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Feds remove gray wolves from endangered species; Utah management plan to kick in

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 2:05pm

Gray wolves will no longer be listed as endangered species for the first time in over 45 years, which is a situation Utah wildlife officials have prepared themselves for over a decade.

Air pollution building in northern Utah, but should be gone by Saturday

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 29th - 1:34pm

State air quality regulators say stagnant weather and cold conditions are contributing to a buildup of harmful fine particulate pollution into Friday, so residents in impacted areas are being asked to drive less and refrain from burning wood.

'Geological murder mystery' solved? New research links Wasatch Front quake to end of Lake Bonneville

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 1:02pm

New research suggests that terrain in the southeastern Salt Lake Valley was formed more by a Lake Bonneville tsunami triggered by an earthquake rather than an earthquake itself.

Sen. Lee compares President Trump to Book of Mormon hero Captain Moroni

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 12:28pm

Making a final plea to Christian voters at a rally for Trump, Mike Lee compared the president to Captain Moroni from the Book of Mormon.

Latino holiday Day of the Dead alive in Utah despite pandemic

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 29th - 11:00am

The pandemic has taken away many things this year, among them the ability to mourn lost loved ones the way we used to.

Protect nature or face deadlier pandemics than COVID-19, scientists warn

Matthew Green, Reuters  |  Posted Oct 29th - 9:03am

Pandemics will emerge more often, spread faster, cost more and kill more people than COVID-19 without bold action to halt the habitat destruction that helps viruses hop from wildlife to humans, according to a study published on Thursday.

Pope to return to virtual general audiences due to participant COVID-19 case

Reuters  |  Posted Oct 29th - 8:23am

Pope Francis' weekly general audiences, which had resumed with the public participating, will be moved back indoors and held virtually after one participant tested positive for the coronavirus, the Vatican said on Thursday.

Spotify adds more subscribers as music streaming gets back on track

Supantha Mukherjee and Kenneth Li, Reuters  |  Updated Oct 29th - 7:25am

Spotify added more subscribers than expected in the third quarter and forecast strong growth in the current quarter as the music streaming service expands into more markets.

US task force proposes starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Oct 29th - 6:22am

The US Preventive Services Task Force — the nation's leading panel for medical guidance — is considering a draft recommendation to lower the recommended screening age for colon and rectal cancers to 45.

Teen creates music video to celebrate abilities, joys that come with having Down syndrome

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 28th - 8:52pm

Trey Holmes teamed up with BYU's Cosmo and other individuals with Down Syndrome to create a music video to celebrate the abilities and joys that come with having Down Syndrome.

West Jordan dad creates high-tech alternative to trick or treating

Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 28th - 8:06pm

Amid the spike in COVID-19 cases, things are looking different for Utahns celebrating Halloween this year.

Why did Ryan Smith buy the Utah Jazz? A look at what brought the Qualtrics CEO to the NBA

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 28th - 7:01pm

Ryan Smith dreamed of playing for the Jazz; now he gets to run them.

Have You Seen This? Bobcat vs. rattlesnake is the most intense video you'll ever see

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 28th - 3:37pm

This may not be a Halloween video, but it scared me to death.

US Senate tech hearing becomes political tussle

Nandita Bose and David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Updated Oct 28th - 12:24pm

A U.S. Senate hearing to reform an internet law and hold tech companies accountable for how they moderate content quickly turned into a political scuffle as lawmakers not only went after the companies but also attacked each other.

Explainer: What's in the U.S. law protecting internet companies - and can it be changed?

Jonathan Weber, Elizabeth Culliford and Nandita Bose, Reuters  |  Updated Oct 28th - 8:23am

The chief executives of Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google defended a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday as lawmakers seek ways to hold Big Tech accountable for how they moderate content on their platforms.

Enjoy Halloween with these 14 spooky recipes

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 27th - 8:28pm

Halloween will look very different this year, but that doesn't mean you can't participate in any fun Halloween traditions. Check out these delicious dietitian-created Halloween recipes and make a fun dinner or dessert for you and your family.

What you need to prepare for the COVID-19 surge this season

Kristen Rogers, CNN  |  Posted Oct 27th - 7:52pm

As the weather gets colder and we face the double threat of the flu and a surge in COVID-19 cases, now is a prime opportunity to stock up on food and supplies.

Could Park City become Utah’s newest Dark Sky Community?

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 27th - 7:26pm

Park City is known for its slopes, resorts and the Sundance Film Festival but there’s a now a push by city officials to make it a community with lighting regulations that would preserve its dark skies for years to come.

Have You Seen This? Dog commits the perfect crime and brilliantly covers her tracks

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 27th - 3:32pm

This dog is the sneakiest and tidiest pooch I've ever seen.