Carter Williams

Young, scrappy and hungry? How to score 'Hamilton' tickets in Utah for $10

Young, scrappy and hungry? How to score 'Hamilton' tickets in Utah for $10

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 11:25 a.m.

There's a way for the young, scrappy and hungry looking to not throw away their shot to see the smash hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" at a massive discount.
Missed Big Boy No. 4014 earlier this month? 'World's largest' steam train to make Utah encore

Missed Big Boy No. 4014 earlier this month? 'World's largest' steam train to make Utah encore

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 7:39 a.m.

Utahns have one more chance to view a historic steam train that brought in large crowds earlier this month.
Legendary composer John Williams urges Salt Lake to 'preserve and protect' Abravanel Hall

Legendary composer John Williams urges Salt Lake to 'preserve and protect' Abravanel Hall

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:35 p.m.

Abravanel Hall, caught in the middle of big downtown changes, may have received its biggest endorsement yet in the form of a letter.
What to know about the more drought-resistant grass now legal in Utah

What to know about the more drought-resistant grass now legal in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 5:03 p.m.

A grass breed that can remain green even after six weeks without water is now legal in Utah, which has potentially major implications for future water conservation efforts.
'We need more community': Why Cox says this Pioneer Day can be unifying for Utahns

'We need more community': Why Cox says this Pioneer Day can be unifying for Utahns

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 12:46 p.m.

Pioneer Day is next week, and Gov. Spencer Cox says events celebrating the state holiday — and Olympic events mixed in — may help bring Utahns together during a tense time.
St. George's dry spell ends at 78 days; flash flood risk picks up as monsoons return

St. George's dry spell ends at 78 days; flash flood risk picks up as monsoons return

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 8:32 p.m.

St. George received rain for first time since April, while flash flooding potential returns to Utah.
12 Great Salt Lake-themed art projects unveiled as Salt Lake City looks to 'wake' the lake

12 Great Salt Lake-themed art projects unveiled as Salt Lake City looks to 'wake' the lake

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:15 a.m.

The Salt Lake City Arts Council revealed 12 temporary art projects that will spotlight the lake and its importance.
Salt Lake City airport announces 12 more concessions coming soon to Concourse B

Salt Lake City airport announces 12 more concessions coming soon to Concourse B

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 1:43 p.m.

Salt Lake City airport officials named 12 new food and retail options set to open by 2026 along with its next big gate expansion.
Stringent fire restrictions ordered for Antelope Island amid 'extremely dry' conditions

Stringent fire restrictions ordered for Antelope Island amid 'extremely dry' conditions

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 11:03 a.m.

State firefighters are implementing more stringent fire restrictions at Antelope Island State Park as "extremely dry vegetation conditions" begin to grip the region.
Historic vehicle taken from Utah national forest last seen in Kane County, rangers say

Historic vehicle taken from Utah national forest last seen in Kane County, rangers say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 9:29 p.m.

A historic military vehicle that had been illegally removed from a national forest last month was last seen in Kane County.
Abravanel Hall relocation to Main Street was considered before Smith agreement, emails show

Abravanel Hall relocation to Main Street was considered before Smith agreement, emails show

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 7:27 p.m.

Salt Lake County considered rebuilding Abravanel Hall on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City before discourse appeared to change, recently released public records show.
'It's very meaningful to us': Utah church offers $1K reward in search for stolen relic

'It's very meaningful to us': Utah church offers $1K reward in search for stolen relic

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 1:05 p.m.

A cherished relic that had been housed at the Cathedral of the Madeleine for more than a century has been stolen and church officials are hoping the public can help them find it.
Woman dies at Snow Canyon State Park, 2 others treated for heat exhaustion

Woman dies at Snow Canyon State Park, 2 others treated for heat exhaustion

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 10:08 a.m.

A woman was found dead and two others were treated for heat exhaustion at a busy state park in southwest Utah over the weekend.
Utah breaks ground on 'incredible' new Antelope Island visitor center

Utah breaks ground on 'incredible' new Antelope Island visitor center

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 7:02 p.m.

A much-anticipated project to enhance the visitor center at one of Utah's most-visited state parks is now underway.
Sugar House barbecue staple set to close after impacts from COVID, construction

Sugar House barbecue staple set to close after impacts from COVID, construction

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 8:52 p.m.

One of the oldest restaurants located in the heart of Sugar House is closing its doors.
Utah transit could look completely different for 2034 Olympics

Utah transit could look completely different for 2034 Olympics

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 5:04 p.m.

Hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics helped Utah build a light-rail system in Salt Lake County. A few big transit projects are expected to be added by 2034.
Records fall as heat wave grips Utah

Records fall as heat wave grips Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 9:19 p.m.

Utah temperature records are starting to fall as a "heat dome" settles over the state.
Salt Lake City's Liberty Park has a wild new basketball court, more changes are coming

Salt Lake City's Liberty Park has a wild new basketball court, more changes are coming

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 9:03 p.m.

Liberty Park's new basketball court, which doubles as a massive mural, is now open. Other park projects are in the works.
Major Salt Lake County road could be closed for up to 1 year for highway project

Major Salt Lake County road could be closed for up to 1 year for highway project

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 5:05 p.m.

A long-term closure to the intersection of 4700 South at Bangerter Highway will begin as early as this weekend as crews work to convert it into a freeway-style interchange.
Second Winter Olympics could spark $6.6B in economic output for Utah, new report finds

Second Winter Olympics could spark $6.6B in economic output for Utah, new report finds

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 7:05 p.m.

Hosting the Winter Games again in 2034 may have a significant economic boost, but there is a lot that can also happen in 10 years, experts say.
Have You Seen This? Dog's love for new pool is all of us this week

Have You Seen This? Dog's love for new pool is all of us this week

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 3:30 p.m.

This dog's love for the pool is relatable during Utah's heat wave.
Fewer skiers hit Utah slopes the year after record snowfall

Fewer skiers hit Utah slopes the year after record snowfall

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 3:05 p.m.

Visitation at Utah ski resorts dipped this past winter, but that only affirms how impressive the 2022-2023 ski season was.
Salt Lake City approves Smith plan for Delta Center and entertainment district

Salt Lake City approves Smith plan for Delta Center and entertainment district

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 10:11 p.m.

The Salt Lake City Council voted to accept a partnership agreement with Smith Entertainment Group on a downtown revitalization plan, sending it to the state for review.
How Salt Lake City's new e-bike incentive program works

How Salt Lake City's new e-bike incentive program works

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 7:04 p.m.

Salt Lake City has launched a new program where residents can get rebates on e-bike purchases.
Excessive heat warnings issued throughout Utah as 'heat dome' arrives

Excessive heat warnings issued throughout Utah as 'heat dome' arrives

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 12:04 p.m.

A "heat dome" that has generated record-breaking temperatures throughout the West is now making its way to Utah. Salt Lake City is expected to hit 106 degrees on Thursday.