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Map: Your 2021 guide to haunted houses, spook alleys and Halloween fun in Utah 👻

Map: Your 2021 guide to haunted houses, spook alleys and Halloween fun in Utah 👻

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 5:40 p.m.

Spooky season is in full force and that means it's time for KSL.com's annual Halloween decorations map!
'Never take anything for granted': KSL.com readers reflect on yearlong COVID-19 experience

'Never take anything for granted': KSL.com readers reflect on yearlong COVID-19 experience

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted March 6 - 8:01 a.m.

Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Utah's first confirmed case of COVID-19. KSL.com asked its readers to reflect on what this past year has meant to them.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in January

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in January

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 30 - 8:35 a.m.

Welcome back to the KSL.com Book Club. It's a book club with a twist where some of the KSL.com team members read a different book and then recap our picks at the end of each month.
KSL.com Book Club: 3 books we read to close out 2020

KSL.com Book Club: 3 books we read to close out 2020

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 1 - 1:34 p.m.

For some, reading books in 2020 helped create both an escape from the realities of the year and an understanding of them, too. Here are the books some of the KSL.com team members read to close out the year.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books that got us through November

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books that got us through November

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 5 - 8:32 p.m.

The KSL.com Book Club is a book club with a twist where some of our team members read a different book and then recap our picks at the end of each month.
KSL.com Book Club: 3 books we read in October

KSL.com Book Club: 3 books we read in October

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 11:48 a.m.

Welcome back to the KSL.com Book Club. It's a book club with a twist where some of the KSL.com team members read a different book and then recap our picks at the end of each month.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in August

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in August

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 4 - 2:44 p.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
KSL.com Book Club: 5 books about race we read in July

KSL.com Book Club: 5 books about race we read in July

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted July 31 - 4:05 p.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
Authorities identify 4 killed in American Fork Canyon plane crash

Authorities identify 4 killed in American Fork Canyon plane crash

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 5:40 p.m.

Four people who died in a plane crash Friday morning in American Fork Canyon have been identified.
Utah sees 596 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths ahead of holiday weekend

Utah sees 596 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths ahead of holiday weekend

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 2:24 p.m.

Utah health officials report 596 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths ahead of the holiday weekend as state leaders push to avoid another spike in cases.
KSL.com Book Club: 3 books we read in June

KSL.com Book Club: 3 books we read in June

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted June 30 - 10:00 a.m.

Welcome back to the KSL.com Book Club. It’s a book club with a twist where some of the KSL.com team members read a different book and then recap our picks at the end of each month.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 childhood favorites we reread in May

KSL.com Book Club: 4 childhood favorites we reread in May

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted May 31 - 11:31 a.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in April

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in April

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 3:36 p.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books that got us through March

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books that got us through March

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted March 27 - 11:04 a.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
'Everything started shaking and rolling': KSL.com readers share their earthquake stories

'Everything started shaking and rolling': KSL.com readers share their earthquake stories

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted March 19 - 8:10 p.m.

We asked readers to share their stories of Wednesday’s earthquake — where they were, what they were doing, how they reacted. Here’s a sampling of their responses.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we loved in February

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we loved in February

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 11:15 a.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
20 stories of love and heartbreak from KSL.com readers

20 stories of love and heartbreak from KSL.com readers

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 14 - 12:21 p.m.

To celebrate Valentine's Day, we asked readers to share their stories of love, heartbreak and recovery in 100 words or less. Here are our favorites.
Got a story about love or heartbreak? We want to hear it

Got a story about love or heartbreak? We want to hear it

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 11 - 3:30 p.m.

To celebrate Valentine's Day this week, we're asking readers to share their stories of love, heartbreak and recovery. We'll feature our favorites on KSL.com this Friday.
KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we recommend

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we recommend

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 31 - 11:09 a.m.

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.
Photos: Take a look at the scenes from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Photos: Take a look at the scenes from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 30 - 3:21 p.m.

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival kicked off Jan. 23 and, once again, Park City is transformed into a mini Hollywood scene.
Map: Here’s where you can see holiday lights in Utah this year

Map: Here’s where you can see holiday lights in Utah this year

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 23 - 5:11 p.m.

Bundle up, grab a hot beverage of your choice and get ready to see some spectacular light displays. Use our holiday lights map to find locations near you.
Officials ID boy who died after falling from snow removal machine in Provo Canyon

Officials ID boy who died after falling from snow removal machine in Provo Canyon

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 30 - 9:20 a.m.

A 6-year-old boy died Friday morning after falling off a machine used for snow removal.
Poor weather conditions close Parleys Canyon, SR 210, and I-80 as Little Cottonwood Canyon reopens

Poor weather conditions close Parleys Canyon, SR 210, and I-80 as Little Cottonwood Canyon reopens

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 9:42 p.m.

Winter snows and a stuck bus have led to closures in Parleys Canyon, state Route 210 and I-80 on Friday afternoon.
Meet the winner, honorable mentions of the KSL.com Halloween costume contest 🎃

Meet the winner, honorable mentions of the KSL.com Halloween costume contest 🎃

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 31 - 4:46 p.m.

We at KSL.com love skele-fun so we asked readers to submit photos of their Halloween costumes for a costume contest. Our staff picked three finalists from nearly 100 submissions and now readers get to vote on a winner.
Scare us! Enter the KSL.com Halloween costume contest 👻

Scare us! Enter the KSL.com Halloween costume contest 👻

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 30 - 1:15 p.m.

Halloween, in all its costume and candy glory, deserves its moment. And we at KSL.com are here to give it justice with a costume contest. 👻