Utah News

One woman is dead in a collision involving two cars in Layton Sunday night. (Jeffery Dahdah, KSL-TV...

Matt Brooks, KSL.com

1 dead, multiple passengers taken to hospital after car crash in Layton

The crash remained under investigation, and police had not yet determined a cause as of late Sunday. One woman died in the crash.

A man is in the hospital after falling into the Jordan River on Sunday, May 14, 2023.(Steve Griffin...

Matt Brooks, KSL.com

Man in critical condition after being rescued from Jordan River

Police issued a reminder of the dangerous state of the streams and rivers during the spring runoff after a man was rescued from Jordan River.

The new Utah State Correctional Facility is pictured in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 30, 2022. ...

Mark Jones

State Correctional Facility placed on temporary lockdown

The Utah State Correctional Facility was placed on temporary lockdown Saturday following a fight with several inmates.

President Camille Johnson, General Relief Society President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...

Mark Jones

Finding relief from life's challenges with President Camille Johnson

General Relief Society President Camille Johnson spoke to KSL about her Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ministry in Africa.

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Michelle Lee

How, and why, a hobby can bring joy to your life

If it brings you pleasure, is meaningful, and you can do it regularly, you've got yourself a hobby! Here's why they can benefit us so much.

The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating the deaths of two people. Their bodies were f...

Mark Jones

SLCPD investigating after two bodies found inside an office complex

Salt Lake City police are investigating the discovery of two bodies found Saturday inside an office complex near 3000 S. Highland Drive.

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Shannon Cavalero

Drought Tolerant Perennials for Utah

The best drought tolerant plants for Utah can handle high elevations, alkaline soils, excessive exposure to wind, and use of secondary water.

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Visit Bear Lake

How To Plan a Business Retreat in Bear Lake This Spring

Are you wondering how to plan a business retreat this spring? Read our sample itinerary to plan a team getaway to Bear Lake.

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BYU EMBA at the Marriott School of Business

Hear it Firsthand: 6 Students Share Their Executive MBA Experience at BYU’s Marriott School of Business

The Executive MBA program at BYU offers great opportunities. Hear experiences straight from students enrolled in the program.

Skier being towed by a rider on a horse. Skijoring....

Bear Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

Looking for a New Winter Activity? Try Skijoring in Bear Lake

Skijoring is when someone on skis is pulled by a horse, dog, animal, or motor vehicle. The driver leads the skiers through an obstacle course over jumps, hoops, and gates.

For the second year, Utah Transit Authority (UTA) will be hosting “My BeUTAHful” art competitio...

Elizabeth Weiler

Win a UTA pass, art supplies and gift cards in student art competition

For the second year, Utah Transit Authority (UTA) will be hosting “My BeUTAHful” art competition. From now until March 20, students k-12 may submit their original art following the theme "Imagine + Lead + Change".

Banner with Cervical Cancer Awareness Realistic Ribbon...

Intermountain Health

Five Common Causes of Cervical Cancer – and What You Can Do to Lower Your Risk

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month and cancer experts at Intermountain Health are working to educate women about cervical cancer.

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Michelle Lee

How, and why, a hobby can bring joy to your life

If it brings you pleasure, is meaningful, and you can do it regularly, you've got yourself a hobby! Here's why they can benefit us so much.

A new release from Intermountain Healthcare shows that younger adults are becoming more susceptible...

Alexandrea Bonilla

Utah clinics winning the fight against overprescribed antibiotics

Intermountain Health and the University of Utah found that urgent-care facilities were more likely to prescribe antibiotics as a quick, easy solution.

Utah Food Bank...

Allessandra Harris

Utah Food Bank aims to 'Stamp Out Hunger' this summer

The Utah Food Bank is joining forces with the Letter Carriers Union to collect non-perishable food items for those in need.

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LEANNE ITALIE AP Entertainment Writer

Mommy blogger Heather Armstrong, known as Dooce to fans, dead at 47

Armstrong had laid bare her struggles as a mother and her battles with depression and alcoholism on her site, Dooce.com, and on social media since 2001.

A phlebotomist  collects vials of blood from an intravenous line from a patient who is donating blo...

Brenda Goodman, CNN

FDA finalizes new risk-based rules for blood donors, creating a path for more gay donors

Before the FDA revised its rules, all men who have sex with men faced lifetime bans on blood donation.

A giant A and I are pictured -- would an AI chatbot replace human interaction?...

Samantha Herrera

Combatting loneliness with AI? It may be a slippery slope

As AI technology continues getting more and more sophisticated, there's a concern that something like a chatbot could replace real social interaction.

KSLSports.com

Utah Jazz forward Taylor Hendricks (0) drives to the basket against the San Antonio Spurs...

Ben Anderson

Jazz Stop Slide With Win Over Spurs

The Utah Jazz earned their first win since the NBA trade deadline downing the San Antonio Spurs in Salt Lake City 128-109.

BYU Basketball, Kansas Jayhawks, History...

Mitch Harper

BYU Basketball’s History Against Kansas

BYU basketball is about to play its fourth game inside Allen Fieldhouse, but it will only be the second game against Kansas. Looking back at the hardwood history between the two schools.

Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson (00) jumps for a block against San Antonio Spurs forward Zach Colli...

