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  • LINK: Days of 47 Rodeo tickets

    LINK: Days of 47 Rodeo tickets 

  • Days of ’47 Royalty discuss festivities leading up to Pioneer Day

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Days of ’47 Celebration will be in full swing for Pioneer Day, and the pageant royalty for this year’s event came to Good Day Utah to discuss the festivities. Days of ’47 has hosted several events this summer already, but the major events will occur this weekend and on July 24. The Days of ’47 Rodeo begins Thursday July 19 and continues through the 24th. Click here for a list of events and details on […]

  • Inland port, beer sales and more on agenda for special legislative session in Utah Wednesday

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah legislators will discuss a variety of issues Wednesday in a special session. One of the highest profile topics under discussion is the inland port in Salt Lake City. The Business and Labor Interim Committee will consider new legislation to add provisions and make changes to the Inland Port Authority, which was created during the regular session earlier this year.¬† Earlier this week, state and city leaders reached a deal on the inland port that involved […]

  • Link: Utah State Board of Education Summer Food Service Program

    Link: Utah State Board of Education Summer Food Service Program

  • Crews extinguish field fire near Kennecott copper mine

    BINGHAM CANYON, Utah — Fire crews knocked down a field fire near Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Copper Mine Tuesday morning. Dispatchers say the brush fire was in the area of 8400¬† West and 10200 South, and Fox 13 News first heard report of the fire shortly before 8:30 a.m. Unified Fire Authority said as of about 9:25 a.m. the fire has been knocked down and no injuries have been reported. “There were propane tanks and a cyanide tank near the fire […]

  • Man injured after crashing his motorcycle at the Utah Motorsports Campus

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A man crashed his motorcycle while doing laps at the Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele County Friday. Investigators say he tried to take a corner too fast and crashed into a wall of tires. He was flown to a hospital but was conscious at the time. His condition is still unknown. It happened during an event where riders can test the limits of their bikes in a safe environment. “Sometimes that ends in an unfortunate accident […]

  • Geneva Rock wants to expand its gravel pits, but a group of physicians says the dust is dangerous

    DRAPER, Utah — Geneva Rock is asking Draper City to allow a rezoning of the area at the Point of the Mountain and expand its gravel operation there. The company which supplies gravel, ready mixed concrete and other products has submitted an application with Draper to rezone about 73 acres. The group “Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment” is opposed to the expansion. The doctors say dust is already a problem and the wind blows it across the valley, and […]

  • Man hit and killed by UTA Frontrunner train in American Fork

    AMERICAN FORK, Utah — A 53-year-old man was hit and killed by a UTA Frontrunner train in American Fork Friday. UTA spokesman Carl Arky says the man was walking westbound on 200 South near 487 West around 7:00 p.m. The crossing arms were coming down and alarms and flashing lights were active Arky says, but the man continued to walk across the tracks. UTA Police and the Utah Medical Examiner are on scene investigating just what happened. The man’s name […]

  • Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. now U.S. Ambassador to Russia jams with ‘Chicagovich’

    Moscow — Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. is now the U.S. Ambassador to Russia. He’s winning over young Russians with his musical talents. Huntsman played keyboards with a band called “Leonid & Friends” that does very good covers of the American band Chicago in a special concert called “Chicagovich.” The concert took place at the massive Yota Arena in Moscow on June 16, but it just made its way to YouTube.

  • Boy riding battery powered scooter hit in Riverton intersection

      RIVERTON, Utah – A young boy was hit by a car in Riverton Friday evening. He was riding a battery powered scooter southbound on 2700 West and rode into the intersection of 12600 South against the traffic light, Unified Police investigators said. A Hummer H-3 clipped the boy and his scooter, and he was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition. The boy is described as a Hispanic male around seven or eight years old. At first, police asked […]

  • ‘Arko’ a K-9 officer with Lone Peak Police is getting a special gift

    LONE PEAK, Utah — A K-9 officer with the Lone Peak Police Department is getting a special gift. “Arko” will soon get a bullet and stab resistant vest to wear when he’s on duty and in harm’s way. The vest is a charitable donation from a group called “Vested Interest in K9’s.” The vests provide a lot of protection for the police dogs but can cost between $1700 and $2200. Delivery is expected in eight to 10 weeks.

  • Several homes flooded after heavy rains in southern Utah’s Dammeron Valley

    DAMMERON VALLEY, Utah — Heavy rains pounded the Dammeron Valley in southern Utah Thursday. That’s a small town in remote Washington County northwest of Gunlock. 18 homes were flooded according to Jimi Keston, a public information officer in Washington County. No one was injured, and no one was forced to seek emergency shelter, Keston said.