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Hildale bike team offers opportunities some kids had previously never experienced

Hildale bike team offers opportunities some kids had previously never experienced

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 4:50 p.m.

A biking team is offering yet more opportunities for students who live in Utah and Arizona border communities once under strict rules of Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders.
Have You Seen This? This is a vicious cycle of terror and unconsciousness

Have You Seen This? This is a vicious cycle of terror and unconsciousness

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Bless his heart. I mean, just bless his heart.
Ballet West creates welcoming space for all backgrounds, dancers say

Ballet West creates welcoming space for all backgrounds, dancers say

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 7:35 a.m.

Ballet West dancers say the company creates a welcoming space for dancers of all backgrounds. Members of the Hispanic community speak about the company's atmosphere during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Disney's 'The Lion King' makes roaring comeback to Salt Lake City

Disney's 'The Lion King' makes roaring comeback to Salt Lake City

Leigh Gibson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 6:52 p.m.

The North American tour of Disney's "The Lion King" opened in Salt Lake City Friday and will run through Oct. 23 at the Eccles Theater.
How much is inflation adding to your monthly budget? Here's what Utahns say in new poll

How much is inflation adding to your monthly budget? Here's what Utahns say in new poll

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 4:33 p.m.

Record-high U.S. inflation is continuing to drive up the costs of virtually every category of goods and services, and Utahns say they're currently paying hundreds more every month for basics.
Roundtail chub, once close to threatened, soon to be a Utah sportfish

Roundtail chub, once close to threatened, soon to be a Utah sportfish

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 9:37 p.m.

The Utah Wildlife Board on Thursday approved a plan to amend the 2023-24 fishing recommendations to include roundtail chub as a sportfish.
Video: Grizzly bear hit by truck in Yellowstone National Park

Video: Grizzly bear hit by truck in Yellowstone National Park

Mike Godfrey for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 8:06 p.m.

What never-before-seen footage of an injured grizzly bear can teach you about getting the most out of your trip to Yellowstone National Park.
Coming to Disney+ and Amazon Prime in October

Coming to Disney+ and Amazon Prime in October

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 7:34 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming to Disney+ and Amazon Prime in October.
Reflecting on the 'rich history' of copper mining in Bingham Canyon

Reflecting on the 'rich history' of copper mining in Bingham Canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 7:03 p.m.

Tuesday's announcement of expanded copper mining at the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine is just the latest development in Utah's copper history.
Have You Seen This? Mountain lion discovers swing

Have You Seen This? Mountain lion discovers swing

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 3:38 p.m.

What can we learn from this? If you're ever camping in big cat country, it's wise to build some sort of swing in your campsite.
As the 2022 water year comes to a close, how did Utah fare?

As the 2022 water year comes to a close, how did Utah fare?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 3:09 p.m.

Utah's 2022 water year was an improvement from the past two, but it also wasn't great.
Review: Is 'Hocus Pocus 2' a fun Halloween movie fright?

Review: Is 'Hocus Pocus 2' a fun Halloween movie fright?

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 30 - 9:13 a.m.

I wasn't sure "Hocus Pocus" needed another chapter after 29 years, but I have to say it was worth a trip back to Salem. The movie is far from perfect, and I have a couple of gripes, but there is also a fair amount to like about "Hocus Pocus 2."
How will drought, avian flu affect Utah's waterfowl hunting season?

How will drought, avian flu affect Utah's waterfowl hunting season?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 8:44 a.m.

Many of Utah's waterfowl hunts begin this weekend as drought and the avian flu continue to impact wild birds all over the continent.
Hulu is loading up on action titles in October

Hulu is loading up on action titles in October

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 7:58 p.m.

Here's a look at everything coming on Hulu in October.
Have You Seen This? Bear meets his reflection

Have You Seen This? Bear meets his reflection

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 4:06 p.m.

What do you think was going through this bear's mind as it examined the mirror? And, more importantly, who is going around placing these mirrors in the wild?
Installation of 2-ton tortoise statue culminates 4-year project in Snow Canyon

Installation of 2-ton tortoise statue culminates 4-year project in Snow Canyon

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 9:29 a.m.

