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 Colobus monkey (an endangered species) gives birth at Hogle Zoo

Colobus monkey (an endangered species) gives birth at Hogle Zoo

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 9:21 p.m.

The colobus monkey mom, Dahlia, has given birth and the other females in the group have begun alloparenting.
New and renovated high schools celebrated in Canyons District this week

New and renovated high schools celebrated in Canyons District this week

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Aug. 12 - 10:34 p.m.

The Canyons School District is celebrating three new or renovated high schools in the days before the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year.
Park officials: Don't sink, avoid 'dark sand' at Yuba Lake

Park officials: Don't sink, avoid 'dark sand' at Yuba Lake

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Aug. 7 - 10:33 p.m.

The water has receded at Yuba Lake to a point where visitors need to pay attention to what officials call the "dark sand."
Utah firefighters, Task Force 2, headed to Oregon

Utah firefighters, Task Force 2, headed to Oregon

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 18 - 10:11 p.m.

Dozens of Utah firefighters comprising Utah Task Force Two left for Oregon on Sunday morning.
Wahweap boat launch at Lake Powell closed to houseboats

Wahweap boat launch at Lake Powell closed to houseboats

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 17 - 9:37 p.m.

Those wishing to launch a houseboat at Lake Powell can't do so at the Wahweap main launch ramp. The National Park Service has closed that ramp to houseboats, due to low water levels.
Smoke over Utah coming from Oregon and California

Smoke over Utah coming from Oregon and California

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 10 - 8:21 p.m.

There are wildfires burning in Utah this weekend, but the smoke you may be seeing right now isn't coming from those fires.
Gas prices on the rise in Utah and across the nation

Gas prices on the rise in Utah and across the nation

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 7 - 10:43 p.m.

Gas prices in Utah are getting higher, and that's not expected to stop in the Beehive State or other states anytime soon.
Blood shortage is severe, American Red Cross says

Blood shortage is severe, American Red Cross says

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 22 - 5:33 p.m.

Concern over the spread of COVID-19 has led to blood donations and drives falling far below what hospitals need.
Mylar balloon causes fast-moving grass fire in Brigham City

Mylar balloon causes fast-moving grass fire in Brigham City

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 19 - 9:12 p.m.

A fire burning late Saturday morning in Brigham City was caused by a Mylar balloon.
Salt Lake is 25th on list of cities where mail carriers are attacked by dogs

Salt Lake is 25th on list of cities where mail carriers are attacked by dogs

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 14 - 5:14 p.m.

Nationally, more than 5,800 postal employees were attacked by dogs last year.
Chain-reaction crash causes closure of southbound I-15 in Roy

Chain-reaction crash causes closure of southbound I-15 in Roy

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 22 - 4:53 p.m.

A chain-reaction crash in an I-15 construction zone shut down southbound lanes of Utah's major thoroughfare for approximately one-half hour on Saturday afternoon.
Salt Lake ranks fourth nationally for pickleball — but what is it?

Salt Lake ranks fourth nationally for pickleball — but what is it?

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 12 - 8:36 p.m.

In a new ranking of pickleball and its popularity in the nation's biggest cities, Salt Lake City comes in fourth.
Gov. Cox issues water order for state facilities, asks same of local governments

Gov. Cox issues water order for state facilities, asks same of local governments

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 3 - 1:39 p.m.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox issued an executive order on Monday that affects the times that the lawn can be watered at state facilities.
Col. Charlene Dalto promoted to brigadier general for Utah Army National Guard

Col. Charlene Dalto promoted to brigadier general for Utah Army National Guard

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 3 - 7:45 a.m.

The Utah Army National Guard has promoted Col. Charlene Dalto to the position of brigadier general. Dalto becomes the first woman in the history of the Utah Army National Guard to reach the rank of a brigadier general.
Sinkhole forms on SR 24 through Capitol Reef National Park

Sinkhole forms on SR 24 through Capitol Reef National Park

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 2 - 4:21 p.m.

The National Park Service says that a small sinkhole has developed on state Route 24 in Capitol Reef National Park.
A bat in the basement tests Utah governor's 'fight or flight' reflex

A bat in the basement tests Utah governor's 'fight or flight' reflex

Simone Seikaly, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted April 25 - 7:24 p.m.

So what would you do if a bat flew into your family room during family time?