Kira Hoffelmeyer

Kira Hoffelmeyer is the assistant news director for KSL NewsRadio. You can reach her at khoffelmeyer@ksl.com.

Utah Legislature approves bathroom bill after alterations

The Utah House of Representatives has rejected the state Senate amendments to the controversial bathroom bill.
1 month ago

Judge denies motion to withdraw by Chad Daybell attorney in hearing

Court documents show that Daybell's attorney wants out of the case because Daybell can't pay for for his services.
1 month ago

December jobs report show strong growth

The end of 2023 was better than economists thought it would be. The Labor Department reports 216,000 jobs were added.
2 months ago

Crane collapse kills one near I-15 in Farmington

One person is dead after a crane collapsed near southbound I-15 near Glover Lane in Farmington this morning.
4 months ago

You now can’t take a car to get into South Jordan’s Barbie Land

South Jordan officials said on Friday that the exhibit's decorations, and the associated traffic, are creating a public safety issue.
4 months ago

Utah gymnastics coach probe finds no evidence of severe abuse

The athletics department said it would work with Utah gymnastics coach Tom Farden on ways to better engage with athletes under his charge. 
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Joseph Buchman in 8 questions

Joseph Buchman is running in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart. Buchman has run for a House seat to represent Utah at least two other times.
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate January Walker in 8 questions

January Walker has a name that probably sounds familiar. She's run in a few different elections for congressional seats here in Utah.
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Celeste Maloy in 8 questions

Republican candidate Celeste Maloy made it on the primary ballot as the Utah Republican Party's nominee. Now she'll find out if she survives to November.
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Bruce Hough in 8 questions

Republican candidate Bruce Hough made it on the primary ballot with signatures. Now, on Sept. 5, he'll find out if he survives to November.
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Kathleen Riebe in 8 questions

State Sen. Kathleen Riebe all but run away with the Utah Democratic Party's nomination to run to replace Rep. Chris Stewart.
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Cassie Easley in 8 questions

Cassie Easley has run for the 2nd Congressional District before. Here's what she has to say about her run in the special election.
6 months ago

2nd Congressional District candidate Brad Green in 8 questions

Brad Green used to be a Republican, but now he's clinched the Libertarian nomination in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart.
6 months ago

Man killed by FBI in Provo posted threats naming President Biden

According to court documents, Craig Robertson of Provo had made numerous posts making threats against President Biden and others.
7 months ago

Becky Edwards qualifies for Republican Primary ballot

Becky Edwards has officially qualified to get on the Republican Primary ballot in the race to replace Rep. Chris Stewart.
8 months ago

Elections office says Celeste Maloy is a lawful candidate

The state’s top election official says Celeste Maloy is eligible to be a Republican candidate for office, after questions about her history.
8 months ago

Alpine School board votes to close two schools

Parents and children will see two elementary schools in the Alpine School District close, and the boundaries of others move.
8 months ago

Farmington Police Chief says suspect in officer-involved shooting was armed

FARMINGTON, Utah — We’re learning this afternoon that a 25-year-old man shot and killed by police Wednesday afternoon in Farmington did have a gun. In a statement, Farmington Police Chief Eric Johnsen says they did find a handgun lying on the driver’s side floorboard after Chase Allan was shot by police. The chief’s statement also […]
1 year ago

Bill allowing pregnant drivers to use HOV lane fails in committee

Pregnant drivers won't be allowed in the HOV lane after the bill failed in committee Monday. Three senators voted against H.B. 256.
1 year ago

Eastbound 3500 South closed following fatal crash

Traffic is being diverted away from eastbound 3500 South between 2200 and 2400 West following a fatal crash, near the I-215 on-ramp.
1 year ago

Lawsuit looms over tiny fish in drought-stricken West

The Center for Biological Diversity sent a formal notice of intent to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service last week over the Fish Lake Valley tui chub.
1 year ago

Sundance Mountain Resort to open seven days early

SUNDANCE, Utah — Sundance Mountain Resort is opening one week ahead of schedule. The resort announced via email this morning that it expects to open on Dec. 3 because of all the snow it’s gotten, instead of its planned Dec. 9 opening. Sundance says it’s the earliest opening day they’ve had in a decade.  “We […]
1 year ago

Utah man arrested, charged with assault on flight from New York to Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah man has been charged with assault after investigators say he brought and used a straight-edge razor to threaten a fellow passenger on an airplane earlier this week.  A 41-year-old man from Syracuse was arrested on Nov. 21, when Merrill Darrell Fackrell left on a JetBlue flight from New York’s […]
1 year ago

Six new Latter-day Saint missions to launch in 2023

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints just announced it will offer six new missions next year.  In a statement online, the Church says it will soon offer five new missions in Africa and one new mission in Europe.  This is the list of new missions being offered:  Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan […]
1 year ago