At the end of the newly opened Tortoise Walk Trail, a 2-ton granite tortoise statue rests against a backdrop of Navajo sandstone and black lava, marking the culmination of a four-year project.
More than bodies: Lake Mead gives up a 12-million-year discovery

More than bodies: Lake Mead gives up a 12-million-year discovery

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 8:17 a.m.

The shrinking waters of Lake Mead are giving up her dead. Volcanic dust that tells what happened 12 million years ago was recently found in the lake.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in October

Everything coming and going on Netflix in October

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:05 p.m.

Here's a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in October.
'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies at age 59

'Gangsta's Paradise' rapper Coolio dies at age 59

Jonathan Landrum Jr. And Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 7:58 p.m.

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Fantastic Voyage," has died. Manager Jarez Posey tells The Associated Press that Coolio, whose legal name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., died at the Los Angeles home of a friend on Wednesday.
How helpful is Utah's SHARP survey? Parents have just days to give input

How helpful is Utah's SHARP survey? Parents have just days to give input

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Updated Sept. 28 - 5:04 p.m.

Utah parents have one more week to give their feedback on the State Board of Education's decision to pull its support for the Student Health and Risk Prevention survey, otherwise known as SHARP.
3-legged dog gives Utah boy courage to deal with rare genetic disorder

3-legged dog gives Utah boy courage to deal with rare genetic disorder

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 4:42 p.m.

At just 14 years old, Travis Carpenter sometimes needs a little nudge when making difficult decisions.
Have You Seen This? Obstruct the bison and pay the price

Have You Seen This? Obstruct the bison and pay the price

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 3:26 p.m.

Even when you're in the safety of a car, you need to keep your head on a swivel in bison country.
This ship tried to warn the Titanic about the iceberg. Now scientists have found its wreckage

This ship tried to warn the Titanic about the iceberg. Now scientists have found its wreckage

Amarachi Orie and Christian Edwards, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 12:57 p.m.

The wreck of a ship that tried to warn the RMS Titanic of the iceberg that sank it on its maiden voyage has been found at the bottom of the Irish Sea.
Utahns are concerned about the Great Salt Lake, poll says

Utahns are concerned about the Great Salt Lake, poll says

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 9:02 a.m.

Declining water levels at the Great Salt Lake have a majority of Utah residents concerned about its condition, and they are willing to have lawmakers throw more resources at it.
Have You Seen This? A butt punt and coach rage in the NFL

Have You Seen This? A butt punt and coach rage in the NFL

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 3:39 p.m.

Sunday afternoon featured an intense 30 minutes of NFL games ending in dramatic fashion.
Why did more Utah kindergartners get vaccine exemptions last year?

Why did more Utah kindergartners get vaccine exemptions last year?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 3:02 p.m.

Vaccine exemptions were up last school year, but one official says he doesn't believe parents are more reluctant to get their children the shots despite the politics surrounding COVID.
Legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett cancels Salt Lake show, citing 'health issues'

Legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett cancels Salt Lake show, citing 'health issues'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 11:34 a.m.

Jimmy Buffett's Oct. 10 Vivint Arena is one of five shows that are now canceled as a result of "health issues," including a brief hospitalization.
'The Letter': As grief turns into rage, Snarr family searches for peace

'The Letter': As grief turns into rage, Snarr family searches for peace

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 9:06 a.m.

Ron and Sy Snarr process the intense grief after losing a son to murder and another to a voracious disease.
319 wildlife animals in Utah have been killed illegally since Aug. 1, officials say

319 wildlife animals in Utah have been killed illegally since Aug. 1, officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 9:03 p.m.

Utah wildlife conservation officers say there has been an uptick in illegally killed animals ahead of the state's busiest hunting period.
Sandy has its 'golden spike' moment with completion of popular trail 25 years later

Sandy has its 'golden spike' moment with completion of popular trail 25 years later

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 7:11 p.m.

A small addition to the Porter Rockwell Trail marks an end for Sandy, but opens up options for more trails in the region.
Have You Seen This? Later, gator! Hunter's corn pile attracts wrong species

Have You Seen This? Later, gator! Hunter's corn pile attracts wrong species

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 4:13 p.m.

