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How to pack for a backpacking trip

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Mar 26th - 12:14pm

Spring has arrived and backpacking season is beginning to kick into gear. This guide illustrates how best to pack for a backpacking trip and optimize your experience.

Ben Anderson: Jimmer isn’t an NBA-quality player, but is still an all-timer

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 26th - 11:02am

Jazz fans caught the best and worst of the Jimmer Fredette era in Salt Lake City, and it was all worthwhile.

Police ask for public's help locating endangered man last seen leaving Vivint Arena

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:56am

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who was last seen leaving Vivint Arena after the Utah Jazz game Monday night and is believed to be endangered.

3 injured after commercial trucks collide; eastbound I-80 closed in Tooele County

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:54am

Three people suffered injuries after a crash between a portable toilet company tanker truck and a truck hauling gravel on I-80 in Tooele County.

University of Utah names first woman law school dean

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:09am

Elizabeth Kronk Warner, who is considered a national expert in the intersection of environmental and Indian law, has been named the next dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. She is the first woman to hold the position.

Fire in breaker box damages small businesses in SLC

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:24am

A small fire in a breaker box has caused thousands of dollars in damages to about a half a dozen businesses along a small strip mall in Salt Lake City.

Baby monitor camera captures apparent orb in child’s bedroom

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 26th - 7:41am

Dan Workman maintains there’s nothing all that haunted about his house, or at least that’s what he thought prior to last Friday.

Southern Utah student among small percentage of females accepted into prestigious military academy

Markee Heckenliable, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 26th - 7:19am

The acceptance rate for the United States Military Academy at West Point was 10 percent in 2017, with 22 percent of that being female. A southern Utah high school student is now among that acceptance rate.

Economy and sociology experts discuss Utah's gender wage gap with state senator

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Mar 26th - 7:02am

A group of women discussed the complex issue of Utah's gender wage gap at a panel Monday. Utah ranks 50th in the nation for its gender wage gap, where women earn 70 cents to every dollar a man makes in the state.

U. police investigate reported sexual assault; campus alert issued

Carter Williams, and Linda Williams,  |  Posted Mar 26th - 6:28am

University of Utah police are investigating a reported sexual assault believed to have happened near the Marriott Library Monday night.

Police searching for couple with gold-tipped dreadlocks after hatchet assault in Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:50pm

Police are searching for a man and woman with gold-tipped dreadlocks after the pair allegedly struck a man with a hatchet and attempted to steal his computer Sunday night, officials said.

Family grows concerned after Utah woman remains missing for nearly one week

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:16pm

Kaylee Vaughan says when her 47-year-old mother failed to make it home Tuesday, family members were concerned. Now, they're doing all they can to find her.

Who is going to be on the ballot? Here’s how the process for Salt Lake City’s mayoral race works

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:49pm

There are now nine potential candidates vying for Salt Lake City's mayoral job. Here's a look at the process each possible candidate must go through before they are elected in November.

Utah governor signs into law bill to ban abortion after 18 weeks

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:04pm

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed into law a bill to ban abortions in Utah after 18 weeks.

Youth ask Utah governor to 'defend our future' and stop lease of lands to oil and gas industries

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:32pm

Young activists delivered a letter with over 1,500 signatures to the governor's office Monday asking him to take action on climate change by opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s oil and gas lease of 217,576 acres of public lands in Utah.

Sens. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney back bill to prevent Democratic 'court packing'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:03pm

Utah's two Republican senators signed on to a bill Monday calling for a constitutional amendment to keep the U.S. Supreme Court at nine justices to prevent Democratic "court packing," an idea some 2020 presidential candiates are entertaining.

Murray homeowners catch burglary on video

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:44pm

A couple of brothers had to buy expensive new power tools for a second time after two thieves stole their equipment from the home they are remodeling in Murray. Now they hope surveillance video from neighbors’ cameras will help police catch the culprits.

Utah officers found legally justified in shooting teen who lunged with knife

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:06pm

Two Orem police officers who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy who allegedly lunged at them with a knife in October have been found legally justified in the shooting.

'Jiggery-pokery'? Utah legislator rips feds over conviction for ATV protest ride

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:43pm

A Utah House member went off on the U.S. Attorney's Office, federal agencies and the media in a court filing opposing government efforts to quintuple his restitution payments for an illegal ATV protest ride in a prosecution he calls "jiggery-pokery."

Netflix adding 83, dropping 31 titles in April

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:49pm

Here’s a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in April.