Dan Bammes

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Website: http://www.staging.kslnewsradio.com

Dan Bammes has worked in radio since the 1970s, first in his hometown of Provo and in Salt Lake City. He's worked in many different radio formats and covered a wide range of news stories ranging from the Thistle mudslide to the search for Elizabeth Smart. He is currently a reporter and anchor with KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at dbammes@ksl.com.

The sad history of Tragedy Spring

The Mormon Battalion historic site, high in the Sierras is in sad shape after windstorms and wildfires.
2 months ago

Uber passenger killed after crash with TRAX train in downtown SLC

The train was moving eastbound through the intersection when police said the Uber car, moving at approximately 40 mph, ran a red light.
2 months ago

Utah lawmakers hear concerns about canyon wildfires, outdated plans

City council members told Utah legislators they have concerns about an aging plan to address fire in Utah's wildland urban interfaces.
3 months ago

Range of options to power a house in times of emergency

The Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck offers an opportunity to power a house during times of emergency.
4 months ago

Romney’s Great Salt Lake bill folded into larger law, passes the Senate

Sen. Mitt Romney's Great Salt Lake bill was rolled into the larger Water Resources Development Act of 2022, which just passed in the Senate.
4 months ago

Defendants claim they are immune from fraud charges as sovereign citizens

A 62-year-old Herriman man is accused of fraud in Texas, and claims his status as a "sovereign citizen" grants him immunity from the law.
4 months ago

Lake Powell is sitting low; this group is trying to raise the water levels

Lake Powell has been drying up for years. and one group wants its levels go up by 60 feet. But that's not how a 2017 drought plan had it mapped.
5 months ago

Bountiful woman arrested after allegedly stealing $6,000 from patient

Miller, who worked with the victim as a recreational therapist when the theft occurred.
5 months ago

Jordan District will temporarily allow leis, other cultural attire, at graduation

The Jordan district will allow items of cultural significance at graduation this year, and will revisit their policy again before next year.
6 months ago

Fire sets off a propane explosion in Pleasant Grove

A Pleasant Grove fire led to a burnt shed and a power outage over the weekend.
7 months ago

Salt Lake City Council set to vote on medical protests

The Salt Lake City Council is trying to address concerns some citizens have voiced to the council about certain protests.
7 months ago

Food bank demand still near pandemic high

The Utah Food Bank is having issues buying fuel for its trucks and finding enough help to keep supplies moving to the pantries it supplies around the state
7 months ago

Making sure you have your medications in an emergency

Having your special medications ready in an emergency should be part of your planning.
7 months ago

Tooele couple arrested for abusive “discipline” of two boys

Tooele police said the "discipline" included young children wearing a box on their heads while standing for hours, police said.
7 months ago

Grandson remembers Sen. Orrin Hatch prior to funeral

A public viewing at the Utah Capitol on Thursday celebrated late Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, whose funeral will be held Friday afternoon.
7 months ago

Broad outdoor recreation bill moving through U.S. Senate

An outdoor recreation official in Utah says the bill will help rural economies, but opponents are concerned about additional funding.
7 months ago

Your driver’s license needs this if you want to fly in the next year

The gold star on your driver's license will be needed for anyone 18 and older. Most people have been getting them as they've renewed their licenses over the past four or so years.
7 months ago

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack speaking at USU graduation despite arrest rumors

The secretary was rumored to have been arrested. That rumor was false, and Vilsack arrived in Logan to speak with no issue.
7 months ago

Wet weather means wait to water says USU expert

Due to the water received in northern Utah in April and May, an expert with Utah State University has homeowners can wait to water their lawn.
7 months ago

Bad week, bad year so far for road fatalities in Utah

There have been 105 road fatalities in Utah in 2022 so far, more than last year over the same time period, according to the Utah Highway Safety Office.
7 months ago

Utah law professor: Overturning Roe v. Wade would leave abortion laws to the states

Cassell said the leaked Roe v. Wade document hasn't been verified, but it could be the outline for a forthcoming decision.
7 months ago

2 Liga MX soccer teams will meet in a friendly match at Rio Tinto June 15th

The Liga MX match continues a tradition of bringing top teams to Utah. It was facilitated by the Utah Sports Commission and Real Salt Lake.
7 months ago

New bishop for Utah Episcopal diocese will speak to social justice issues

The Reverend Phyllis Spiegel comes to Utah from West Chester, Ohio, and also served parishes in her home state of Virginia.
7 months ago

Identities and more information released about fatal Iron County plane crash

A federal investigation has begun into a plane crash in southern Utah on Saturday that killed all four people on board, and left children without their parents
7 months ago