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  • Corn maze design honors unique location of historic ranch

    SALT LAKE CITY — A massive corn maze on Salt Lake City’s west side features a design that pays tribute to its unique location. The Cross E Ranch at 2200 West and 3500 North sits upon acres of land that have been farmed since soon after Mormon Pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley. This year’s corn maze (as seen from above) features a tractor and a cowboy boot on one side, and the city skyline on the other. The […]

  • Weber County man accused of murdering infant appears in court

    WEBER COUNTY, Utah — A Weber County man accused of killing a 1-month-old boy went before a judge Thursday. It was a brief appearance for 22-year-old Matthew Graves. The state says they’re still gathering evidence against him and waiting for the  final reports from the state Medical Examiner’s Office. But the state says even without the final results, they have enough information to proceed with a death penalty case against Graves. “What makes it an aggravated murder is the fact […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Green River Melons

    Green River, Utah is known for its Green River Melons. Several roadside stands sell melons in the town each summer, and Green River melons are also shipped from the region to grocery stores around the west. Many growers in Green River credit sandy soil, hot days, and cool nights for superior melons. An incredible amount of human labor goes into the melon crops as well, which makes them increasingly more expensive to produce than other crops. Check out the video […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Renovated courthouse in tiny town hosts large family gatherings

    JUNCTION, Utah — The town of Junction is home to 150 people and doesn’t have any traffic lights, but the small community is able to host families in a big way. Back in 1903, the citizens of Piute County constructed a first class courthouse, which eventually fell into disuse. Brenda Reber and her husband bought the building around its 100th birthday, and they’ve turned it into a rental property popular with folks hosting family reunions. Todd Tanner takes us there […]

  • Uniquely Utah: A pair of 2,500-pound grotesques arrive in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City and County Building is an architectural gem, but some features of the facility’s facade have not fared well over the years. Two new carefully carved stone creatures were added to the building recently, and these grotesques are the work of a Utah-born stone carver who learned his craft on castles and cathedrals in France. Grotesques are kind of like gargoyles, and stone carver Jeff Eakle describes the difference. “A gargoyle will actually […]

  • Idaho business owner may lose money but hopes to share eclipse experience with others

    THORNTON, Idaho — By now you’ve heard of the solar eclipse crossing the United States on August 21, and you’ve probably heard of people hoping to cash in on the crowds heading to viewing hot spots. But one business owner in Idaho who spoke with Fox 13 doesn’t want to make a dime. “If you look at our Motel 6 here in Idaho Falls, it went for $950 a night, and multiple night minimum, so that’s a common thing,” said […]

  • One killed, others injured in crash at Bonneville Salt Flats during ‘Speed Week’

    BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah – One person has died and others are injured after a crash at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Multiple medical helicopters were called to the Bonneville Speedway for the fatal accident Wednesday morning. Two vehicles, a pickup truck with four occupants and a minivan with two occupants, were involved in the crash, according to investigators. The crash occurred in a wide open area of the flats. “We had a total of six patients: Two were transported by […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Salt Lake City brothel for sale

    SALT LAKE CITY — Just south of The City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, Regent Street runs north and south for one block between Main Street and State Street. At 165 South is a sturdy brick building, constructed in the first years of the 20th century. Then, Regent Street was known as Commercial Street, Salt Lake City’s rowdy red light district. “It was really the first street to break up these big blocks, so it created a very different […]

  • State leaders visit Carbon, Emery counties as part of effort to create 25,000 jobs in rural Utah

    PRICE, Utah — Last month, Gov. Gary Herbert announced a goal of creating 25,000 jobs in 25 rural counties in Utah. As part of that effort, Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and other members of the Governor’s staff are touring rural Utah. Wednesday they made stops in Emery and Carbon Counties, where they met with local business and government leaders. “We wanna find out from their local officials, elected officials, business leaders, what are their plans? What is their strategy? And […]

  • Clothing donation bins neglected, overflowing in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A cluster of charitable donation bins in West Valley City is attracting a large amount of clutter. The bins are owned by R 3 Impact which, according to their website, raises funds for learning and literacy programs. But the bins were seen overflowing in parking lots near 5600 West and 2500 South on Tuesday morning. One person dropping off donations told Fox 13 the bins seem to have been overflowing for about four months. Business […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Caboose Village at Big Rock Candy Mountain

    SEVIER COUNTY, Utah — The Big Rock Candy Mountain Resort in Sevier County takes its name from the colors that cover the hillside above. The area is home to a small but growing number of outdoor attractions such as zip lining, river rafting, and ATV riding. This week, Fox 13’s Todd Tanner takes us inside the area’s most unique accommodations: restored train cars in Caboose Village. More of the history and booking details can be found online, here. If you’re […]

  • Loved ones mourn Utah teen who died during Boy Scout trip in High Uintas

    SALEM, Utah – A community is mourning the death of a teen who died while on a trip with a Boy Scout troop in the High Uintas. Doug Julian died Saturday morning as his troop began hiking out to get him help for an apparent illness, and authorities believe altitude sickness played a role in his death. Doug would have turned 18 Sunday, and he was about to start his senior year at Salem High School, where he played for […]