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Summer 2019 Outdoor Retailer market to showcase gear, sustainability and recreation in Denver

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 16th - 7:21am

Outdoor Retailer’s June event is getting ready to kick off the summer outdoor recreation season in Denver from June 18-20, and companies are gearing up to show off their latest advancements.

Firefighter battling cancer overwhelmed with support during pancake breakfast

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:33pm

The annual breakfast at Pleasant Grove Fire Station 71 was turned into a fundraiser for one of the department's own, who discovered just after he retired he has cancer. An estimated 4,000 people attended.

Salt Lake City hoping to get water flowing through Liberty Park fountain once again

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:05pm

The Seven Canyons Fountain in Liberty Park was turned off two years ago due to health and safety concerns, and the channels that carried water are dry. But the mayor’s office has a plan to get the water flowing again by next summer.

'Pay it forward' brings together rival high schools in memory of Bear River coach

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:40pm

An anonymous letter containing $100 was sent to a Box Elder Middle School teacher just a day after a high school principal's husband suddenly passed away. Within 24 hours, that money grew to $1,000 to be used in a scholarship.

Snowpack, warm temps pose potential flooding problems

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:15pm

The combination of a near-record snowpack over the winter, and stormy, warm weather this spring could lead to severe flooding in Utah.

Utah volunteers build bunk beds for kids in need

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:22pm

During the Bunks Across America event, held by nonprofit Sleep in Heavenly Peace, volunteers set out to build 2,500 bunk beds. At the Lowe's parking lot in Lehi, volunteers started constructing 25 of those bunk beds while the morning sun beat down.

Bystanders help police pull man from fiery crash in Utah County

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:38pm

A man survived a fiery car crash after bystanders noticed a problem off the side of the road and decided to act, rushing to help.

Utah company starts ‘Uber for hourly jobs’ concept through Bacon app

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:15pm

A Utah company is hooking up local companies with job seekers to fill quick, hourly jobs.

Activity passes bundle Utah’s top attractions into affordable packages

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:50pm

Several activities passes are promising to save families money by bundling Utah adventures into a single pass.

Multi-million dollar project restores aspen ecosystems on Monroe Mountain

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 11:25am

Multiple organizations have invested millions of dollars in recent years to restore aspen tree ecosystems on Monroe Mountain in southern Utah.

Elk Ridge lifts water boil advisory for most of city, mayor thanks residents for patience

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:59am

After some water samples tested positive for coliform earlier this week, Elk Ridge City announced Friday via Facebook the boil advisory has been mostly lifted, except for the southernmost part of the city.

Several spectators injured during opening ceremonies of Utah Summer Games

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:56am

Fireworks landed near spectators during the opening ceremonies of Utah's Summer Games, resulting in four injuries.

Up close: 14-year-old’s invention helps premature babies hear

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:38am

Fourteen-year-old Olivia Washburn is hoping to help premature babies across the world through her newborn intensive care unit caps.

What to get your outdoorsy dad for Father's Day

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:13am

REI Salt Lake City’s Kieran Balazs is an outdoorsy dad as well as an industry expert, and he offered his advice to in picking gifts under $100 this year.

Man dies in Enoch rollover crash

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 14th - 10:30pm

A man is dead after a rollover car crash in an intersection in Iron County, authorities said on Friday.

VA recreation fair connects veterans to adaptive activities

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 10:13pm

The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System's annual recreation fair connected veterans with organizations that offer adaptive sports and recreation.

Court reinstates case for nurse charged in Madison Jensen's death in Duchesne jail

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 9:10pm

The Utah Court of Appeals has reinstated the criminal case against Jana Clyde, a nurse charged in the death of 21-year-old inmate Madison Jensen in the rural Duchesne County jail.

The state to investigate officer who pulled gun on 10-year-old; protest converges on department

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 8:05pm

The public safety department will investigate whether a Woods Cross police sergeant broke the law or engaged in racial profiling when he pulled a gun on a black child.

Utah governor kicks off European trade mission with visit to Swiss rail company

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 7:34pm

Stops on the trade mission include the International Paris Air Show that opens Monday. The largest air show in the world is a showcase for aerospace and defense technology. Eight Utah aerospace companies are expected to attend.

Man wanted in Minnesota arrested in Logan after police chase

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 14th - 7:20pm

According to the statement, police discovered Timothy Ray Mitchell, 43, had an active felony parole violation warrant from Minnesota for the original criminal offense of rape.