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  • On Columbine anniversary, Utah students walk out to protest gun violence

    SALT LAKE CITY — Students from several Utah schools participated in walkouts Friday as part of a nationwide “day of action” in protest of gun violence. The walkouts are being held on the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School, in which 12 students and a teacher were killed. According to the Utah School Walkout website, most of the participants agreed to walk out of their respective schools at 10 a.m. A rally at the Utah State […]

  • Scammer calls Fox 13 reporter; hear how it unfolds

    SALT LAKE CITY — As the 2018 deadline to file federal taxes approaches, the number of scams by people pretending to be associated with the IRS goes up. Fox 13’s Todd Tanner answered a suspicious and unsolicited call while he was at work Friday. Watch the video to see what happened when the scammer caught on to the fact Todd wasn’t taken in by the ruse. The Utah State Tax Commission says the “red flags” found within these types of […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Mines and Wines

    One of Park City’s most unique entertainment options pairs local history with drinks from around the world. Check out the video for details. You can also learn more about the Mines and Wines tour by clicking here.

  • Uniquely Utah: The mascot makers of Murray

    MURRAY, Utah — When you watch professional sports on television, there’s a good chance you’re catching a glimpse of something made right here in Utah. In this week’s installment of Uniquely Utah, Todd Tanner takes us to Alinco Costumes in Murray—where mascot costumes for many professional sports teams are made. The company makes the majority of the mascots for the NBA as well as for other clients and teams. See the video above for details.

  • Fox 13 Dream Team awards lifetime of service by paying off woman’s home 

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – The Fox 13 Dream Team is on a mission to change lives. We’ve partnered with Mountain America Credit Union to help make some dreams come true for deserving Utahns. For our first surprise, we dropped into Aleen Spencer’s ceramics class at the South Jordan Community Center. Aleen holds the all-time record for most volunteer hours at the center, and she also volunteers at the Riverton Senior Center as well. Aleen’s friends and family tell us she […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Artist wields pallet knife to paint

    Artist Jeffery R. Pugh is known for his paintings of Utah and the west. Something as simple as a freshly plowed field or a stand of trees comes to life when Pugh reinvents them with a pallet knife. Watch the video for a peek inside Pugh’s Salt Lake studio. His work can also be seen at the David Ericson Fine Art and Meyer galleries.

  • Uniquely Utah: A modern speak-easy in Ogden

    This week Todd Tanner takes us to Zucca Italian restaurant in Ogden, where a modern day speak-easy hides down a flight of stairs and through a door marked “maintenance.” The restaurant is located at 225 Historic 25th Street, and the owners recommend patrons make a reservation. Visit their website for more information.   

  • Uniquely Utah: Joe’s Cafe in Orem

    In this week’s Uniquely Utah, Fox 13’s Todd Tanner takes us to Joe’s Cafe, where the grits are great and so is the atmosphere. Check out the video, and if you’d like to check out Joe’s in person, the cafe is located at 1126 South State Street in Orem. Joe’s is open for breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Saturday. You can also follow Joe on Facebook.

  • Uniquely Utah: Vintage Ogden mugshots

    A century ago, Ogden was a major crossroads for freight and passenger railroads. The steady flow of people—along with the steady flow of alcohol on 25th Street—kept the Ogden Police Department busy. Many mugshots and arrest records from the era are now stored in state archives, and many are posted online. Watch the video to learn more about the mug shot collection, and search it for yourself online here.

  • Living Elevated: Antelope Island

    Fox 13’s Kristen Van Dyke is checking out Utah’s outdoor opportunities in her new series: Living Elevated In Tuesday’s installment, she takes us to Antelope Island. The island typically receives less snow than the Wasatch Mountains, making for excellent hiking opportunities. Check out the video to get an idea of the trails (and wildlife) that await you. And visit the Island’s website for more information: https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/antelope-island/

  • Living Elevated: Kristen Van Dyke tries cross-country skiing

    Fox 13 Chief Meteorologist Kristen Van Dyke kicks off her ‘Living Elevated’ series with a trip  to the Solitude Nordic Center for a lesson in cross-country skiing from a former Olympian. Solitude’s Nordic Center offers a variety of classes for those looking to learn the sport, including a free group lesson on the first Friday of each month at 3pm. You can learn more on their website: https://www.skiutah.com/members/solitude-nordic-center/

  • Uniquely Utah: A slice of the Big Apple in Salt Lake City

    In recent months a small but iconic image of New York City disappeared from downtown Salt Lake City. An old neon sign for Club Manhattan used to grace a red brick building at the corner of 400 South and Main Street. The sign didn’t end up in the trash, and Todd Tanner takes us through the history of the image as well as its future in the video above.