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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.