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State parks expecting another record visitation year, hiring more workers

State parks expecting another record visitation year, hiring more workers

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 18 - 7:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

With another good snowpack in the mountains, Deer Creek park managers are expecting another busy season on the water this year. That is why the park was approved to hire more workers than normal.
140 search and rescue team members training in an area where snowmobiler needed help

140 search and rescue team members training in an area where snowmobiler needed help

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 9:37 a.m.  |  Save Story

Dozens of search and rescue team members from across the state were at a training event in Wasatch County over the weekend when suddenly an emergency call came in.
Monopoly launches Park City Edition of iconic board game

Monopoly launches Park City Edition of iconic board game

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 2 - 4:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

After months of anticipation, Top Trumps USA has released the Park City Edition of the iconic board game, Monopoly.
Heber Valley temple referendum signature gathering fails

Heber Valley temple referendum signature gathering fails

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 1 - 9:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

A referendum initiative that sought to reverse the Wasatch County Council's unanimous approval of the Heber Valley Utah Temple failed to gather enough signatures to make it on the 2024 general election ballot.
Unsafe ice conditions keeping people off the lake at Echo State Park

Unsafe ice conditions keeping people off the lake at Echo State Park

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 31 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Unsafe ice conditions at Echo State Park has kept people away from ice fishing.
Rescued, rehabbed and running to their heart's content

Rescued, rehabbed and running to their heart's content

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan. 27 - 12:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

On a bend on the Browns Canyon road above Peoa, just before it skitters down to the Weber River and the meadows below, the husband and wife team of Fernando and Dana Ramirez run their canine rehab center.
What Utah ski resort has the most snow so far this season?

What Utah ski resort has the most snow so far this season?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 9:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

While the ski and snowboard season seems off to a slow start, some Utah resorts are approaching 300 inches of snowfall on the last weekend of January.
Bluffdale family mourns wife, mother killed in snowmobile crash

Bluffdale family mourns wife, mother killed in snowmobile crash

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 26 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah family is grieving the death of a wife and mother who was killed in a snowmobile crash in Wasatch County last week.
Have You Seen This? Napoleon Dynamites bring 'Canned Heat' to Park City on 20th anniversary

Have You Seen This? Napoleon Dynamites bring 'Canned Heat' to Park City on 20th anniversary

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 25 - 3:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Re-elect Pedro 2024.
Church of Jesus Christ asks to intervene in lawsuit against Heber Valley Utah Temple

Church of Jesus Christ asks to intervene in lawsuit against Heber Valley Utah Temple

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 25 - 12:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has asked to intervene in a lawsuit filed against Wasatch County regarding the county's decision to approve development for a Heber City temple.
How Sundance Film Festival came to be what it is

How Sundance Film Festival came to be what it is

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 25 - 6:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

Sundance Film Festival is celebrating 40 seasons this year, but Utah's premier film festival wasn't always a 10-day extravaganza in Park City, or even in the winter.
Park City native enjoys huge weekend at speedskating competition

Park City native enjoys huge weekend at speedskating competition

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 23 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Park City native, who earned a bronze medal in speedskating during the 2022 Beijing Olympics, earned gold during the Four Continents Speedskating Competition this past weekend at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns.
For Netflix documentaries, there's no place like Sundance

For Netflix documentaries, there's no place like Sundance

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 21 - 1:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ten years after "The Square," an acquisition that put Netflix documentaries on the map, the streamer is back at the Sundance Film Festival with an eye towards acquisitions and two very different originals.
Park City gondola approved — after resort pays $1.5M bus fare

Park City gondola approved — after resort pays $1.5M bus fare

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 6:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new gondola serving the Canyons Village area of the Park City Resort was approved Tuesday by the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission, after the resort coughed up $1.5 million toward the local bus service.
New treatment helps Midway man live with advanced prostate cancer

New treatment helps Midway man live with advanced prostate cancer

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 1:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Approximately 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime.
Murray man sentenced to prison for holding woman in his home, threatening to kill her