As the old saying goes: He who tosses corn in the woods should be prepared for all kinds of visitors.
How to make sure your child's car seat is properly installed

How to make sure your child's car seat is properly installed

Ayanna Likens, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 3:01 p.m.

With Child Passenger Safety week wrapping up, it's a good time to remind parents it's crucial that your kids are properly buckled in before you hit the road.
Trail runner hurt by cougar in Millcreek Canyon; animal found and euthanized

Trail runner hurt by cougar in Millcreek Canyon; animal found and euthanized

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 9:00 a.m.

Wildlife officials believe they found the cougar that hurt a runner Sunday morning and euthanized the animal.
Utah musician moves to Los Angeles following TikTok success

Utah musician moves to Los Angeles following TikTok success

Meg Christensen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 8:32 p.m.

TikTok has made a sensation out of a scrappy, 22-year-old musician from North Salt Lake, whose recent success has led her to Los Angeles to pursue a dream.
Have You Seen This? Bears brawl on city street

Have You Seen This? Bears brawl on city street

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 3:30 p.m.

Just when you thought it was safe to walk down the street in your neighborhood...
Romney weighs in on big lift for Utah wildfire resilience efforts

Romney weighs in on big lift for Utah wildfire resilience efforts

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 2:37 p.m.

Sen. Mitt Romney is praising the award of $5.5 million to Utah to boost wildfire resilience on nearly 25,000 acres of public land in a state that has been severely challenged by drought.
Utah man's foundation stepping up to help get winter clothes to Ukraine

Utah man's foundation stepping up to help get winter clothes to Ukraine

Adam Small, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 1:27 p.m.

After Russia invaded Ukraine in February, Soloman Smith decided he wanted to help — but he went a lot farther than many people would.
8 places to view Utah's colorful foliage this fall, as recommended by KSL.com readers

8 places to view Utah's colorful foliage this fall, as recommended by KSL.com readers

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 11:51 a.m.

If you're new to the state or just looking for a new place to see the colors this season, here are a few fall foliage recommendations.
Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place revealed in new Windsor Castle photograph

Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place revealed in new Windsor Castle photograph

Max Foster, Sana Noor Haq and Jorge Engels, CNN  |  Updated Sept. 25 - 10:21 a.m.

Buckingham Palace has released a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II's final resting place within St. George's Chapel following her interment in Windsor on Monday.
John Cena breaks Make-A-Wish record after granting 650 wishes

John Cena breaks Make-A-Wish record after granting 650 wishes

Zoe Sottile, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 8:18 a.m.

Actor, wrestling legend, and perpetual meme subject John Cena has completed a new accomplishment: breaking the world record for most wishes granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Why should your family take a road trip? Experiences along the way

Why should your family take a road trip? Experiences along the way

Madison Selcho, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 7:16 a.m.

On a beautiful September afternoon in Murray, Utah, Jason Miller and his wife Deb are set to load the tricked-out van they call "the camper" for a road trip weekend of camping and a music festival.
Camping plans? Utah tent company changes sleeping outdoors

Camping plans? Utah tent company changes sleeping outdoors

Brooke Nally for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 10:18 p.m.

Gone are the days of laying on uneven ground, or being bent like a banana. Utah-based Haven Tents is changing the way sleeping is done while camping and recreating outdoors.
Pet shelters overwhelmed by repercussions of COVID pets

Pet shelters overwhelmed by repercussions of COVID pets

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 7:38 p.m.

On Saturday, Utah pet shelters and rescues gathered at Wheeler Historic Farm in Murray for Petapalooza, where the goal was to adopt 150 pets into homes.
'It's worth it': Many parents prioritize recreational activities despite increasing costs

'It's worth it': Many parents prioritize recreational activities despite increasing costs

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 7:07 p.m.

Although inflation is causing a lot of costs in life to increase, parents and coaches are continuing to prioritize the importance of sports and recreational activities for youth in Utah.
Jordan High student athletes help 2 kids with cerebral palsy enjoy fun run

Jordan High student athletes help 2 kids with cerebral palsy enjoy fun run

Shara Park, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 5:17 p.m.

Some Jordan High School athletes are shining a little brighter in the eyes of two Park Lane Elementary students after giving them some speed in the school's recent fun run.
Have You Seen This? 11 seconds to perfectly sum up sibling 'fights'

Have You Seen This? 11 seconds to perfectly sum up sibling 'fights'

Martha Ostergar for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 3:31 p.m.

