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Zion National Park is now 100 years old — it’s feeling its age

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:11pm

Zion National Park is turning 100 Tuesday. And with a doubling of annual visitors over the last decade while its operating budget remains much the same, the state’s most popular national park is feeling its age.

Police searching for driver in fatal American Fork hit-and-run

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:34pm

The crash occurred about 8 p.m. near 280 E. Main in American Fork. Police said in a news release the driver might not have known they hit a person because the street is dark.

Utah Jazz can't keep Wolves at bay, fall at home for 1st time this season

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:33pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves became the first opposing team to win in Salt Lake City, beating the Jazz 112-102 Monday.

State vs. city fight comes down to 'Ripper Clause' in Utah Constitution

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:22pm

The legal battle over the Utah Inland Port Authority and whether it violated the Utah Constitution took a public stage for the first time Monday with arguments in front of a judge.

Salt Lake City's Mexican Consulate helps give migrants the resources to find educational success

Jennifer Guzman, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:01pm

The Mexican Consulate is hosting the opening ceremony Tuesday for its third Binational Education Week, a program dedicated to helping immigrant Mexicans find ways to return to, or continue, their education.

Storms to bring rain, snow throughout Utah; St. George dry spell expected to end

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:33pm

A slow-moving storm that’s forecast to bring rain and snow throughout the state this week could bring St. George's record dry spell to an end.

New homeless men’s center takes in new clients after long delays

Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:04pm

Shelter officials say they’ve just recently completed some of the final “finishing touches” inside the new center. The original plan was for the center to open at the end of June.

Game Center: Utah Jazz vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:00pm

Follow along as the Utah Jazz take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, with KSL.com's live Game Center.

Utahn gets up to life in prison for murdering, raping a 12-year-old girl when he was a teen

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:55pm

Jayden Sterzer, who as a teenager asked a neighbor girl, Kailey Vijil, to help search for his lost cat, then raped and murdered her, has been ordered to up to life in prison.

803 unbelted rear-seat passengers died in 2018; more than 400 should have survived

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:17pm

More than 800 rear-seat passengers who weren’t wearing seat belts were killed last year in U.S. traffic crashes, and a highway safety group says states aren’t making enough progress in getting people to buckle up.

Kalani Sitake's 3-year contract extension a win for BYU football players, culture

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:03pm

For many of the players on the current roster, head football coach Kalani Sitake was the primary reason they came to BYU. And his three-year contract extension was a personal goal, tucked in the back of their minds, all season long.

Veterans need telemental health services, low-barrier housing options, advocates say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:38pm

While Utah’s number of veterans experiencing homelessness has decreased by 40% over the last 10 years, more can be done to help those who remain or are at risk.

2 neighboring abandoned Salt Lake City houses catch fire on same day

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:53pm

Fire crews fought fires at two abandoned homes next door to each other on 900 West on the same day.

Lehi man arrested during sting had previously raped girl, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:46pm

A Lehi man recently arrested and accused of enticing a minor during an undercover police operation had previously paid a teenage girl to engage in sexual activity with him, according to prosecutors.

'Real Housewives' is coming to Utah. Why should I care?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:18pm

Bravo’s massively popular “Real Housewives” reality show franchise is on its way to Utah next year. Here’s how the franchise became so popular.

Have You Seen This? Ducks slip-sliding on a frozen lake

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:42pm

Ducks usually fly south for the winter, and it’s probably to avoid issues like this one.

WeWork braces for mass layoffs this week

Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:20pm

One month after WeWork's former CEO, Adam Neumman, received a massive payout despite all but running the company into the ground, more than 12,000 global staffers are bracing for mass layoffs this week.

Why young Utah families will love the new Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Southtowne  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:00pm

Car experts across the board praise its versatility and convenience features.

Utah wildlife officials say bear sightings nearly double in 2019 over previous year

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:31pm

State wildlife officials continue to emphasize safety amid a dramatic spike in bear sightings compared to 2018.

New Latter-day Saint missionary handbook focuses less on ‘rules’ and more on ‘principles’

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:48pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a new missionary handbook Friday that focuses less on rules and more on principles.

'We're the same': How the Jazz helped out a Pleasant Grove High student who was bullied

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:25pm

Donovan Mitchell was disgusted by the story. A Pleasant Grove high school senior waking up to find his car covered in manure. It was awful, it was horrendous. Mitchell had to take action.