Murray man sentenced to prison for holding woman in his home, threatening to kill her

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Murray man will serve at least 10 years in prison for holding a woman in his home and threatening to kill her and bury her body in the Salt Flats.
Malia Obama debuts short film 'The Heart' at Sundance Film Festival

Malia Obama debuts short film 'The Heart' at Sundance Film Festival

Dan Heching, CNN  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 9:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

Malia Obama is following in the footsteps of her parents, but not in the way you might imagine.
40 years later, the mission of the Sundance Film Festival remains the same

40 years later, the mission of the Sundance Film Festival remains the same

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 10:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

A film festival that began in Salt Lake City in the late 1970s is celebrating its 40th year.
'Freaky Tales,' Kristen Stewart and Christopher Nolan help kick off Sundance Film Festival

'Freaky Tales,' Kristen Stewart and Christopher Nolan help kick off Sundance Film Festival

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 1:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

Thousands of cinema lovers, Hollywood celebrities, industry executives and filmmakers from around the world have arrived in Park City for 10 days of movie watching.
Utah man spots wrecked tanker during blizzard, rescues driver near Strawberry Reservoir

Utah man spots wrecked tanker during blizzard, rescues driver near Strawberry Reservoir

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 7:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

In the middle of a blizzard near Strawberry Reservoir, a driver spotted an overturned semitruck and drove the driver to warmth and safety on a snowmobile.
Workers ignore extreme temperatures to get the job done

Workers ignore extreme temperatures to get the job done

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 8:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

It was well below freezing Tuesday across the Wasatch Front and still a lot of folks braved the cold to work outside.
Snowmobiler killed after being hit by semitruck near Strawberry Reservoir

Snowmobiler killed after being hit by semitruck near Strawberry Reservoir

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 16 - 1:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

A snowmobiler from Farmington was hit and killed by a semitruck near Strawberry Reservoir on Sunday.
Park City lawyer given jail, probation after admitting to sexual abuse, incest

Park City lawyer given jail, probation after admitting to sexual abuse, incest

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Park City lawyer was sentenced to one year in jail and four years of probation after admitting to sexually abusing a woman in her home.
Kouri Richins' medication was found during her husband's autopsy, court docs say

Kouri Richins' medication was found during her husband's autopsy, court docs say

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 5 - 9:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

New court documents say Eric Richens, who police say died from a fatal overdose of fentanyl given to him by his wife, also had a drug prescribed to his wife in his system when he died.
Utah monitoring popular reservoir after finding illegally introduced fish

Utah monitoring popular reservoir after finding illegally introduced fish

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 4 - 12:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah wildlife officials are reminding residents to not introduce new fish species into bodies of water after an angler reported catching a walleye at a popular Wasatch County reservoir last month.
Police identify man who got onto Salt Lake airport runway, died after being found in plane engine

Police identify man who got onto Salt Lake airport runway, died after being found in plane engine

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 2 - 3:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 30-year-old man Park City man died Monday night after he was found unconscious inside a Delta Air Line's plane engine at the Salt Lake City International Airport.
Midway family opens home for visitors to see nativity collection

Midway family opens home for visitors to see nativity collection

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 29 - 8:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

Holly and Jack Zenger hate to put Christmas away because it means putting their many nativity scenes away too.
Utah to receive federal emergency funds for damage caused during spring flooding

Utah to receive federal emergency funds for damage caused during spring flooding

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 27 - 8:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Biden administration announced federal disaster funds will be available to five Utah counties for damage caused by flooding earlier this year.
Driver critically injured in 3-vehicle crash in Wasatch County

Driver critically injured in 3-vehicle crash in Wasatch County

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 24 - 9:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

One person was critically injured after a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 6 in Wasatch County on Saturday.
'Medically necessary': Conflict between hospital and insurance company leaves Utah family owing over $30K

'Medically necessary': Conflict between hospital and insurance company leaves Utah family owing over $30K

