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Richfield man retires from mail delivery at age 91

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:25pm

It was August 1949, when the U.S. Postal Service stopped using the train to deliver mail to Richfield, and a 21-year-old kid made his first mail run in a delivery truck from Salt Lake, back to his hometown.

Have You Seen This? Music solo will make you rethink the tambourine

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:47pm

If you think the tambourine is just goofy percussion overused by the Partridge Family, you got another think coming.

Utah House approves bill banning abortions solely for Down syndrome diagnosis

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:30pm

A bill that would outlaw abortions solely based on a Down syndrome diagnosis cleared the Utah House of Representatives on Friday.

Ted Bundy survivor talks about healing at Salt Lake City book signing

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:10pm

Rhonda Stapley, author of "I Survived Ted Bundy: The Attack, Escape & PTSD That Changed My Life," spoke in Salt Lake City about her experience with prolific serial killer.

Clear the Air Challenge encourages you to 'do your part'

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:52am

The Clear the Air Challenge is at the midway point and if you haven’t been participating in the month-long competition to reduce vehicle emissions, there’s still time to make a difference.

What to do if you’re caught in an avalanche

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27am

With 2019 being well above average in terms of snowfall, avalanche danger has increased causing a number of fatal accidents for snowmobilers and skiers alike. Here are some ways to protect yourself in the event of an avalanche.

Is socialism a threat to the U.S.? One Utah congressman thinks so and formed a group to fight it

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:09am

Rep. Chris Stewart wants to combat what he sees as a rise in socialism in the United States.

Natural gas leak suspected in Utah apartment complex explosion, fire officials say

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Updated Feb 16th - 11:22pm

An apartment building is a total loss after it exploded Saturday then caught fire, causing an estimated $1 million in damage but no injuries, according to officials.

Ex-Weber County judge ends harassment suit with court clerk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:42pm

A former Weber County court clerk has reached a settlement to end a sexual harassment lawsuit against a former judge who wrote a love poem to her.

'In the nick of time': Neighbors recount rescuing woman from home explosion

Lauren Bennett and Alex Cabrero, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:12pm

Three neighbors rescued a mother of four from a home explosion.

Sandy delayed notifying state, public of contaminated water

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Updated Feb 16th - 9:02pm

Sandy was cited for excess fluoride levels and failure to adequately inform the public over drinking water also containing high levels of lead and copper in some areas. An infant and other people have been sickened.

2 small quakes shake Utah Saturday

KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:51pm

Two small earthquakes measuring 2.2 and 3.3 shook different parts of Utah on Saturday, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Station.

Lawmakers may wait until next session to make changes to Proposition 4

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:12pm

It looks like lawmakers will wait until next session to take on Proposition 4, the Better Boundaries ballot initiative passed by voters last November that creates an independent redistricting commission.

Small business brings opportunity to communities, entrepreneur says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:36pm

Online commerce has been a boon to small businesses in rural areas nationwide. With high-speed internet, and FedEx and UPS readily available, small-town entrepreneurs can reach a global customer base, says Sarah Calhoun, owner of Red Ants Pants.

Cougar sighted in Utah tranquilized, police say

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Updated Feb 16th - 6:19pm

A cougar was caught and tranquilized Saturday in a Riverton neighborhood, a day after several sightings were reported to police.

Have You Seen This? Thwup … thwup, says the treadmill ball

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 16th - 4:42pm

Sometimes the best internet videos are 10-second unwitting physics experiments.

6 University of Utah professors studying air quality issues in Utah

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 16th - 2:23pm

Air quality is a prominent concern in Utah, but what are local professionals doing to improve the problem? Here are some professors at the University of Utah working hard to find new solutions to the air pollution issue in Utah.

Online daters share red flags for scams on dating sites

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:41pm

Romance scams are skyrocketing. The Federal Trade Commission says the total number of reported cases has doubled since 2015. Just last year, Americans lost $143 million to the scheme.

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:06pm

In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.

Snowbird launches app for carpooling up Little Cottonwood Canyon

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 12:20pm

Snowbird Ski Resort has launched an app aimed at increasing carpooling for skiers and snowboarders heading up Little Cottonwood Canyon.