Lawmakers to consider fee increases for drivers' licenses, firearms permits
Utah lawmakers voted Wednesday to move forward with legislation that could potentially raise fees for drivers' licenses and concealed firearm permits.
Ben Lockhart, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 7:47am
The director of the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse said he remains confident that more than 200 treatment beds will be made available, by late December or early January, for people targeted for help by Operation Rio Grande.
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 7:44am
A Republican state lawmaker said Wednesday he's drafting a bill to eliminate the state sales tax on food entirely while raising the overall rate by less than a quarter of a percent.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 7:17am
At a Wednesday panel, education leaders said growing teachers young, linking them with strong mentors and giving them leadership opportunities are some of the solutions to Utah's teacher shortage. And pay always is an issue, they said.
Jasen Lee, KSL | Posted Sep 21st - 6:51am
Rep. Chris Stewart says Kim Jong Un is not insane, but he poses the most pressing threat to the United States as he pushes forward with plans to develop missiles capable of reaching the U.S.
Alex Cabrero | Posted Sep 20th - 10:47pm
KSL and Bonneville radio stations presented a million-dollar check to Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster to help victims of Hurricane Harvey after KSL viewers and listeners made donations during a "Hope for Houston" telethon event.
Jacob Klopfenstein | Posted Sep 20th - 10:30pm
Three Rocky Mountain Power workers helped pull a man out of a burning home on Wednesday morning, probably saving the man’s life, police said.
Andrew Adams | Posted Sep 20th - 10:14pm
Community leaders and police in Kearns said Wednesday they were doing what they could to stay on top of the gang problem, after two innocent people died in a crash with a truck that detectives said was fleeing a drive-by shooting.
Mike Anderson, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 9:43pm
Students at West High School are used to seeing bats, as the school sits along bats' migratory path. But they aren't used to seeing 200 inside the main building.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 8:37pm
With near-unanimous support, the Utah Legislature has passed two bills to support Operation Rio Grande — one to fund nearly $5 million in law enforcement efforts and one to facilitate a 2-year closure of Rio Grande Street.
Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted Sep 20th - 8:03pm
Utah tech education company Pluralsight hosted its first user conference Wednesday and welcomed some big names, including former first lady Michelle Obama.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Sep 20th - 7:32pm
Joseph Barwick estimates he spent well over 200 hours creating a giant sculpture of his middle school’s mascot, which won him an award at the Utah State Fair. Now, it has a spot at the middle school Barwick attends.
Heather Simonsen, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 7:00pm
Last year, Humana health insurance left Utah and now Molina is going too. Soon, thousands of people will have to find new health insurance, with only two options to choose from. Approximately 177,000 Utahns use the Affordable Care Act marketplace.
Jacob Klopfenstein | Posted Sep 20th - 6:45pm
A man involved in a crash earlier this summer — who University Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels was overseeing before her controversial arrest — is still in critical condition as of this week.
Fed decisions on interest rates and monetary policy a signal of economic confidence, local analyst says
Jasen Lee, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 5:49pm
The choice of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank to keep interest rates unchanged and reduce its influence on the national money supply is a sign of belief in the country’s economic strength, a Utah economist said.
Ryan Morgan | Posted Sep 20th - 5:17pm
State lawmakers are looking at a series of bills in support of Utah's new mental health crisis line.
Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted Sep 20th - 4:37pm
Police are interviewing a 19-year-old person of interest after a shooting in Layton that sent one victim to the hospital, according to the Layton Police Department.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 3:04pm
A bill that would allow the removal of mentally incapacitated elected officials and address troubling situations such as what happened with former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott will have a new chance to become law next year.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 2:31pm
Charges have been filed against a transient accused of abusing a teen girl who was walking home from school two years ago in Kearns.
Associated Press | Posted Sep 20th - 2:02pm
Authorities say repairs are nearly finished to property in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area that was damaged by last week's microburst along the Utah-Arizona border.
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