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Medical cost could hamper retirement; new device helps home remodeling

06/16/2014 7:42am
Many of us dream of retiring early, but a hidden medical cost could drain thousands of dollars from your nest egg. Also, Lowe's hopes a new tool will take a lot of the stress out of home renovations.

6 acts of service that made someone's day

06/16/2014 9:01am
Each Monday, readers share their stories of moments in which someone made them feel special or a time when they reached out to another person.

Man, son blame each other in pharmacy robbery

06/16/2014 9:45am
A Twin Falls man and his 17-year-old son are blaming each other for a pharmacy robbery.

Romney: If Clinton runs in 2016, GOP should hit record at State

06/16/2014 10:47am
Mitt Romney said Sunday the way to pull down a potential Hillary Clinton campaign is to attack her record as secretary of state.

Feds aren't inspecting 4 in 10 higher-risk wells

06/16/2014 11:40am
Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom, according to an Associated Press review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks.

Despite name, people should hike Negro Bill Canyon trail

06/16/2014 11:48am
Utah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check each Monday morning for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.

Archaeologists seek site of Joseph Smith Sr's home

06/16/2014 12:16pm
An archaeological dig is underway in a tiny western Illinois community for the possible location of a home built for the father of the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Utah officials work to prevent more eagle deaths

06/16/2014 12:21pm
Officials have taken aim on mosquitoes in northern Utah to prevent a recurrence of bald eagle deaths and illnesses.

Convicted murderer gets 2nd life sentence for 1989 killing

06/16/2014 12:58pm
Gary Dean Hilfiker, 56, was ordered to serve life in prison for aggravated murder, a first- degree felony, in the 1989 death of Flora Rundle, 71. Hilfiker is already behind bars for an unrelated 1992 murder.

6 things to consider before attending an outdoor event this summer

06/16/2014 2:13pm
Taking the family on an outdoor outing? Make it memorable — in a good way — with these tips.

Man pepper-sprays store employee after attempted theft

06/16/2014 2:29pm
Police are searching for a man after he attempted to steal from a Walgreens and pepper-sprayed an employee.

Alcohol permit for Snowbird's Oktoberfest still up in the air

06/16/2014 6:26pm
A legislative committee took no action Monday after holding a hearing on how the state liquor commission decides whether events like Snowbird's annual Octoberfest are permitted to serve alcohol.

Woman tries to kill neighbor with samurai sword, police say

06/16/2014 6:36pm
A woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide after attacking her neighbor with a samurai sword Sunday, police said.

Fire, winter storm warnings hit Utah at same time

06/16/2014 7:04pm
Both snow and fire warnings were issued Monday for Utah as fickle spring winds down to a close. Much of the state is dry and in danger of volatile fires, but snow is forecast in the mountains of northern and central Utah, and temperatures will drop.

Woman arrested after allegedly setting house ablaze

06/16/2014 7:25pm
A woman claiming she accidentally started a fire after falling asleep while smoking was arrested for arson after investigators found conflicting evidence, officials say.

With ‘Pop Psychology’ Neon Trees comfortable in their own skin

06/16/2014 8:05pm
Elaine Bradley, drummer for the Neon Trees talks about their new album, their live show at the Complex as well as tackling the issue of lead singer Tyler Glenn being gay and Mormon.

Tribune supporters file lawsuit to halt newspaper agreement

06/16/2014 8:15pm
Proponents of the Salt Lake Tribune formalized their battle against the newspaper's owner, Kearns-Tribune, and the Deseret News by filing a complaint in federal court Monday.

WWII veteran’s dream comes true aboard B-25 bomber

06/16/2014 9:04pm
Seventy years ago, World War II veteran pilot George Haney Jr. flew many missions in a B-17 plane; but his first chance to fly in a B-25 came Monday morning at the Heber Valley Airport.

Utah doctor must go to trial in sex abuse case

06/16/2014 9:21pm
A judge says he will not dismiss a sexual abuse case against a Utah doctor convicted of murder last year just because investigators lost a recording of an interview the alleged victim gave to police.

Iraqi native-turned-American citizen says US should stay out of Iraq

06/16/2014 10:37pm
An Iraqi native who fought in Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard and then joined U.S. forces, says a return to military involvement in Iraq would be a mistake.

2 dead in apparent murder-suicide, police say

06/16/2014 10:40pm
A man and his mother were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's Office.

Girl found after weekend missing is just one of dozens in Utah

06/16/2014 10:43pm
A 12-year-old runaway triggered a "missing endangered" alert over the weekend, but dozens of Utah teens missing each day may go unnoticed by the public.

Rainbow Family gathering prompts concerns in Heber

06/16/2014 11:01pm
They gather in the name of "peace on Earth" and "harmony among all people," but the arrival of the annual Rainbow Family Gathering of Tribes is resulting in warnings and concerns from local police and changes in plans for LDS Church.