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  • Solitude Mountain Resort sold to owner of Deer Valley Resort and 11 others

    DENVER —  Alterra Mountain Company announced Wednesday it has entered into an agreement to purchase Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah. That brings the number of year-round mountain destinations owned by the Denver-based Alterra to 13, including Utah’s Deer Valley Resort. “With its close relationship with Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort is a natural fit for Alterra Mountain Company, and a tremendous addition to our family of destinations,” Alterra Mountain Company Chief Executive Officer Rusty Gregory said.  “We are especially excited to expand our […]

  • West Valley City man charged in death of his grandfather

    WEST VALLEY CITY — A 35-year-old man has been charged with second degree felony manslaughter in the death of his grandfather. Jason Norththrup was arrested on June 12 in West Valley City after a violent fight with 80-year-old Sherral “Red” Northrup. West Valley Police said at the time the younger Northrup pushed the elder Northrup down, causing him to fall and hit his head. Red Northrup suffered a traumatic head injury and was rushed to a hospital but died a short […]

  • Tests determine water from Washington City park is not source of E. coli bacteria infections

    WASHINGTON CITY, Utah — Tests on water at a Washington City park have determined it is not the source of recent E. coli infections. The Southwest Utah Health Department tested the water in Mill Creek and the Tanner irrigation ditch that flow through Nisson Park. When the results were released, Washington City posted on its Facebook page that barriers and signs around the park had been removed, with a reminder that untreated surface water can contain a number of infectious […]

  • Voter registration deadline ends Tuesday for the June Primary Election

    SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen is reminding county residents that Tuesday, June 19th, is the last day for voters to register online or in person at the County Clerk’s Office for the June 26th Primary Election. Election day registration is available at vote centers during voting hours. Identification and proof of residency is required, according to a statement from the Salt Lake County Clerks office. The Republican Party requires voters to affiliate with their party […]

  • Utah political and religious leaders weigh in on Trump Administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy

    SALT LAKE CITY — Several Utah political and religious leaders have gone on the record as opposing the Trump Administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy. While there is no law mandating the separation of families, the zero-tolerance policy calls for the prosecution of all individuals who illegally enter the United States. The policy separates families at the border, because parents are referred for prosecution and children are placed with a sponsor such as a relative or foster home.  In many cases, the […]

  • Man who died in Wayne County after coming into contact with an industrial pesticide identified

    BICKNELL, Utah — A man has died in Wayne County after encountering an industrial pesticide material, according to a news release. The incident took place around 7:45 p.m. Sunday according to Wayne County spokeswoman Kassidee Brown. The deceased has been identified as 70-year-old George Coombs of Teasdale.   Coombs was transported by ambulance to the Wayne Community Health Center in Bicknell and later died. Out of an abundance of caution, the press release says, emergency responders and medical personnel were […]

  • Severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Salt Lake Valley; quarter-size hail and 60 mph winds

    SALT LAKE CITY — Large hail pummeled parts of the Salt Lake Valley Monday afternoon after the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning in parts of Northern Utah. The warning was issued at 10:45 a.m. and said damaging hail and wind were expected. Areas that were expected to be hardest hit were West Jordan, Sandy, and Millcreek. Fox 13 viewers have sent several pictures of the quarter-size hail:    

  • Your photos: Salt Lake Co. hail, June 18

    A fast-moving thunderstorm dropped quarter-sized hail on parts of Salt Lake County Monday morning. Fox 13 viewers sent these pictures to show some of the hail that dropped in their neighborhoods.

  • Hospice facility serving Utah’s homeless population hosts wedding for residents who fell in love

    SALT LAKE CITY — A hospice facility for the homeless is usually a place of comfort for residents facing the end, but two residents at The Inn Between are celebrating a new beginning. Ernie Dubose can’t wait to see Linda Lemieux, the woman he loves, walking down the aisle. Ernie and Linda expected to find comfort at The Inn Between, but they didn’t expect love. The Inn Between is a hospice care center that serves Utah’s homeless population. Ernie’s health […]

  • At the Movies: ‘Tag’

    This week Steve Oldfield reviews a movie for adults about a game for children, and it’s based on a true story. See the video above for his review of “Tag”.

  • Several homes evacuated due to fire in Provo Canyon; Girl Scouts escorted out by firefighters

    UPDATE: Callie Birdsall-Chambers with Girl Scouts of America says there were approximately 200 people at the camp near the fire, but as of Saturday night all of the attendees have been escorted out of the canyon by firefighters. The blaze has burned an estimated 50 acres as of Saturday night. Containment is listed at 0 to 10 percent containment. Fire officials say the rugged terrain means crews will not work the fire overnight, but they will return Sunday morning. Fire […]

  • Link: Families of Autism and Asperger’s Standing Together

    Link: Families of Autism and Asperger’s Standing Together