WEATHER FORECAST
for Monday June 26th
Salt Lake City
100° 67°

chance precip 10%
Chicago
72° 56°

chance precip 20%
Atlanta
85° 61°

chance precip 0%
Denver
85° 57°

chance precip 20%
Phoenix
113° 90°

chance precip 0%
San Francisco
62° 54°

chance precip 0%
Boise
98° 68°

chance precip 10%
Boston
78° 63°

chance precip 0%
Dallas
87° 72°

chance precip 40%
New York
79° 63°

chance precip 20%
Portland
100° 62°

chance precip 0%
Seattle
95° 62°

chance precip 0%
Miami
88° 79°

chance precip 20%
 

The dirt on drip irrigation: When to use it

When it comes to our yards, there are many different options to irrigate them. Some ways are more efficient than others depending on the type of plant material. Lawn is best irrigated by sprinkler heads while trees, shrubs, perennials, and vegetables are best irrigated with drip irrigation.
 

Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake but now has big implications for anti-discrimination laws in 22 states.
 

Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selection

Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli were excused on Monday after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant former pharmaceutical CEO because of his notoriety for raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.
 

5 helpful ways to use your GPS during your summer adventures

GPS has many amazing applications ranging from general mapping and navigation on your smartphone to specific, purpose-built devices designed to locate valuables and monitor vehicle fleets. Here are five additional ways to use your GPS tracker.
 

Top Republican to press for $705 billion defense budget

An influential House committee chairman will press his case for a $696.5 billion defense budget in 2018, a blueprint that provides more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
 

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

A hand-drawn map that shows Walt Disney's original ideas for Disneyland has sold at auction for $708,000.
 

Supreme Court last day notable for what was and wasn't said

The last day of the Supreme Court's term was notable not only for what was announced but also for what wasn't.
 

9 ways to secure your small business inside and out

Small businesses are four times as likely to be the target of a break-in compared to a home, and external and internal threats can irreparably damage a growing company. Here are nine tips for business owners to protect their businesses.
 

GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, in a blow to GOP leaders' hopes of pushing the plan through the chamber this week.
 

Majority of Utahns support Chaffetz's decision to leave Congress early

A majority of Utahns support Rep. Jason Chaffetz's decision to resign from Congress only partway through his term to pursue other interests, according to a UtahPolicy.com poll released Monday.
 

2-year-old found dead in hot car near St. George

A 2-year-old child left in the back seat of a vehicle died over the weekend of suspected heat exposure.
 

Responder suffers massive heart attack at fatal crash scene, revived by troopers

Father’s Day was an emotional and difficult day for emergency personnel who responded to two fatal wrecks locally that claimed the lives of four people and sent another to the hospital with critical injuries.
 

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve.
 

Make Your Week: Stranger pays for 20 military members’ meals; a discount on fishing licenses

The temperatures are hot and fires are raging across the state. If the evacuations, smoke and constant burning have you troubled, we have a boost for you.
 

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released Monday that contradicted another new study published last week.
 

How Utah double-amputee runner went from a novelty to a legend

Some think Hunter Woodhall will be better than Oscar Pistorius — aka The Blade Runner — but if the Arkansas-bound sprinter continues to progress, it's liable to raise old issues of fairness regarding the use of blades in able-bodied competition.
 

Great Clips of the Week: Klay Thompson's failed 360 dunk is stuff of legends

Warriors shooter Klay Thompson has a hard time dunking, and Raiders QB Derek Carr has a craving for Chick-fil-A — proving that professional athletes are just like the rest of us.
 

Tom Price, U.S. health secretary, meets with business leaders in Sandy, promotes health reform

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price talked with state business leaders Monday morning during a stop in Utah, making his pitch for the health care reform bill currently pending in the Senate.
 

No job? Tips for teens to fill idle summer time

With the number of teenagers working summer jobs in decline since the 1980s, students and their parents have found creative ways to fill summer months. Some still find traditional summer work, while others spend their summers doing a variety of activities and work that can help them pad their college applications.
 

Coach Kim: Tips for dealing with rude, unkind or ungrateful people

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some ways to change your attitude and enforce boundaries with difficult people.
 

Upper Bear Valley evacuated as precaution due to Brian Head Fire

Residents of Upper Bear Valley were evacuated Monday morning as forecasted winds are projected to move the Brian Head fire toward the area northwest of Panguitch, officials said.
 

UN: Half of world's population growth is likely to occur in Africa

Nigeria will overtake the United States to become the third-most populous country in the world by 2050, according to a United Nations report.
 

How exactly do self-driving cars work?

It’s 2017 and self-driving cars are, literally, at our doorstep. This fast-growing industry is projecting to launch 10 million cars by 2020. If you are wondering why or how, you are not alone.
 

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
 

National wild horse forum planned in Utah; Zinke may attend

Western states and the Bureau of Land Management are struggling to deal with the booming population of wild horses and burros. A national forum on the issue will be held in Utah in August, with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke invited to visit.
 

Crews make progress on Brian Head Fire as eyes shift to Monday's weather

Improved weather conditions allowed crews to gain a little ground on the Brian Head Fire on Sunday, currently the largest wildfire in the nation.
 

Texas man arrested in Summit County following search

A man wanted in Texas was arrested in Summit County Sunday thanks to an officer checking registrations.
 

Firefighters battle increasing number of wildfires across the state

A small brush fire sparked Sunday in an area west of Utah Lake and another burning in Tooele County increased number of wildfires crews are battling across the state of Utah.
 

Utah family turns grief into purpose by opening ranch to help young girls

Nestled above a neighborhood in Alpine sits a quiet, beautiful ranch with a unique purpose. The idea for the ranch was born during a family's greatest grief — the loss of a child.