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 13 - 6:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Coalville family says emergency surgery helped save their son's life. Yet, their insurance company denied coverage, saying the procedure was not medically necessary.
Wasatch County School District making changes after 3 students hit in crosswalks

Wasatch County School District making changes after 3 students hit in crosswalks

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 11 - 7:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

After three teenagers were hit by a car in the last year, Wasatch School District is implementing new safety features on their city's streets.
12 marathons, 1 year, 1 kidney: A Park City man's race to raise awareness

12 marathons, 1 year, 1 kidney: A Park City man's race to raise awareness

Kaigan Mears Bigler, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 9 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Matt Cavanaugh is seeking to bring to light the amazing things the human body can do after donating a kidney to save someone else's life.
US 189 reopens near Deer Creek Reservoir after 'police incident'

US 189 reopens near Deer Creek Reservoir after 'police incident'

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 1:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. 189 was briefly closed in both directions near Deer Creek Reservoir due to a "police incident," according to UDOT.
Heber City teen hit in a crosswalk gets warm welcome home

Heber City teen hit in a crosswalk gets warm welcome home

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 11:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

There was a warm homecoming Wednesday for a teen from Heber City who was hit by a car in a crosswalk in late September.
Sundance slate features big names with cinema newcomers in Utah festival's 40th edition

Sundance slate features big names with cinema newcomers in Utah festival's 40th edition

Larry D. Curtis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 7:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

The titles and summaries of the films that will place Utah and the Sundance Film Festival into the center of the movie world in January were announced Wednesday.
Vail Resorts proposes new gondola at Park City Mountain Resort

Vail Resorts proposes new gondola at Park City Mountain Resort

Mariah Maynes, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Dec. 5 - 5:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Vail Resorts has announced a proposal for a new gondola at Park City Mountain Resort.
Park City vet thinks he's treated dogs with mysterious respiratory illness

Park City vet thinks he's treated dogs with mysterious respiratory illness

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 4:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Park City veterinarian suspects he has treated dogs with a mysterious respiratory illness reported in other states, but a state veterinarian says Utah still has no confirmed cases.
Tickets for Midway Ice Castles are now on sale for January opening

Tickets for Midway Ice Castles are now on sale for January opening

Devin Oldroyd, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tickets to see the Midway Ice Castles went on sale Wednesday.
Police identify 2 killed in U.S. 40 crash

Police identify 2 killed in U.S. 40 crash

Kaigan Mears Bigler, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 26 - 10:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

A crash on U.S. 40 near Fruitland in Duchesne County resulted in two deaths and one person in critical condition Friday afternoon.
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food investigating mysterious deaths of 13 cows

Utah Department of Agriculture and Food investigating mysterious deaths of 13 cows

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 9:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than a dozen dead cows have been spotted along a popular trail in Park City.
Skiers, snowboarders thankful for fresh powder before Thanksgiving

Skiers, snowboarders thankful for fresh powder before Thanksgiving

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 10:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

This weekend's winter storm improved skiing and snowboarding conditions at some Utah resorts.
Summit County town removes development moratorium as new well brings in more water

Summit County town removes development moratorium as new well brings in more water

Britt Johnson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 19 - 10:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

Oakley, a city in Summit County, will allow new developments after a two-and-a-half-year-long moratorium.
Here's what's new at Utah's 15 ski resorts this year after record-breaking season

Here's what's new at Utah's 15 ski resorts this year after record-breaking season

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 7:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

After a record-setting 2022-2023 season, many resorts got to work on improvements for this season.
Gwyneth Paltrow's Utah ski trial inspires new London comedy

Gwyneth Paltrow's Utah ski trial inspires new London comedy

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 8:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Gwyneth Paltrow lawsuit drama that unfolded in Utah earlier this year is now a musical comedy coming to a London stage next month.
Wintry mountain town Park City is home to dozens of the longest tropical snakes in world

Wintry mountain town Park City is home to dozens of the longest tropical snakes in world

