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Less snow, fewer visitors: Utah ski resorts notch down year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:25pm

Utah's two-year streak of record visitation to the state's ski resorts was snapped this past winter when visits dropped by 10 percent.

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Teen in St. George explosives case made bombs at home, prosecutors say

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:04pm

Prosecutors say the teen accused of vandalism and bringing a bomb to school in Southern Utah was able to go under the radar for so long because he was able to do everything at home with supplies he already had.

Wildlife biologists working to strengthen Utah’s Bonneville cutthroat trout populations

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:57pm

Wildlife biologists went fishing for Utah’s state fish with a stun gun in a tributary of Little Dell Reservoir.

Strong majority of Utah voters favor Medicaid expansion ballot measure, new poll says

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:26pm

Close to two-thirds of likely Utah voters support a ballot measure that would significantly expand Medicaid coverage in the state, poll results released Monday show.

Salt Lake City man can cook what he can’t see — and it looks delicious

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:41pm

Jim Reed is a culinary arts student and he’s blind. He cooks by touch and taste.

FBI explains how approach to active shooters has changed since Columbine

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:18pm

Active shooter incidents around the country — 250 from 2000 to 2017 — have heightened the public's awareness about protecting themselves and have changed law enforcement's approach to dealing with the bad guys.

Boys burned by suspected acid in 'heinous crime' released from hospital

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:45pm

On Friday, Jason Keith Summers, 32, was arrested after police say he went to his neighbor's yard and threw an unknown substance on two boys, ages 3 and 5. The substance was initially suspected to be sulphuric acid.

Man injured when Payson home destroyed in fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:35pm

One man was injured and a home destroyed in an early morning fire in Payson on Monday.

Man killed by officers had killed elderly grandmother, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:33pm

Police say a man who took an elderly couple hostage, killing the woman and critically injuring the man before being shot and killed by police, was the woman's grandson.

Pesticide death causes Wayne County health clinic closure

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:13pm

A community health center was closed Monday as crews worked on cleaning a contaminated area after a person died from pesticide consumption Sunday night.

4 wildfires continue to burn in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:03pm

Rain and cooler temperatures helped officials battle the largest blaze burning in Utah right now, though there are three other fires burning in the state heading into the week.

Severe storm brings half-dollar-sized hail to several parts of the valley

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:44pm

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for several parts of Utah Monday morning as hail and rain poured down across the Wasatch Front.

Regulations for new Utah cannabis laws several months away

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:42pm

A state agriculture department official told lawmakers that its days as "a sleepy little agency" may be numbered thanks to the department's central role in determining how new cannabis-related laws are implemented in Utah.

Sheriff's office identifies teen who died after 100-foot fall in Santaquin Canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:42pm

The family of a 16-year-old girl who died in a fall in Santaquin Canyon said in a statement she was "beautiful inside and out."

Police release name of woman killed in Ogden motorcycle crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:08pm

Police released the name of a woman Friday who died in a motorcycle crash in Ogden earlier this month.

Utah’s largest-ever economic development project meeting stalls before it gets started

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:59pm

The controversial Utah Inland Port Authority board was supposed to have its first meeting Monday regarding what is expected to be the state's largest economic development project ever. But that didn't happen.

Man dies after losing control, crashing bicycle he was riding

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:01pm

A 57-year-old man died after he lost control of the bicycle he was riding and crashed Friday evening, police said.

Former U. baseball player shares story of opioid battle with youth groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:11pm

A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he's sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did.

LDS Church to significantly revise hymnbooks, asks for original submissions

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:49am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will significantly revise its hymnbook and children’s songbook and is asking members and nonmembers to submit original music for consideration.

It’s not art, it’s vandalism: Graffiti found in Zion prompts reminder to 'leave no trace'

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:44am

A recent example of graffiti left on a rock face in Zion National Park has prompted park officials to remind visitors of the permanent impact of vandalism in Utah’s most-visited national park.