West Valley City, UTksl.com

Utahn playing with gun fires weapon, killing man, charges say

A West Valley man was charged Friday with manslaughter. Police say he was playing with the hammer of his gun when he pointed the weapon at a man and the weapon fired, killing the man. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) — WEST VALLEY CITY — A West Valley man who prosecutors say was playing with the hammer on his gun when it went off, striking and killing a man, now faces criminal charges.
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Salt Lake 17 Year Old Drowns In Deer Creek

A 17 year old Salt Lake man drowned in the Deer Creek Reservoir Thursday. According to Utah State, Parks, 17 year old Fernando Botello Arredondo was swimming when he suddenly went underwater and didn’t resurface. The water in the area where he was playing was between 4 and 8 feet deep.
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Robert Redford’s Horse Whisper Ranch for sale in Charleston, Utah

HEBER VALLEY, Utah. — Robert Redford put the Horse Whisper Ranch on the market this week. The 30-acre ranch is located in Charleston. It is named after the 1998 movie The Horse Whisperer. According to the Wall Street Journal, Redford purchased the property in 1996 as a place for his horses to exercise during the […]
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Salt Lake City, UTGephardt Daily

UDOT warns drivers about freeway lane closures this weekend

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Utah Department of Transportation is warning drivers to plan ahead for heavy traffic delays due to pavement repairs and bridge construction on routes across the state starting this weekend. The heaviest delays are expected on the I-215 west belt,...
Idaho StateKUTV

Sandy woman killed in Idaho ATV crash, another rider injured

(KUTV) — A Sandy, Utah woman was killed Thursday in an ATV crash on an Idaho trail. Idaho State Police said Chikay Cole, 67, was traveling north on Smith Canyon Road, east of Interstate 15 and South of Lava Hot Springs in Idaho. Riding on the 2019 Polaris ATV with her was Kerry Cole, 67 also of Sandy and both were wearing helmets.
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The Associated Press

Utah Juneteenth organizers work to continue conversation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As weekend celebrations for Juneteenth begin, Utah organizers are working to keep conversations around racial equality going in this year’s events. The day that falls Saturday is set to commemorate the final emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the U.S. It became a federal holiday this week and several events are planned in Utah.
Utah StateGephardt Daily

3 staff members at Utah State Prison test positive for COVID-19

DRAPER, Utah, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Three staff members working in the Olympus Facility at the Utah State Prison in Draper have tested positive for COVID-19. “The facility has been placed on quarantine,” said a statement from the Utah Department of Corrections. “Visiting, and volunteer and religious services have been cancelled for the weekend.”
Park City, UTKSLTV

Park City Canyons Village Opens For Summer Season

PARK CITY, Utah — When we think of fun summer activities, a ski resort may not be the first place that comes to mind. But KSL’s Jenne Anderson visited the Canyons Village in Park City to shows us some of the fun that they have in store. Details on the...
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Fox News

Utah grandma, 92, receives high school diploma as Class of 2021 graduate

A Utah woman showed you’re never too old to learn new things when she earned her high school diploma at the age of 92. Barbara Stanley has lived a full life, though, perhaps not the life she intended: Growing up during the Great Depression, she put her ambitions on hold as she helped her sisters raise their kids, then got married early in her 20s.
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Deseret News

Hot weather and little rain: What do we do now?

As we enter the summer months, Utah’s ongoing drought and triple-digit temperatures are rightfully catching the public’s attention, prompting many to give serious thought to their water consumption. We must reaffirm and even accelerate our commitment to water conservation in order to sustain our state’s economic vitality and preserve the...
Utah Stateksl.com

Design a landscape that works for Utah with Localscapes

This story is sponsored by Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. As Utah residents continue to read and hear about the current drought conditions, they begin to question what they can do to help the situation. There are things everyone can do to be better stewards of this resource and help use water more sustainably.
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Park City’s ultimate frisbee’s ultimate goal

PARK CITY, Utah. — As sports professionals halfway around the globe debate as to how many Japanese spectators should be allowed to attend their Games, Jared Connor would be happy to have a few more people attend his ultimate frisbee games. It’s a regular pickup game for which he said they, “don’t have enough participation […]
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SNAPPED: Optimal Optum option

Optimal Optum option is a tongue twister, the medical professionals in this hard-to-miss RV parked at Basin Rec were providing mobile health care, yesterday.  Parked in Heber the day before, it spent the day in Park City welcoming existing clients who had made appointments online, who live in Summit County, and perhaps didn’t feel like […]