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Balloon festival set to return to Ogden Valley

08/10/2014 8:34am
After a four-year hiatus, the Ogden Valley Balloon Festival is back starting Aug. 15, and there is no shortage of balloonists who want to participate.

Intermountain enhances emergency ground transport options

08/10/2014 9:11am
Changes in Utah weather occasionally prohibit medical helicopters from flying to the aid of patients in need. A new Intermountain Healthcare ground transport program promises to get patients care while they are transported to larger facilities.

Kearns Library celebrates 50th anniversary

08/10/2014 10:17am
No one was told to be quiet Friday at the Kearns Library. The building was bursting with children running and laughing as they raced from one activity to the next, part of the library's 50th anniversary party.

Food, displays draw residents to Salt Lake County Fair

08/10/2014 11:58am
The Salt Lake County Fair wrapped up Saturday with a demolition derby, one of many traditional fair offerings, such as cooking competitions, animals, carnival rides, food, entertainment, various booths, and ribbons.

Facebook makes games reveal charges, quits inflating 'likes'

08/10/2014 12:51pm
Facebook games will have to reveal any in-app charges and will no longer be allowed to give players bonuses for "liking" their pages under new rules rolled out for developers this week.

Study aims to help state control prison costs

08/10/2014 1:31pm
A study underway that's expected to offer proposed legislation to curb increases in incarcerations is being closely watched by lawmakers working to come up with a location for a new state prison.

Amazon price war: Both sides want you to email a CEO

08/10/2014 2:00pm
The war of words between Amazon, publishing house Hachette and an alliance of authors flared up this weekend, as the parties made their pricing cases directly to readers.

Husband arrested in Philadelphia jogger's death

08/10/2014 3:41pm
The husband of a jogger found strangled in a park has been charged with her murder, police said Sunday, days after they warned female runners to take extra precautions until the killer was caught.

Salt Lake City leaders talk climate change and outdoor recreation economy

08/10/2014 4:11pm
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker met with local business and outdoor industry leaders to discuss the impact of climate change on local recreation activities and businesses that support it.

How tropical weather shook up an island paradise

08/10/2014 6:15pm
Sunshine and blue skies returned to parts of Hawaii on Sunday after days of heavy rain and gusting winds brought by Tropical Storm Iselle, the first to make landfall in more than two decades. A second storm in the Pacific, Hurricane Julio, had tourists and residents on edge but is moving away from the islands and no longer posing a threat.

Florida boy describes being bitten by alligator

08/10/2014 6:58pm
Florida 9-year-old describes being bitten by a large alligator while swimming. Michelle Meredith reports.

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

08/10/2014 8:00pm
Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives.

Moab land planning process showcased in video debuted at Outdoor Retailer

08/10/2014 8:43pm
Enjoy Arches National Park? Dirt biking? Maybe river running is your thing. A land use plan that includes recreation, potash mining, oil and gas drilling and other activities in southeast Utah was showcased in a video that debuted this week.

Woman transported by Life Flight after ATV accident on Saturday

08/10/2014 9:06pm
A woman was transported by Life Flight to the hospital after an ATV accident near Nordic Valley (formerly Wolf Mountain Resort) on Saturday.

Girl run over in 'tragic accident' while sunbathing dies

08/10/2014 10:18pm
A 15-year-old girl hit in her driveway while sunbathing died Sunday, according to a family spokesman.

'Good Samaritans' rescue 3 passengers in West Jordan plane crash

08/10/2014 10:20pm
A small plane crashed and went up in flames at a soccer complex near the South Valley Regional Airport Sunday morning, police say.

1 killed in I-80 crash near Parleys Canyon

08/10/2014 10:22pm
A man died when he drove his car off I-80 and struck an unoccupied pickup truck Sunday morning near the mouth of the canyon, police say.

Vandalism reported after vigil for Missouri man

08/10/2014 10:24pm
A few thousand people crammed a suburban St. Louis street Sunday night at a vigil for an unarmed black man shot and killed by a police officer, while afterward several car windows were smashed and stores were looted as people carried away armloads of goods.

As probe begins, Stewart steps away from the track

08/10/2014 10:26pm
The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.

24 rescued from stuck Maryland roller coaster

08/10/2014 10:27pm
Authorities say 24 people stranded on a roller coaster have been rescued from near the top of the ride at Six Flags America in Maryland.

Utah nurse's escape from Albania in WWII documented in 'The Secret Rescue'

08/10/2014 10:29pm
An Army nurse from Utah crash-landed in Albania in World War II, along with a dozen other nurses. They lived by their wits behind Nazi lines for several months, aided and hidden by anti-Nazi partisans.