Dan Bammes

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Website: http://www.kslnewsradio.com

Dan Bammes is a reporter and anchor with KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at dbammes@ksl.com.

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U of U projection: Utah population 5.4 million by 2060

A new report shows that although Utah's long-term growth rate is slowing, the population could increase by 2 million in the next few decades.
1 day ago
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Confusion over Senate President’s COVID-19 status

Utah Senate President opened the legislative session saying he'd tested negative for COVID-19, although his tests did not yield this result.
1 day ago
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Utah legislature starts its work with base budgets

The Utah legislature has seven base budgets to pass as it begins its six-week general session which kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 18.
2 days ago
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Committee working to end “range anxiety” for electric vehicle drivers

A new state committee is working to end the anxiety electric vehicle owners feel when they drive too far from a charging station.
10 days ago
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Governor Cox urges vaccinations to fight omicron surge

Governor Spencer Cox posted a video on Thursday encouraging Utahns to get vaccinated.
13 days ago

Senator Romney, Representative Moore remember chaos and fear during the attack on Jan. 6

"It tears at your heart and brings tears to your eyes," is what Senator Mitt Romney said about the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
14 days ago
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Davis school board updates a packed meeting on inclusion efforts

A Davis school board meeting was packed to the brim Tuesday night with those eager to hold the district to their promise to combat racism.
15 days ago
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Utah snowpack above average so far this winter

The water available in Utah's winter snowpack is already above the 20-year average in most of the state, a key factor in combatting drought.
17 days ago

Skier dies after crashing into snowbank at Brighton

BRIGHTON, Utah — A 61-year-old skier injured after crashing into a snowbank at Brighton has since died from his injuries. Police say the man had been skiing with his son and his goggles became obscured by snow from a snowmaking machine. He suffered severe head and facial trauma. His family told KSL NewsRadio in an […]
2 months ago

UDOT will try again Wednesday to move barricades and open I-15 through Weber County

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — KSL TV’S Mike Anderson reported on the current status of the I-15 split from Riverdale and updates to come. The Utah Department of Transportation was not able to move barricades and re-open three lanes on southbound I-15 through southern Weber County on Monday night as planned. Bad weather kept the barricades […]
3 months ago

Southwest Airlines executive apologizes for flight disruptions

Southwest Airlines apologized for the disruptions to its flight schedule last weekend.
3 months ago

Suspect arrested after a woman attacked with a saw

Salt Lake City Police arrested a man early this morning after they said he attacked and injured a woman with a reciprocating saw.
3 months ago

Ranked-choice voting coming to some Utah cities

Ballots for the upcoming municipal elections are going out in the mail this week and in some Utah cities, voters will have a ranked-choice ballot.
3 months ago

Frustrated deputy warns against extreme speeds on Utah roads

Officers are once again warning of the dangers of excessive speeds on Utah roads. 
4 months ago

Missing and murdered Indigenous women cases getting new attention

There are hundreds of stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women that need to be told, say advocates and a Utah lawmaker.
4 months ago

Caldor wildfire burns through Tragedy Spring historic site

The California site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried -- already damaged by a windstorm earlier this year -- was burned by the Caldor wildfire last weekend.
4 months ago

Thanks to youth, there’s less stigma when seeking suicide prevention help

There are many suicide prevention resources in Utah, especially for young people who are also leading the way in lessening the stigma.
4 months ago

No surge in suicides during the COVID-19 pandemic

Utah officials say suicides did not increase during the pandemic, in part because the work the state is doing to prevent suicides is paying off.
5 months ago

California wildfire threatening Mormon Battalion historic site

The huge Caldor wildfire in California is threatening a site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried.
5 months ago

Irrigation companies shutting off water early because of the drought

Recent rain bought a little more time for irrigation/secondary water customers served by Weber Basin Water Conservancy District and others.
5 months ago

Weber-Morgan Health Department won’t impose school mask mandates

The Weber-Morgan Board of Health voted Monday to consult with local county elected officials before imposing mask mandates on schools.
5 months ago

Utah Food Bank gets $100K memorial contribution

The Michael and Robin Lally Forward Foundation is giving $100,000 to the Utah Food Bank in memory of Robin's late sister, Heather Farr.
5 months ago

Water system repairs underway at Riverdale mobile home park

More than 130 mobile homes at the Riverside Village mobile home park have been without water since early Sunday.
5 months ago

Amber Alert canceled, missing boys from Price found in Elko, Nevada

An Amber Alert out of Carbon County was canceled Saturday after Idaho authorities announced two missing boys from Price had been found.
5 months ago