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Mark Jackson

Brigham City man uses time between work gigs to help refugees in Ukraine

His family says Solomon Smith is uniquely trained to bring supplies to refugees in Ukraine, after having worked in the Peace Corp in Africa.
2 months ago
(The VA Clinic in St. George.  Google Maps)...
Paul Nelson

Utah man facing federal charges after alleged death threats at VA health centers

A southern Utah man has been arrested and booked into jail after he allegedly making death threats toward VA Hospital workers.
2 months ago
Hill night flying...
Simone Seikaly

Hill fighter jets conducting night-flying operations through April 11

Night flying operations out of Hill Air Force Base are a readiness requirement that allows pilots to practice all-weather flying.
2 months ago
Brig. Gen. Tyler B. Smith. Photo credit: Utah National Guard...
Mark Jones

Utah National Guard to hold retirement ceremony for one of its own

The Utah National Guard will celebrate the career of Brig. Gen. Tyler B. Smith at a retirement ceremony Tuesday at Camp Williams.
2 months ago
Leavitt Ukraine...
Curt Gresseth

Utah County Attorney David Leavitt has dire prediction about Putin, Ukraine

"We're dealing with a madman," Utah County Attorney David Leavitt said about the Russian president's war in Ukraine.
2 months ago
A U.S. plan takes off. An adjunct philosophy professor says a no-fly zone in Ukraine could spark WW...
Curt Gresseth

Why a no-fly zone over Ukraine would ignite WWIII

A no-fly zone over Ukraine would mean U.S. warplanes shooting down Russian fighter jets and that would lead to World War III, says a magazine columnist and philosophy professor.
3 months ago
Quan Nguyen and his wife get him ready to his trip to help Ukrainian refugees....
Paul Nelson

Former refugee in Utah helping fellow Marine assist Ukrainian refugees

KAYSVILLE – A Marine from Kaysville is setting off on a rescue mission, as he tries to help a fellow veteran help Ukranian refugees escape the country. For this particular conflict, Quan Nguyen says it wouldn’t be enough for him just to make political statements and raise funds. He has a friend, a fellow Marine, […]
3 months ago
Gas prices in and around Salt Lake City are advertised on Monday, March 7, 2022...
Curt Gresseth

Gas prices will get worse, Utah congressman warns

One Utah lawmaker says gas prices are going to get way, way worse before they get better.
3 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25:  U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a hearing before Senate Foreign...
Curt Gresseth

Sen. Rand Paul talks war in Ukraine during visit to Utah

While campaigning in Utah for Sen. Mike Lee, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he doesn't oppose selling arms to Ukraine, but the US can't give away weapons because the US debt is the greatest threat to national security.
3 months ago
Dr. Kencee Graves talks with members of the U.S. Navy as they arrive to support the University of U...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Members of the U.S. Navy are helping at overwhelmed Utah hospital

More than 25 members of the U.S. Navy are now at the University of Utah Hospital to help with over 500 surgeries deferred because of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
3 months ago
A Utah Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter is moved to Heber Airport by a Nevada Army N...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

WATCH: Blackhawk helicopters removed from Snowbird Ski Resort

The Utah National Guard has removed two Blackhawk helicopters after two collided during a training accident last week in the Mineral Basin area of the Snowbird Ski Resort.
3 months ago
Image of downed Utah National Guard Black Hawk helicopter at Mineral Basin, near Snowbird Ski Resor...
Mark Jones

Rescue efforts for two Black Hawk helicopters will begin Wednesday

Two Black Hawk helicopters that were damaged in a training exercise last week will be removed off the mountain starting Wednesday.
3 months ago
Alexandra V. and Dima P. hold a sign during a prayer to support Ukraine at the Capitol in Salt Lake...
Paul Nelson

Hundreds of Utahns show support to Ukraine on Capitol steps during ‘Stand With Ukraine’ rally

Utahns by the hundreds came to the Capitol steps Monday evening to show their support for the people of Ukraine.  State leaders say they needed to send a message rebuking the Russian invasion, and they’re looking into other ways they can make an impact on the global superpower.
3 months ago
People shelter in a subway station before a curfew comes into effect on February 24, 2022 in Kyiv, ...
Curt Gresseth

Russian woman in Utah talks about her sister escaping Ukraine during war

A Russian woman living here in Utah is desperate to get her sister out as Russia invades Ukraine.
3 months ago
(A firefighter works amongst debris in the aftermath of Russian shelling, in Mariupol, Ukraine, Thu...
Paul Nelson

Utahns wait for update from loved ones trapped after Russian invasion

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused panic for Utahns with family living there. They say communications are getting more difficult, and each one could be their last.
3 months ago
A Ukrainian serviceman stands at his position at the line of separation between Ukraine-held territ...
Curt Gresseth

Utah Reps. Curtis, Stewart and Moore react to Russia launching war on Ukraine

Utah Republican Reps. John Curtis, Chris Stewart and Blake Moore share their reactions to Russian President Vladimir Putin moving military forces into Ukraine. Both Curtis and Stewart say Russian cyberattacks could lie ahead for the United States. Moore says strengthening US allies in Europe and NATO is a key move at this early stage of war.
3 months ago
Denis McDonough, secretary of veterans affairs, speaks during a press conference at the Salt Lake V...
Paul Nelson

VA Secretary says Salt Lake City working to ease veteran homelessness

Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough says Salt Lake City homeless vets need help.
3 months ago
Three Blackhawk helicopters from the Utah Army National Guard carrying Utah lawmakers lift off from...
Mark Jones

Utah lawmakers take tour of Great Salt Lake in Blackhawk helicopters

Utah lawmakers were taken on a tour of the Great Salt Lake Tuesday by the Utah National Guard in Blackhawk helicopters.
3 months ago
Super Bowl flyover...
Aimee Cobabe

Super Bowl heritage flight flyover will feature Utah pilots

The pilots, based at Hill Air Force Base,
3 months ago
FILE - This photo provided by the North Korean government shows missiles during a military parade m...
The Associated Press

Photos indicate North Korea may be preparing military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Satellite photos show hundreds of people in formation at a training ground in North Korea’s capital in a possible sign the country is preparing for a military parade amid heightened animosities over its recent missile tests. The 38 North website, which specializes in North Korea studies, said Wednesday the Feb. […]
3 months ago
U.S. Army troops of the 82nd Airborne Division unloading vehicles from a transport plane after arri...
MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI

U.S. airborne infantry troops arrive in Poland amid tensions

President Joe Biden has ordered the deployment of 1,700 soldiers to Poland amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
4 months ago
In this photo taken from video and released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Wednes...
AAMER MADHANI, LORNE COOK and DASHA LITVINOVA Associated Press

Biden sending more troops to Europe amid Ukraine tension

Biden has said he will not put American troops in Ukraine to fight any Russian incursion, although the United States is supplying Ukraine with weapons to defend itself.
4 months ago
The U.S. Coast Guard ship Bernard C. Webber, leaves the coast guard base, Monday, July 19, 2021, in...
ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press

1 body found in Coast Guard search for 38 lost off Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered one body and continue to search for 38 other people in the ocean off Florida.
4 months ago
Spc. Jasper Good, of Steamboat Springs, 
Colorado, is one of two Utah National Guard soldiers selec...
Mark Jones

Two Utah National Guard soldiers to compete in upcoming Winter Games

Two soldiers from the Utah National Guard Joint Force Headquarters will competing in the Nordic Combined event for Team USA at the upcoming Winter Olympics.
4 months ago