Growing up is hard, and sometimes siblings who are doing nothing to bother you at all make it feel even harder.
Get free entry to all US National Park sites on Saturday

Get free entry to all US National Park sites on Saturday

Forrest Brown, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 10:33 p.m.

It's officially autumn, and the U.S. National Park Service has a great way for people to celebrate the equinox this week and a return to cooler weather.
It's close to midnight: Dancers, alumni reflect as curtains open on final 'Thriller' season

It's close to midnight: Dancers, alumni reflect as curtains open on final 'Thriller' season

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 7:01 p.m.

"Thriller" by Odyssey Dance Theatre opened tonight for its final season. Dancers and alumni of Odyssey reflect on the impact Odyssey had on their lives and on Utah.
Have You Seen This? How to get a free dinner in Venice

Have You Seen This? How to get a free dinner in Venice

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 3:34 p.m.

If you've ever traveled to Venice, you know how expensive it can be for a decent meal.
Wheelchair Palooza in Park City this weekend will open a new world of possibilities for some

Wheelchair Palooza in Park City this weekend will open a new world of possibilities for some

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 1:16 p.m.

There's an adaptive sports event at Woodward Park City this weekend that is likely to turn wheelchair users on to an exciting new world of activities.
Utah raises Great Salt Lake berm in effort to stop salinity levels from harming ecosystem

Utah raises Great Salt Lake berm in effort to stop salinity levels from harming ecosystem

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 11:00 a.m.

Utah land managers say they've recently raised a berm underneath the railroad causeway in an effort to thwart rising salinity levels that threaten the health of the lake.
St. George grandma pregnant, carrying son's baby after his wife's hysterectomy

St. George grandma pregnant, carrying son's baby after his wife's hysterectomy

Ashley Moser, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 10:00 a.m.

When Jeff and Cambria Hauck, who already have four children through in vitro fertilization, learned surrogacy would be their only option to have another baby, she had a lot of uncertainty. But Jeff's mother stepped up to become their surrogate.
BYU study finds hands-on experience is best for children to learn financial responsibility

BYU study finds hands-on experience is best for children to learn financial responsibility

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 8:20 a.m.

A new study from BYU researchers shows children who have hands-on experience with money when they are young are better prepared to be financially responsible in the future. The data also found that those who were effectively prepared for financial independence have better relationships and mental health outcomes.
'An escape': Cosplayers, celebrities and fantasy fans gather for FanX

'An escape': Cosplayers, celebrities and fantasy fans gather for FanX

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 8:05 a.m.

Thousands are expected to attend FanX, a Salt Lake City comic convention that celebrates a variety of genres within the fantasy world, from anime to sci-fi to superheroes and beyond.
Wings and Wheels returns to Spanish Fork this weekend

Wings and Wheels returns to Spanish Fork this weekend

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:40 p.m.

The Wings and Wheels Festival of Speed will be returning to the Spanish Fork Airport Saturday, much to the delight of aircraft and exotic car connoisseurs.
Review: 6 products for easier family travel

Review: 6 products for easier family travel

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:13 p.m.

As my wife often says: "It's not a vacation … it's a family trip." This review looks at six products that relieve a little of the stress and complexity that come when traveling with the whole crew.
When can children get updated COVID-19 booster shot?

When can children get updated COVID-19 booster shot?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 5:42 p.m.

Children as young as 5 years old may be able to get the updated COVID-19 booster shots as soon as mid-October.
'It's just amazing': Utah's 20 new state flag semifinalist designs reach state Capitol

'It's just amazing': Utah's 20 new state flag semifinalist designs reach state Capitol

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 4:03 p.m.

The 20 semifinalists for a new state flag are flying on display in Salt Lake City, Logan and Cedar City for the next two weeks. Here's how to check them out.
Have You Seen This? Bears fan cares more about team than his girlfriend

Have You Seen This? Bears fan cares more about team than his girlfriend

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:29 p.m.

I'm not saying the pandemic was the reason I'm married, but after watching this Bears fan break down over his team's most recent loss, I can't completely rule that out either.