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The Slamdance Film Festival; a fun, quirky alternative to Sundance

The Slamdance Film Festival offers an alternative to the Sundance Film Festival. The event screens movies through Jan 26.
9 days ago

McAdams at Slamdance Film Festival, speaks on “Downwind” film

As a Utah congressman, McAdams introduced an amendment to a funding bill to prevent the resumption of nuclear weapons testing.
10 days ago

Governor Cox delivers State of the State Address, speaks to Utah’s youth

Gov. Spencer Cox delivered the State of the State address on Thursday, Jan 19, 2023. In the speech, he aimed to reach Utah's youth.
14 days ago

New bill would seize water from farmers and ranchers in an emergency

The bill's sponsor, Rep. Carl Albrecht, R-Salt Lake City, said he hopes that the emergency bill will never have to be used.
16 days ago

Sundance Film Festival, back this year as hybrid event; here are a few tips and tricks

The Sundance Film Festival is back, both in-person and virtually. KSL NewsRadio's Joe Davis has some advice for those looking to attend.
18 days ago

Program connects special needs kids and student-athletes through soccer

A Davis County program is bringing student-athletes and kids with special needs together through playing soccer.
22 days ago

About a quarter of Utahns delay in buying partner’s Christmas presents

At the same time, the Coupon Birds study found that 24% of women were guilty of waiting until the last minute.
1 month ago

Public comment on state’s plan to fight homelessness begins

The public comment period has opened for the state's strategic plan for addressing homelessness in Utah.
1 month ago

New VA food pantry aims to curb food insecurity among veterans

A new VA food pantry is opening a a new food pantry for veterans. The pantry aims to help veterans facing food insecurity.
2 months ago

Utah’s Coordinated Action Plan for Water released this week

Utah’s Coordinated Action Plan for Water was released Wednesday by Gov. Spencer Cox and state agencies.
2 months ago

Grandson of two found dead at a home in Clearfield facing murder charges

Two people were found dead in their Clearfield home on Wednesday, according to Clearfield Police.
2 months ago

BYU wellness students return from Blue zone with healthy lifestyle tips

Some BYU students are learning how to live healthy and happier lives from a trip to Ikaria, Greece.
2 months ago

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Memphis NAACP pair to help mothers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Memphis NAACP are partnering to launch "MyBaby4Me" to help new and expecting mothers.
2 months ago

Department of Workforce Services to host first Apprenticeship Utah Summit and Job Fair

The Apprenticeship Utah Summit and Job Fair takes place on Nov. 15 at the Weber State Davis campus.
3 months ago

Sugar House apartment building evacuated as nearby construction site burns

A fire broke out at an apartment building construction site overnight. The 4-alarm fire caused evacuations of nearby residents.
3 months ago

Parks, Trails and Open Space General Obligation Bond gets public input Tuesday night

Parks, Trails and Open Space Bond will be on the ballot Tuesday, Nov. 8. Public comments were taken Tuesday night.
4 months ago

What was said at U.S. Senate debate between Lee and McMullin

Lots of fireworks Monday night from Senator Mike Lee and challenger Evan McMullin at the U.S. Senate debate.
4 months ago

KSL Newsradio’s Doug Wright moderates debate between Sen. Lee and McMullin

Monday’s televised U.S. Senate debate between Republican Sen. Lee and independent McMullin is happening at at 6:00 pm with moderator Doug Wright.
4 months ago

Social media scam targets children for explicit pictures, money

A new social media scam has scammers pretending to be a young victim's age and enticing them to send explicit photos before extorting them for money.
4 months ago

IRS warns taxpayers of ‘smishing’ scams involving IRS-themed texts

The IRS never texts asking for personal information, and it warns that messages claiming to be from the IRS are bogus and risky. Texting scams aim to get people's personal data.
4 months ago

Federal, state authorities warn of return of missed jury duty, outstanding warrant scam

Officials are warning Utahns -- and those is surrounding states -- about a missed jury or warrant scam that aims to get money out of victims.
4 months ago

Utah is 22nd in the nation for cybercrimes, 10th for most money lost by victims

A national survey of over 1.000 showed that over half of Utah residents have been a victim of some kind of cybercrime.
5 months ago

Accident in Tremonton claims one life, injures six others

A Tremonton car accident left one woman dead and injured four children, one of whom was a 3-year-old left in serious condition.
5 months ago

Utah among states struggling the most with worker shortages

Utah is one of 14 states suffering worker shortages, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
5 months ago