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    2015 Festival of Colors brings thousands to Spanish Fork’s Krishna Temple

    The Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork attracts thousands of visitors, and the brightly colored celebrations honor the Indian tradition of Holi and heralds the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. Festival of Colors is celebrated at different times throughout spring in several locations in Utah and elsewhere, but the annual event at Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork is among the largest Holi celebrations–attracting an average of 55,000 visitors over the two-day span, according to […]

  • Candlelight vigil held at home of man killed in crash with wrong-way driver

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — Friends and family are mourning the loss of a South Jordan man who died due to injuries suffered in a car crash earlier this week, and supporters gathered Sunday for a candlelight vigil. Utah Highway Patrol said 22-year old Chanel Nielsen was driving the wrong direction on I-215 near 1300 East when she collided with 27-year old Michael McMillian Wednesday. Nielsen died at the scene, and McMillian suffered critical injuries and passed away Friday. Sunday, close […]

  • Annual bash celebrates child heroes fighting ‘super villain’ diseases

    SALT LAKE CITY — When you’re raising a child with a life-threatening illness or condition, it can be difficult to keep their spirits up—but an event held earlier this week helped bolster the spirits of families in that situation. The Superhero Bash is sponsored by Millie’s Princess Foundation. The group is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial support and hope to families affected by childhood cancer–but this annual event is open to all children with life-threatening conditions or diseases. […]

  • ‘Reality Town’ gives students in Layton a preview of struggles of adult life

    LAYTON, Utah – Some junior high school students in Utah grew up fast this week, as “Reality Town” came to North Layton Junior High School. Reality Town is an event where students are assigned an occupation and salary based on their current GPA, and they then go from booth to booth and pay for things like their housing, insurance and child care. The process of juggling work with paying bills and providing for a family was a wake-up call for […]

  • Therapists gather in Utah for training on equestrian techniques

    FARMINGTON, Utah – A unique form of therapy involving four-legged companions is growing in popularity, and recently therapists from around the nation gathered in Farmington to learn more about the benefits of using horses in therapy. The Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association uses horses in counseling, and they said the practice is becomingly increasingly popular. Jackie Kaschel works with Peace Ranch in Traverse City, Michigan and was among those who traveled to Farmington. “This is an experiential model of […]

  • Car review: The Buick Regal GS

    Buick has been working to change their image, and as a result sales are on the rise. This week, FOX 13 car-guy Brian Champagne takes a look at one of the latest models, the new Buick Regal GS. He also takes a look at some concept vehicles with off-road chops, check out the video above for details.

  • Avalanche conditions in Utah for week of March 29, 2015

    Craig Gordon of the Utah Avalanche Center came to the FOX 13 Newsroom Sunday to discuss avalanche conditions across the state for the week of March 29. See the video above for Gordon’s report, and click here to visit the Utah Avalanche Center for the most up to date information on avalanche conditions and forecasts.

  • At the Movies: ‘Get Hard’

    In this week’s edition of At the Movies, Steve Oldfield takes a look at the new comedy starring Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell. See the video above for Steve’s review of “Get Hard.”

  • BYU students’ research into nanocrystals could lead to better solar panels

    PROVO, Utah — Chemistry and physics students at Brigham Young University have discovered a way to harvest more energy from sunlight, and the method employs tiny items called nanocrystals. Trevor Smith is a graduate student at BYU, and he said their work could mean better solar panel efficiency in the future through the use of a unique tool. “The basis of my project is we take proteins, which are not normally considered as a material, and use them to create […]

  • Graduate program at U of U ranked best in nation for video game design

    SALT LAKE CITY — Gamers take note: The University of Utah was named the top video game graduate program in the nation. The Princeton Review named the University of Utah the top video game graduate program in the nation, and staff and students believe the rating was the result of a team effort. “Through hard work by our faculty and our staff and a great set of students, and then I think we have set up the right kind of […]

  • Members of ‘Ordain Women’ pleased by recent changes made by LDS Church

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting an all-women’s meeting Saturday, and it is the first such meeting to officially kick-off the LDS Church’s semi-annual General Conference. The LDS Church also announced that they would be allowing female reporters to attend the historically all-men’s Priesthood Session of General Conference, which is a move that met with approval from Ordain Women—which is a group advocating for changes to what they see as gender inequality […]

  • Ink enthusiasts gather for Salt Lake City International Tattoo Convention

    SALT LAKE CITY — Tattoo artists, tattoo lovers and others are gathering in Salt Lake City this weekend for an annual event being held downtown. The Salt Lake City International Tattoo Convention is taking place through Sunday at the Salt Palace Convention Center, click here for details on the event, a schedule and ticket information. FOX 13 News’ photojournalist Aaron Kimbell was at the convention taking in the sights and sounds, see the video above for footage of the ink […]

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