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  • Uniquely Utah: Manning Orchards in Fruit Heights

    In this week’s Uniquely Utah, Fox 13’s Todd Tanner takes us to fruit heights, just in time for peach season. Watch the video for a peek into Manning Orchards, or visit them in person while the peaches last. The address and hours of operation can be found on their Facebook page here.

  • Families in need get back-to-school gifts from Fox 13 Dream Team

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Fox 13 Dream team is on a mission to change lives. We’ve partnered with Mountain America Credit Union, Woodside Homes and Smith’s Food and Drug to help honor some deserving Utahns. This month, the Dream Team surprised three families with back-to-school gifts. Anthony Archuleta works up to 70 hours a week to support his wife, Michelle, and their eight children. Maria Garcia is a single mother with three kids and two full-time jobs. Angela […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Two Russian women buried in the ‘middle of nowhere’

    BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah — Two headstones engraved in the Russian language mark the final resting place of two women. They were part of an effort to settle a remote corner of Box Elder County a little over a century ago. Check out the video, and you can also learn more about the old settlement here.

  • Could treasures in the Utah State Archive be moved down the street when the Road Home shelter closes?

    SALT LAKE CITY — Did you know the Utah State Archives has a fine arts collection with over 1.8 million pieces and an estimated value of over $1.25 million dollars? It’s part of a massive collection that’s been collecting dust in various locations since the Utah State Historical Society was organized in 1897. The archive is currently housed in the Rio Grande Train Station Building, a stone’s throw from the Road Home homeless shelter. The state announced recently it would […]

  • Police identify suspect in murder of West Valley City code enforcement officer

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City Police confirm a man is in custody after a code-enforcement officer was shot and killed in West Valley City Thursday morning. Late Thursday night, the West Valley Police Department tweeted that the suspect is 64-year-old Kevin Wayne Billings. He has been booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree felony aggravated murder and first-degree aggravated arson. Billings was also charged on a second-degree felony arson charge for allegedly torching a home in the […]

  • The state of Utah could end up owning the property the Road Home shelter now occupies

    SALT LAKE CITY — The state of Utah could end up owning the property where The Road Home homeless shelter now stands. The topic was discussed Wednesday by the state’s homeless coordinating committee at the Utah State Capitol. The shelter is scheduled to close next summer when smaller, specialized shelters open elsewhere in the valley. Many developers are interested in developing the site at 210 South Rio Grande Street, but the state authorized spending up to $4 million to purchase […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Tracy Aviary’s new flamingo chicks and the tale of Pink Floyd

    The Tracy Aviary has three new flamingo chicks. All have hatched within the past few weeks, and on August 11 the aviary will begin taking suggestions for names for the three birds. The voting will take place online. In this week’s Uniquely Utah, Fox 13’s Todd Tanner gives us a sneak peek at the chicks, and a look back at the aviary’s most famous flamingo and escapee: Pink Floyd.

  • Single mother surprised on the job with life-changing gift from the Fox 13 Dream Team

    OREM, 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. Our latest surprise is for Amanda Larson. Amanda is a single mother with four great kids. She currently works two jobs to support her family. This takes her away from the home seven days a week, but she still finds time to help her kids with homework, and […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Ghost Hunting in abandoned buildings at Wendover Airfield

    WENDOVER, Utah — Is a piece of Utah history haunted? Saturday night, areas of the Historic Wendover Airfield were opened to ghost hunters for the first time. Watch the video for a peek at the experience. The Historic Wendover Airfield has many unique opportunities for the public to learn and explore the role it played in World War Two and beyond. Visit the website here. Jennifer Jones, organizer of the Ghost Hunt, also has a great website and blog which […]

  • Uniquely Utah: The Great Stone Face

    MILLARD COUNTY, Utah — What does a volcanic rock formation in Millard County look like to you? The Great Stone Face may not be as popular as Delicate Arch, but for many years, it’s drawn a small, steady stream of visitors. Check out the video. If you decide to go, take plenty of water, be prepared for the elements, and follow the directions found here:     

  • Uniquely Utah: Ogden’s ‘Watermelon Park’

    There’s a small city park in Ogden surrounded by more than a hundred years of history. Located on Eccles Avenue between 25th and 26th streets, locals have called it the “watermelon park” for decades. Check out the video to see why.

  • Uniquely Utah: ‘Rocket Garden’ celebrates important role Utah has played in the space industry

    CORINNE, Utah — The town of Corinne in Box Elder County has seen a lot of history. It was the last “Hell on Wheels” town along the route of the Transcontinental Railroad which was completed on May 10, 1869 with the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Point also in Box Elder County. The town also houses the ATK Promontory Rocket Garden, a museum dedicated to the role the area has played — and is still playing — in […]