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Dan Bammes is a reporter and anchor with KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at dbammes@ksl.com.

Utah Democrats hold caucuses, but big decision left for later

Utah Democrats held caucuses across the state to nominate delegates to upcoming county and state conventions. Some had higher attendance then expected.
2 months ago

Utah driver license tests will be available in languages other than English

SALT LAKE CITY — Starting in January 2023, the written test for a Utah driver license will be available in five languages besides English. The change reflects a new state law just signed by Governor Spencer Cox. Senate Bill 216 was sponsored by State Senator Luz Escamilla. It passed both houses of the Utah legislature […]
2 months ago

Utah Study: Artificial intelligence helps assess risk of heart complications

The team used artificial intelligence to create networks that connect health outcomes with various heart risk factors.
2 months ago

Magna earthquake helps scientists understand Utah’s vulnerability

The Magna earthquake on March 18, 2020, and its aftershocks offered data to scientists to help them learn about Utah's vulnerabilities.
2 months ago

Republican National Convention: Salt Lake City drops bid to host in 2024

Salt Lake City businesses and Republican leaders dropped their bid to hold the 2024 Republican National Convention, saying the timeline was too tight.
2 months ago

Breeze Airways opens new training facility

Breeze Airways opened a training center near the Salt Lake City International Airport. Flights from Breeze will not be flying in yet though.
2 months ago

Second Republican challenger submits signatures to qualify for Utah Senate primary

Ally Isom turned in the required 28,000 signatures to the Utah Lieutenant Governor's office to try to qualify for the Senate primary.
2 months ago

World wheat shortages an opportunity for Utah farmers

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is expected to create wheat shortages, as both countries are among the top producers for wheat.
2 months ago

Owens co-sponsors bill to prohibit transgender athletes in women’s sports

The bill represents "good old common sense" and "a matter of respect for womanhood," said Congressman Burgess Owens about his bill.
2 months ago

Bill would change “use it or lose it” provision of Utah water rights

Utah lawmakers could approve a bill that would no longer punish farmers if they don't use all of their water rights allocation.
3 months ago

Haven Barlow passes away after a lifetime of service to Utah

Haven Barlow's accomplishments included the current appropriations system, and the weighted pupil unit system for school funding.
3 months ago

Four arrested, guns recovered after shots fired in Taylorsville

All four men are facing charges of felony discharge of a firearm, riot and discharging a firearm from a vehicle.
4 months ago

Cat stolen from Salt Lake PetSmart found hours later at a store in Murray

A black cat named Bosko had an adventure Saturday after he was stolen from a PetSmart store in downtown Salt Lake City. The man suspected of taking him turned up later in the day at another PetSmart store in Murray, where the cat was recovered.
4 months ago

Salt Lake City police say gun thefts up 24%

The Salt Lake City Police Department reported gun thefts rose 24% last year over the three-year average.
4 months ago

Wisconsin sex trafficking case involved a victim from Utah

Jason Jordan, 49, was sentenced to four years in federal prison yesterday after pleading guilty to a sex trafficking charge.
4 months ago

Bill protecting the right of Native American students to wear traditional regalia at graduation moving through Utah legislature

A bill to protect the right of Native American students to wear traditional tribal regalia at graduation passed a vote in the state Senate.
4 months ago

Utah attorney says immigrants could fill many vacant jobs

An attorney who represents immigrant workers says they could fill many of the vacant jobs employers are hoping to fill across Utah.
4 months ago

U of U projection: Utah population 5.4 million by 2060

A new report shows that although Utah's long-term growth rate is slowing, the population could increase by 2 million in the next few decades.
4 months ago

Confusion over Senate President’s COVID-19 status

Utah Senate President opened the legislative session saying he'd tested negative for COVID-19, although his tests did not yield this result.
4 months ago

Utah legislature starts its work with base budgets

The Utah legislature has seven base budgets to pass as it begins its six-week general session which kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 18.
4 months ago

Committee working to end “range anxiety” for electric vehicle drivers

A new state committee is working to end the anxiety electric vehicle owners feel when they drive too far from a charging station.
4 months ago

Governor Cox urges vaccinations to fight omicron surge

Governor Spencer Cox posted a video on Thursday encouraging Utahns to get vaccinated.
4 months ago

Senator Romney, Representative Moore remember chaos and fear during the attack on Jan. 6

"It tears at your heart and brings tears to your eyes," is what Senator Mitt Romney said about the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
4 months ago

Davis school board updates a packed meeting on inclusion efforts

A Davis school board meeting was packed to the brim Tuesday night with those eager to hold the district to their promise to combat racism.
4 months ago