Mike Stapley for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 12 - 7:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Wildfire Retics, located in Park City, collects and breeds reticulated pythons — the longest snake species in the world. They are native to southeast Asia and Indonesia.
Man shot, killed by Summit County deputy identified as military veteran

Man shot, killed by Summit County deputy identified as military veteran

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 4:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man killed in an officer-involved shooting incident in Wasatch County on Thursday has been identified as a military veteran previously convicted of damaging infrastructure in Summit County.
Here's how a Utah school district is preparing for an influx of student growth

Here's how a Utah school district is preparing for an influx of student growth

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 6:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

Predictions say Wasatch County School District will have the highest percentage of student growth in Utah over the next few decades. Here's how the district is responding.
Man wielding 'large, blunt object' killed by Summit County deputy in Kamas

Man wielding 'large, blunt object' killed by Summit County deputy in Kamas

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 9:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was killed in a standoff after the authorities say he evaded a traffic stop by a Summit County deputy Wednesday morning.
Heber Valley Utah Temple approved. See why the church agreed to dim the lighting

Heber Valley Utah Temple approved. See why the church agreed to dim the lighting

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov. 9 - 9:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

The outdoor lighting at the proposed Heber Valley Utah Temple won't be as bright as originally planned, but the lights will turn on after a unanimous late night vote Wednesday.
Judge denies motions to dismiss Kouri Richins' murder charge, or restrict her contact with family

Judge denies motions to dismiss Kouri Richins' murder charge, or restrict her contact with family

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A judge on Friday denied a motion to dismiss the murder case against Kouri Richins and also denied a request to restrict her contact with family based on a letter found in her cell.
Salt Lake man gets up to 5 years in prison for causing passenger's death while fleeing police

Salt Lake man gets up to 5 years in prison for causing passenger's death while fleeing police

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 11:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Salt Lake man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter for causing the death of a passenger while he was fleeing police in stolen car. He was sentenced to a prison term of zero to five years.
Wasatch County officials recommend approval of Heber Valley temple, despite community divide

Wasatch County officials recommend approval of Heber Valley temple, despite community divide

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 26 - 10:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Wasatch County Planning Commission recommended Wednesday for council approval of updated plans on the proposed Heber Valley Utah Temple.
2 Utahns killed in small plane crash in California

2 Utahns killed in small plane crash in California

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com and Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 6:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Utahns were killed last Friday in a small airplane crash in California.
Semitruck driver accused of intentionally hitting 4 cars, including trooper's, in Parleys Canyon

Semitruck driver accused of intentionally hitting 4 cars, including trooper's, in Parleys Canyon

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 23 - 3:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

A semitruck driver accused of intentionally hitting four cars on I-80, including a Utah Highway Patrol trooper, has been released from a hospital and booked into jail.
Utah man, 30, accused of sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl

Utah man, 30, accused of sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 23 - 2:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 30-year-old man in Heber City was arrested Sunday and accused of raping an 11-year-old girl.
Park City parts with popular unsanctioned 'Church of Dirt' wedding venue

Park City parts with popular unsanctioned 'Church of Dirt' wedding venue

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 8:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Park City leaders said bad behavior from some brides and grooms has forced them to close down the "Church of Dirt" wedding venue.
1 dead, 1 injured in Summit County crash

1 dead, 1 injured in Summit County crash

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 2:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person is dead and another was injured in a crash on Sunday in Summit County.
Park City man sent to prison for manslaughter; victim's brother says it was still murder

Park City man sent to prison for manslaughter; victim's brother says it was still murder

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 9:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Park City man was sentenced to one to 15 years in prison Friday for shooting and killing his tenant two years ago. The victim's family opposed the plea deal.
Making strides: Utah mom breaks record for marathon while pushing stroller

Making strides: Utah mom breaks record for marathon while pushing stroller

Kaigan Mears Bigler, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 10:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

Alyssa Puttkammer took her 19-month-old daughter through her marathon on Sept. 16 in Oregon, breaking the record for a women's marathon while pushing a stroller.