Dan Bammes

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

Utah snowpack above average so far this winter

The water available in Utah's winter snowpack is already above the 20-year average in most of the state, a key factor in combatting drought.
4 months ago

Skier dies after crashing into snowbank at Brighton

BRIGHTON, Utah — A 61-year-old skier injured after crashing into a snowbank at Brighton has since died from his injuries. Police say the man had been skiing with his son and his goggles became obscured by snow from a snowmaking machine. He suffered severe head and facial trauma. His family told KSL NewsRadio in an […]
6 months ago

UDOT will try again Wednesday to move barricades and open I-15 through Weber County

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — KSL TV’S Mike Anderson reported on the current status of the I-15 split from Riverdale and updates to come. The Utah Department of Transportation was not able to move barricades and re-open three lanes on southbound I-15 through southern Weber County on Monday night as planned. Bad weather kept the barricades […]
7 months ago

Southwest Airlines executive apologizes for flight disruptions

Southwest Airlines apologized for the disruptions to its flight schedule last weekend.
7 months ago

Suspect arrested after a woman attacked with a saw

Salt Lake City Police arrested a man early this morning after they said he attacked and injured a woman with a reciprocating saw.
7 months ago

Ranked-choice voting coming to some Utah cities

Ballots for the upcoming municipal elections are going out in the mail this week and in some Utah cities, voters will have a ranked-choice ballot.
7 months ago

Frustrated deputy warns against extreme speeds on Utah roads

Officers are once again warning of the dangers of excessive speeds on Utah roads. 
7 months ago

Missing and murdered Indigenous women cases getting new attention

There are hundreds of stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women that need to be told, say advocates and a Utah lawmaker.
8 months ago

Caldor wildfire burns through Tragedy Spring historic site

The California site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried -- already damaged by a windstorm earlier this year -- was burned by the Caldor wildfire last weekend.
8 months ago

Thanks to youth, there’s less stigma when seeking suicide prevention help

There are many suicide prevention resources in Utah, especially for young people who are also leading the way in lessening the stigma.
8 months ago

No surge in suicides during the COVID-19 pandemic

Utah officials say suicides did not increase during the pandemic, in part because the work the state is doing to prevent suicides is paying off.
8 months ago

California wildfire threatening Mormon Battalion historic site

The huge Caldor wildfire in California is threatening a site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried.
9 months ago

Irrigation companies shutting off water early because of the drought

Recent rain bought a little more time for irrigation/secondary water customers served by Weber Basin Water Conservancy District and others.
9 months ago

Weber-Morgan Health Department won’t impose school mask mandates

The Weber-Morgan Board of Health voted Monday to consult with local county elected officials before imposing mask mandates on schools.
9 months ago

Utah Food Bank gets $100K memorial contribution

The Michael and Robin Lally Forward Foundation is giving $100,000 to the Utah Food Bank in memory of Robin's late sister, Heather Farr.
9 months ago

Water system repairs underway at Riverdale mobile home park

More than 130 mobile homes at the Riverside Village mobile home park have been without water since early Sunday.
9 months ago

Amber Alert canceled, missing boys from Price found in Elko, Nevada

An Amber Alert out of Carbon County was canceled Saturday after Idaho authorities announced two missing boys from Price had been found.
9 months ago

District ready for remote learning as the school year begins

The Granite School District expects around 3 to 5% of its students to choose remote learning for the 2021-2022 school year.
9 months ago

There’s a place on Earth where nothing lives, not even germs

There's a place on earth where nothing lives, not even germs.
9 months ago

Dr. Andy Pavia: Sending kids to school without masks would be a “terrible mistake.”

One medical expert said it would be a "terrible mistake" to send children to school without a mask.
9 months ago

New cancer center at McKay-Dee will put advanced care closer to home

Work on the new cancer center at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden began this week. When finished it will take up much of the first floor.
9 months ago

RSV infections turning up early in Utah

A common respiratory virus called RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been turning up months earlier than expected in Utah.
9 months ago

Truth-in-Taxation law holds taxes in check while property values rise in Utah

With the increase in property values, some Utah residents are worried property taxes will rise just as fast. But Utah has the Truth-In-Taxation law.
9 months ago

Breakthrough COVID cases? Utah Department of Health has the numbers.

Utah Department of Health tracks the number of breakthrough COVID-19 cases.
9 months ago