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Tuffy (the dog) gazing up at the Milky Way over Metate Arch in Grand Staircase-Escalante National M...
Brooke Williams

Free-entry to all national parks and monuments Saturday

National Parks free entry on September 24.
10 days ago
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Jed Boal

Researchers say air pollution is getting inside, recommend MERV 13 filter

In Utah, we know a lot about our outdoor air quality, but not as much about the air quality inside our homes, schools and buildings. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall got that conversation started Tuesday.
2 months ago
Angels Landing Zion National Park...
Larry D. Curtis

KSL’s Chopper 5 and photojournalist document Utah’s unique beauty

Utah's unique geography, that includes mountains, deserts, lakes and snow, bring visitors from around the world. KSL photojournalist Meghan Thackrey is part of a team that documents news on KSL TV's Chopper 5, giving her some pretty unique landscapes and geographic features to record.
4 months ago
The logo for Utah's Treasure Hunt 2022. (Credit: onthejohn)...
Michael Houck, KSL TV

‘Utah’s Treasure Hunt’ gives out its first clue for the $20,000 prize

'Utah's Treasure Hunt' has released their first clue and a general area to look at for its $20,00 grand prize.
4 months ago
The bodies of Kylen Schulte (left) and Crystal Turner (right) were found near the La Sal Loop Road,...
Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Suspect named in Grand County double homicides of Turner, Schulte

Grand County Sheriff's Office named a suspect in the double homicide of Kylen Schulte and Crystal Turner. The suspect was identified as Adam Pinkusiewicz, who is dead.
5 months ago
An overlook of the Colorado River from Dead Horse Point State Park in eastern Utah. (Larry D. Curti...
SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer

Earth Day: Humanity proves it can clean up messes, repair damage

As bad as the environment seems with climate change and other pollution, scientists say humanity has also done a pretty good job of cleaning up past messes. More than 25 experts shared their favorite ecological success stories for Earth Day. The overwhelming No. 1 success story is the healing of Earth’s ozone hole. Experts credit […]
5 months ago
(Used by permission, Emery County Search and Rescue)...
Michael Houck

UPDATE: Two men dead after rappelling incidents in Emery County

Emery County Search & Rescue responded to two separate fatal rappelling incidents involving people falling off cliffs this Easter weekend.
6 months ago
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 27:  Milly, a 13-week-old kitten waits with her brother Charlie (L) to b...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Rally planned against bill to erase local laws governing animal use including puppy mills

Utah lawmakers are pushing a bill that would erase city and county animal ordinances and laws in Utah and prohibit local governments from making new ones.
7 months ago
Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, also known as the "Berlin Candy Bomber." (German Embassy/Twitter)...
Morgan Wolfe and Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Funeral is sweet farewell to the Candy Bomber

Tuesday marked touching sendoff for a man who dedicated his life to serving his country, church and family. Col. Gail Halvorsen was laid to rest at the Provo Cemetery with people from across the globe present to say their respects.
7 months ago
The Utah Utes celebrate after winning the PAC 12 Championship Saturday night. The Utes will play Oh...
KSL TV

Some Rose Bowl trivia should help you avoid thorns

Utah celebrates after winning the Pac-12 championship and a first trip to the Rose Bowl.
9 months ago
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Dirk Facer KSL TV

Utah Highway Patrol teaming up with other states to combat impaired driving

The Utah Highway Patrol is teaming with other states to keep roadways more safe on New Year's Eve.
9 months ago
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Dirk Facer KSL TV

UTA to resume Ogden Express construction

OGDEN — Construction resumes Jan. 3 on the Utah Transit Authority’s new 5.3-mile Ogden Express (OGX) system. The project, which will connect the Ogden FrontRunner Station to the Junction, is scheduled to become operational in 2023. Other planned stations include Downtown Ogden, 25th Street, Harrison Boulevard, Weber State University and McKay-Dee Hospital. The route features […]
9 months ago
Engineer Brown works on the Jupiter replica at Golden Spike National Historic Park. (Mike Anderson/...
KSL TV

Golden Spike’s Winter Festival is rolling along

PROMONTORY SUMMIT, Utah — Billowing clouds of steam greeted guests at Golden Spike National Historical Park on Monday. Famed Central Pacific locomotive “Jupiter” powered down the tracks as the park’s annual “Winter Steam Festival” got off to a successful start. “The sun peaked out and there were smiles all around,” said park superintendent Brandon Flint “There […]
9 months ago
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Dirk Facer & Jed Boal, KSL TV

Help, workers desperately needed to provide services to Salt Lake’s homeless

Help is needed at homeless service providers to help those who are unsheltered. Staff and volunteer positions are plentiful. So much so, in fact, that Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall made an urgent public appeal to meet the need.
9 months ago
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Eliza Pace & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

I-80 closing Saturday night for work on new bridge

Interstate 80 will be closed in both directions from 700 East to Foothill Drive as teams work to place beams for the new 1700 East bridge. 
10 months ago
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Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Utah ranked No. 2 most Christmas spirited state

Bring out the mistletoe and put up the tree, Santa Claus is coming to town and Utah was ranked the no. 2 most Christmas Spirited State in America
10 months ago
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Garna Mejia & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Police investigating homicide in Salt Lake City

Officials with the Salt Lake City Police Department said they were investigating a deadly shooting and car crash that left one person dead in the Sugarhouse area.
1 year ago
A crowd watches the World Cup Climbing competition in Salt Lake City....
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Spectators: World Cup Climbing Competition Almost Feels Normal

The fastest climbers in the world went head-to-head at the World Cup of Climbing in Salt Lake City over the weekend. Both spectators and athletes said the crowd, the cheers and the atmosphere made it feel like things were almost normal again.
1 year ago
Utahraptor State Park is set to open this time next year. (Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Utahraptor State Park North Of Moab Will Open In 2022

In its heyday the Utahrapaptor probably did not need much protection but these days the bones they left behind in southern Utah need that protection.
1 year ago
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visited Bears Ears National Monument. (Used by permission, Deb Haala...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Interior Secretary Takes Listening Trip To Bears Ears National Monument

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland hiked a trail at the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah as the Biden administration weighed whether to reverse a decision from former President Donald Trump that shrank the size of the monument.
2 years ago
The Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel. (Zion National Park/Twitter)...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Construction On Zion National Park Tunnels, Bridges Begins Sunday

A traffic reminder for folks heading south for spring break as construction on the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tunnel and Bridge Preservation Project begins Sunday.
2 years ago
A new bill in the legislature would create Utahraptor State Park in the Dalton Wells area near Moab...
Jared Turner, KSL TV

Proposed Bill Would Create ‘Utahraptor State Park’ Near Moab

A bill moving through the legislature would create a new state park near Moab named after the Beehive State’s official state dinosaur, the Utahraptor.
2 years ago
Capitol Reef National Park (Photo by Gerig/ullstein bild via Getty Images)...
Associated Press

Capitol Reef Chooses New Class Of Artists In Residence

Capitol Reef National Park has announced its 2021 Artists in Residence: a painter, a printmaker, a photographer and a writer.
2 years ago
Red Cliffs Conservation Area (Photo: Red Cliffs Desert Reserve)...
Associated Press

Utah Approved To Build Highway Through Conservation Area

The Utah Division of Transportation and Washington County received approval to build a four-lane highway that would pass through the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, a protected Mojave desert tortoise habitat in southern Utah.
2 years ago
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