly 40 years with Boy Scouts

Utah man takes his skills to YouTube after nearly 40 years with Boy Scouts

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 18 - 10:00 a.m.

Living in Utah, quick access to the fresh air and the mountains can be easy to take for granted. For Vic Rowberry, being outside is simply a way of life.
Utah Honor Flight returns home to hero's welcome

Utah Honor Flight returns home to hero's welcome

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 10:10 a.m.

After a whirlwind two days in Washington, D.C., 74 veterans with the Utah Honor Flight returned to the Salt Lake City International Airport late Saturday night to a crowd even the organizers themselves didn't expect.
Utah man achieves prestigious rank in bridge play

Utah man achieves prestigious rank in bridge play

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 5 - 4:37 p.m.

Neither rain nor sleet nor a global pandemic could stop Bob Donaldson and his crew of card players from getting their games in. Now, he's achieved a level he's spent decades working toward.
Utah man shapes pens out of his old high school gym floor

Utah man shapes pens out of his old high school gym floor

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 10:18 a.m.

While change may be inevitable, one man is doing what he can to make sure no one forgets the sleepy little town of Lehi that he grew up in.
'You were macho': Sandy Fire Department places priority on mental health

'You were macho': Sandy Fire Department places priority on mental health

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 10:48 a.m.

Being a firefighter means being ready for anything. For some, the burden of tragic calls wears on them, which is why the Sandy Fire Department has made focusing on mental health a priority.
Utah candymakers keep working despite unique COVID-19 challenges

Utah candymakers keep working despite unique COVID-19 challenges

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 6:28 a.m.

COVID-19 has impacted many Utah businesses, including a small Millcreek chocolate factory. C. Kay Cummings Candies has been doing its best to keep up with demand.
Pinball machine repair business hits new high score

Pinball machine repair business hits new high score

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 7:03 p.m.

Kelly Thomson certainly doesn't have your average basement. What he keeps down there is the culmination of a childhood dream.
Amid year of changes, Utah's all-volunteer toy car factory rolls on

Amid year of changes, Utah's all-volunteer toy car factory rolls on

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 26 - 7:33 a.m.

Alton Thacker's spent 2020 struggling against a number of changes that hit his organization, Tiny Tim's Toy Factory, but he's come to realize his age has been an asset.
BYU PhD student turns inventor with magnetic marble track

BYU PhD student turns inventor with magnetic marble track

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 7:33 p.m.

Sometimes, life just doesn’t offer the right track, but with the help of a 3D printer, one Utah man is building his own.
Australian child TV star turned mom runs YouTube show from her Utah County home

Australian child TV star turned mom runs YouTube show from her Utah County home

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:10 a.m.

One woman in Utah County seemed to be on a path to stardom, but decided to switch gears. Now, she’s looking to reclaim some of her childhood ambitions and put her talents to work by running a YouTube show for kids.
Utah music business thrives through coronavirus

Utah music business thrives through coronavirus

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 14 - 8:14 a.m.

All across Utah, businesses had to rethink their plans with the arrival of the coronavirus. And when your business teaches people how to make music, you can’t exactly deliver lessons curbside — all you can do is try to take them online and hope people keep showing up.
Local artists find a home at the Gateway amid canceled events

Local artists find a home at the Gateway amid canceled events

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 16 - 7:27 p.m.

The future is always uncertain, and life itself is often a gamble. Artists who set up shop at local festivals choose to bet on themselves, even though the deck may seem stacked against them.
Utah man’s rug company unravels during pandemic

Utah man’s rug company unravels during pandemic

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 27 - 4:08 p.m.

One man’s dream of making a life out of his family business has become a reality. But his business is being hit harder than he ever thought possible due to coronavirus.
Utah County man battles development, coronavirus to keep family farm alive

Utah County man battles development, coronavirus to keep family farm alive

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 20 - 9:26 a.m.

If you’ve never heard of Leland, you’re not alone. In order to learn about it, you’d have to talk with someone like Rex Larsen who’s lived there his entire life.
Utah woman celebrates her birthday with Corgi parade worthy of a queen

Utah woman celebrates her birthday with Corgi parade worthy of a queen

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 21 - 2:45 p.m.

A birthday is a time to feel like royalty.
South Salt Lake Fire Department unravels nearly 70-year-old mystery in line-of-duty death

South Salt Lake Fire Department unravels nearly 70-year-old mystery in line-of-duty death

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 4 - 10:22 a.m.

A fire captain who died in the line of duty in 1953 is no longer forgotten, thanks to some fellow firefighters who became a team of detectives, solving the nearly 70-year-old mystery of his death.
Utah puzzle company experiences an explosion of sales

Utah puzzle company experiences an explosion of sales

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 6 - 8:05 a.m.

Life is often about finding that missing piece. For Eric Dowdle, everything came together when he turned his love of painting into a puzzle company that’s finding success beyond any piece of art he’s created.
Pleasant Grove firefighters adding ‘pet masks’ to protect animals in house fires

Pleasant Grove firefighters adding ‘pet masks’ to protect animals in house fires

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 10:21 a.m.

Inside a firehouse, preparation is paramount.
Logan's Utah Theatre turned into ‘time machine’ showcasing classic films

Logan's Utah Theatre turned into ‘time machine’ showcasing classic films

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 1 - 11:35 a.m.

A retired U.S. Air Force colonel and an opera singer have been united by classic cinema and a desire to share their common ground with the Cache Valley city they call home.
Park City businesses say Sundance foot traffic down

Park City businesses say Sundance foot traffic down

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 4:14 p.m.

To the untrained eye, the sidewalks may have looked like a swarm, but Luke Fairman said business is slower this year.
Alpine School District launches esports clubs at 5 schools

Alpine School District launches esports clubs at 5 schools

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 5:03 p.m.

Some might call a bunch of kids gathered around a TV while holding controllers a “waste of time” while others might call it a “pointless way to rot your brain.”
Man whose son died turns boxing into confidence building for kids

Man whose son died turns boxing into confidence building for kids

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 9:23 a.m.

At Aaron Garcia’s boxing gym, you’ll find a community built on confidence. Behind every swing lies the belief that you can handle any punches the future might throw.
Utah woman says breeding hedgehogs helped her escape domestic violence

Utah woman says breeding hedgehogs helped her escape domestic violence

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 9 - 1:15 p.m.

A Utah woman said breeding and selling hedgehogs helped her escape domestic violence after she felt trapped and isolated in a relationship.
Iraqi refugee finds new home at East Midvale Elementary

Iraqi refugee finds new home at East Midvale Elementary

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 8:04 p.m.

In Carrie Dumas’ kindergarten class, getting a translator isn’t always an option. But one day, a solution came walking through the school’s front door. Her name is Baraa Arkawazi.
Utah teen wins gold medal at the Youth World Archery Championships

Utah teen wins gold medal at the Youth World Archery Championships

Ray Boone, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 16 - 11:20 a.m.

“I did well,” Makenzie Weatherspoon said, reluctantly. “I just kind of keep it simple, like…I did okay.”