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20 years later, man donates kidney to former missionary companion

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:21pm

Right now, there are more than 100,000 people waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the United States. For many, the donation doesn't come soon enough, but sometimes people connect in a way they never expected.

Spanish Fork family honors toddler killed in accident with big act of kindness

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:22pm

Days after they lost their toddler in an accident, a Spanish Fork family is keeping his name alive with a big act of kindness.

Business owners near Panguitch Lake hope fishing tournament boosts tourism after massive fire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:56pm

Business owners who were forced to shut down their shops for several weeks due to the Brian Head Fire may soon get some relief.

After losing 5 babies in 11 months, Utah family teaches others to grieve through gifting

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:43pm

A Utah County family lost five babies in 11 months. Jason and Clarissa Osborn teaches how to help those who are grieving.

Golden eagle released in honor of firefighters who fought Brian Head Fire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:13pm

The Brian Head Fire is at 95 percent containment and no longer threatening any structures. Firefighters are being credited for doing an amazing job keeping the flames away from hundreds of others. On Friday, a special dedication was held for them.

Woman credits 5-year-old granddaughter's quick thinking for saving her life

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 11:40pm

An American Fork woman is praising her granddaughter, saying the 5-year-old did something most kids wouldn't know how to do. And the little girl's actions may have saved her grandmother's life.

Wellness instructor helping patients kick cancer while fighting it herself

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 8:23pm

Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute is known around the world for its cancer research and treatment. Now the institute's Wellness Program, which offers Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes, is getting attention.

Make Your Week: Strangers pay expensive vet bill; neighbors help family with sick father

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 2:55pm

Mondays come every week, but they still don’t seem to get any easier. If the new workweek has you feeling a bit down, we have a boost for you.

Bride-to-be calls off wedding, throws party for homeless

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 15th - 9:10pm

An Indiana woman who called off her $30,000 wedding threw a party Saturday for the homeless at the swanky event center she had booked for the reception.

Bride surprised on big day with man who received late son’s heart

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 8:21am

It’s been almost two years since Becky Turney’s son died, but his heart has lived on in a donor recipient thousands of miles away from her home in Alaska.

Beachgoers form human chain to rescue family in water

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 7:21am

Strangers on a Florida beach formed an 80-person human chain to help rescue members of a family who had been caught in a riptide and pulled too far from shore, but emergency workers say they also helped bring distressed people to safety.

Man with kidney disease discovers wife is donor match from baseball card

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 8:11am

A baseball fanatic who needed a new kidney found out his wife was a donor match — all from a brand new pack of baseball cards.

Twin boys born to couple who lost 2 sons after car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 11th - 10:47am

A South Carolina couple has welcomed twin boys two years after their two sons died.

Make Your Week: Strangers help teen who lost wallet, other acts of kindness

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 10th - 2:29pm

Monday is here again, rearing its ugly head, which signals a new workweek and the end of our glorious weekend.

Repainted, repaired and revamped: 19 Ogden homes fixed up by community church volunteers

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 9th - 4:14pm

Members of the Washington Heights Church revamped 19 Ogden homes as part of a weeklong service project.

Teen on 2nd day of job uses CPR to help save man's life

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 6th - 7:20am

A 16-year-old boy working at a Cincinnati restaurant has been credited with helping save a man's life on his second day on the job.

100-year-old skier sets example for health, family values

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 5th - 10:20pm

Dozens of family and friends gathered at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort on Wednesday to celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who continues to ski and inspire those around him.

New construction in Wyoming wildfire burn scar holds family significance

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jul 4th - 10:15am

It's been nearly a year since a wildfire near the Utah-Wyoming border burned several cabins. Now one homeowner is rebuilding on the blackened ground in memory of his late wife and her spirit of determination.

Make Your Week: Stranger donates $100 at lemonade stand, other feel-good stories

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jul 3rd - 11:59am

Tuesday is a holiday, which means a day off work for most people. However, you still may be struggling to get through Monday.

Utah nonprofit makes sure single moms have tools to succeed

Shelby Slade, The Daily Herald  |  Posted   Jul 2nd - 8:26pm

When Pleasant Grove resident Jazmine Edwards was a single mom, things were difficult. She said it was things like budgeting and finding babysitting that she struggled with the most.