Ben Anderson

Jazz Snap Losing Streak With Win Over Spurs

The Utah Jazz survived a fourth quarter rally from the San Antonio Spurs and snapped their five-game losing streak since the trade deadline.

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Kyle Ireland

Jazz Center Walker Kessler Puts Down Reverse Jam On Spurs

Jazz center Walker Kessler threw down a reverse slam dunk on an assist from Jordan Clarkson during Utah's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

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Kyle Ireland

Taylor Hendricks Drives Past Victor Wembanyama For Dunk During Spurs-Jazz Game

Jazz forward Taylor Hendricks blew past Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama for a slam dunk during Utah's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

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Kyle Ireland

Jazz Rookie Taylor Hendricks Throws Down Dunk On Spurs

Jazz rookie forward Taylor Hendricks rocked the rim with a two-handed slam dunk during Utah's game against the San Antonio Spurs.

KSL in Your Community

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Logan Stefanich, KSL.com

Amid 'tension' in Alpine School District, board votes to study potential district reconfiguration

Alpine School District's board of education has voted unanimously to begin a study into reconfiguring the biggest district in the Beehive State.

A student at Toeele Junior High School brought an unloaded firearm onto campus Thursday morning, ac...

Simone Seikaly

Student found with unloaded gun at Tooele Junior High

Tooele Police said a resource officer learned about the gun from an administrator, who heard from a teacher, who heard from a student.

Burned trees piled on the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration land pictured...

Adam Small and Samantha Herrera

$300,000 cleanup getting property back to raising money for public schools

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration has to clear decades worth of bullets and rifle pellets from a former Boy Scouts camp.

A lawsuit filed against the Alpine School District, the district's board of education and Superinte...

Logan Stefanich

Parents file lawsuit against Alpine School District over potential closure of 5 elementary schools

The suit comes less than a month after the same group of parents threatened to bring legal action against the Alpine School district.

Fourth grade teacher Emily Weigel shows her students that it might be hard to fit under their desks...

Amanda Dickson

What teachers want during Teacher Appreciation week — R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Teachers and parents alike work tirelessly to educate and raise kids. Here's what one organization says about appreciating your teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News

State School Board restores climate change science standard by 1 vote

The majority of the Utah State Board of Education members ended up rejecting a recommendation that would remove climate change language from the state's science standards.

Education + Schools

A lawsuit filed against the Alpine School District, the district's board of education and Superinte...

Logan Stefanich

Parents file lawsuit against Alpine School District over potential closure of 5 elementary schools

The suit comes less than a month after the same group of parents threatened to bring legal action against the Alpine School district.

University of Utah impact scholar Tim Shriver, right, meets with members of Students for Dignity, i...

Mark Jones

U of U commencement speaker: Take a chance on yourself

Keynote speaker at the University of Utah commencement ceremony Tim Shriver told graduates to take a chance. He also urged them to ignore the noise and tune in to the best of themselves.

The public education system operates in much the same way today as it did 100 years ago. Utah State...

Amanda Dickson

Changing to student-centered learning in Utah schools

Education officials say student-centered learning helps those who struggle with the traditional model but can also help accelerated students.

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Amanda Dickson

Literacy consultant: Phonics is winning the reading wars

A literacy expert says using the science of reading to teach reading has changed the game in the Jordan School District.

She is a teacher who calls Utah home, but she has a side gig as a world champion arm wrestler. Sara...

Curt Gresseth

Utah high school teacher is also arm-wrestling champ

A Mountain Ridge High School math and special ed teacher is also an arm wrestler. She discusses her journey from beginner to world champion.

usu sign pictured, colleges in utah are tackling dei initiatives...

Samantha Herrera

Navigating diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives on college campuses

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives across Utah are meant to create an equitable playing field, but some say we're doing it wrong.

National News

One woman is dead in a collision involving two cars in Layton Sunday night. (Jeffery Dahdah, KSL-TV...

Matt Brooks, KSL.com

1 dead, multiple passengers taken to hospital after car crash in Layton

The crash remained under investigation, and police had not yet determined a cause as of late Sunday. One woman died in the crash.

A man is in the hospital after falling into the Jordan River on Sunday, May 14, 2023.(Steve Griffin...

Matt Brooks, KSL.com

Man in critical condition after being rescued from Jordan River

Police issued a reminder of the dangerous state of the streams and rivers during the spring runoff after a man was rescued from Jordan River.

Migrants seeking asylum in the US look through the border wall as volunteers offer assistance on th...

Nouran Salahieh

End of Title 42 policy brings fewer migrants than expected

Southern border communities report fewer migrants, but concerns remain about overcrowded processing and detention facilities.

The new Utah State Correctional Facility is pictured in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 30, 2022. ...

Mark Jones

State Correctional Facility placed on temporary lockdown

The Utah State Correctional Facility was placed on temporary lockdown Saturday following a fight with several inmates.

President Camille Johnson, General Relief Society President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...

Mark Jones

Finding relief from life's challenges with President Camille Johnson

General Relief Society President Camille Johnson spoke to KSL about her Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ministry in Africa.

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Michelle Lee

How, and why, a hobby can bring joy to your life

If it brings you pleasure, is meaningful, and you can do it regularly, you've got yourself a hobby! Here's why they can benefit us so much.