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  • Real-life Utah foster family reviews ‘Instant Family’

    “Instant Family” is a current film which has gotten glowing reviews from critics. But how does the film stack up against the real-life experiences of professionals and parents who work with youth in foster care every day? Fox 13 reached out to Utah Foster Care and Tim and Heidi Naylor of Saratoga Springs to get their take on the movie. Watch the video to see their reactions. There are currently almost three thousand children in state care in Utah. Long […]

  • Breaking it down: what the 2030 Winter Olympics could cost Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah consistently had a lot going for it when it came to the Olympics bid — namely, all of the equipment leftover from the 2002 Olympics. Officials with the Olympics Committee surmised another Olympics would only cost between $1-1.5 billion — an insignificant number compared to the over $50 billion Russia spent on the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. However, depending on the status of certain other winter sports, that cost could change. Watch Todd Tanner’s […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Holiday displays in Utah neighborhood draw crowds, and laughs

    Every year since 1975, Sue Card’s house becomes a holiday display. Her neighbor also has a display, though it may have been made with a little less enthusiasm. Watch the video above to hear about the “ditto” display, and what each neighbor thinks of the other’s decorating style.

  • From classic to campy, check out the hordes of horror movies filmed in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — Well over 100 horror films have been made in Utah. A few are considered classics, while others are so awful they’re almost funny. Watch the video for a peek at few of each, and the locations where they were filmed. You can also see a complete listing of horror films made in Utah here.

  • Signals From Beyond: Catching creepy sounds at Westminster College with ghost recorder

    A recording device which once sold for around 50 dollars is now worth thousands to Ghost Hunters. Fox 13’s Todd Tanner takes us on a tour of Westminster College’s spooky spots in search of signals from beyond. Watch the video to see what happens and learn more about ghost hunters and researchers Matt and Jennifer Jones here: https://www.thedeadhistory.com/

  • New monument honors 485 former patients at Utah State Hospital previously buried in unmarked graves

    PROVO, Utah — From 1886 to 1960, when patients died at the Utah State Hospital, unclaimed remains were buried in unmarked graves at the Provo City Cemetery. A monument dedicated on October 10 recognizes their lives, their deaths, and restores their names. It can be found in the cemetery’s southwest quadrant. Watch the video to learn more. You can also see the April of 2017 story about the “Forgotten Patient Project” here. And learn more about the history of the […]

  • Tour of former LDS ward house turned into beautiful family home on Uniquely Utah

    When John Robinson saw a brick building for sale near downtown Salt Lake City, he said it was love at first sight. Built in the 1930’s as an LDS ward house, the building was later sold to the Catholic Church to be made into a school. Robinson, however, envisioned the beautiful building as something he could call his home, and much more. Sadly, it was demolished recently. Watch the video above to get one last glimpse of how the home […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Artifacts dug up from Fort Douglas

    For the past three weeks, some forgotten pieces of Utah have been unearthed in Fort Douglas. Along Potter Street, civil war artifacts have been found preserved under the pavement. To find out more, watch the video above. You can also see information on the Fort Douglas Military Museum here.

  • Utah teacher battling breast cancer gets surprise from Fox 13 Dream Team

    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 Alayne Sare. Alayne’s days are spent at the Horizon School in Saratoga Springs, where she teaches children and young adults with special needs. At home, Alayne cares for her 53-year-old husband who has Alzheimer’s. Her 88-year-old mother also suffers from dementia. On […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Butch Cassidy’s boyhood home

    The recently restored boyhood home of Butch Cassidy is located just south of Circleville, Utah. There is a small parking lot and restrooms just off of Highway 89 which are always open, however, the cabin is only open to the public during special events or by arranging a group tour. For more information visit the Facebook page here. The entire region is a great destination for those looking to connect with the old west. To get a first-hand look at […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Manning Orchards in Fruit Heights

    FRUIT HEIGHTS, Utah — 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 […]