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  • Link: Petapalooza

    Salt Lake County Animal Services’ Petapalooza event can be found here: slco.org/animal-services/events/petapalooza/

  • Community rallies for Herriman football player who broke jaw on the field

    HERRIMAN, Utah — The football season may be over for Aiden Helm, but the community is not letting him forget he’s part of the Mountain Ridge High team. Aiden broke his jaw a week during a varsity game. Families associated with the Mountain Ridge High football team have been dropping off gift baskets with video games, treats, gift cards and messages for Aiden. “He was so frustrated, and so down, that his season is pretty much over and there’s nothing […]

  • Man rescued from Mount Timpanogos trail with help from passing hiker

    UTAH COUNTY — A hiker was flown from the Mount Timpanogos trail Tuesday night, and rescuers said he was fortunate to have encountered a good Samaritan. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office said a 21-year-old man was hiking when he began experiencing symptoms of dehydration and altitude sickness. He was on his way back down the trail around 9 p.m. when those symptoms set in. Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the man encountered a 74-year-old man hiking in the area, who called […]

  • Governor honors Utah’s centenarians

    SALT LAKE  CITY — The room was full of history and wisdom Tuesday as dozens of Utahns gathered to celebrate a big milestone. Fox 13 photojournalist Taylor Schuss takes us to the 33rd Annual Centenarian Celebration with Gov. Gary Herbert. Meet some of Utah’s 100-year-olds in the video above!

  • Discussing the successes of Operation Rio Grande

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Congressman Ben McAdams and Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson held a news conference Tuesday to discuss the progress of Operation Rio Grande. Both say the results of the past two years are encouraging, citing improved safety in downtown Salt Lake City and life-changing results for those who choose to seek the help and treatment being offered. Amy Daeschel is one of those who sought help. She was homeless just two years ago, and now […]

  • Link: Cancer screening and prevention with Huntsman Cancer institute

    Link: Cancer screening and prevention with Huntsman Cancer institute

  • RunDown Ranch shows kids the importance of animals

    OAKLEY, Utah — A Summit County couple is providing something they say isn’t cherished like it used to be: Farm animals for people of all ages to enjoy. Fox 13 photojournalist Malaika Dixon takes us to Oakley to see RunDown Ranch. It’s open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 22 West Boulderville Road, just off State Route 32.

  • Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay

    SALT LAKE CITY — Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, has announced that he is gay. “This is one of the hardest letters I have ever written,” he wrote Friday in a public Facebook post. “Hard because I am finally acknowledging a part of me that I have struggled with most of my life and never wanted to accept, but I must be true and honest with myself.” Smart wrote that when people help and serve one […]

  • Cyclists race through state for 2019 Tour of Utah; event to cause road closures through Sunday

    UTAH — The Tour of Utah is underway, and the cycling event will come with road closures for various areas through Sunday. The event is broken up into stages. Click the links below for details on start times, routes and road closures for each stage of the race. Stage 1 of the race kicks off Tuesday in North Logan. Stage 2 is on Wednesday will go from Brigham City to Powder Mountain Resort. Stage 3 is on Thursday and goes […]

  • UTA Trax train vs pedestrian in Murray; bus bridges in place but delays expected

    MURRAY, Utah — A Utah Transit Authority Trax train struck a pedestrian Friday afternoon in Murray. It happened just after 1:30 p.m. at the Fashion Place Mall station. UTA Spokesperson, Carl Arky, confirmed that the person struck by the train is deceased. He added that the pedestrian may have intentionally stepped onto the tracks. Investigators are still trying to determine what happened. The Utah Medical Examiner is also investigating. Bus bridges have been set up to ferry passengers around the […]

  • Night flying operations to increase noise around Hill Air Force base

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings will conduct local night flying operations from August 19-22. Local residents will notice increased activity during the evening hours as pilots continue to sharpen their night-time combat flying skills. Night operations are limited to what is required for Airmen to remain proficient. During this period, most flying is scheduled to be completed by 10 p.m., but may change. The wings are required to train at […]

  • Utah man who went missing during hike in Montana found safe

    UTAH COUNTY — A Utah man who went missing while hiking with his family in Montana Sunday has been found safe. Kaden Laga was on a hike with his family Sunday when he got separated from them. The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office said Friday Laga walked back into a campsite Thursday night and is safe. No further details about the man’s condition were immediately available.

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