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  • 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 […]

  • Fox 13 Dream Team transforms backyard for Brigham City family

    The Fox 13 Dream Team is on a mission to change lives.

  • Uniquely Utah: Tourists flock to Gilgal Garden

    SALT LAKE CITY — Once the private sculpture garden of Salt Lake City resident Thomas Child Jr., Gilgal Garden became a city park in 2000. Today, locals love and care for the park, and an increasing number of out-of-state visitors are drawn there as well. The entrance to the park can be found at 749 East, 500 South in Salt Lake City. Summer hours are 8am to 8pm. Watch the video to learn more.

  • Sugar House or Sugarhouse?

    SALT LAKE CITY — The trendy neighborhood on Salt Lake City’s east side has a bit of an identity crisis. Is it called Sugar House or Sugarhouse? Even some people living there aren’t quite sure. As FOX 13’s Todd Tanner reports, the confusion has been there since the beginning.

  • Uniquely Utah: Roadside dinosaur attractions

    Roadside attractions abound in Uintah County,  the home of Dinosaur National Monument. In decades past, owners of motels, cafes and other businesses erected eye-catching dinosaurs made of metal, fiberglass and concrete to help advertise. Today, several are still standing, and they’ve become icons of their communities. Todd Tanner takes us there in this week’s edition of Uniquely Utah.

  • Uniquely Utah: impressive petroglyphs outside Vernal

    VERNAL, Utah — One of the world’s most impressive collections of ancient petroglyphs is found on private property in Eastern Utah, just north of Vernal. Check out the video for details on how to see them, and meet owner Jean McKonkie—who has spent decades protecting and preserving the artifacts found on her ranch. Visitors are welcome during daylight hours, and there is a recommended $5 per person entry fee. Visitors are advised to beware of rattlesnakes and other natural hazards […]

  • Utah’s abandoned mines: Six-thousand closed, many more to go

    Utah’s Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program has closed about 6,000 of the estimated 17,000 abandoned mines in Utah. The work has taken place over the course of more than 30 years, and for the most part, is funded by way of federal fees collected from coal mines in operation today. Check out the video to see the work being done near Gold Hill, Utah. Below is a list of incidents which occurred in Utah’s abandoned mines, provided by the Utah Division […]

  • Uniquely Utah: A Hermit’s Cabin

    MILLARD COUNTY, UTAH — In the late 1920’s a man by the name of Bob Stinson sought solace in a small canyon in the House Mountain Range west of Delta, Utah. He built a small home there, and lived a colorful life. He is said to have earned a living by clearing rocks from roadways, trapping coyotes, and mixing poisons for the government to kill grasshoppers. Check out the video to learn a little more about Stinson and his home. […]

  • What happens to the 3,000 shopping carts taken from Utah stores each month?

    SALT LAKE CITY — Abandoned shopping carts are more than just eyesores. In some cases, they become tools enabling chronically homelessness people to avoid shelters and treatment programs. Watch the video to see what happens to the roughly 3,000 shopping carts that end up on the streets and sidewalks of Salt Lake City each month. If you spot an abandoned shopping cart on public property, consider returning it to the store it came from. Romac Services may be able to […]

  • Fox 13 Dream Team surprises father of 5 with life-changing gift

    MAGNA, 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. This month we surprised Troy Goodfellow with a gift that will make his day-to-day living a little easier. Goodfellow is a father of five who has struggled with the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis for more than 20 years. If you know someone who could use a visit […]

  • 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 […]